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Supporters Say Man Framed His Deaf Brother In Murder Case

A deaf Florida man who supporters say was framed for murder by his brother has a chance to get out of prison.

CBS Tampa–11/19/2014

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Canadian Arrested For Allegedly Traveling To Florida To Have Sex With Underage Boy

A Canadian man is facing a lengthy prison sentence if convicted of traveling to Florida to have sex with someone he thought was an underage boy.

CBS Tampa–11/11/2014

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2 Face Possible Life In Prison For Sex Trafficking

Two people in South Florida are facing potential life prison sentences after they were convicted of federal sex trafficking charges.

CBS Tampa–11/08/2014

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Corrections Officer Convicted For Possessing Child Pornography

A former Florida corrections officer has been convicted on several counts of possessing child pornography.

CBS Tampa–10/10/2014

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Guilty Plea Planned In $7.5M Ex-Heat Player Fraud

A man previously convicted of real estate fraud has agreed to plead guilty to a multi-million dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.

09/24/2014

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Florida Fires 13 Prison Employees In Crackdown

State prison officials did some major house cleaning this week, firing a total of 13 people, in the wake of widespread abuse allegations.

09/13/2014

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Man Jailed After Threatening To Blow Up Federal Offices

A Panama City man was jailed after authorities say he threatened to blow up federal offices located in the Panhandle city.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2014

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Warden Suspended After Punishing Inmate With Scolding Hot Shower Until He Died

The warden of a South Florida prison where an inmate was left in a scalding shower until he died in 2012 has been suspended.

98.7 The Fan–07/10/2014

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Fla. Doctor Gets 6 Years For Medicare Fraud

  MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida doctor known to patients as the “Rock Doc” because of his spiky hairstyle and punk fashion has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for more than […]

06/14/2014

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Florida Fossil Dealer Sentenced For Smuggling 70-Million-Year-Old Tyrannosaurus Skeleton

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has sentenced a Florida fossils dealer to three months in prison for smuggling a 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skeleton out of Mongolia. Eric Prokopi of Gainesville also must […]

CBS Tampa–06/03/2014

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