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Booking photo of Jason Adams. (credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Missing Pasco County Inmate Captured

Authorities have captured an escaped prisoner who went missing from the Paso County area and was been on the lam for about 24 hours.

CBS Tampa–09/09/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Polk County Jail Inmate Dies During Sleep

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 […]

CBS Tampa–07/21/2014

File photo of a prison shower cell. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Warden Suspended After Punishing Inmate With Scolding Hot Shower Until He Died

The warden of a South Florida prison where an inmate was left in a scalding shower until he died in 2012 has been suspended.

98.7 The Fan–07/10/2014

(Photo credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Found Hanging From Cell Door With Bed Sheet Around His Neck

Officials say a prisoner was found dead in his cell at the Hillsborough County Jail.

CBS Tampa–02/06/2014

Inmate Commits Suicide In Florida Keys Jail

Authorities say a jail inmate in the Florida Keys committed suicide in his cell.

CBS Tampa–10/05/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Inmate Goes For Deputy’s Gun In Tampa Courtroom

An inmate faces more charges after authorities say he tried to grab a deputy’s gun while waiting for a hearing to start in a Hillsborough County courtroom.

07/31/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Signs Bill Speeding Up Capital Punishment

Florida is speeding up how quickly it carries out the death penalty.

06/15/2013

File photo of a table where lethal injections are performed. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Fla. Man Executed In Girl’s 1980 Slaying

Florida executed one of the longest-serving inmates on its death row Wednesday evening, 32 years after he kidnapped and murdered a 10-year-old girl who was riding her bike to school after a dentist put on her braces.

04/10/2013

File photo of jail cell block. (Credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Prison Workers Suspended After Inmate’s Death

Five correctional employees have been suspended and a warden has been transferred after an inmate’s suspicious death at a north Florida prison.

10/05/2012

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