A St. Pete Beach woman is facing charges of DUI manslaughter after Pinellas County authorities say she struck and killed a man, then fled and initiated another car wreck.
A Gainesville man is in custody after authorities say he became angered at a man kissing his child goodbye.
A woman who allegedly killed a Florida woman to attempt to assume her identity while on the lam from another murder investigation involving her husband was apprehended in Texas last week.
Another local Tampa Bay area doctor faces federal drug charges this month. Dr. John Anthony Gianoli, III, a physician practicing in St. Petersburg and Largo, was indicted recently on five counts of illegally distributing or causing the distribution of oxycodone.
A Hillsborough judge will decide within the next two weeks whether the state's case against Jimmy Cruz, accused of shooting a man last year during a Tampa bar brawl, will be dismissed under Florida's "stand your ground" law. Cruz is charged with second-degree murder in the May 2011 death of Walter "J.J." Revear.
Pinellas County authorities say alcohol may have been involved in a car accident that killed two individuals and injured a third.
Five Tampa Bay-area pharmacists have been charged with defrauding the federal government and stealing from Medicaid, Medicare and Tricare, the military insurance program, by submitting fraudulent reimbursement requests for prescriptions never filled.
Federal prosecutors say the owner of a quartet of pharmacies in New York City submitted millions of dollars in false claims involving drugs that were not medically necessary or even disbursed to Medicare and Medicaid over the course of several years.
A Hernando County jury declined to sentence a Brooksville man to death for the three murders for which he was convicted in June.