Panhandle Prison Under Lockdown After 2 Attacks on GuardsPrison authorities in Florida say the Okaloosa Correctional Institution remains on lockdown following two attacks by inmates on correctional officers.
Retired Officer Sentenced To 25 Years For Receiving, Possessing Child PornographyA retired Miami police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography.
US Investigating Florida Prisoner's Death In Scalding Shower 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.
Woman Sentenced After Drunk Tweeting Before Fatal Car CrashA South Florida woman who tweeted about being drunk minutes before a fatal wrong-way crash has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Ex-Detective Guilty Of Protecting Pot Ring 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.
Jones Not Aware Of Further Klan Activity By Prison GuardsFlorida 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.
Man Gets Almost 6 Years In Prison In Lottery Scam 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.
Florida Senate Passes Bill To Address Prison ConcernsThe often criticized Florida prison system could see a number of changes under a bill aimed at reducing prison beatings and deaths.
Man Gets Life For Fatally Stabbing RoommateA Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his roommate.
Woman Gets 15 Years For Her Part In Deputy's Fatal ShootingA central Florida woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for her part in the fatal shooting of an Orange County deputy.
Man Faces 20 Years After Embezzling $1.5 Million From Art GalleryA central Florida man faces 20 years in prison for embezzling more than $1.5 million from a local art gallery.
Supporters Say Man Framed His Deaf Brother In Murder CaseA deaf Florida man who supporters say was framed for murder by his brother has a chance to get out of prison.