The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the death in a scalding shower of a Florida prisoner and may conduct a broader civil rights probe of state prisons.
A South Florida woman who tweeted about being drunk minutes before a fatal wrong-way crash has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
A former Miami-Dade County police detective is facing a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to providing protection for a violent marijuana operation.
Florida prisons chief Julie Jones says she knows of no further Ku Klux Klan activity by Florida prison officials besides two guards and a former guard arrested last week last week for plotting to kill a black inmate.
A South Florida man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his role in a Jamaica-based lottery scam that preyed on elderly victims.
The often criticized Florida prison system could see a number of changes under a bill aimed at reducing prison beatings and deaths.
A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his roommate.
A central Florida woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for her part in the fatal shooting of an Orange County deputy.
A central Florida man faces 20 years in prison for embezzling more than $1.5 million from a local art gallery.
A deaf Florida man who supporters say was framed for murder by his brother has a chance to get out of prison.