Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Mom Shot After Answering Front Door

A Florida woman is in critical condition after she went to answer her front door and was shot multiple times, deputies said.


(Source: CBS4)

Tampa Man Playing With Daughters Drowns In Pool

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) — A man drowned while playing with his two young daughters in a swimming pool at a Tampa apartment complex, authorities said. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says a call came […]


(Source: Jonchuck family)

House Panel Questions DCF Secretary On Slain Girl’s Death

A Florida House panel on Tuesday heard details on a report about a 5-year old whose father is accused of throwing her off a bridge in Tampa.



Report Shows Lost Chances To Help Slain 5-Year-Old

A report released Monday by the Florida Department of Children and Families shows that child-protective officials missed several opportunities to help Phoebe Jonchuck’s troubled family or to intervene in the last days of her life.


Babette, a female Pit Bull mix, waits to be adopted at the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in New Orleans, 10 August 2006.  Most of the animals rescued after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans have found their way to new homes across the country, but the city?s only animal shelter which operates out of an old coffee warehouse without air conditioning or drainage is still full of pets awaiting adoption.  AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK  (Source: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Boy Dies After Being Mauled By Two Pit Bulls

A 4-year-old boy in the Tampa Bay area has died after being mauled by his uncle’s two pit bulls, authorities said Sunday.


Mike Carroll (Source: DCF)

DCF Appoints Specialist To Help Curb Child Fatalities

The Florida Department of Children and Families has appointed its first statewide fatality-prevention specialist, a position created by the department’s new interim secretary, Mike Carroll, earlier this month.


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Alligator Interrupts Florida Death Investigation

Deputies shot an alligator that was threatening to disturb a dead man’s body, according to Tampa Bay-Area authorities.


(Source: CBS4)

Officials: Man Shot Children & Wife, Set Tampa Mansion On Fire

Four people, found dead inside a burned Tampa mansion were shot to death, according to authorities.


(Source: CBS4)

Authorities: Four People Found Dead In Burned Home Were Shot

A family of four found dead inside a Florida home that burned down were shot, according to deputies.


Source: CBS4

Alleged Police Impersonator Is Actually Federal Agent

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was seeking information about a suspected police impersonator this week after the person stopped a woman and yelled at her. But it turns out there was a little more to the story.

CBS Miami–03/07/2014