An inmate at a state prison in Miami-Dade County is on the loose after he escaped on Halloween.
Movies like “Saw” prey on people’s fear of being locked in a room, struggling to solve puzzles to escape. The panic of confinement and finite time breeds heart-pounding stress. One group of entrepreneurs in Miami Beach have taken this formula and turned it into an attraction.
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 state prison inmate so close to freedom that he was allowed to work outside the walls of one of the state’s most minimum security prisons faces years longer at hard time, after he escaped briefly Tuesday, touching off a 90 minute manhunt.