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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. Florida briefs: Prosecutors seek jail for mom who drove into surf

    Briefs

    Daytona Beach Prosecutors seek jail for mom who drove into surf Prosecutors are asking a judge to send back to jail a South Carolina woman who drove her three young children into the Daytona Beach surf two years ago.  …

  3. 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.
  4. 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]
  5. 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.
  6. 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. …

  7. 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]
  8. 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.  …

  9. 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. …

  10. 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. …

  11. 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. …

  12. The week's 20 best news photos, from the Associated Press, Getty Images and the Tampa Bay Times

    World

    This week's collection of the best news photos features an amazingly colorful protest in Bucharest, two images from the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, a grandmother and children demonstrating that winter can be fun, some picturesque paddleboarders in California and two photos from, ahem, "fashion" week. …

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: A Havanese dog is judged during competition at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, February 13, 2017 in New York City. There are 2874 dogs entered in this show with a total entry of 2908 in 200 different breeds or varieties, including 23 obedience entries. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
  13. 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.
  14. 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.  …

  15. 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 …

  16. 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.  …

  17. Florida House members stay firm in tax stance while talking education spending

    The Gradebook

    According to plan, Florida House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee members on Thursday offered their ideas for cutting public education funding if revenue declines as projected. …

  18. Cross-bay bromance: Mayors tout regionalism, cooperation — yes, even on baseball

    Bay Buzz

    Two or three decades ago, the politics of the Tampa Bay area was parochial enough that the idea of bringing the mayors of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater together for a lunch would not have been quite so plausible, and the discussion might have been more strained than cordial. …

    Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn emphasized the need for regional cooperation at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club Tuesday.
  19. Stolen-car suspect shot by officers, was released from jail 10 days earlier

    Publicsafety

    An officer-involved shooting in Tampa on Saturday night left a car-theft suspect with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. …

    According to Tampa police, suspect Joel Alexander Cook was shot by an officer, then transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. This is a booking photo from a May 1, 2016, arrest. [Hillsborough County Jail]
  20. DeWitt: Outgoing judge has conflict as he prepares to return to previous job

    Courts

    The career plans of Hernando County Judge Donald "Sonny" McCathran Jr. will be no surprise to defense attorneys who have appeared before him. …

    County Judge Donald "Sonny" McCathran lost his primary election race in August to Kristie Ruppe.

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