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Former Secret Agent Pleads Guilty To Impersonating Agent

An adjunct Broward County university professor and former U.S. Secret Service agent entered a guilty plea for impersonating a federal law enforcement officer, according to a statement the U.S. State Attorney released Friday.

CBS4–11/04/2011

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2 Men Sentenced In Charter Airline Fraud Schemes

Two men are facing time in prison after a federal investigation found that the men were defrauding an airline in the charter services industry.

CBS4–10/29/2011

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Woman Gets 20 Years For Fatal DUI Crash

A South Florida woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a DUI crash that left construction workers dead and one injured.

CBS4–10/08/2011

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Judge Rejects Plan To Privatize Florida Prisons

A Leon County circuit judge has blocked a plan to privatize 29 Florida prison facilities, claiming the way the law authorized the change violated the Florida constitution. The state had planned to seek bids on the program Friday, but that was immediately canceled by the ruling.

CBS4–10/01/2011

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I-Team: Lionel Tate Talks From Behind Bars

The first 12-year old in America to be sentenced to life in prison without parole, speaks for the first time, from behind bars, with CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen.

CBS4–09/22/2011

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Dillard High Basketball Imposter Headed To Texas Prison

Guerdwich Montimere, a 22-year-old man who posed as a Texas high school basketball player after graduating from Dillard High, has accepted a plea deal in Texas and will serve three years in prison.

CBS4–07/27/2011

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Children’s Program Allows Kids To Meet Jailed Relatives

In honor of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, nearly 200 Miami area children visited their incarcerated parents and learned about the virtues of “being an American.”

CBS4–06/30/2011

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Ex-Bolivian Anti-Drug Chief Guilty In Cocaine Case

A former top Bolivian counternarcotics official and a co-conspirator pleaded guilty Thursday to federal cocaine trafficking charges, promising to help U.S. drug investigators in hopes of shaving years off their prison sentences.

06/23/2011

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S. Fla. Man Gets 4+ Years In Prison For Metals Fraud

A West Palm Beach man was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for his role in a $1.3 million precious metals investment fraud scheme.

CBS4–06/10/2011

Jury selection begins Monday in Tampa for the re-trial of reggae singer Buju Banton on federal drug charges.  (Source: AP)

Reggae Star Banton Asks For Shorter Jail Sentence

Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton is asking for a reduced prison sentence. He faces a mandatory minimum of 15 years in prison at his sentencing hearing June 23 in Tampa federal court.

CBS4–06/10/2011

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