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  1. Day care worker who kicked toddler receives jail time


    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


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


    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.  …

    Jonathan Tieu, 20, who is charged with murder;  is one of three jail inmates charged with violent crimes who escaped from the Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif.  [Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP]
  4. Family of Oldsmar man who died in jail suing Pinellas Sheriff's Office


    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. Hudson man who wanted to go to jail arrested after targeting home of deputy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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

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    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


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


    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 and his gyrocopter fly Wednesday near the Washington Monument en route to the Capitol.
  13. Jailed Va. lawmaker who won re-election is sworn in


    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.  …

  14. Montana judge criticized after giving 60-day sentence for incest


    A judge who sentenced a Montana man to 60 days in jail for incest with his 12-year-old daughter is facing a firestorm of criticism and an impeachment effort by those who view the sentence as far too light. …

     In handing down the sentence on Oct. 4, Judge John McKeon cited statements from the victim's mother and maternal grandmother, both of whom acknowledged the "horrible" nature of the crime while seeking leniency. [Havre Daily News]
  15. Authorities say woman who almost hit jail van was DUI


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

  16. Times recommends: Bob Gualtieri for Pinellas sheriff


    During a time of intense scrutiny of law enforcement nationwide, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri has been a transparent, accessible and progressive leader. He has steered innovative efforts like diversion programs and homeless shelters, and has promptly acknowledged when his department fell short of expectations. Those are among the reasons why Gualtieri faces only token opposition, and he deserves another four years. …

  17. Pinellas jail inmate who hung himself dies at hospital


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

  18. Stolen-car suspect shot by officers, was released from jail 10 days earlier


    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]
  19. Psychiatric patients wait the longest in emergency rooms, survey shows


    The situation wasn't unusual for Stanford, Calif., emergency room physician Suzanne Lippert: The patient before her was a woman in her 60s suffering from severe depression, who said she had a plan to take her own life. The problem for Lippert: No inpatient bed was immediately available, so the woman would have to temporarily wait in the Stanford Hospital ER as a "boarder." …

     Overcrowding in hospital emergency departments has been on the rise since the 1980s, experts say, and the central cause is boarders: people waiting more than two hours for an inpatient bed. Psychiatric boarders generally wait the longest. [Associated Press]
  20. Pinellas County Sheriff


    For five years, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri has led the county's largest law enforcement agency. He has created a step pay plan for employees and led the effort for a pre-arrest adult diversion program. But his position is being challenged by James McLynas, an Indian Shores resident who previously filed complaints against deputies and writes on his campaign website that he is "dedicated to exposing the massive corruption of Sheriff Gualtieri." Greg Pound, a write-in candidate from Largo, is also running.  …

    NP_362969_DAMA_copcharge_1  (11/27/2012 CLEARWATER) James McLynas, 54.  -  A Clearwater Police officer has been charged in connection with allegedly sharing a private citizen's information from a state database. James McLynas, 54, and Kim Harwell, 53. Harwell says she is the woman whose information was shared. McLynas, who discovered that the info had been shared, is the ex-husband of the woman who obtained Harwell's personal info.   [Jim Damaske, Times]

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