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State senators want more rehabilitation for inmates and incentives to shorten...

A bipartisan effort advancing this week in the state Senate would bolster prison rehabilitation programs to allow inmates to earn shorter sentences. That concept, called...

Frail, elderly, and frontline workers in FL are in Phase 1...

Florida’s plans to prioritize vaccinations for frontline workers most likely to contract COVID-19 and vulnerable people most likely to die of it appear to...

COVID-19 death toll rises in Florida prisons; inmate advocates demonstrate, families...

The official death toll from COVID-19 among state prison inmates in Florida rose Friday to 89, spanning cases in 25 of the Department of...

Federal prisons: Two inmates dead in FL as death toll hits...

The death toll from COVID-19 in federal prisons reached 105 this week when two inmates at a Texas prison died in nearby hospitals, according...

Southern Poverty Law Center sues for access to state prison records...

The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding public records about state inmates at risk of contracting COVID-19 behind bars and is suing the Florida...

Most COVID-19 infections in rural counties are often in state prisons

As state prison authorities expand testing among inmates and employees, the extent of COVID-19 behind bars is becoming evident, even in prisons in rural...

State prison in rural Liberty County has highest number of inmates...

In Liberty County, the last Florida county to report its first case of COVID-19, the state prison now holds more infected inmates than any...

In one month, COVID-19 deaths have gone from 0 to 28...

A month ago, the federal prison system reported no COVID-19 infections among inmates or employees. Thirty days later, 28 inmates have died in the coronavirus...

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...

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