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Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home. (Image credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Double-Murderer Executed

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home.

CBS Tampa–21 hours ago

Stock Image of the arm of an electric chair (Photo Credit: Fanny Carrier / AFP / Getty Images)

Fla. Executes Man For Illinois Woman’s 1986 Murder

A Florida man convicted of raping and strangling a woman and throwing her body in a canal was put to death Tuesday by chemical injection.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Scheduled At Florida State Prison

A convicted killer who has been on death row for 23 years is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on Tuesday night.

10/01/2013

File photo of death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Stay Of Execution For Former Escort Service Owner

A former escort service owner convicted in the slayings of two Florida women was granted a temporary stay of execution Monday, hours before he was to have received a lethal injection for one of those deaths.

06/24/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Man Set To Be Executed For Prison Guard’s Murder

A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday night at the Florida State Prison.

06/12/2013

File photo of a table on which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Former Florida Cop To Be Executed For Murder Of 9 People

A former Florida police officer is scheduled to be executed for the murder of nine people 26 years ago.

12/11/2012

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Florida Serial Killer Executed for Girl’s 1983 Death

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida inmate was put to death Thursday, nearly three decades after the murder of 17-year-old Lynn Elliott, whose failed escape attempt ended a string of rapes and slayings that shook […]

CBS Tampa–04/12/2012

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Florida Killer Gore Set to Die by Lethal Injection

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — David Alan Gore was set to be executed Thursday nearly 29 years after murdering 17-year-old Lynn Elliott, whose attempted escape ended a string of rapes and murders that shook the quiet […]

CBS Tampa–04/12/2012

Robert Waterhouse execution will go ahead tonight.  (Photo Credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Bishops Want Waterhouse Spared From Death Wednesday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Roman Catholic bishops in Florida are asking Rick Scott to stop an execution set for Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–02/14/2012