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Former Associate Of Ex-Rep. Rivera Pleads Guilty

Less than a week before trial, a onetime close associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera pleaded guilty Tuesday to four charges in a long-running campaign finance investigation that also implicates Rivera.

CBS Tampa–08/19/2014

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Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty In Child’s Death

Prosecutors will pursue the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her ex-partner’s two-year-old daughter after leaving a bizarre note citing a Bible story.

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

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Sides Argue Over Whether Julie Schenecker Was Insane

A Florida jury must decide whether a former Army linguist knew what she was doing when she killed her two teenagers — by shooting each in the head and mouth — or whether she was insane at the time and couldn’t tell right from wrong.

CBS Tampa–05/15/2014

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Mother Charged With Killing Her Kids Believed She Was Saving Them From Depression

In the trial of a Florida mother charged with killing her two teenagers, a crime scene technician says the woman wrote in her journal that she believed she was saving her children from the pain of depression and mental illness.

CBS Tampa–05/06/2014

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Florida Mom’s Trial Over Death Of 2 Kids Begins

Julie Schenecker was a sick, troubled member of an all-American family, her defense attorney said as the military wife’s trial began Monday, but prosecutors told jurors that the woman planned a “Saturday massacre” and wrote coldly in her journal about how she “offed” her two teenage children.

CBS Tampa–05/05/2014

35-year-old Jason Bohn, was convicted of first-degree murder in March for the June 2012 beating and strangulation of Weight Watchers financial analyst Danielle Thomas. (Getty Images)

Florida Grad Sentenced To Life In Prison In New York For Torture And Murder Of His Girlfriend

Victim’s last words recorded on a cell phone that apparently pocket-dialed a friend.

CBS Tampa–04/15/2014

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Bieber Could Get New Trial Date In Fla.

A new trial date could be set for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver’s license.

CBS Tampa–03/11/2014

26-year-old Kaelyn Marie Partenza started the fire after a fight with her ex-boyfriend, say police. (Getty Images)

Mother To Go On Trial For Killing Kids

Weeks before a Tampa mother was accused of fatally shooting her two children, she allegedly told a neighbor she was going to kill her daughter.

CBS Tampa–01/31/2014

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Anthony Home Facing Foreclosure For Lack Of Payment Since 2011

The Orlando house where Casey Anthony lived with her parents and 2-year-old daughter is facing foreclosure.

11/13/2013

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FAMU Hazing Defendants In Court For Status Hearing

Eight defendants who remain charged in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major are set to appear in court for a status hearing on their cases.

10/04/2013

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