Police Chief Told Cops to Arrest Random Black People to Boost Stats

Former Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano at a commission meeting in 2013, claiming the village’s burglaries were all solved. Prosecutors say he framed an innocent teen to clear the cases. (Miami Herald)

Biscayne Park (WTFF) A former police chief and two officers have been charged with falsely pinning four burglaries on a teenager just to impress village leaders with a perfect crime-solving record. Full Story »

Origin of Spanish Moss

After many long months at sea, Spanish sailors landed in Florida upon sighting some beautiful Indian maidens who were sunbathing on the beach. One Spaniard chased a beautiful maiden into the woods. But she trotted up a tree out his reach. Full Story »

It’s gonna be really f*cking cold in Florida; impending snow, death, mayhem

(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 »

Florida Man sprays people with fire extinguisher at Lawrence hotel

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Police arrested a feral Florida Man this weekend after a disturbance involving a fire extinguisher at a Lawrence hotel.

Police were called about 10:50 p.m. Saturday to the DoubleTree, 200 McDonald Drive, where a man “armed with a fire extinguisher” was spraying people with it, Lawrence police Officer Derrick Smith said, in an email.

The spraying happened inside, outside and in the vestibule of the hotel, where the suspect also damaged a door, Smith said. Smith said the victims didn’t know the man who sprayed them, and “the reason for the suspect’s behavior is not clear.”
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Mosquitoes forced to feed off diseased rats because of pythons taking over the Everglades

It now appears that two of Florida’s worst environmental issues have joined forces.

Invasive Burmese pythons are disrupting the Everglades to the point where mammals are now extremely scarce, and mosquitoes are forced to feed off rats that carry dangerous viruses.

A new study published in the journal Biology Letters from the University of Florida claims that mammals have become so rare in the Everglades that mosquitoes are now feeding off the hispid cotton rat, a rodent which is one of the only known hosts of a mosquito-borne virus called the Everglades virus.

Everglades virus causes fever, headache and in some rare cases, encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). Full Story »

Florida delivery man hit by police car and then arrested

Mason Morales

A Jimmy John’s delivery cyclist was hit in a downtown crosswalk Thursday afternoon by a Miami police officer driving an unmarked car.

But it was the sandwich deliveryman who went to jail. For 12 hours.

Mason Morales was arrested for criminal mischief after he threw his bike against the car in anger, then handcuffed in the middle of the street and placed in a cell at the Turner Guilford Knight Correction Center until his mother bailed him out at 3 a.m. Friday. Full Story »

Florida Man Shoots Wife to Showcase Fashionable Armor

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Imagine a world where you can safely go to Publix without some idiot “standing their ground” and killing you. Imagine this kind of safety, while also looking sexy…

Thanks to Miguel Caballero, it’s now possible.

He’s bringing the works of his company “MC Armor” to Miami, offering fashionable bullet-proof clothing to The Gunshine State. Full Story »