Pinellas County

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Teen Arrested After Authorities Say He Choked Deputy

An 18-year-old southwest Florida man has been arrested after authorities say he struck a deputy several times and choked him.

03/22/2015

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Man Gets 30 Years For A Deadly, Reckless Driving Crash

A judge sentenced an Uruguayan man to 30 years in prison in connection to a Tampa Bay area crash that killed two people.

02/28/2015

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Man Convicted Of Fatally Beating Ex-Girlfriend’s Daughter

A Tampa Bay area man convicted of killing his former girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter could be facing the death penalty.

01/22/2015

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Study Raises Questions About Group Homes For Kids

A new study shows that placing children in group homes instead of with foster families is much more expensive – and many children’s advocates say it’s also worse for the kids.

01/10/2015

Christian Gomez (Source: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Florida Man Arrested For Allegedly Decapitating His Mother

Sheriff’s officials in Pinellas County have charged a man with first-degree murder after his mother was found decapitated outside their home on New Year’s Eve.

01/01/2015

An image of a cruise ship.  (Source: CBS4)

Dead Cruise Ship Worker Found On Clearwater Beach

The body of a cruise ship worker reported missing washed up on a Clearwater Beach, according to authorities.

12/26/2014

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

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Candidates Cast Ballots During Early Voting

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott voted Thursday morning in Southwest Florida. Former Governor Charlie Crist voted Monday.

10/23/2014

Toilet

Man Arrested For Stealing Toilet Handles, Pipes

Police arrested a man accused of stealing handles and pipes from toilets around Florida City.

10/17/2014

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