BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — Polk County Sheriff’s officials say a career criminal died in his sleep in a jail cell. Officials say 54-year-old Greg Mitchell Hughes of Lakeland was unresponsive when deputies tried to wake […]
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.
Police say a central Florida man used a baseball bat to beat to death his girlfriend and her mother and seriously injure her brother before taking his own life.
The warden of a South Florida prison where an inmate was left in a scalding shower until he died in 2012 has been suspended.
Prosecutors will pursue the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her ex-partner’s two-year-old daughter after leaving a bizarre note citing a Bible story.
A central Florida man has been arrested in the death of his infant daughter, who authorities say was left in the man’s truck for at least four hours.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Road Ranger from the Florida Department of Transportation found a woman dead in her vehicle on the shoulder of Interstate 75 near Fort Myers. The Florida Highway Patrol says […]
A former Florida A&M band member could become the first to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.
Prosecutors have decided not to pursue charges against one of the remaining defendants in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major.
Family says over the past three months he suffered from pneumonia, hip surgery and a stroke.