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28-year sentence in Ohio in $100M charity scam

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge handed down a 28-year prison sentence Monday to a man convicted of masterminding a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud. Judge Steven Gall also ordered the defendant, who identifies […]

12/16/2013

A man observes a sinkhole has swallowed parts of two houses in Dunedin, Fla. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Tampa Tribune, Luke Johnson)

Possible sinkhole reported in yard in Florida

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Residents of several Florida homes have been evacuated due to a possible sinkhole that opened in a backyard in Pinellas County on Thursday. Dunedin Deputy Fire Chief Trip Barrs said the […]

11/14/2013

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Federal judge orders company to pay Spain $1 million

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – A federal judge has ordered a Tampa company marine exploration company to pay $1 million to the Spanish government for “bad faith and abusive litigation.” Spain wanted $3.3 million in legal […]

09/30/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez throws the ball during a rehabilitation workout at Steinbrenner Field Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

A-Rod Trenton bound after simulated game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment on Friday at Double-A Trenton, hoping to return to the New York Yankees before any suspension by Major League Baseball. […]

08/01/2013

Bill would charge 911 fees on prepaid cellphones

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who use prepaid cellphones would pay a little more to add minutes under a bill moving through the Legislature. The Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would require prepaid […]

06/06/2013

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Judge undecided on if Anthony’s story can be sold

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that he will take 30 days before deciding whether the trustee in Casey Anthony’s bankruptcy case can sell the commercial rights to her life story as a means to clear some of her outstanding debts.

04/09/2013

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Trustee wants to sell Casey Anthony’s life story

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The trustee overseeing Casey Anthony’s bankruptcy case has filed a motion to sell the rights to her story so she can pay her debts. Anthony has never told her side of the story, despite intense media scrutiny of the case.

03/18/2013

Sinkhole demolition

‘Sinkhole season’ has only just begun in Florida

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — As crews entombed a man who was swallowed by a sinkhole near Tampa, the earth opened up again just a few miles away.

03/05/2013

Casey Anthony arrives at the US Courthouse for bankruptcy hearing with her attorney Cheney Mason, Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo)

Casey Anthony speaks at bankruptcy hearing

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony says she doesn’t pay rent or utilities and is living off the kindness of others. Anthony made her remarks Monday at a meeting with creditors in her bankruptcy case in Tampa.

03/04/2013

Engineers work in front of home where a man disappeared into a sinkhole, Seffner, Florida. (AP Photo)

Tampa area man swallowed by sinkhole

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — A man is missing after a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of a house near Tampa and his brother says the man screamed for help as the collapse happened.

03/01/2013

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