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The case of Michael Wenzel was stifled in the 12th court, in Bradenton where his father works for Manatee County as the planning section manager. It seems to be stalling in the 13th court, as we’re seeing disposition after disposition, charges dropped for Spencer Heintz, and justice delayed. With our watchful eye, the public will judge the court’s decisions.
Hillsborough County Case Number: 17-CF-017869-A
Next disposition for Michael Wenzel: Aug. 21 at 9:00 a.m.
There’s a pair of islands in the Tampa Bay named “Negro Island” and “Chicken Island,” and they’re right next to each other. Full Story »
On trial today at 9:00 am for various animal cruelty charges are:
Michael Wenzel, 21, of Palmetto
Robert Lee Benac, 28, of Bradenton
Spencer Heintz, 23, of Palmetto Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A 1-month-old infant is now safe after deputies located the Tampa parents who ran off with him. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A Florida man is in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself in the head while he was unloading a gun. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – Michael Wenzel and Spencer Heintz are scheduled to be in court this morning for a disposition.
Both are facing trial for two counts of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, which is a 3rd degree felony. Wenzel was also charged with a 2nd degree misdemeanor for violating FWC regulations F.S. 379.401 (2) (a).
Robert Lee Benac is facing the same Aggravated Cruelty to Animals and FWC violation charges, but he signed a waiver of appearance last month, so he won’t be in court today.
All three men pleaded not guilty back in January. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A brain-eating parasitic tapeworm was removed from a Tampa man’s eye. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A Florida man was fatally shot by Tampa police after allegedly threatening a relative with a machete. Full Story »
Orlando Police foiled Florida Man’s plan to kidnap Lana Del Ray from the Amway Center. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A man from Panama City Beach tried stealing two planes from the Peter O. Knight Airport in Tampa, but ended up crashing a fuel truck into a hangar and getting arrested. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – An amendment was approved by the Florida Division of Elections that would declare abortion first-degree murder. Anyone who performed or received an abortion would be guilty of premeditated murder in the first degree. Attempted abortions would be considered attempted murder. Full Story »
Seffer (WTFF) – A Citrus County mother drunkenly crashed her car into several vehicles on I-4 while her 2-year-old son was inside the car. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A contractor in Florida says he was attacked by a bobcat inside a woman’s condo, but the cat owner said it’s just a 10-pound regular cat named Calli. Full Story »
(WTFF) – Put on extra pairs of socks before you step into your sandals this week, because Florida’s gonna get really f*cking cold and we’re all gonna die*. Full Story »
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
On a Dec. 21 afternoon, Eric Jerome Norton walked into City Pawn on East Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) Three men have been charged in connection to the infamous “shark dragging video.”
For those of you who have been following the case since the beginning, this is monumental news. Full Story »
RyRy’s Chicken & Waffles in Tampa, FL. Full Story »
Since 2007, at least 82,000 guns have been reported stolen in Florida and never found. Full Story »
Tampa (WTFF) – A man from Riverview was arrested for murdering his girlfriend and setting her body on fire in a van on Interstate 75.
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Fire ants are blamed for causing a Tampa man to roll his Ford Explorer last week on Interstate 10 in Madison County.
After fire ants started biting him on his legs, Louis Marino lost control. He suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
The 85-year-old had parked the SUV in a Tampa storage area during Hurricane Irma, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. There was food stored in the rear of the vehicle. When Marino got in the SUV, he didn’t notice the ants on the driver’s side floorboard. Full Story »
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man crashed his homemade helicopter into a house in Hillsborough County, officials said.
A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office news release said Bradley Bates, 51, called 911 Monday evening after his small aircraft came to a rest on the roof of a Tampa-area home. Full Story »
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – A 4-year-old Florida girl has died after accidentally pulling the trigger of a gun when she reached into her grandmother’s purse for candy. Full Story »
Florida got an early start on their Halloween decorating, albeit in a very unorthodox way…
A semi-truck carrying pumpkins crashed into a guard rail on I-75 near Tampa, then exploded.
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Trampites are a peculiar species. Here in Florida, we just get used to their antics. We smile and nod as they describe their disturbing sexual escapades. We adapt to their unpredictability; from their avoidance of using turn signals to their random public masturbation, we find ways to safely share the beautiful state of Florida with these invasive creatures.
Floridians are not afraid of hurricanes… except Paul West. Full Story »
Living in Florida can be stressful.
More often than not, an ejaculation can safely unravel the knotted web of frustration spun into our minds by the scolding heat and insanity that we face on a daily basis.
Porn helps with this release immensely, especially for those on a tight schedule. Most people can agree it’s harmless, and even has medical benefits such as lowering blood pressure.
Not Ross Spano… Full Story »
RIVERVIEW — Three foreign nationals from India were arrested Saturday after deputies found a beaten woman and her child being held inside her home, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Full Story »
If you happened upon Clearwater beach last Sunday afternoon in celebration of Labor Day, you may have spotted some of the indigenous Florida wildlife, called “Trampites,” happily at play. Full Story »
LITHIA, FL (WFLA) – A Florida family woke up Wednesday morning to find an uninvited guest in their pool, a big alligator.
TAMPA (tampabay.com) — A tweet suggesting that the devastation of Hurricane Harvey was “instant karma” for the red state of Texas has cost a University of Tampa professor his job — making him just the latest academic fired for off-duty speech.
The University first distanced itself from sociology professor Kenneth L. Storey on Monday. But a tide of online outrage continued. A #FireKenStorey hashtag spread far beyond the university. Angry Facebook comments piled up.
“Don’t think this is a school we will be looking at for my daughter anymore,” one commenter said. An alumnus wrote, “Good thing I already paid you, because I’ll never send the school another dime again.”
On Tuesday morning, the university fired him. Full Story »
Brandon, FL – On August 13, 2017, deputies were called to Hooter’s Restaurant located at 10023 E. Adamo Drive in Brandon regarding an unruly customer who they wanted gone. Full Story »
Florida Man isn’t always bad… take an example from David Maceo, who lives in Tampa. He built his 6-year old pooch his own bedroom inside of a staircase.
Hennessy’s bedroom is complete with a cozy bed, and family photos on the walls. Full Story »
Anyone with information on the incident or who can help identify the suspects in the video is asked to call Tampa police at 813-231-6130.
TAMPA (FOX 13) – A savage beating and robbery in Ybor City were caught on surveillance video and the victim’s mother wants to know who could have done this to her son.
Tampa police released the video in hopes someone would recognize one of the men they believe attacked a waiter outside a restaurant. Full Story »
KEY WEST, Fla. – A male stripper from Tampa was arrested Monday in Key West after he stabbed his partner in both eyes and shoved a piece of wood down his throat, police said.
Justin Calhoun, 24, faces a charge of attempted murder in connection with the violent domestic incident.
According to a Key West police report, Calhoun admitted to attacking Mark Brann so severely that the victim was flown to a Miami hospital to be treated for his injuries.
Calhoun told police that he and Brann had a sexual relationship and that he often stayed at Brann’s home in Key West. Calhoun said he and Brann got into an argument because he believed that Brann was a “cannibal,” Detective Jeff Dean wrote in the police report.
Brann got angry about Calhoun’s accusation and picked up a gun that was on a bed where they were laying, Calhoun told police. Calhoun said the gun fired as he fought with Brann for the gun, but no one was shot, Dean wrote.
Calhoun said he took the gun and planned to shoot Brann, but the gun jammed, the report said. Instead, Calhoun said, he grabbed a pen and stabbed Brann in both eyes, the report said. Full Story »