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Man Allegedly Kept Ex’s Body In Trunk For 2 Days

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida man drove around with the body of his ex-girlfriend in the trunk of his car for two days before dumping her body in the woods. […]

07/12/2012

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Lakeland Mother Accused of Drowning Her Son is in Jail

A Polk County woman accused of killing her 1-year-old son is being held without bond.

CBS Tampa–02/20/2012

A new Florida state law allows county jails to now housing juveniles and adult felons under the same roof, causing a stir amongst local Polk County leaders. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Juveniles, Convicted Felons Under Same Roof in Florida Jail

Juveniles and adult criminals are now being housed together at the Polk County Jail, a legislative move that has caused a stir among local ACLU and NAACP leaders arguing for appropriate detention rights for juveniles.

10/13/2011

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