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Child abuse charges have been dropped against a Hillsborough County middle school principal and his wife.

Florida Couple Exonerated of Child Abuse Charges

January 2018 - The Florida state's attorney's office today dropped child abuse charges against Coleman Middle School principal Michael Hoskinson and his wife Kimberly Hoskinson, a Plant High School teacher, after discovering that a key witness fabricated and manipulated evidence against them. The husband and wife, who resigned their positions after their arrests, will both be instated with their respective schools. Attorney Rick Escobar represented the couple.



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February 2017 — Curtis Reeves' Stand Your Ground Hearing — biggest stand your ground motion in Florida to date

Curtis' Reeves Stand Your Ground Hearing

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Why is the Wesley Chapel movie theater shooting case taking so long to go to trial?

Oct. 8, 2014 — A judge will allow Curtis Reeves' defense team to visit the Wesley Chapel movie theater, where he is accused of shooting and killing a man in January.

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Aug. 14, 2014 — Accused movie theater shooter Curtis Reeves can travel to Tampa for lawyer visits.

Sept. 10, 2014 — Judge sets timeline for Curtis Reeves' murder trial.

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