| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:52 PM
One by one, five teenagers in maroon jumpsuits were led into a courtroom Thursday afternoon at the Seminole County Juvenile Detention Center to face a judge for the first time since they were arrested on rape charges.
Family members packed the gallery,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Black Guerrilla Family gang leader who prosecutors say essentially took over Baltimore's jail while an inmate there will be the government's star witness against the eight remaining defendants, attorneys said as the trial opened Wednesday.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The Highland Park police officers who fatally shot a man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital last week were justified in their actions, authorities announced Tuesday.
Christopher Anderson, 27, of Waukegan, was killed Nov. 3 after he drew a gun from his...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Medical staff members flee from the hospital room, apparently fearing for their lives, in harrowing, newly released video footage of the Nov. 3 police shooting of a Waukegan man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital.
Christopher Anderson, 27, and his 9-...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Wellington polo club founder John Goodman, convicted last month of DUI manslaughter for a second time, now wants to be freed from Palm Beach County Jail while he appeals the verdict.
Attorneys for Goodman, 51, on Wednesday asked Chief Circuit Judge...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:46 PM
CLERMONT — A 54-year-old prisoner died at the Lake Correctional Institution on Nov. 9, the Florida Department of Corrections confirmed Monday.
Mark Comenzo was serving time at the Clermont facility for violation of probation in Indian River...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Joy remembers the day that risking a few dollars for fun turned into a rush she couldn't control.
It was Feb. 14, 2000, at the casino in Charles Town, W.Va. She plunked some money into a slot machine, and out came hundreds of dollars — and the...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
A Florida man who calls himself the "Alligator Whisperer" was arrested after officials received complaints that he was swimming with and kissing gators in the Everglades, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife.
FWC officials had been tracking posts on...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Detainees at the Cook County Jail face such an "extremely high" risk of harm that the facility is one of the most dangerous in the country, a national expert on jail operations testified Wednesday, saying "serious failures" in staff leadership are...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
In an effort to help inmates strengthen their family bonds, a prison in Florida decided to host a daddy-daughter dance on Nov. 4, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Inmates wore suits and tuxedos while the girls arrived in frilly dresses with...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Federal agents have arrested a South Florida man they said made several trips to South America to have sex and make child pornography videos with underage girls.
Dennis DeJesus, 45, of North Lauderdale, was arrested at his home Saturday on child "sex...