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Sheriff’s Office: Florida Man Decapitates His Mother

A Florida man is charged with first-degree murder after his mother was found decapitated outside their home on New Year’s Eve.


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Jury To Start Deliberating Loud Music Killing Case

A jury in Jacksonville will begin deciding the fate of a white man who fatally shot a black teenager after an argument over loud music outside a convenience store.


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Sheriff: Deputies Visited Victim Before 4 Slain

Authorities in Florida say the victim of a quadruple slaying was given information on a domestic violence shelter before her ex-boyfriend killed her, her parents and another man.


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Arrest Made In May Death Of 9-Year-Old Girl

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the death and sexual battery of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in Tampa Bay.

CBS Tampa–08/17/2014

Richard McTear was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery and aggravated child abuse charges. (Getty Images)

Man Guilty Of Throwing Baby From Car Window

Richard McTear was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery and aggravated child abuse charges.


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Florida Mom’s Trial Over Death Of 2 Kids Begins

Julie Schenecker was a sick, troubled member of an all-American family, her defense attorney said as the military wife’s trial began Monday, but prosecutors told jurors that the woman planned a “Saturday massacre” and wrote coldly in her journal about how she “offed” her two teenage children.

CBS Tampa–05/05/2014

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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