By Alex Paige on December 19th, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 10:02 am
In exchange for a reduced sentence, some Marion County inmates participate in a prison work program. The program has produced much of the jail’s infrastructure, saving taxpayers more than $9 million in 2013.
By Sam Burroughs on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Rick Scott’s prison promise falls short: Scott’s prison privatization promise falls short – Gov. Rick Scott’s $1 billion promise to cut spending on prisons by privatizing them has faced opposition in the state legislature leaving taxpayers still footing the bill for […]
By Serina Braddock on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm
Dog slips leash in St. Petersburg; angry passerby shoots owner – A man walking his dog was shot in the leg by a disgruntles motorist when the animal darted into the road, forcing the truck to stop. Police are still […]
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By Dana Lewin on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 4:13 pm
Montgomery sat down with WUFT-FM’s Dana Lewin in our studio to tell his story about making one wrong decision that changed his life forever.