The often criticized Florida prison system could see a number of changes under a bill aimed at reducing prison beatings and deaths.
A Florida prosecutor on Friday cast a former Florida A&M University band member as the orchestrator of the 2011 beating death of a drum major who, as part of a hazing ritual, pushed his way through a band bus while his fellow musicians kicked him and pummeled him with their fists and drumsticks.
Israel’s Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July.
Police say a South Daytona man who told 911 dispatchers that his wife was unresponsive has been charged with beating her to death.
A St. Petersburg man who produced and sold videos of scantily-clad women beating up homeless men has received a seven-year prison sentence.
A 21-year-old Tampa man has been charged with aggravated child abuse after allegedly beating his girlfriend’s son.
A local woman is in jail after assaulting her elderly boyfriend.