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Head Of Florida’s Prison Agency Steps Down

Ken Tucker, who took over the Department of Corrections last year, said in a video message he is leaving because he’s approaching a mandatory retirement date.

CBS4–11/15/2012

FDLE has a new weapon in the fight against child porn. A high tech bus will pull up to the suspected offender's home and confiscate their computer. (CBS4)

New Technology Takes Down Child Porn Users

Fighting child pornography is a priority in South Florida. Now state and local investigators have a new weapon in the fight against the illegal images.

CBS4–02/02/2012

Ulises Rodriguez  (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Ex-Firefighter Avoids Jail For “Sexting” Teen

A former Miami-Dade firefighter who had allegedly sent sexually explicit messages to a 17-year-old boy will not face any jail time and instead will enter into a 12-month program to avoid a criminal record.

CBS4–01/18/2012

Stephen Saftler (Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police)

Man Accused Of Possessing Child Porn At Work Out Of Jail

A sunrise businessman accused of having pornography showing children as young as one-year-old on his office computer is out of jail.

CBS4–12/30/2011

Lindsay Lohan arrives for her probation violation hearing at the Airport Courthouse on November 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  Judge Stephanie Sautner revoked Lohan's probation on October 19 and will officially decide if Lohan violated the terms of her sentence after she was terminated from her court ordered community service at the Downtown Women's center for repeatedly failing to appear.  Lohan could face jail time if she is found to be in violation of her sentence stemming from a 2007 drunk-driving conviction and a jewelry theft conviction earlier this year.  (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Judge Sentences Lindsay Lohan To Jail For 30 Days

A judge on Wednesday sentenced Lindsay Lohan to serve 30 days in jail for a probation violation.

CBS4–11/02/2011

(Source: AP)

S. Fla. Man Gets 20 Years For Fatal DUI

A South Florida man who fled to Belize and was later returned to the U.S. has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a fatal DUI.

CBS4–09/17/2011

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Scott: Fla. Prison Privatization Hinges On Savings

Gov. Rick Scott said a massive South Florida prison privatization plan won’t fly if it doesn’t save the state money.

CBS4–08/20/2011

(Source: Pool) Casey Anthony walks out of the Orlando jail, accompanied by one of her attorneys, about 8 minutes past Midnight Sunday

Casey Anthony Released From Jail

Casey Anthony completed her last day in jail Saturday and was released just after midnight Sunday. Anthony is preparing for an uncertain future after nearly three years behind bars.

CBS4–07/17/2011

Cindy Anthony

Casey Anthony Refuses Jailhouse Visit From Mother

Casey Anthony is refusing a visit in jail from her mother just days after she was acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

CBS4–07/08/2011

(Source: Orange County Corrections Dept.)

Man Jailed For ‘Middle Finger’ Gesture In Casey Anthony Trial

A man was sentenced to several days in jail after he made an obscene gesture during his attendance at the Casey Anthony trial.

CBS4–06/30/2011

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