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Ex-Media Mogul Conrad Black Released From Miami Federal Prison

Conrad Black, a disgraced former media mogul, walked out of federal prison in Miami early Friday morning after serving roughly three years for defrauding investors.

CBS4–05/04/2012

Charles Colson (Source: NNDB.com)

Charles Colson, Presidential Aide During Watergate, Dies At 80

Charles Colson, the tough-as-nails special counsel to President Richard Nixon who went to prison for his role in a Watergate-related case and became a Christian evangelical helping inmates, has died. He was 80.

CBS4–04/21/2012

LA HABANA, CUBA:  An inmate pops out from a ventilation gap in one of the jail blocks of "Combinado del Este" prison in Havana, 31 March 2004, during a visit that Cuban government organized so as to show the press the prison population's health condition. This is the first time that Fidel Castro's government is showing the prison's inside to the international media, in response to growing accusations of human rights abuses, previous to Geneva's Summit where it could be charged with human rights violations and mistreatment of the convicts.        (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Inside Cuban Prison Walls

They’re the images that Raul Castro’s government doesn’t want you to see. Secret videos show terrible conditions at Cuba’s largest and most notorious prison, Havana’s Combinado del Este.

03/16/2012

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House Committee Releases Prison Privatization Bill Proposal

A proposal for privatizing prisons in 18 counties in the state, a bill that with a few differences, was released late Friday by The House Justice Appropriations Committee.

CBS4–01/21/2012

Jeffrey George was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills. (Source: PBSO)

Judge Gives S. Fla. Pill Mill Owner 15+ Years In Prison

The co-owner of four South Florida pain clinics responsible for illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills was slapped with a prison sentence of more than 15 years.

CBS4–01/14/2012

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Fla. Judge Again Blocks Prison Privatization

A Florida circuit judge has ordered the state to “cease and desist” from taking further steps toward accepting bids for a prison-privatization plan that she found unconstitutional.

CBS4–11/05/2011

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Former Secret Agent Pleads Guilty To Impersonating Agent

An adjunct Broward County university professor and former U.S. Secret Service agent entered a guilty plea for impersonating a federal law enforcement officer, according to a statement the U.S. State Attorney released Friday.

CBS4–11/04/2011

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2 Men Sentenced In Charter Airline Fraud Schemes

Two men are facing time in prison after a federal investigation found that the men were defrauding an airline in the charter services industry.

CBS4–10/29/2011

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Woman Gets 20 Years For Fatal DUI Crash

A South Florida woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a DUI crash that left construction workers dead and one injured.

CBS4–10/08/2011

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Judge Rejects Plan To Privatize Florida Prisons

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.

CBS4–10/01/2011

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