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 […]
The warden of a South Florida prison where an inmate was left in a scalding shower until he died in 2012 has been suspended.
Officials say a prisoner was found dead in his cell at the Hillsborough County Jail.
Authorities say a jail inmate in the Florida Keys committed suicide in his cell.
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.
Florida is speeding up how quickly it carries out the death penalty.
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.
Five correctional employees have been suspended and a warden has been transferred after an inmate’s suspicious death at a north Florida prison.