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Two Florida Keys Men Get Prison For Wildlife Trafficking

Two Florida Keys men have been sentenced to prison time after pleading guilty to illegal trafficking in wildlife including sharks, tropical fish and sea fans.


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Appeals Court Overturns Sex Offenders Sentence

A man’s 30-year-sentence for sexual battery was thrown out by an appeals court Thursday after the justices ruled that a judge put his religious views in the case.

CBS Miami–11/08/2013

Geralyn Graham in court on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Geralyn Graham Will Not Face Murder Charge In Rilya Wilson Case

The South Florida woman convicted of kidnapping and child abuse in the case of missing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson will not be tried for murder.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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Convicted Terror Plotter Padilla Wins Resentence Delay

A federal judge delayed the resentencing for convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla after his attorney argued that he is psychologically fragile and needs more visits from his family to get better.


Jeffrey George was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills. (Source: PBSO)

Judge Gives S. Fla. Pill Mill Owner 15+ Years In Prison

The co-owner of four South Florida pain clinics responsible for illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills was slapped with a prison sentence of more than 15 years.


Dewey Pressley  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Former Hollywood Cop Gets 90 Days In Jail

Former Hollywood Police officer Dewey Pressley was sentenced to 90 days in jail Friday for his role in falsifying two official records.


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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.


(Source: AP)

S. Fla. Man Gets 20 Years For Fatal DUI

A South Florida man who fled to Belize and was later returned to the U.S. has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a fatal DUI.



Men Indicted In Immigrant Smuggling Operation Off Riviera Beach

A 25-year-old boat captain faces the death penalty in connection with an ill-fated June 14 immigrant smuggling operation that left a pregnant woman dead and another woman critically injured when the boat capsized near Delray Beach.


(Source: Orange County Corrections Dept.)

Man Jailed For ‘Middle Finger’ Gesture In Casey Anthony Trial

A man was sentenced to several days in jail after he made an obscene gesture during his attendance at the Casey Anthony trial.