Broward Correctional Institution

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Florida's Death Row For Women Is For Sale

    You in the market for a new home? How about, instead of buying a house with a pool and a white-picket fence, you buy yourself and your family a prison that used to hold female serial killers? It's plenty spacious! And it has a yard! Apparently the old Broward Correctional Institution is going to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Southwest Ranches Detention Center Site to Lose Existing Prison as a Neighbor

    ​For years, an argument in favor of building a CCA-run prison on a plot owned by Southwest Ranches (see our massive feature on the project in last week's issue) has been that it was already sandwiched between a county dump and a women's prison.Now, due to budget constraints, the state has announce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2011

    Florida Prisoners Lead The Nation in Tax Fraud

    ​Florida is number one again. The state that holds the championship belt in oxycodone consumption now leads the U.S. in fraudulent tax returns filed from prison. Perhaps our prisoners are trying to emulate the leadership traits of Captain Medicaid Fraud, aka Gov. Rick Scott. Florida inmates filed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Broward Bee-Sieged! Miami-Dade Next?

    Flickr User: Monte MendozaThey're coming. In swarms. From north to south. The killer bees, capable of assuming sphere shapes and terminating humans, with extreme prejudice. Yes, before they struck the Broward Correctional Institution yesterday, the little bastards wreaked havoc in St. Lucie County. ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Crazy to Kill

    In October 2002, they finally led Aileen Wuornos to where she wanted to go: the death chamber

  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Dead Man Waiting

    Billy Elledge brutally raped and murdered a woman in Hollywood 25 years ago. He has sat in prison since then, evidence that Florida's death penalty isn't working.

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Hit or Mrs.?

    According to the courts, Joyce Cohen hired three men to murder her wealthy husband. Now the entire case may be unraveling.