Inmate numbers to increase after pandemic drop

After inmate populations in Florida prisons plummeted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of prisoners is expected to increase 7.1 percent during this fiscal year, state analysts projected in a report posted online Wednesday.

Deputies locate missing Osceola County man, 76

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office says deputies have located a missing man. Thomas Stepanovsky, 76, was found Wednesday evening after being reported missing for several hours.