Ex-Corrections Officer, Others Get Prison In Fraud A former Miami-Dade County corrections officer and three others have been sentenced for operating an identity theft and tax fraud ring using identities of current and former prisoners.
Corrections Chief Installs New Leaders At Troubled Miami-Dade PrisonA new warden has been named at Dade Correctional Institution after the previous warden and two of his assistants were fired after the investigation into an inmate death who died in a scalding shower was taking too long.
Warden Fired Over Prisoner's 2012 Scalding DeathPrison officials said a warden and two of his assistants were fired because the investigation of an inmate who died in a scalding shower was taking too long.
"Rock Doc" Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years In PrisonThe “Rock Doc” has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison. The South Florida doctor got the nickname for his spiky hairstyle and punk fashion. He was sentenced to prison for more than $2.5 million in attempted Medicare fraud.
S. Florida Killer, Robert L. Henry, Executed A South Florida man who beat two women to death with a hammer and then set them on fire during a robbery is set to be executed by lethal injection Thursday evening.
Rothstein Scheduled To Testify In Federal CourtConvicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein is scheduled to testify for a former law firm colleague also charged in the $1.2 billion fraud.
Bill Would Provide Prison Inmates With State ID Cards Upon ReleaseAn attempt to provide Florida’s inmates with the documents they need to get jobs when they get out of prison moved a step closer to reality.
Miami-Based Cocaine Smugglers Going To PrisonFor seven years, a Miami-based drug trafficking operation used cargo ships to smuggle cocaine into South Florida. Now the ringleaders are heading to prison.
Judge Rejects O.J. Simpson's Bid For A New Trial A judge in Las Vegas rejected O.J. Simpson's bid for a new trial on Tuesday, dashing the former football star's bid for freedom.
Homesick Hijacker Headed To Federal CourtThe homesick hijacker who returned to the U.S. from Cuba Wednesday is set to make his first appearance in Miami federal court on Thursday.
Homesick Hijacker Arrives In South Florida After 30 Years In CubaThe man who hijacked a Florida bound plane to Cuba almost 30 years ago has returned to U.S. soil.
Thirty Years After He Hijacked A Plane To Cuba, William Potts Will Return To AmericaAlmost 30 years after William Potts, a member of the Black Panthers, hijacked a Miami-bound plane intending to overthrow the U.S. government, he will return to American soil.
Last Victim Of Capsized Boat Off Miami Identified A fourth Haitian woman who died when a boat carrying 15 people capsized off Miami has been identified.
Suspects Pursued In Forged Papers Used To Spring Inmates From Florida Prison At least six Florida inmates have used forged paperwork to attempt get out of prison, and two were successful, authorities revealed Tuesday, at a news conference to announce they are on the trail of the culprits who created the false documents.
Smoke Em If You Got Em: DOC Ends Cigarette Ban In Work CampsCorrections 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.