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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Polk County Jail Inmate Dies During Sleep

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — Polk County Sheriff’s officials say a career criminal died in his sleep in a jail cell. Officials say 54-year-old Greg Mitchell Hughes of Lakeland was unresponsive when deputies tried to wake […]

CBS Tampa–07/21/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Cop In Movie Theater Shooting Released On Bail

A former Florida police captain charged in a fatal movie theater shooting has been released from jail.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2014

A Walmart manager who was taken on a wild 15-mile, 90 mph ride in the back of a pickup truck of stolen beer has been fired for his actions.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Accused Of Robbing Walmart Found In Georgia Jail

A woman accused of robbing a central Florida Walmart was located in a Georgia jail after the Osceola County Sheriff’s office released a photo to the public.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2014

(Photo credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Daycare Worker Accused Of Abusing Child

A West Palm Beach daycare worker has been released from jail after police say she abused a child under her care.

CBS Tampa–05/31/2014

File photo of the Florida A&M marching band. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-FAMU Band Member Gets 1 Year In Hazing Death

A former Florida A&M band member could become the first to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

Swimming with sharks could "jump the shark" if careless people get too close. (Getty Images)

4 Charged With Illegally Feeding Sharks

Four employees of two South Florida dive boat operations have been charged with illegally feeding sharks.

CBS Tampa–03/21/2014

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Woman Spends Night In Jail After Cop Said It Was ‘Felony’ To Record Traffic Stop Conversation

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is facing a lawsuit after a woman says she was forced to spend a night in jail after she recorded a conversation between herself and a police officer.

02/19/2014

Deputies: Man Stole $980 Bottle Of Cognac

Deputies found the New Year’s Eve cognac thief they were looking for — in the Broward County Jail.

CBS Tampa–02/04/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Father Accused Of Child Abuse After Son Found Dead

An Orlando man is accused of child abuse and could face additional charges after his 5-year-old son was found dead in his apartment.

CBS Tampa–12/20/2013

File photo of a police cruiser with its lights flashing. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Caregiver Accused Of Stealing From Legally Blind Woman

A caregiver is accused of stealing $162,200 from a legally blind, 88-year-old woman.

11/26/2013

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