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35-year-old Jason Bohn, was convicted of first-degree murder in March for the June 2012 beating and strangulation of Weight Watchers financial analyst Danielle Thomas. (Getty Images)

Florida Grad Sentenced To Life In Prison In New York For Torture And Murder Of His Girlfriend

Victim’s last words recorded on a cell phone that apparently pocket-dialed a friend.

CBS Tampa–04/15/2014

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2 Slain Officers’ Relatives Want Death For Morris

The relatives of two slain Tampa police officers say they want the man convicted of killing them sentenced to death.

CBS Tampa–03/14/2014

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Decision Delayed In Loud Music Killing Sentencing

A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music will have to wait until at least Friday to see if a judge sentences him or waits until after the 47-year-old software developer’s retrial on first-degree murder.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

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Murder Trial Begins For Christopher Whaley

BARTOW (CBS TAMPA BAY) – The murder trial of Christopher Whaley, a man accused of stabbing his grandmother to death, began today in Polk County. In April 2012, investigators say Whaley killed his grandmother while […]

CBS Tampa–12/03/2013

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Second Twin Dies After Pregnant Mother Fatally Shot

Authorities say a second twin has died after a 33-year-old Orlando man allegedly shot and killed his wife, who was eight months pregnant with twins.

11/22/2013

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Trial Begins In Police Killings Case

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Opening statements are set to begin in a trial focusing on the 2010 shooting deaths of Tampa Police officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab during a routine traffic stop in East […]

11/12/2013

Booking photo of Darius Kimbrough.  (credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Man Who Killed, Raped Woman Is Set To Be Executed

Denise Collins was found nude, moaning, covered in blood and barely conscious in her apartment’s bathroom in October 1991. The sliding glass door to the second-floor balcony was partially open, and there were ladder impressions in the ground underneath the balcony.

CBS Tampa–11/11/2013

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‘Hiccup Girl’ On Trial On Murder Charge In Fla.

A Florida woman who appeared on several national television programs as a teen because of her uncontrollable hiccupping went on trial on a murder charge on Tuesday.

CBS Tampa–09/17/2013

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Jury Finds Man Guilty In Teen’s Murder

A north Florida man has been convicted of participating in a teen’s slaying.

08/20/2013

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Trial Opens For Man Accused Of Throwing Baby Out Of Moving Car

Opening statements are set to be delivered in the murder trial of a Tampa man accused of throwing his ex-girlfriend’s 3-month-old son out of a moving car.

CBS Tampa–08/19/2013

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