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Brandon man gets life sentence in beating, burning death
Kasey Lee Ackerman pleads guilty to first-degree murder and armed kidnapping in the 2010 death of a man who was beaten, stabbed and set afire.
Published on 05/13/13
Ex-treasurer charged with embezzling from Tampa steel workers
About three years ago, leaders with the United Steelworkers International Union Local 458 had some concerns about finances.
Published on 03/26/13
Recorded call led to arrest in UT student’s slaying
Tampa detectives did not make an arrest for 33 months after Ryan McCall was shot dead Aug. 19, 2009, but a voicemail recording led them to a suspect.
Published on 03/11/13
Boy, 6, dies after feeling sick at Ruskin elementary school

A kindergarten student at Cypress Creek Elementary School died Wednesday after he told nurses he wasn't feeling well, investigators said.

Published on 01/23/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Former Latin Kings member gets 20 years in contract killing

Michael A. Garcia brokered a contract killing described by a judge as an "historically cold-blooded offense" – then helped authorities solve the crime.

Published on 01/23/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Sheriff's officials, Carrollwood bar owner to meet after shooting

Commanders with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office plan to meet with owners of Whiskey Park North to discuss ways to curb violence at the Carrollwood bar.

Published on 01/21/13
Updated on 03/13/13
7 years after disappearance, police have news on Sandra Prince

Police, family and friends will attend the news conference involving Sandra Prince, who disappeared Jan. 3, 2006.

Published on 01/09/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Dooley loses bid for mistrial, blamed TV microphones

Convicted of aggravated manslaughter, Trevor Dooley wanted a judge to grant a mistrial because of microphones placed in court during the trial by a cable television crew.

Published on 01/03/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Officer: Dickey admitted clubbing wife, blamed Polk sheriff

The lawyer for a Plant City man says that his client did not intend to kill his wife when he struck her in the head with a baseball bat.

Published on 12/18/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Trial begins for Plant City man accused of fatally clubbing wife

Jury selection begins today in the trial of a Plant City man accused of using a baseball bat to bludgeon his wife to death last year.

Published on 12/17/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Deputies: Brandon man encouraged stepson to beat classmate
After he got the worst in a school fight two weeks ago, Jontae Dellano decided to take revenge. This time he got a little help from his stepfather.
Published on 12/13/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Dee Dee Moore found guilty in Florida lottery winner's murder

Moore was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of Lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare. Moore chose not to testify at her trial.

Published on 12/10/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Dee Dee Moore a manipulator, witness says in lottery slaying trial

Tori Butler testified Thursday that although she and Florida Lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare argued like all couples do, they still had a decent life together.

Published on 12/06/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Prosecutor: Woman stole from lottery winner, then killed him

The woman charged in the killing of Florida Lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare took "calculated, deliberate steps" to siphon the last of his millions, then hid his body — and the truth — from investigators, p...

Published on 11/28/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Jury selected, opening statements expected in Lotto murder trial

After two days of jury selection, opening statements are expected to be heard today in the trial of Dorice Donegan "Dee Dee" Moore, the woman charged in the killing of Florida Lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare.

Published on 11/27/12
Updated on 03/14/13