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DNA shows Florida man may have been wrongly convicted

DNA testing may exonerate a man who has served seven years on Florida's death row for two murders he says he didn't commit. The man's lawyers were in court recently requesting a new trial. If his conviction is overturned, the man will join a large number of people around the country whose convictions on felony charges have been thrown out by new DNA evidence.

DNA shows Florida man may have been wrongly convicted

DNA testing may exonerate a man who has served seven years on Florida's death row for two murders he says he didn't commit. The man's lawyers were in court recently requesting a new trial. If his conviction is overturned, the man will join a large number of people around the country whose convictions on felony charges have been thrown out by new DNA evidence.

Fort Lauderdale teacher faces allegations of sex with student

Charges of criminal sexual misconduct can destroy a person's reputation. With every state now required to maintain a sex offender registry, the damage can be lifelong for those who are convicted. This is the prospect now faced by a Fort Lauderdale high school teacher who faces felony charges of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Fort Lauderdale teacher faces allegations of sex with student

Charges of criminal sexual misconduct can destroy a person's reputation. With every state now required to maintain a sex offender registry, the damage can be lifelong for those who are convicted. This is the prospect now faced by a Fort Lauderdale high school teacher who faces felony charges of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Florida teacher accused of cocaine possession

An arrest for drug possession in Florida can have long-term side effects. If convicted of drug charges, the defendant may face not only the legal penalties, but serious consequences in connection with employment, housing and professional licensing. This is the situation faced by a young Jacksonville area teacher who was arrested for being in possession of cocaine in her classroom.

Florida teacher accused of cocaine possession

An arrest for drug possession in Florida can have long-term side effects. If convicted of drug charges, the defendant may face not only the legal penalties, but serious consequences in connection with employment, housing and professional licensing. This is the situation faced by a young Jacksonville area teacher who was arrested for being in possession of cocaine in her classroom.

Alleged cross-country crime spree ends in Florida

Last July two inmates escaped from a minimum-security prison in Wisconsin and embarked on an alleged crime spree that ended with their arrests in Florida. The two men, ages 19 and 29, now face multiple felony charges including armed robbery and kidnapping.

Alleged cross-country crime spree ends in Florida

Last July two inmates escaped from a minimum-security prison in Wisconsin and embarked on an alleged crime spree that ended with their arrests in Florida. The two men, ages 19 and 29, now face multiple felony charges including armed robbery and kidnapping.

Teenager charged with murder of security guard

A 16-year-old youth has been is facing multiple felony charges, including a first-degree murder charge, in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard and two ATM robberies. Police have requested that he be tried as an adult. In Florida, a person arrested for juvenile crimes can be tried as an adult, depending on the suspect's age and the seriousness of the alleged offense.

Teenager charged with murder of security guard

A 16-year-old youth has been is facing multiple felony charges, including a first-degree murder charge, in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard and two ATM robberies. Police have requested that he be tried as an adult. In Florida, a person arrested for juvenile crimes can be tried as an adult, depending on the suspect's age and the seriousness of the alleged offense.

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