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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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Man Gets 7 Years For Taped Beating Of Disabled Man

A St. Petersburg man who produced and sold videos of scantily-clad women beating up homeless men has received a seven-year prison sentence.

CBS Tampa–04/22/2014

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2 Doctors Sent To Prison In Pill Mill Case

Two doctors have been sentenced to prison time for money laundering in one of the largest South Florida cases involving “pill mill” clinics that illegally dispensed vast amounts of prescription painkillers.

CBS Tampa–04/07/2014

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Substitute Teacher Gets 16 Years For Holdups

A substitute teacher from south Georgia will spend 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to a string of robberies.

CBS Tampa–04/04/2014

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