Florida Inmate Drops Pounds in Exchange for Early Release

A 345-pound man jailed for driving with a suspended license was freed nine days early thanks to a Lake County, Fla., judge's "lose-a-pound, gain-a-day" deal. George McCovery, 37, dropped 25 pounds in 20 days -- a feat he credited to bland prison food and the judge's weight-loss challenge. "She gave me a chance to prove myself, and I didn't want to let her down," he told the Orlando Sentinel. Judge Donna Miller, whose courtroom proceedings are replayed in the TV show "Lake Courts," is famous...Full Story
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