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Murder

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Valessa Robinson Free After Serving 15 Years For Killing Her Mother

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — A woman who was convicted of assisting in her mother’s killing has left prison after serving 15 years. Florida Department of Corrections spokeswoman Jessica Cary says Valessa Robinson was released from […]

CBS Tampa–12/06/2013

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Police: 19-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Friend, Says ‘Game Over’ Before Pulling Trigger

A 19-year-old North Miami Beach man is accused of fatally shooting his 19-year-old friend while watching Monday Night Football.

12/04/2013

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Murder Trial Begins For Christopher Whaley

BARTOW (CBS TAMPA BAY) – The murder trial of Christopher Whaley, a man accused of stabbing his grandmother to death, began today in Polk County. In April 2012, investigators say Whaley killed his grandmother while […]

CBS Tampa–12/03/2013

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Ex-Coast Guardsman Guilty In Keys Murder Plot

A former Coast Guard officer in the Florida Keys has pleaded guilty to a murder for hire plot involving an attempt on a local businessman.

CBS Tampa–11/27/2013

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Man Once 2 Hours From Execution Given A New Trial

A man who has spent 28 years on death row and was once two hours away from execution will get a new trial after the Florida Supreme Court said Thursday that a retest of evidence makes it highly unlikely he would have been convicted of a 1982 Daytona Beach murder.

CBS Tampa–11/07/2013

At least six inmates in Florida have used forged documents in attempts to escape from prison, including two killers who were mistakenly freed because of the paperwork, authorities said Tuesday. (Getty Images)

2 Men Convicted On Murder Charges Mistakenly Released From Prison With Forged Documents

Two inmates have been mistakenly freed from a Florida prison.

10/17/2013

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Murder Sentence For Teen Upheld By Judge

A teenager who shot and killed a St. Petersburg police officer in 2011 will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.

10/11/2013

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Florida Justices Reject Appeal In Xbox Murders Case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from the ringleader of a 2004 mass killing. The court on Thursday unanimously threw out a wide-ranging challenge to the conviction and death […]

CBS Tampa–10/10/2013

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Deteriorating Human Bones Found In Jacksonville

Police say deteriorating human bones found in Jacksonville are now part of a murder case.

09/25/2013

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Police: Man Plotted To Torture, Kill Two Fla. Circuit Judges

A local man has been arrested, and is being held by authorities in Louisiana, after he conspired to torture and kill two Bay County Circuit Judges.

CBS Tampa–08/26/2013

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