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  1. 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.  …

  2. 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
  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.  …

    Bac Duong, 43, charged with attempted murder, is one of three jail inmates charged with violent crimes who escaped from the Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif. Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock said Saturday that the inmates were last seen at 5 a.m. and could have escaped anytime between then and late Friday night. [Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP]
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  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. Man, 58, accused of exposing himself to students at north Tampa bus stop

    Crime

    TAMPA — Deputies arrested a 58-year-old man Thursday after he exposed himself to several students at a north Tampa bus stop, authorities said. …

    David Bryan Scott, 58, was arrested Thursday after he exposed his genitals to a group of students at a bus stop in north Tampa, authorities said.
  11. Rays-Rangers Friday preview

    Rays

    Tonight: vs. Rangers 7:10, Tropicana Field TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game time. Promotion: $15 lower-level tickets for students, 18 and up …

    ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 13:  Cole Hamels #35 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Detroit Tigers in the third inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 13, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) 607683487
  12. 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 and his gyrocopter fly Wednesday near the Washington Monument en route to the Capitol.
  13. 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. …

  14. 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. …

  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. Two jailers were moved into policing jobs after Sandra Bland's death in Texas

    Nation

    DALLAS — Less than two months after the death of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was jailed in Texas after a routine traffic stop, two of her jailers quietly moved to other jobs. …

    The death of Sandra Bland in a Texas jail was ruled a suicide.
  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. 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. Editorial: St. Petersburg should embrace diversion program

    Editorials

    When Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri proposed a program to steer adults who commit low-level offenses toward rehabilitation instead of arresting them, leaders around the county reacted with interest and questions. The proposal has now had a thorough vetting and shows promise for reducing the number of people arrested for minor crimes and sparing them a criminal record. The St. Petersburg City Council, which wisely voted to go slowly on this important issue, should embrace the proposal today and ensure the same rules apply countywide. …

  20. Former Vanderbilt player sentenced to 15 years for dorm rape

    Criminal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A former Vanderbilt football player has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping an unconscious female student. A criminal judge handed down the sentence for Cory Batey on Friday after the victim said her life was shattered as a result of the rape.  …

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