State prison officials did some major house cleaning this week, firing a total of 13 people, in the wake of widespread abuse allegations.
A Panama City man was jailed after authorities say he threatened to blow up federal offices located in the Panhandle city.
The warden of a South Florida prison where an inmate was left in a scalding shower until he died in 2012 has been suspended.
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida doctor known to patients as the “Rock Doc” because of his spiky hairstyle and punk fashion has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for more than […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has sentenced a Florida fossils dealer to three months in prison for smuggling a 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skeleton out of Mongolia. Eric Prokopi of Gainesville also must […]
A St. Petersburg man who produced and sold videos of scantily-clad women beating up homeless men has received a seven-year prison sentence.
Two doctors have been sentenced to prison time for money laundering in one of the largest South Florida cases involving “pill mill” clinics that illegally dispensed vast amounts of prescription painkillers.
A substitute teacher from south Georgia will spend 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to a string of robberies.
A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.
The Senate passed a package of bills designed to strengthen sexual predator laws on the first day of its annual session.