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The prisoner wore no underwear. Or socks. Or shoes. David Hastings said he was led away from the Orange County Jail medical wing just after midnight on.
THOMASVILLE - A Thomas County Superior Court judge sentenced a convicted child molester to two concurrent 30-year prison sentences, with the first 25 years to be served in a Georgia penitentiary.
Deborah Liles and her husband Mike stand in the doorway of their home on 59th Street on Jacksonville's Northside on February 23, 1994.
Warning that inmate health and safety is at risk at the state's largest privately run women's prison, Rep. David Richardson on Thursday asked Gov.
Though Hempstead remained incommunicado - to family and to his lawyer - as of Thursday, he did talk about the police investigation during a wide-ranging interview with the Miami Herald in October 2015, while he was an inmate at Martin Correctional ...
The film follows 38 young men, ranging in age from teens to early twentysomethings, who get a second chance to swap a prison sentence for a new start by completing a 16-week, military-style camp in Miami. Johnson said he wanted to produce the ...
In the letter, Joiner explained that he had recently been transferred to the Columbia Correctional institution, in Lake City, from Dade, a state prison forty miles south of Miami, where, he wrote, "I witnessed starvation and other forms of torture ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget.
A 13-YEAR-old boy who shot dead a man during an armed robbery says he wasn't "taught to grow up like no punk". Jeremiah Hill killed 25-year-old Tony Johnson at a Florida petrol station on 10 June 2015. The pair had arranged to meet up and exchange ...
In June of 2012, 50-year old Darren Rainey, a schizophrenic man serving time for cocaine possession, died in the Dade Correctional institution. According to prison witnesses and civil rights groups, Rainey died after guards locked him in a shower for ...
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP) - A 39-year-old babysitter who recorded himself abusing a toddler will spend 60 years in prison. A South Florida judge sentenced Jason Barber on Thursday. Barber previously pleaded guilty to charges including producing ...
In one of the largest-ever employment sex discrimination class-action settlements, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and 524 current and former female workers at the nation's largest federal prison complex for males have ended a lawsuit launched in ...
Panama CITY, Fla. (DOJ) - Willie L. Walker, 57, of Lynn Haven, Florida, has been arraigned in the U.S. District Court in Panama City after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging him with depriving an inmate at the gulf Correctional ...
On June 23, 2012, Darren Rainey, a schizophrenic man serving time for cocaine possession, was thrown into a prison shower at the Dade Correctional institution. The water was turned up to 180 degrees - hot enough to steep tea or cook ramen noodles.
Slammer Sale: States find closed prisons can be a tough sell. By chris carola ... Mount McGregor Correctional Facility, on the market for a second time in two years, is among 13 prison and incarceration camps in New York state that have been closed ...
In a press conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, Florida Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announces Thursday, March 16, 2017, that her office will no longer pu.
Florida company helping former inmates afford prescriptions ... BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - When people are released from prison or jail they have to begin paying for their own prescription medication. One Florida company is making it easier for ...
A lawyer representing the family of Darren Rainey, the schizophrenic man who died after being locked in a brutally hot shower at Dade Correctional institution, ...
Barber previously pleaded guilty to charges including producing and distributing child pornography. prosecutors say tips to a task force led them to Shaw in South Florida. Barber was arrested in Las Vegas. Authorities say a man who bought a cellphone ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- State lawmakers were told today that high turnover and inexperienced staff in state prisons are pushing life inside the bars to a ...
A Florida father has been sentenced to life in prison after killing his 2-month-old son by stuffing a sock in his mouth in order to stop him from crying, RadarOnline.
Notorious sober home operator faces life in prison, one of eight arrested in federal crackdown.
Ill, elderly prisoners cost Fla. taxpayers more than $200M a year. Posted: ... A debate rages in Florida's Legislature whether to let sick and dying inmates out of prison early. A new bill in ... More than 97,000 inmates are locked up in Florida's ...
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP) - A former New York police Department officer will spend less time in prison for taking part in a $200,000 Florida cocaine deal. A federal judge in Fort Lauderdale agreed Tuesday to cut three years from 30-year-old Phillip ...
A disgraced former New York City police officer who was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for providing armed security for a $200,000 cocaine deal in Sunrise had his punishment reduced on Tuesday.
Prosecuting children as adults for nonviolent offenses isn't being tough on crime. Quite the contrary - it just makes it more likely they'll commit more serious crimes when they grow older.
27-year-old Gene Anthony Quinones-Rivera will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his 2-month-old son by stuffing a sock in his mouth to stop him from crying.
Panama CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida panhandle man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his 2-month-old son by stuffing a sock in his mouth to stop him from crying.
Dale, a former supervisor at Lowell Correctional Institute in Marion County, was allegedly seen kissing an inmate, whose name was not released, on July 5, 2016.
Florida Dad Gets Life in prison for Killing infant Son. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.
Herman Lindsey was once a man that the state of Florida believed was guilty of murder. The conviction put him on death row, in a prison cell with other inmates in 2006. Every night, he called to a higher being, his God, in hopes of being freed from ...
(Reuters) - Florida's governor signed legislation on Monday tightening state law to require a unanimous recommendation by a jury before judges can impose the death penalty.
They would cost $2.7 billion, more than the entire annual budget of the Florida prison system, the third-largest in the United States.
Full statement from Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones on the decision by a Grand jury not to indict the corrections officers involved in the beating death of inmate Matthew Walker at the Charlotte Correctional institution in April ...
16, 2016, Spunky was sent to the Hardee Correctional institution in Bowling Green, Florida. A state prison might seem an unusual place for a dog, but greyhounds have been common at Hardee Correctional since 2012. Spunky took part in the 24th session of ...
(AP) - A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that left a woman dead and her two children injured.
Panama CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida panhandle man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his 2-month-old son by stuffing a sock in his mouth to stop him from crying.
West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP) - A Florida mail carrier is facing a potentially lengthy prison sentence after he was convicted of a fraud scheme using people's identities he stole from his route.
Former City Employee Helps With Probe, Avoids prison. A former public works supervisor in the South Florida city of Opa-locka has avoided prison time with his cooperation in a wide-ranging FBI government corruption probe. | March 9, 2017, at 7:07 p.m..
Annino also thanked the Florida Bar Foundation, the Catholic Conference, the Campaign for Fair Sentencing of youth, and the American College of Trial Lawyers "for giving us the help we needed to advocate for Tim.
Morris was originally sentenced to 65 years in prison, though Tharpe had said he deserved more. Morris came before ... A series of U.S.
The women's prison in Gadsden County, where bathrooms flood and balance sheets don't add up, is the latest poster child for Florida's broken corrections system. The problems are also fresh evidence of how private prisons too often fail to serve inmates ...
Prosecuting children as adults for nonviolent offenses isn't being tough on crime. Quite the contrary - it just makes it more likely they'll commit more serious crimes when they grow older.
Clad in a green-striped jail jumpsuit and walking with the aid of a cane, Levy presented himself to U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas as a rare specimen - a 70-year old man with a "perfectly clean" criminal record going to prison for the first ...
Richard Wershe Jr., who is now a 47-year-old grandfather, began working for the FBI as an informant and was later convicted of cocaine possession and sentenced to a life prison in 1988. Wershe, who's being reviewed for possible parole this year ...
0. Orlando, Fla. The chief financial officer of Cay Clubs Resorts and Marinas, once one of the largest employers in the Florida Keys, has been convicted of numerous charges connected to fraud at the company that netted him tens of millions of dollars ...
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Ex-chief Daniel Gordon Winters is housed at Coleman Low, a low-security federal correctional institution in Sumter County, Florida, said Justin King, of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Office of Public Affairs. Stevenson is a northeast Alabama town with ...


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