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  1. 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.  …

  2. Pinellas jail inmate who hung himself dies at hospital

    Public Safety

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

  3. 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. …

  4. 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. …

  5. 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 …

  6. New hearing set to determine if Jonchuck is mentally competent

    Criminal

    LARGO — A Feb. 27 hearing has been set to determine whether John Jonchuck has the mental capability to understand the first-degree murder case filed against him after police said he threw his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge and into Tampa Bay. …

  7. Adv23 For release Tuesday, Dec. 23

    TODAY IN HISTORY 1933: President Franklin D. Roosevelt restored the civil rights of about 1,500 people who'd been jailed for opposing World War I. 1954: The first successful human kidney transplant took place at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. …

  8. DCF highlights systemic changes as Jonchuck's mental competency hearing is set

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — If not for a systemic problem and protocol being neglected in the Department of Children and Family hot line call center, Phoebe Jonchuck might still be alive. …

    In a hearing Tuesday before a House subcommittee, DCF Secretary Mike Carroll said his department has started fixing the problems that resulted in Phoebe Jonchuck's father,  John, never being thoroughly investigated despite two phone calls to a state hot line. [JAMES BORCHUCK | Times]
  9. Caracas mayor arrested on sedition accusation, plunging Venezuela into new crisis

    World

    CARACAS, Venezuela — A new political crisis convulsed Venezuela on Friday over the arrest of the Caracas mayor, one of the country's top opposition figures. President Nicolas Maduro accused Mayor Antonio Ledezma, 59, of abetting what he called an American plot to overthrow the government.  …

    Antonio Ledezma’s arrest led to protests.
  10. Rand Paul says Bush is a hypocrite over marijuana use

    The Buzz

    Sen. Rand Paul says it's hypocritical for Jeb Bush to oppose legalizing marijuana given that Bush smoked a fair amount at prep school. “You would think he’d have a little more understanding then,” Paul told The Hill while en route to a political event in Texas. …

  11. Valrico man who fatally shot brother-in-law released from jail

    Crime

    VALRICO — A man who fatally shot the brother-in-law who broke into his home Monday night was released from jail early Wednesday on drug-related charges. …

  12. Woman charged with DUI, wrong-way driving in Ybor City

    News

    The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a woman they say was driving the wrong way and under the influence early Sunday morning in Ybor City. …

  13. Case closes for Tampa teen beaten, jailed by Israeli police

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — A Tampa teen who Israeli police beat and jailed without cause last summer is now free to return to that country, according to U.S. authorities. …

    Tariq Abu Khdeir says he plans to go back to Israel this year.
  14. Bride who faked cancer to pay for wedding, honeymoon released from jail

    GOSHEN, N.Y. — A woman who faked having cancer so donors would pay for her "dream wedding" and Caribbean honeymoon was released from jail Wednesday after paying back more than $13,000 to the people she duped.  …

  15. Rubio sharply criticizes Obama's Cuba policy at hearing

    State Roundup

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio sharply criticized President Barack Obama's effort to open diplomatic ties with Cuba, saying during the first congressional hearing on the issue Tuesday that he does not believe it will lead to positive change. …

    Senate Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Chairman Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., presides over a hearing on Cuba on Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.   This is the first Senate hearing chaired by Rubio, a Cuban-American and likely presidential candidate, who is a critic of President Barack Obama's outreach to Cuba. [Associated Press]
  16. In Tampa Bay, 4 Lou Pearlman pitchmen who sold Ponzi investments heading to jail

    Venture

    Wake up and good morning. It's been more than three years since Orlando Ponzi schemer and boy band producer Lou Pearlman was sentenced to 25 years in jail. Read Helen Huntley's St. Petersburg Times piece from 2008 about that. (Photo: Pearlman in custody, by Phelan Ebenhack.) …

  17. Editorial: Cheney's defense of indefensible torture

    Editorials

    Dick Cheney managed to add to the damage he has caused to America's image and influence with a deplorable defense of the CIA's torture tactics over the weekend. The former vice president's comments Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press exposed how far divorced he is from the facts and the law, and how dangerous his outdated world view is to American national security. …

  18. Police: Head of local Down syndrome charity embezzled funds

    News

    LARGO — Every October for 10 years, the Down Syndrome Network of Tampa Bay held a "Buddy Walk," a fundraiser in a local park featuring a mile-long walk, games, clowns, giveaways, food and raffles. It raised tens of thousands of dollars — purportedly to fund programs for children with Down syndrome. …

     [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
  19. Duo who planned to rob undercover officer land in jail, Pasco deputies say

    Crime

    DADE CITY — She said she would bring $2,800 cash. The two men brought $2,000 worth of drugs — and a gun to rob her. …

  20. Austrian-Canadian who voted in 2008 U.S. election caught by purge, headed to jail

    The Buzz

     As the debate continues over whether or not to purge Florida's voting rolls of potential non-citizens before the November elections, at least one person will be going to jail for voting illegally in 2008. …

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