Hillsborough County

Gavel (Source: AP)

Man Guilty Of Fatally Beating Wife With Bat

A Florida man was convicted of beating his wife to death using a baseball bat.

01/31/2015

Source: CBS4

Teens Charged With Threatening 911 Dispatchers

Authorities say three Tampa Bay area teens have been charged with making threatening calls to Hillsborough County’s 911 dispatch center.

12/24/2014

October 2012: State Sen. Maria Sachs  (Source: CBS4)

Sachs Holding Off Bogdanoff; Other Incumbents Win

In a bitter rematch Tuesday in a district that includes parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, state Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, appeared headed toward beating former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in the highest-profile Senate race of the year.

11/04/2014

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Early Votes Pour In From Central Florida

More than half of Central Florida residents who voted with absentee ballots have sent them back.

10/25/2014

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Craigslist Post Leads To Chop Shop Bust

Detectives from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office got a lead from a Craigslist post that resulted in two chop shop ring arrests.

10/16/2014

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Supreme Court To Weigh Florida Case On Judicial Fundraising

U.S. Supreme court officials announced they will take up a Florida campaign on whether judicial candidates should be allowed to personally solicit campaign contributions.

10/02/2014

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Amazon Opens Second Florida Center

Amazon has opened its second regional fulfillment center in Florida.

10/01/2014

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ACLU Calls For Investigation Of Gender-Based Classes

A civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into single-gender classes in three Florida counties.

09/03/2014

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Rideshare Companies And County Fight Over Fares

A simmering feud between the agency that regulates cab and limousine services in Hillsborough County and a handful of upstart ride-sharing companies has escalated after a Lyft driver refused to take a plea on a misdemeanor of driving a taxi without a license and demanded a jury trial.

08/31/2014

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Number of Hispanic Voters Up In Florida

With the primaries less than two weeks away, the newly released voter registration totals are in which indicate the number of Hispanic voters is up—especially in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

08/13/2014

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