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Crossing Guard In Critical Condition After Teen Hits Her

A central Florida crossing guard is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle near Lakeland.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

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Defense Argues FAMU Hazing Death Was ‘Contest’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death said Tuesday that the state’s anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus […]

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

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League Says Shops Need To Display Gun Warning

A civic organization says gun shops in Florida need to do a better job of displaying warnings that it’s illegal for gun buyers to store weapons within easy reach of minors.

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he makes a campaign appearance with former Florida Governor and now Democratic Governor candidate Charlie Crist at Temple Beth Shalom, Century Village Boca Raton on Oct. 13, 2014 in Boca Raton, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden In Florida: ‘No State In America Is In More Jeopardy On Climate Change Than Yours’

Vice President Joe Biden didn’t waste any time addressing former Gov. Charlie Crist’s switch from Republican to Democrat at the first of a pair of South Florida campaign stops Monday, where he blamed the GOP for abandoning the middle class.

10/14/2014

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Boy Drowns While Attending Birthday Party

Authorities say a 9-year-old boy drowned while attending a birthday party in the Fort Lauderdale suburb Southwest Ranches.

10/13/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Florida Hospital Patient Undergoing Testing For Possible Ebola

A patient at a Jacksonville hospital is undergoing testing for possible Ebola.

10/13/2014

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Deputy Strikes, Kills Pedestrian Near Orlando

The Florida Highway Patrol says an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy struck and killed a woman who was walking near the Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando.

10/13/2014

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Police Raid 13 Marijuana Indoor Growing Operations

Miami-Dade County police say they have raided 13 marijuana indoor growing operations and arrested 11 suspects connected with them.

10/11/2014

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Corrections Officer Convicted For Possessing Child Pornography

A former Florida corrections officer has been convicted on several counts of possessing child pornography.

CBS Tampa–10/10/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Couple Sentenced In Sons’ Kidnapping

A Florida engineer accused of abducting his two young sons and sailing with them to Cuba has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and 15 years of probation.

CBS Tampa–10/09/2014

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