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  1. Day care worker who kicked toddler receives jail time

    Criminal

    NEW PORT RIC HEY — A day care worker who was caught on video kicking a girl has been sentenced to four months in jail. …

    Linda Klemm
  2. Manhunt under way for 3 armed inmates who escaped from California jail

    Nation

    LOS ANGELES — Investigators are pursuing several leads in the search for three inmates who masterminded a brazen escape from a Southern California maximum-security jail and are considered dangerous, authorities said Sunday.  …

    Orange County sheriff's deputies and a search dog investigate early Saturday after three jail inmates charged with violent crimes escaped from Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif.  [Associated Press]
  3. Hudson man who wanted to go to jail arrested after targeting home of deputy

    Crime

    NEW PORT RICHEY — A man who wanted to go to jail tried to light the home of a Pasco County sheriff's deputy on fire early Thursday, Sheriff Chris Nocco said. …

    Daniel Thomas Hall, 30, of Hudson, was charged with arson and burglary after he tried to light on fire the house of a Pasco County sheriff's deputy. Hall told detectives he had wanted to go to jail.
  4. Family of Oldsmar man who died in jail suing Pinellas Sheriff's Office

    Publicsafety

    It started as a typical DUI traffic stop. George Arthur Hunt IV had been driving off the road in East Lake Woodlands on May 18, 2013, when a deputy stopped him. Seven hours later, the 41-year-old married father of four with no criminal history was dead inside a cell at the Pinellas County Jail. …

    George Hunt IV, 41, died in 2013 inside a cell at the Pinellas County Jail after his DUI arrest.
  5. Deputies: Man who took joy ride on jail lawn arrested again for crashing into jail entrance

    Crime

    BROOKSVILLE — The same man who took a joy ride through the lawn of the Hernando County jail before crashing into a flagpole two weeks ago returned to the scene of the crime for more mischief Sunday, sheriff's officials said. …

  6. Kim Davis, jailed clerk who fought gay marriage, is ordered released

    Courts

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After five days behind bars, county clerk Kim Davis was ordered released from jail Tuesday by the judge who locked her up for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.  …

    Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky., clerk who went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, was ordered released on Tuesday. [Carter County Detention Center via AP]
  7. Murder charge dropped against woman who spent three days in jail for taking abortion pill

    Nation

    A Georgia prosecutor dropped a murder charge Wednesday against a 23-year-old woman whose arrest after taking pills to end her pregnancy baffled even abortion opponents.  …

  8. For offenders who can't pay, it's a pint of blood or jail time

    Nation

    MARION, Ala. — Judge Marvin Wiggins' courtroom was packed on a September morning. The docket listed hundreds of offenders who owed fines or fees for a wide variety of crimes — hunting after dark, assault, drug possession and passing bad checks among them. …

  9. Ruskin mailman who flew gyrocopter into Capitol released from jail, headed back to Florida soon

    Criminal

    WASHINGTON — He made the front pages of the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and USA Today for flying through protected airspace and plopping his gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. He captured air time on an alphabet of news channels for an act of civil disobedience to spotlight campaign finance reform. …

    Doug Hughes, 61, of Ruskin will be placed on home detention in Florida.
  10. Questions raised about history of officer who drove Pinellas jail transport van

    Crime

    LARGO — The security officer who was driving a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office transport van last month when a man in custody in the back was severely beaten by another detainee had a checkered past as a Pasco deputy. …

  11. Bondi criticizes judge who sentenced 'Ochocinco' to jail

    The Buzz

    Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson made national headlines this week when his courtroom antic resulted in a surprise 30-day jail sentence. Americans seemed to split into two camps: those who agreed Johnson deserved jail time for disrespecting the court and those who believed it was overkill by Broward County Judge Kathleen McHugh. …

  12. Jailed Va. lawmaker who won re-election is sworn in

    Politics

    RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia lawmaker newly re-elected despite serving time for a sex scandal hitched a ride from the jailhouse to the statehouse Wednesday for his swearing-in, even as legislative leaders discussed how to throw him out.  …

  13. Authorities say woman who almost hit jail van was DUI

    Briefs

    Check your B of A ATM transactions inellas counties. Clearwater Woman charged with DUI almost hits jail van …

  14. Pinellas jail inmate who hung himself dies at hospital

    Publicsafety

    CLEARWATER -- An inmate at the Pinellas County Jail died in the hospital Saturday after he hung himself in his cell, deputies said.  …

  15. Tampa police mark the centennial of a fallen officer's death

    Publicsafety

    TAMPA — Martin McCauley stood in a sea of blue Friday morning as Tampa police officers remembered his great-great-great-granduncle who was killed in the line of duty 100 years ago. …

    From left, Tampa Police Department Maj. Eli Vazquez, Maj. Keith O'Connor, Assistant Chief Brian Dugan, Maj. Mike Baumaister, Chief Eric Ward and relative Martin McCauley are seen behind a badge-shaped wreath at a memorial ceremony honoring the 100-year anniversary of officer James Ronco's death in the line of duty at Tampa Police Department Headquarters in downtown Tampa Friday. McCauley is Ronco's great-great-great nephew. Officer Ronco was shot by a defendant he had taken into custody in Ybor City, who grabbed Ronco's firearm during transport. LOREN ELLIOTT   |
  16. Legal wrangling propels manslaughter charge to murder in case against Wimauma man

    Criminal

    Prosecutors have upgraded criminal charges against a Wimauma man who now stands accused of first-degree felony murder in a 2014 beating death. …

    Erin Lee Lavon Robinson
  17. Flooding kills woman, four grandchildren in east Texas

    Nation

    Palestine, Texas Flooding kills woman, four grandchildren …

  18. Last fugitive suspect in Paris attacks arrested in Belgium, could be mysterious 'man in the hat'

    World

    BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities said the remaining fugitive suspect in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks was arrested in Belgium on Friday, after a raid linked to the deadly March 22 Brussels bombings yielded five detentions in all.  …

    In an image made from video, police arrest a man in the Anderlecht area of Brussels on Friday. A fugitive suspect in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks was arrested in Belgium on Friday, French police officials said, after a raid Belgian authorities said was linked to the deadly March 22 Brussels bombings.  The suspect, Mohamed Abrini, is believed to be the mysterious "man in the hat" who escaped the double bombing at the Zaventem airport, according to one of the French officials. [Associated Press]
  19. Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy

    Politics

    HELENA, Mont. — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81.  …

  20. School bus driver charged with sex assault in Polk County

    Education

    WINTER HAVEN — Authorities in Florida say a school bus driver has been arrested and charged for sexually assaulting four special needs students.  …

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