Department of Corrections
The convicted murderer of nine-year-old Jimmy Ryce, Juan Carlos Chavez, has less than 19 hours to live and his lawyers are spending those hours fighting to extend his life through last minute appeals.
Corrections officials quietly reversed a blanket ban on tobacco at prisons this summer and are now allowing inmates at work release centers to have up to 10 packs of cigarettes each.
Florida’s prison inmates looking to exercise their faith with a kosher meal will have the option in all state prisons at the end of the year.
A Jewish prisoner’s lawsuit seeking a kosher meal plan in Florida prisons can go forward, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Health care workers at Miami-Dade County prisons and at eight other county prison systems across the state will be fired soon because their jobs have been outsourced.
It’s a big week for Casey Anthony. Some time this week her year of probation will end and she’ll be released from state supervision. Just when that will happen is a secret.
Florida’s Department of Corrections is being sued by the federal government for not offering its prison population meals that conform to their religious beliefs.
“Hey, where’d they all go.” The state’s Department of Transportation report nearly 30,000 offenders are currently missing from state supervision
A legislative proposal to privatize about 30 prisons in most of the southern part of the state is headed for the Senate floor after a vote in the Budget Committee that angered prison guards who feel they’re not being heard.
The Broward Correction Institute and six other prisons across the state will be shut down as part of the state’s Department of Corrections latest cost cutting measures.