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Inmate Escapes From State Prison

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a state prison in Miami-Dade County.

CBS Tampa–11/01/2014

Toddler Hit By Bus While Trick-Or-Treating

Authorities say a 2-year-old died while trick-or-treating for Halloween when he was hit by bus.

11/01/2014

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Attorneys Make Arguments In FAMU Hazing Trial

A Florida prosecutor on Friday cast a former Florida A&M University band member as the orchestrator of the 2011 beating death of a drum major who, as part of a hazing ritual, pushed his way through a band bus while his fellow musicians kicked him and pummeled him with their fists and drumsticks.

10/31/2014

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Jury Could Begin Deliberations In Hazing Trial

Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten on a band bus during a hazing ritual.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2014

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Judge Removed After Selling Religious Books From Her Office

The Florida Supreme Court is removing a Leon County judge who sold religious books from her office as part of her for-profit ministry.

10/30/2014

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2 Identify Martin As FAMU Hazing Leader

Two former band members who were on the bus the night a Florida A&M University drum major was fatally beaten during a hazing ritual identified Dante Martin as the ring leader of the events.

CBS Tampa–10/29/2014

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Prosecutor: Former Band Member Organized Hazing

A prosecutor says a former band member charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major was the chief organizer of a brutal hazing ritual that has been a secret tradition at the school for years.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2014

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Jurors Picked In Trial Of FAMU Band Members

A jury has been picked in the trial of one of the four remaining Florida A&M University band members charged in the hazing death of a drum major.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2014

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Ex-Health Worker Gets 3 Years Prison For Stealing Patient Identities

A former assistant at a South Florida medical practice has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing patient identities from a hospital database.

CBS Tampa–10/25/2014

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FAMU Hazing Defendant Considers Plea Deal

One of the four defendant facing trial next week for the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major is contemplating a plea deal.

10/22/2014

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