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Detective Arrested After Responding To Online Ad Offering Sex For Money

A Palatka police detective has resigned after being arrested in a St. Johns County prostitution sting.

CBS Tampa–08/19/2014

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Woman Shoots Grandson Mistaking Him For Intruder

Sheriff’s deputies in Florida say a 7-year-old boy is in critical condition after his grandmother mistook him for an intruder and shot him.

CBS Tampa–08/19/2014

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Man Sleeping At Intersection Leads Police Chase

A man found sleeping in his car at an intersection led police on a chase before being arrested in a Greenacres gated community.

CBS Tampa–08/16/2014

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Review: SWAT Team Rightly Killed Man During Drug Bust

A Tampa Police internal review has concluded that SWAT team members acted appropriately in the shooting of a Seminole Heights man in May

CBS Tampa–08/16/2014

A petition to change the name of a mostly black Jacksonville, Fla., high school named after an early Ku Klux Klan leader has gathered nearly 90,000 signatures.  (Photo credit JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Program Model For Placing Foster Kids Being Tested

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Department of Children and Families’ electronic system used for placing foster children across state lines is being used as the model in a national pilot project. Florida has used the […]

CBS Tampa–08/16/2014

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Woman Dies After Being Hit By A Tree Her Brother Cut Down

A 76-year-old northeast Florida woman is dead after being hit by a falling tree that her brother cut down.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

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Police Searching For Man That Beat Up Church Volunteer

Police are looking for a man who kidnapped and beat a church volunteer who was providing meals to the needy.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

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Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend’s 1-Year-Old Son After Child Urinated During Diaper Change

Police say they’ve arrested a 24-year-old man who is accused of killing his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son at a Tampa motel.

08/11/2014

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2 Men Struck By Cars While Lying In Florida Roadway

One man has died and another is seriously injured after authorities say they were struck by two cars while lying in the middle of a southwest Florida road.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

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Fla. Suspect Hid In Home During 11-Hour Standoff

Central Florida authorities evacuated nearly two dozen homes after a suspect wanted for attempted murder barricaded himself inside a home, leading to an 11-hour standoff.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

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