Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Fla. police have suspects in escaped inmate probe

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — At least six inmates in Florida have used forged documents in attempts to escape from prison, including two killers who were mistakenly freed because of the paperwork, authorities said Tuesday. Police […]

10/22/2013

This undated combo of photos provided by the Florida Department. of Corrections shows Joseph Jenkins, left and Charles Walker.  (AP Photo/Florida Department. of Corrections)

Escaped Fla. prisoners grilled: Who helped you?

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Back in custody after using forged documents to escape their life sentences, two convicted killers were being grilled on Sunday by law enforcement authorities who said they expect to […]

10/20/2013

Official: 2 Fla. prisoners captured by authorities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The head of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement says authorities have captured the two prisoners who were released by phony documents. Commissioner Gerald Bailey said Saturday night that Joseph Jenkins […]

10/19/2013

This undated combo of photos provided by the Florida Department. of Corrections shows Joseph Jenkins, left and Charles Walker.  (AP Photo/Florida Department. of Corrections)

2 killers registered as felons after their escape

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Within days of strolling out of prison without a hitch, two convicted killers freed by bogus paperwork went to a jail about 300 miles away and registered as felons, records showed. […]

10/18/2013

University of South Florida assistant professor Dr. Erin Kimmerle, center, speaks to a team of anthropologists from the University of South Florida who will begin exhuming suspected graves on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the now-closed Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. The researchers are sifting through topsoil to find remains at the former reform school in hopes of identifying the boys buried there and learning how they died. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Edmund D. Fountain, Pool)

Grave excavation continues at reform school site

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) – On the second day of an excavation project, University of South Florida researchers worked Sunday on two graves at a former reform school in the Florida Panhandle where students say they […]

09/01/2013

University of South Florida assistant professor Dr. Erin Kimmerle, center, speaks to a team of anthropologists from the University of South Florida who will begin exhuming suspected graves on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the now-closed Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. The researchers are sifting through topsoil to find remains at the former reform school in hopes of identifying the boys buried there and learning how they died. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Edmund D. Fountain, Pool)

Grave excavation begins at Fla. reform school site

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) — University of South Florida researchers began exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former Panhandle reform school where horrific beatings have been reported in hopes of identifying the boys and learning […]

08/31/2013

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State winding down in George Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – Prosecutors are winding down their case in George Zimmerman’s murder trial after presenting forensics evidence and testimony aimed at refuting Zimmerman’s claim he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot […]

07/04/2013

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Judge undecided on if Anthony’s story can be sold

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that he will take 30 days before deciding whether the trustee in Casey Anthony’s bankruptcy case can sell the commercial rights to her life story as a means to clear some of her outstanding debts.

04/09/2013

Crime scene cold case

Cold case arrest prompts cross-country probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Los Angeles cold case detectives caught up with Samuel Little this past fall, he was living in a shelter in Kentucky, his latest arrest a few months earlier for alleged possession of a crack pipe.

04/07/2013

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Trustee wants to sell Casey Anthony’s life story

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The trustee overseeing Casey Anthony’s bankruptcy case has filed a motion to sell the rights to her story so she can pay her debts. Anthony has never told her side of the story, despite intense media scrutiny of the case.

03/18/2013

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