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File photo of grenades. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Second Grade Student Brings Hand Grenade To Show And Tell

Authorities were called to a local primary school after a second-grade student brought a hand grenade to his class for show and tell.

02/12/2013

Florida will soon have over one million concealed weapon permits, making it the most in the nation. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmaker Favors Ending Ban On Guns In Schools

The state representative who sponsored the bill that became Florida’s “stand your ground” law said Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school.

12/17/2012

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Tampa Teen Gets 15 Years For School Bomb Plot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area teen has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for plotting to blow up his high school last year. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jared Cano […]

CBS Tampa–12/05/2012

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Studies Show Pregnant Teens Need More School Support

When 15-year-old Kali Gonzalez became pregnant, the honors student considered transferring to an alternative school.

11/22/2012

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: High School History Teacher Tries To Order Hit On Former Co-Worker

A history teacher at Bloomingdale High School has been charged with trying to hire an assassin to kill his former-coworker.

CBS Tampa–09/28/2012

Supporters gather during a candelight vigil at a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed by George Michael Zimmerman while on neighborhood watch patrol on March 25, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mom: Authorities ‘Trying To Kill’ Trayvon’s Reputation

A family spokesman says slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school last month for having a baggie that contained marijuana residue in his book bag.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2012

Mug shot of Rayshell L. Smith (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office)

Mother Accused Of Making Threats To Daughter’s Classmate On Facebook

A Florida mother has been accused of threatening her daughter’s classmate on Facebook.

12/15/2011

Amanda Cooney is charged with a list of offenses after she and a former student were arrested in Riverside, Ohio. (credit: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)

Florida Teacher, Student Arrested Following Alleged Crime Spree

Florida police say a teacher skipped school to start a crime spree with her student and alleged lover.

11/08/2011

Florida Teacher Could Be Fined Thousands for Registering Students to Vote

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — A Florida teacher could face thousands of dollars in fines for registering students to vote. Recent changes in Florida election laws made aspects of a voter preregistration drive […]

10/26/2011

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