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Robert L. Henry, 55,  was convicted of the November 1987 slayings of Phyllis Harris and Janet Thermidor in Broward County. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

S. Florida Killer, Robert L. Henry, Executed

A South Florida man who beat two women to death with a hammer and then set them on fire during a robbery is set to be executed by lethal injection Thursday evening.

CBS Miami–03/20/2014

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Rothstein Scheduled To Testify In Federal Court

Convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein is scheduled to testify for a former law firm colleague also charged in the $1.2 billion fraud.

02/01/2014

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Bill Would Provide Prison Inmates With State ID Cards Upon Release

An attempt to provide Florida’s inmates with the documents they need to get jobs when they get out of prison moved a step closer to reality.

12/10/2013

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Miami-Based Cocaine Smugglers Going To Prison

For seven years, a Miami-based drug trafficking operation used cargo ships to smuggle cocaine into South Florida. Now the ringleaders are heading to prison.

12/06/2013

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Judge Rejects O.J. Simpson’s Bid For A New Trial

A judge in Las Vegas rejected O.J. Simpson’s bid for a new trial on Tuesday, dashing the former football star’s bid for freedom.

11/26/2013

William Potts leaving Havana on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Homesick Hijacker Headed To Federal Court

The homesick hijacker who returned to the U.S. from Cuba Wednesday is set to make his first appearance in Miami federal court on Thursday.

11/07/2013

William Potts leaving Havana on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Homesick Hijacker Arrives In South Florida After 30 Years In Cuba

The man who hijacked a Florida bound plane to Cuba almost 30 years ago has returned to U.S. soil.

CBS Miami–11/06/2013

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Thirty Years After He Hijacked A Plane To Cuba, William Potts Will Return To America

Almost 30 years after William Potts, a member of the Black Panthers, hijacked a Miami-bound plane intending to overthrow the U.S. government, he will return to American soil.

11/05/2013

The families of five men and women who survived a failed smuggling operation last week and had to be plucked from the waters off Miami have asked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for their release. (Source: CBS4)

Last Victim Of Capsized Boat Off Miami Identified

A fourth Haitian woman who died when a boat carrying 15 people capsized off Miami has been identified.

10/29/2013

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Suspects Pursued In Forged Papers Used To Spring Inmates From Florida Prison

At least six Florida inmates have used forged paperwork to attempt get out of prison, and two were successful, authorities revealed Tuesday, at a news conference to announce they are on the trail of the culprits who created the false documents.

10/22/2013

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