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Ex-Detective Guilty Of Protecting Pot Ring

A former Miami-Dade County police detective is facing a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to providing protection for a violent marijuana operation.

04/20/2015

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Jones Not Aware Of Further Klan Activity By Prison Guards

Florida prisons chief Julie Jones says she knows of no further Ku Klux Klan activity by Florida prison officials besides two guards and a former guard arrested last week last week for plotting to kill a black inmate.

04/07/2015

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Man Gets Almost 6 Years In Prison In Lottery Scam

A South Florida man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his role in a Jamaica-based lottery scam that preyed on elderly victims.

04/06/2015

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Florida Senate Passes Bill To Address Prison Concerns

The often criticized Florida prison system could see a number of changes under a bill aimed at reducing prison beatings and deaths.

04/01/2015

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Man Gets Life For Fatally Stabbing Roommate

A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his roommate.

02/03/2015

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Woman Gets 15 Years For Her Part In Deputy’s Fatal Shooting

A central Florida woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for her part in the fatal shooting of an Orange County deputy.

01/15/2015

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Man Faces 20 Years After Embezzling $1.5 Million From Art Gallery

A central Florida man faces 20 years in prison for embezzling more than $1.5 million from a local art gallery.

11/29/2014

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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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