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Crime & Courts

FSU RB Williams investigated after domestic battery allegation

FSU RB Williams investigated after domestic battery allegation

The Tallahassee Police Department said Monday that Florida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated after a domestic battery allegation.
Published: 10/28/14
Officer’s nightmare: Wrong-way driver coming straight at him

Officer’s nightmare: Wrong-way driver coming straight at him

The car and Stanjeski’s patrol car were on a head-on collision course in the same lane.
Published: 10/27/14
Woman collides with Hungry Harry’s in Land O’ Lakes

Woman collides with Hungry Harry’s in Land O’ Lakes

A Land O’ Lakes woman collided with Hungry Harry’s Family Bar-B-Que this afternoon.
Published: 10/27/14

Man ticketed after hitting Land O’ Lakes school bus

A Land O’ Lakes man was ticketed for colliding with a school bus that had 38 students.
Published: 10/27/14

Tampa man sentenced in tax fraud scheme

A Tampa man has been sentenced to 10 years and 11 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in June to charges including identity theft.
Published: 10/27/14

One trial begins, three delayed in FAMU hazing case

ORLANDO – The trials of three of four members of Florida A&M University’s marching band on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter have been postponed until April. But the trial of a fourth member began with jury selection Monday, nea...
Published: 10/27/14
Covington jury told of guilty plea, will return for penalty phase

Covington jury told of guilty plea, will return for penalty phase

TAMPA — A circuit judge recessed the jury in Edward Covington’s murder trial on Monday after Covington abruptly changed his plea to guilty last week to the 2008 killing and mutilation of his girlfriend and her two young children....
Published: 10/27/14

St. Pete man sentenced 21 years for child porn

A St. Petersburg man was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison following his conviction on charges including child pornography possession and production.
Published: 10/27/14

Palmetto teen brings illegal drugs to middle school

Authorities said five children have been removed from a Manatee County home after a 12-year-old brought illegal drugs to school.
Published: 10/27/14
Bartow High teacher arrested on drug charges

Bartow High teacher arrested on drug charges

A Bartow High School was arrested Friday after Polk County deputies found marijuana and paraphernalia in his Lakeland home.
Published: 10/27/14