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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

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Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty In Child’s Death

Prosecutors will pursue the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her ex-partner’s two-year-old daughter after leaving a bizarre note citing a Bible story.

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

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

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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

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Fla. Woman Charged With Killing Girl In Bathtub

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman was charged with attempted murder and murder Tuesday after authorities said she drugged a 10-year-old boy and drowned his 2-year-old sister in a bathtub. Police said […]

CBS Tampa–05/27/2014

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

35-year-old Jason Bohn, was convicted of first-degree murder in March for the June 2012 beating and strangulation of Weight Watchers financial analyst Danielle Thomas. (Getty Images)

Florida Grad Sentenced To Life In Prison In New York For Torture And Murder Of His Girlfriend

Victim’s last words recorded on a cell phone that apparently pocket-dialed a friend.

CBS Tampa–04/15/2014

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Mother Charged With Fatally Stabbing 4-Year-Old Son

A Tampa Bay mother has been charged with first-degree murder after authorities say she fatally stabbed her 4-year-old son.

CBS Tampa–03/29/2014

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Records: Shooter In Theater Slaying Was Also Texting

Records show that a retired police captain who reportedly shot a man in a movie theater because he was texting had sent a text message to his own son moments before the incident.

CBS Tampa–03/13/2014

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Michael Dunn Compares Himself To A Rape Victim

Man accused of killing black teen over loud music told his fiance in phone calls he was the real victim.

CBS Tampa–02/19/2014

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