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Panhandle Teen Accused Of Beating, Stabbing Mother

Florida Panhandle authorities say a teenager is charged with murder after allegedly beating and stabbing his mother to death.

12/25/2013

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Disney Attraction Temporarily Closed After Prank Phone Call

Authorities say a prank phone call led to the temporary closure and evacuation of a Walt Disney World attraction.

CBS Tampa–12/22/2013

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New York Duo Arrested In Florida On Theft Charges

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Two New Yorkers are being held in a Florida jail after officials said they flew to the Sunshine State solely to commit widespread fraud. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old […]

08/08/2013

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Cigars Worth $250,000 Stolen From Florida Warehouse

TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say hundreds of cases of cigars worth $250,000 have been stolen from a South Florida warehouse. According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, surveillance video showed multiple suspects breaking into the […]

07/27/2013

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Cops: Fla. Burglar Left Joker Calling Card

A 22-year-old man who referred to himself as “The Joker” was arrested Friday after authorities said he twice vandalized a deputy’s patrol car while it was parked in front of the officer’s Lakeland home.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2013

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500 Pounds Of Lychee Fruit Stolen From Florida Grove

Authorities are investigating after they say someone stole 500 pounds of lychee fruit from a southwest Florida grove.

06/04/2013

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Teen Drowns At Disney Resort Near Orlando

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says a 13-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a Disney resort swimming pool over the weekend.

03/13/2013

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Man Questioned After Pasco Woman Was Found Dead

Authorities are interviewing a man they say was acting suspicious after a woman was found dead inside her Port Richey home.

CBS Tampa–01/05/2013

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Man Dies After Jumping Off Florida Key Bridge

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says its attempts to thwart and then save a man after he jumped off a bridge in the Florida Keys were not successful.

CBS Tampa–05/13/2012

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Florida Cop Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

A Brevard County sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot Tuesday making a traffic stop while investigating a motel burglary, officials said.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2012

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