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29 possible jurors to return in Zimmerman case
A potential juror for the George Zimmerman murder case was dismissed from consideration and ordered not to come back to the courthouse until after the trial after he complained about the jury process outside the assembly ro...
Published on 06/14/13
Sarasota cargo pilot pleads guilty to flying drunk
A commercial cargo pilot pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to operating a plane while under the influence of alcohol after a December flight from North Carolina to Tampa.
Published on 06/14/13
More ask for Social Security numbers; can you withhold it?
Robert Scudder had heard the stories about police routinely finding identity thieves with other people’s medical records so he decided on a simple course to protect himself: He would stop giving his Social Security nu...
Published on 06/02/13
Pasco sheriff says jail needs more room
Last week, the Land O'Lakes jail, which has a capacity of 1,432 inmates, reached its highest count at 1,550.
Published on 06/01/13
Zimmerman defense fund raises $12,000 in a day
Attorneys for George Zimmerman, the Sanford man charged in the shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin, said his defense fund raised $12,000 in one day.
Published on 05/30/13
Man who killed Apopka girl in 1990 executed
A convicted child molester condemned for the 1990 rape and murder of a 10-year-old Florida girl was executed this evening at the Florida State Prison.
Published on 05/29/13
Attorney: Brandon man killed wife's lover in self-defense
Ralph Wald, on trial charged with second-degree murder, shot Walter Conley because he thought Conley was raping his wife, defense lawyer Joe Episcopo said in his opening statement.
Published on 05/29/13
Updated on 05/30/13
Judge limits Trayvon Martin texts, photos in Zimmerman trial
Circuit Judge Debra Nelson ruled that George Zimmerman's attorney won't be able to mention Trayvon Martin's marijuana use, suspension from school and past fighting during opening statements.
Published on 05/28/13
Study: Isolated capitals open to corruption
A new study says that state capitals far from cities, such as Tallahassee, are associated with high rates of corruption.
Published on 05/27/13
Hazy laws help shield synthetic-drug makers
Law enforcement agents seized about $18 million last July from a Tampa area family they say was running an enterprise that has made fake pot in four states, including in a local industrial park.
Published on 05/25/13
Deputy says Morris repented; defense wants comments excluded
The man accused of gunning down two Tampa police officers told a Hillsborough County Jail deputy that he has repented for those and other killings he committed, according to Hillsborough County court documents.
Published on 05/25/13
Largo man, 62, sentenced to 12 years for child porn
A Largo man was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison Thursday after pleading guilty to child pornography charges, authorities said.
Published on 05/24/13
St. Pete man stands trial for rape, murder
With his DNA matched to semen left behind, along with a newspaper splotched with his fingerprints, there was little doubt Virgil DeBose sexually assaulted 78-year-old Audrey Mulligan six years ago, a prosecutor strongly sug...
Published on 05/22/13
Updated on 05/23/13
Mobile home park provides place for sex offenders
When a 75-year-old man was fatally stabbed at the Palace Mobile Home Park last month, residents were shocked.
Published on 05/19/13
Gov. Scott steps up pace on signing death warrants
Only one of the inmates among the five death warrants signed by Gov. Rick Scott this year has been executed.
Published on 05/19/13