For a while, Barret Robbins was well on his way to live a life full of fame and fortune. The 6’3″, 320-pound former NFL star was set to play in the Super Bowl in 2003. However, he never got on the field.
With support eroding for a new privately built and operated federal detention center in Southwest Ranches, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced late Friday that it was abandoning plans for the center, a victory for opponents and a blow to those who saw it as a source of tax revenue and jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two men are facing time in prison after a federal investigation found that the men were defrauding an airline in the charter services industry.