Florida Department of Corrections
One year after Florida closed several prisons to save money, the state insists it must re-open some of them because of a growing inmate population.
Another prisoner was released by accident according to authorities in central Florida, but the prisoner is back in custody.
The two inmates, released from prison with bogus paperwork, were both captured Saturday night in Panama City.
Two convicted murderers are on the loose after both were mistakenly released from a Florida prison with forged documents, authorities said.
In order to keep more sex offenders from congregating overnight on the sidewalk in one Shorecrest neighborhood, Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff thinks he’s found the solution.
The Florida Department of Corrections is launching a new automated system to alert residents living near a state correctional facility in the event of an emergency.
A former Miami resident and fugitive wanted in Florida for more than a decade for violating probation, is now accused of beating a 9-year-old Indiana girl to death and then dismembering her body.
Almost three months after being released from jail, Casey Anthony has reported that she’s unemployed and not attending any therapy or mental health sessions.
A Leon County circuit judge has blocked a plan to privatize 29 Florida prison facilities, claiming the way the law authorized the change violated the Florida constitution. The state had planned to seek bids on the program Friday, but that was immediately canceled by the ruling.
A Florida murderer who escaped from prison more than three decades ago while serving a life sentence has been recaptured in Montrose County, Colorado.