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Miami Heat dancer for the 2010-2011 season Nancy Lopez-Ruiz of Plantation was killed in a motorcycle accident Friday evening, September 10, in Fort Lauderdale. (Source: David Alvarez/Miami Heat)

DUI Manslaughter Trial Begins In Heat Dancer’s Death

Jury selection got underway Monday in the DUI manslaughter of Mario Careaga who is charged in the death of Miami Heat dancer Nancy Lopez-Ruiz.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

Eric Ellington can be seen in court March 14, 2014.  He was on trial for the murders of two people at a gas station in 2011.  (Source: CBS4)

Jury Finds Ellington Guilty In Gas Station Murder Trial

The jury began deliberating Friday afternoon, and returned around 7 PM Friday with a guilty verdict in the trial of a man charged with murdering a couple at a gas station.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

(Source: AP)

Fourth Day Of Deliberations In Loud Music Shooting Trial

Jurors deciding the fate of a Florida man charged with fatally shooting a teen after an argument over loud music are entering their fourth day of deliberations, seemingly stuck on whether to convict on some counts but not others.

02/15/2014

SANFORD, FL - JUNE 20: George Zimmerman and his wife Shellie arrive in Seminole circuit court June 20, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Launches Countersuit Against Wife

George Zimmerman has filed a countersuit against his wife after asking a judge to set aside a default judgment in their on-going divorce proceeding.

02/13/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

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

(Photo by Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

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

Jason Beckman in a court hearing on November 1, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jason Beckman Found Guilty

Jason Beckman was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of his father, South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman in April 2009.

CBS4–11/18/2013

(AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

Casey Anthony’s Orlando Home In Foreclosure

Casey Anthony’s name is back in the news. A foreclosure is looming over the house where Anthony lived with her parents and 2-year-old daughter.

11/13/2013

Jason Beckman in a court hearing on November 1, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Denies Testimony About Aspergers In Trial Of Man Accused Of Murdering Commissioner Father

The state’s star witness in the trial of Jason Beckman, accused of murdering his father South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman, took the stand Thursday.

11/07/2013

Jason Beckman in a court hearing on November 1, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Murdering Commissioner Father

The trial of Jason Beckman, accused of murdering his father, South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman, got underway Wednesday morning in a Miami courtroom.

CBS Miami–11/06/2013

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