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.
The wife of George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, was sentenced Wednesday to a year’s probation and 100 hours of community service.
Test driving a car is usually a fun experience filled with anticipation as you look at your next car. But for one north Florida man, a test drive ended up with him under arrest and facing multiple charges.
Ivanna Villanueva changed her plea in a hearing Friday and has agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a reduced prison sentence for her part in a deadly DUI hit and run accident that left Eyder Ayala dead.
Florida Atlantic University saw $6 million vanish Monday when the GEO Group decided to pull its offer to buy the naming rights to the stadium.
The trial against Dennis Escobar took more twists and turns Monday as he rejected a plea deal he was expected to take.
In his first extended interview since becoming Miami-Dade County’s Police Director, J.D. Patterson said he understands the damage that violence can do to a community as well as individual families.
Jon Hammar, the 27-year-old former Marine from Palmetto Bay, was released Friday night from the Matamoros jail.
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.
The final presidential debate is behind us and a lot was discussed during the three face-offs between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.