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Florida Fires 13 Prison Employees In Crackdown

State prison officials did some major house cleaning this week, firing a total of 13 people, in the wake of widespread abuse allegations.

09/13/2014

A 450-pound Florida man pulled over for not wearing his seat belt was arrested on drug possession charges after sheriff’s deputies discovered that he had hidden 23 grams of marijuana under his “stomach fat.”(Getty Images)

Police: 450-Pound Man Hides 23 Grams Of Marijuana Under ‘Stomach Fat’

A 450-pound Florida man pulled over for not wearing his seat belt was arrested on drug possession charges after sheriff’s deputies discovered that he had hidden 23 grams of marijuana under his “stomach fat.”

06/16/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman At Center Of Infamous Killing To Be Set Free

Valessa Robinson was 15 when she helped her friends kill her mother in a Tampa suburb in 1998 and 17 when she was convicted of third-degree murder.

CBS Tampa–12/03/2013

At least six inmates in Florida have used forged documents in attempts to escape from prison, including two killers who were mistakenly freed because of the paperwork, authorities said Tuesday. (Getty Images)

2 Men Convicted On Murder Charges Mistakenly Released From Prison With Forged Documents

Two inmates have been mistakenly freed from a Florida prison.

10/17/2013

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Anthony Says Computer was Hacked

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony says in her probation report that her computer was recently hacked.

01/10/2012

The new cell block is the home of the brave. They're just not free yet. (credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Florida Prisons Giving Hundreds Of Veteran Inmates Second Chances

Florida is looking to give veterans behind bars a second chance.

11/10/2011

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