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Inmate infections spike at state prisons; feds report first case among...

Update: Hours after publishing this report, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons reported that a second federal facility in Florida has at least one employee...

Virus expands in FL state prison system, with employees, inmates infected;...

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida's state-run prisons and probation offices rose to 41 on Tuesday, up from 12 in just one week.There were...

One week after first fatality, 7 federal prisoners now dead from...

Seven federal inmates died of COVID-19 this week in hospitals near the prison facilities where they contracted the disease, according to the U.S. Bureau...

Federal prison infections double overnight; 12 FL prison staff have COVID-19

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in federal prisons doubled in one day, from 28 on Tuesday to 57 on Wednesday, although none were reported in...

As virus spreads into prisons, lawmakers call on Gov. DeSantis to...

As cases of COVID-19 are being confirmed in Florida prisons, a Democratic Congresswoman and a state representative called on Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday to...

FL Corrections system’s reversal on transgender policy sways appeals court

A federal appeals court has sided with the Florida Department of Corrections in a dispute with a transgendered inmate who sought treatment for gender...

Harmful and inhumane prison conditions demand action by lawmakers, but is...

Last October, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch, appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, warned Florida lawmakers about growing tensions in the state’s prisons.“The...

The fate of seriously ill prisoners: shackled to a hospital bed...

Felicia Harvey wanted to help her big brother who was very sick.Brian Harvey was dying from colon cancer. His younger sister, who goes by...

Bipartisan Senate panel: It’s time to get low-level drug offenders out...

Florida lawmakers on a key Senate panel want to keep low-level offenders out of state prison, particularly drug offenders who need treatment, not incarceration.The...

More elderly and ill prisoners would be eligible for release under...

State Rep. Bobby DuBose filed legislation this week that would expand the use of medical releases for gravely ill prisoners and create a system...

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