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Eric Tate found guilty of killing 2-year-old

The Lutz man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the August 2006 death of Heather Marie Romance.

Published on 06/09/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Lithia man gets four years in prison in fatal wreck

The coach had belted down a half-dozen beers and a couple of tequila shots at the holiday dessert social for his girls softball team.

Published on 05/26/11
Updated on 03/21/13
'Hyde Park rapist' headed back to prison for violating probation
Bobby Joe Helms knows that every time he messes up, his name and crimes are splashed across headlines and TV screens, reopening scars for the victims of the reign of terror that earned him infamy as the "Hyde Park rapist."
Published on 05/25/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Plant City man on trial in fatal motorcycle wreck

Paul David Gatta contends he wasn't at the wheel of the bright red custom motorcycle when it went of the road, hit a fence and ended up in a tree – leaving a woman dead.

Published on 05/17/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Sex offender gets life in prison in Port Tampa rape

Tommy Lee Sailor has spent most of his adult life in prison. Now he'll spend the rest of it there, too.

Published on 05/12/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Already serving life, rapist gets 30 years more

A convicted rapist already serving nine life sentences was given an additional three decades in prison today after pleading guilty to an unrelated attack.

Published on 05/12/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Judge refuses to freeze assets of jailed Tampa Palms mom

A judge today refused to freeze the financial assets of a Tampa Palms mom accused of killing her two teenagers.

Published on 02/24/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Father of slain Tampa teens files to divorce jailed wife

Saying his marriage "is irretrievably broken," Parker Schenecker has filed to divorce his jailed wife, Julie, who is charged with killing their two children.

Published on 02/23/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Jail, house arrest for abuser in Lovey the cat case

The judge wanted to make sure he heard it right.

Published on 02/23/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Bayshore rapist gets life in prison

The judge had the last word: life.

Published on 02/17/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Mom charged with killing her teens pleads not guilty

Julie Schenecker, 50, will continue to be represented by the public defender's office.

Published on 02/16/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Riverview woman guilty in fatal shooting

It took authorities two months to decide to charge a Riverview woman with killing a houseguest.

Published on 02/10/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Prison for driver in wreck that killed UT student, injured another

A University of Tampa student maimed in a hit-and-run that also left her friend dead had only one question today for the driver.

Published on 02/08/11
Updated on 03/19/13
Man gets nine life sentences in Apollo Beach rape case

Rigoberto Martinez stood before the judge and asked for mercy.

Published on 01/27/11
Updated on 03/19/13
At Apollo Beach rape trial, jurors hear of night of horror

It started when a pistol was shoved to her head as she walked to her car after closing the Apollo Beach bar where she worked.

Published on 01/25/11
Updated on 03/19/13