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Woman Killed When Car Crashed Into Her House

Police say a 62-year-old Sarasota woman was killed early Saturday when another woman drove a car into the side of her home.

CBS Tampa–21 hours ago

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Man Drowned, Died After Participating In Triathlon

A 64-year-old Michigan man drown early Saturday while participating in a Pinellas County triathlon. Officials say fellow swimmers pulled Donald Bautel from the water during the Escape from Fort De Soto Triathlon.

22 hours ago

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Father Facing Murder Charges After Stabbing Son During Argument

Authorities say a South Florida father is facing murder charges in the stabbing death of his adult son during an argument over the mother’s stabbing years earlier.

CBS Tampa–04/19/2014

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Principal Arrested After Admitting To Touching 14-Year-Old Male Student

A Tampa Day School principal was arrested after deputies said he admitted in a phone call to inappropriately touching a 14-year-old male student he had befriended.

04/18/2014

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Florida Woman Doesn’t Blame Bear For Her Attack

A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn’t want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do.

04/17/2014

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Racehorse Worth $15,000 Stolen From Stable

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies say a racehorse worth $15,000 has been stolen from its stable.

CBS Tampa–04/16/2014

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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South Florida Officer Seeks Bond In Cocaine Case

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida police lieutenant charged in a New Jersey cocaine conspiracy is seeking release on bail before his trial. A hearing is set Monday for Miami-Dade Police Lt. Ralph Mata. The […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

Independent Senate Candidate Charlie Crist Attends Election Night Gathering

Crist To Address West Palm Beach Crowd

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is due to speak before a large crowd in South Florida as he fights to reclaim his former office. Crist addresses the Forum Club of […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

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Florida Legislature Shuts Down For Holidays

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature won’t be getting much work done in the next week. State legislators are taking off the seventh week of the 2014 session because it conflicts with Passover and […]

04/14/2014

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