Michael A. Garcia brokered a contract killing described by a judge as an "historically cold-blooded offense" – then helped authorities solve the crime.
TAMPA The gunman in the 2007 murder-for-hire of a Lithia man was sentenced this morning to life in federal prison.
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.
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.
TAMPA Dee Dee Moore entered Courtroom 52A this morning with her hands cuffed behind her back and a small smile on her face.
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...
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.
Dee Dee Moore is charged with murder in the 2009 slaying of lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, and she took more than $3 million of his winnings, detectives said.
A former Lithia woman and her husband were sentenced to life in federal prison Monday in the murder-for-hire five years ago of the woman's former husband.
The triggerman hired to murder a Lithia man five years ago faces life in prison after being convicted of federal charges.
The former girlfriend of Dontae Morris, accused in the deaths of two officers, faces a federal trial for not reporting him as a felon in possession of a weapon.
Hours after authorities say she drove away from the scene where two police officers had been killed, Cortnee Brantley repeatedly refused to tell police the name of her passenger who authorities say fired the fatal shots,...
A judge today denied a request from lawyers for Dontae Morris to transfer one of Morris' upcoming murder trials to another county.
A federal judge says law enforcement officers who attend Cortnee Brantley's upcoming federal trial will not be allowed to wear their uniforms unless they are testifying.
Cortnee Brantley says she is being unfairly singled out for federal prosecution and is again asking a judge to dismiss her indictment in connection with the deaths of two Tampa police officers.