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File photo of the Florida State Prison location where lethal injections take place. (credit: Chris Livingston/Getty Images)

Florida Executes Man For 1994 Rape, Murder Of Girl

Florida has executed a man for the 1994 rape and slaying of an 11-year-old girl.

CBS Tampa–07/10/2014

John Ruthell Henry's execution was the 3rd in a 24 hour period; first executions since botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April. (Getty Images)

Florida Murderer Becomes Third Executed In U.S. In 24 Hours

John Ruthell Henry was put to death for the 1985 murder of his wife and her 5-year-old son.

CBS Tampa–06/18/2014

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home. (Image credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Double-Murderer Executed

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home.

CBS Tampa–04/23/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Man To Be Executed For Fla. State Trooper’s Murder

A drug trafficker who built a bomb in a plot to kill two potential murder witnesses is scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the death of the state trooper who instead became the unintended victim.

CBS Tampa–02/26/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Scott Signs Death Warrant For Jimmy Ryce’s Killer

Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Thursday for the man who kidnapped, raped and murdered 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce on his way home from school almost 20 years ago.

CBS Tampa–01/02/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Supreme Court Approves New Lethal Injection Procedure

The execution of a man who killed a prison guard while on death row for two other murders can go forward after the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Florida’s new lethal injection procedure is effective.

12/19/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Death Row Inmates Challenge Lethal Injection Drug

Death row inmates are asking the courts to stop use of a new drug being used in lethal injections.

CBS Tampa–10/29/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Man Set To Be Executed For Prison Guard’s Murder

A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday night at the Florida State Prison.

06/12/2013

File photo of a prison. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Justices Refuse To Stay Gore’s Execution

The Florida Supreme Court has refused to stay serial killer David Gore’s execution. He is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday.

04/09/2012

Robert Waterhouse execution will go ahead tonight.  (Photo Credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Waterhouse Execution For St. Pete Murder Will Go Ahead This Evening

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a stay of execution for a man who raped a 29-year-old mother and left her to drown in the surf of Tampa Bay more than three decades ago.

CBS Tampa–02/15/2012

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