Lawsuit Filed Against State In Inmate’s Death At Miami-Dade PrisonDescribing Dade Correctional Institution as “one of the most violent prisons” in the state, the family of an inmate murdered in 2016 is suing the Florida Department of Corrections.
Facing South Florida: Budget Cuts To The Florida Department Of CorrectionsSweeping cuts to the Florida Department of Corrections have targeted a variety of programs for inmates.
State Corrections Officer Taken Into Custody After Fleeing PrisonA 24-year-old Florida Department of Corrections Officer was taken into custody.
Judge Backs Department Of Corrections In Orlando DisputeAn administrative law judge has sided with the Florida Department of Corrections in a substance-abuse treatment contracting dispute.
Court Sides With Prisons Agency In Public Records CaseAn appeals court Monday said the Florida Department of Corrections did not violate the state's public-records law.
The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold Hempstead, Part 2A man with a criminal past, serving a life prison sentence, is also considered a hero, to some, for his courageous pursuit of justice to expose corruption and abuses behind bars which he claims includes the death of a mentally ill inmate named Darren Rainey. Here is Part 2 of CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen's exclusive conversation with Harold Hempstead.
The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold HempsteadA man with a criminal past, serving a life prison sentence, is also considered a hero, to some, for his courageous pursuit of justice to expose corruption and abuses behind bars which he claims includes the death of a mentally ill inmate named Darren Rainey. Here is Part 1 of CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen's exclusive conversation with Harold Hempstead.
Law Enforcement To Monitor Sex Offenders On HalloweenLocal law enforcement will be out in full force on Halloween, keeping the peace and monitoring sex offenders.
Florida Executes Man Convicted Of Fatally Stabbing 4Nearly three decades after being convicted of fatally stabbing four people, including his ex-wife and young daughter, a Florida man was executed Thursday.
Prison Guard Charged With Introducing ContrabandThe Florida Department of Corrections says a former Florida Panhandle prison guard has been arrested for allegedly introducing contraband into the facility where he worked.
Prison System To Appeal Kosher Food RulingIn the latest move in a long-running legal battle, the Florida Department of Corrections has given notice it will appeal rulings by a federal judge about providing kosher food to prisoners.