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After sexual abuse allegations against female inmates at FL women’s prison,...

Nearly three weeks after Democratic state Sen. Janet Cruz called for the immediate resignation of Lowell Correctional Institution's warden Stephen Rossiter, no action has...

State senator: Prison warden should immediately resign following multiple abuse incidents...

Following allegations of sexual abuse and other misconduct at Florida’s Lowell Correctional Institution, State Sen. Janet Cruz of Hillsborough County is calling for the...

Some FL prisons will reopen to visitation; inmate COVID-19 death toll...

Some of the 86,000+ state inmates in Florida who have been denied visitation for more than six months to mitigate the spread of coronavirus...

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...

Disciplinary confinement in prison should be a “last resort,” and FL...

Following a series of inmate beatings and continued concerns about conditions at Florida’s state prisons, State Rep. Dianne Hart has filed legislation related to...

Dem lawmaker talks about “culture of corruption” in FL corrections system

(UPDATE) Just days after a leading GOP state senator described Florida’s prison system as “in crisis,” three House Democrats made an unannounced visit to...

Hillsborough lawmaker pushes to investigate inmate beatings in Florida prisons

In the wake of disturbing reports of abuse against inmates in Department of Corrections facilities, a Florida House Democrat is asking for a broad...

Lawyers: Lowell Corrections officials must be banned from visiting severely beaten...

Lowell Correctional Institution officials have had unfettered access to beaten inmate Cheryl Weimar -- who is bedridden in a hospital room in Ocala –...

After brutal inmate beating, protest planned at Ocala prison Saturday

Former inmates and prisoner rights advocates are scheduled to gather on Saturday morning for a rally at Lowell Correctional Institution in Marion County, one...

Federal lawsuit claims inmate suffered “malicious and sadistic” beating, leaving her...

A lawsuit filed against the Florida Department of Corrections and four corrections officers claims the officers attacked inmate Cheryl Weimar last month at Lowell...

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