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Bail Granted To Movie Theater Shooting Suspect

A Florida judge has ruled that the former police captain accused in a fatal Pasco County theater shooting should be released with bail set at $150,000.

CBS Tampa–07/12/2014

Judge Belvin Perry speaks during the sentencing hearing for Casey Anthony on charges of lying to a law enforcement officer at the Orange County Courthouse July 7, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Casey Anthony Judge Retiring From Florida Bench

A Florida judge who gained an international audience while presiding over Casey Anthony’s murder trial three years ago said Monday he is retiring after nearly 25 years on the bench.

CBS Tampa–07/07/2014

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Judge Who Punched Attorney Returning To Bench

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge accused of punching an assistant public defender during an altercation outside a courtroom is returning to the bench but in a different capacity. Brevard County Court Judge John […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Apologizes After Cursing At Judge

A South Florida man has apologized to a judge after he repeatedly cursed at him during a hearing last week.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2014

File photo of Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pam Bondi: Gay Marriage Would “Impose Significant Public Harm”

The attorney general of Florida says in court documents that recognizing same sex marriages performed in other states would “impose significant public harm.”

CBS Tampa–05/30/2014

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Supreme Court To Reprimand Judge Arrested For Drunk Driving

The state Supreme Court will reprimand a Tampa Bay-area judge who was arrested for drunk driving.

CBS Tampa–05/15/2014

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Court Rules Against Judge That Tried To “Friend” Woman On Facebook While Presiding Over Her Case

An appellate court has ruled that a judge was wrong to “friend” on Facebook a woman whose divorce case the judge presided over.

CBS Tampa–02/01/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Dad Who Abducted Kids, Fled To Cuba Found Insane

A Florida engineer accused of abducting his children and taking them to Cuba has been found insane and will likely undergo treatment for mental illness before he can stand trial.

01/22/2014

26-year-old Kaelyn Marie Partenza started the fire after a fight with her ex-boyfriend, say police. (Getty Images)

Va. Man Charged In Florida With Supremacist Threats

A Virginia man described by federal authorities as a white supremacist is charged in Florida with making threats against a judge, a prosecutor and an FBI agent.

CBS Tampa–12/12/2013

Casey Anthony smiles in court before the start of her sentencing hearing at the Orange County Courthouse Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Anthony was found guilty of lying to law enforcement officers but not guilty of murder charges. (Joe Burbank, Orlando Sentinel)

Anthony Tries To Dismiss Gonzalez, Kronk Bankruptcy Claims

Casey Anthony is asking a judge to dismiss two claims in her bankruptcy case that her attorneys say are baseless.

10/04/2013

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