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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. 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.
  3. 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.  …

    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. 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.  …

  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. Newpoint schools' vendor Steven Kunkemoeller arrested in Escambia County

    The Gradebook

    One of two businessmen accused of swindling 15 charter schools throughout Florida, including six between Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, turned himself into authorities Wednesday after being charged with racketeering and organized fraud. …

    Steven J. Kunkemoeller, 56, turned himself in after a warrant was out for his arrest on charges of racketeering and organized fraud. Kunkemoeller owned businesses that sold goods at inflated prices to charter schools. He is accused of pocketing that money for personal expenses, including $175,000 for his home mortgage.
  10. State attorney decides against charges in suicide of 10-year-old Clearwater boy

    Publicsafety

    CLEARWATER — The Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney's Office has decided not to charge the parents of a 10-year-old boy who fatally shot himself in January. …

    Clearwater police detectives were at the scene of a 10-year-old boy’s suicide the morning of Jan. 5. Ian Sevostjanov had fatally shot himself after having an argument with his mother.
  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. 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. …

  13. Police charge man with robbery shown on video at Tampa Amscot

    Crime

    TAMPA — Detectives have identified and charged a man they say was caught on video robbing a woman at an Amscot ATM this week. …

  14. 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. …

  15. Marcus: Why didn't Trump want anyone to hear his conversation with Comey?

    Columns

    WASHINGTON So why did the president ask his vice president and attorney general to leave the room? …

    President Donald Trump asked Vice President Mike Pence, center, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to leave the room during a meeting with then-FBI director James Comey, reports say.
  16. 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 flies his gyrocopter last month near Wauchula Municipal Airport.
  17. 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 …

  18. National Guard 'neo-Nazi' left slaying scene to buy rifles, authorities say

    Criminal

    TAMPA — A distraught Brandon Russell told investigators he was leaving town to visit his father in West Palm Beach. He had just discovered two of his roommates shot to death May 19 in their Tampa Palms apartment. …

    Brandon Russell, 21, is a Florida National Guardsman and University of South Florida student facing federal firearms and explosives charges in connection with the discovery of bomb-making materials at his Tampa Palms apartment last month. [From Facebook]
  19. 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.  …

  20. Liberal claims victory in South Korea presidential election

    World

    SEOUL, South Korea — Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul streets, newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae In today will be thrown into the job of navigating a nation deeply split over its future and faced with growing threats from North Korea and an uneasy alliance with the United States. …

    Democratic Party of Korea candidate Moon Jae In celebrates at the party’s auditorium on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea.

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