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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.  …

    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]
  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. Health, flexibility will determine Rays' final roster makeup

    Rays

    PORT CHARLOTTE — Opening day is two weeks from today, and the Rays still have a lot to decide. Or at least, a lot to talk about in making those decisions. …

    Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Rickie Weeks Jr. (8) hands a ball to a fan before a spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Fla. on Sunday, March 5, 2017.
  10. 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. …

  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. Florida House moves controversial penalty for 'sanctuary' counties

    Stateroundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Communities in Florida that are considered "sanctuaries" for undocumented immigrants, including four counties in the Tampa Bay area, would have to do away with those practices or risk fines and other state penalties under controversial legislation that passed its first committee this week. …

    Rep. Larry Metz introduced the anti-sanctuary bill.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.  …

  16. 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 …

  17. Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier heads to the dugout after striking out against the Toronto Blue Jays during a spring training game in Dunedin. [CHARLIE KAIJO | Times]
  18. 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.  …

  19. Deportation anxiety grows in Florida fields

    Incoming

    WIMAUMA — Rumors about deportation raids started to circulate around the fields again, so Catalina Sanchez and her husband began to calculate the consequences of everything they did. …

    Heleodora Jos? Jos? pauses in the doorway of her trailer in Dover. She picks seasonal produce in local fields, but is afraid to travel to find other work for fear of being detained.
  20. Review: 'Underground' Season 2 brings legends Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

    The Feed

    Harriet Tubman’s first screen appearance in the second season of Underground is pointing a rifle at a bounty hunter after a runaway slave. It’s just one part of the thrilling tone the hit drama on WGN takes in exploring stories along the Underground Railroad. …

    Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman, Amirah Vann as Ernestine, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Rosalee, Aldis Hodge as Noah, Alano Miller as Cato and Jessica de Gouw as Elizabeth Hawkes.

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