A quartet of Florida men are facing Federal fraud charges after investigators say they orchestrated and operated an illegal kickback scheme for compounded drugs.
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.
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.
Hernando County police arrested a Spring Hill man last week they say set fire to the home of an ex-girlfriend in an alleged attempt at killing her.