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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

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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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Man On Trial For Throwing 3-Month-Old Baby Out Of Moving Car

Jury selection is starting for a Tampa man accused of throwing his girlfriend’s baby out of a car onto Interstate 275 in 2009.

08/12/2013

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Woman Found Guilty Of Murder In Lottery Death

A Florida woman was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the slaying of a lottery winner in central Florida.

12/10/2012

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Girl, 14, Charged With Killing Newborn Baby

Polk County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a 14-year-old girl with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse for allegedly choking her newborn baby to death.

09/28/2012

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Police: 13-Year-Old Boy Killed 2-Year-Old Brother, Sexually Abused 5-Year-Old

Now 13, Fernandez is accused of two heinous crimes himself: first-degree murder in the 2011 beating death of his 2-year-old half-brother and the sexual abuse of his 5-year-old half-brother. He’s been charged as an adult and is the youngest inmate awaiting trial in Duval County.

09/17/2012

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Man Allegedly Kept Ex’s Body In Trunk For 2 Days

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida man drove around with the body of his ex-girlfriend in the trunk of his car for two days before dumping her body in the woods. […]

07/12/2012

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