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Florida Inmates Are Caught In Political Crosshairs

After the resignations of top state officials in two departments, aggressive reporting by the The Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald is raising some questions about who is watching the watchers.

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Tampa Bay Times: Longtime FDLE Chief Forced Out

An investigation by The Tampa Bay Times/ Miami Herald shows campaign politics might be at the center of an abrupt high-level resignation at one of the state’s agencies.

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Inmate Murder Trial Delayed After Miami Herald Report Raises Questions

The trial of a man who is accused of brutally murdering his cellmate in a Florida prison has been delayed after The Miami Herald recently raised some concerns over how officials handled the investigation of the death, which may have been a set up.

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State Lawmakers Weigh Possible Prison Reform

Ahead of this year’s Legislative session state lawmakers are turning their eyes to one of Florida’s most problematic state agencies: its prison system.

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In Court Filing, Alan Dershowitz Calls Sex Ring Allegations ‘Outrageously False’

The well-known lawyer says the allegations “created a media firestorm.”

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Trevor Aaronson Interviewed on CNN International About Jeffrey Epstein

FCIR’s executive director discussed the recent allegations against the South Florida billionaire financier.

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Salacious New Chapter in Florida Billionaire’s Sex Scandal

In a court filing, a woman identified as Jane Doe #3 alleges that well-known criminal defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz and Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, were involved in Jeffrey Epstein’s international sex ring.

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Lawsuit Filed Amid Gay Marriage Uncertainty

Ahead of a resolution of whether county clerks statewide can issue gay marriage licenses next week, an anti-gay rights group sued “a county clerk of courts, Orlando’s mayor and a judge in an effort to stop them from helping same-sex couples get married in Florida next week,” the Associated Press reports.

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Tallahassee Police Release Reporter’s Personal Info In Massive Records Request

The Tallahassee Police Department recently released hundreds of police reports involving Florida State University athletes—as well as the personal information of the reporter who requested the records.

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FBI Informant Faces Criminal Trial in Key West

After being convicted of child molestation and rape, Robert Childs became an FBI informant. His trail ended in America’s southernmost city.

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