Trump signs executive order that could allow Oil Drilling on Florida coast

Despite Florida’s ridiculousness, we must admit that it’s natural beauty is a wonder to behold. President Trump has just signed an executive order that threatens this natural beauty. This order warrants oil drilling in areas that include the South Atlantic Ocean area, which extends south to near Cape Canaveral. You can see the executive order […] »

Florida woman arrested for smoking crack while giving birth at home, hiding baby in backyard

A woman from Clearwater, Fla. was arrested and charged with child neglect after she was caught smoking crack cocaine during a home birth Wednesday. Katrina Kegelman, 24, was reported to police by a friend, who noticed blood covering her clothing while they were hanging out. When the friend figured out what was going on and […] »

Popeyes employee shot in leg after customer says meal cost too much

Jacksonville officers are looking for a man accused of shooting a Popeyes employee in the leg Wednesday night. According to the police report, officers were called to Popeyes Chicken on North Edgewood Avenue at about 9 p.m. in reference to an employee who was shot in the leg. Officers interviewed the restaurant’s employees, who said […] »

Florida man accused of stealing neighbor’s underwear, leaving others he wanted her to wear

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PANAMA CITY — A Bay County man has been arrested after he allegedly broke into a woman’s vehicle and home to leave underwear he wanted her to wear, according to arrest reports. Isitro Sanches, 58, was charged Wednesday with stalking, three counts of burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and a count of burglary of an […] »

Florida Senator Who Used Racial Slur Resigns

This March 9, 2012, file photo shows Republican state senator Frank Artiles, R-Miami, asking a questions about a pip insurance bill during house session in Tallahassee, Fla. Artiles, a Republican state senator, is expected to apologize publicly Wednesday April 19, 2017, for using racial slurs and obscene insults in a private after-hours conversation with African-American colleagues. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File) The Associated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues resigned Friday, saying the incident is causing a distraction to the legislative process. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles submitted a resignation letter to Republican Senate President Joe Negron and issued a separate statement. […] »

Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

Rep. Frank Artiles resigned his state senate seat early Friday. (Steve Cannon/AP)
TALLAHASSEE — A Miami state senator resigned Friday in the wake of a scandal over insults he hurled at two fellow senators in a private Tallahassee Club. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles sent a letter to Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, announcing his resignation, saying he was doing so to protect his family and the integrity […] »

Florida church sends $1,000 collection notice to single mother because she didn’t tithe

A Florida church sent a delinquency notice to a new member reminding her that worshipers were expected to pay $1,000 in required fees or face possible removal. Candace Petterson said she started attending the Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church about six months ago after moving to a new home in the Tampa area, but […] »

More road rage gun violence in Florida than any other state

TAMPA (FOX 13) – More people are using guns to solve disagreements on the road, and more of those incidents happen in Florida than any other state, according to a new study. The Trace, an independent nonprofit, news organization reviewed data collected by the Gun Violence Archive between 2014 and 2016. The study found the […] »

Man put cigarette out on girl’s head

Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man they say battered a 16-year-old girl. Deputies responded to the 5700 block of Southeast 164th Avenue, Ocklawaha, following reports of child abuse. The juvenile told deputies that Jimmie Driskell, 43, grabbed her by the hair and pulled her to the ground. She said Driskell then punched her in […] »

Gulf Breeze woman spits on cop, says she’s Pakistani royalty

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A woman who police say bit her uncle is facing additional charges after she allegedly provided authorities a false name and spat on an officer. Angela Christine Millikin, 23, of Gulf Breeze, was arrested Tuesday morning. Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at about 4 a.m. to a call near Oriole Beach Road and Wind […] »

Florida Man defensively parks his gigantic truck on top of road-raging Camry

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OCALA – An 18-year-old Florida Man said he backed his Ford F-150 onto a Toyota Camry on Wednesday afternoon following a road rage incident in order to protect his girlfriend and an 11-month-old who was in the pickup truck, police said. According to an arrest affidavit, Adalberto Aponte, 53, said he got into a verbal […] »

FPL Wins Battle to Store Radioactive Waste Under Miami’s Drinking Water Aquifer

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Update: Environmental activists have started a petition urging Florida lawmakers to prevent FPL from storing waste underground South Florida sits atop two gigantic underground stores of water: the Biscayne and Floridan Aquifers. Miamians get most of their drinking water from the upper Biscayne Aquifer, while the government has used the lower portion of the Floridian […] »

Child found chewing on used condom at school playground

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FORT PIERCE, Fla. (CBS12) — A disgusting find for a local teacher led to a five-year-old child being rushed to the hospital. The teacher found the child chewing on a used condom at a playground at St. Lucie Elementary. The child’s parents went to the ER to get tests done for sexually transmitted diseases. “One of […] »

Florida Man says he still loves the wife who tried to kill him in botched murder-suicide

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A popular Florida school teacher and “soccer mom” fatally shot herself after she tried to kill her husband during a botched murder-suicide, according to reports. Holly Fisher, 46, a mother of three, went on her rampage at 12:23 a.m. Saturday inside the North Port house she shared with her husband, Jason “Chase” Fisher, also 46, […] »

Florida Man, 76, shoots wife in butt after she refuses sex

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An elderly newlywed who told police he had yet to consummate his marriage allegedly shot his wife in the butt for refusing his advances. Donald Royce, 76, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, admitted to authorities that he shot his wife after an argument about the couple’s sleeping arrangements. Royce told deputies from the Lee County Sheriff’s […] »

Florida Golfer Fights Off Alligator with Putter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. Every golfer needs a putter he can rely on — especially when an alligator decides to play through. North Fort Myers resident Tony Aarts used his Cleveland Golf putter to subdue a 10-foot gator that attacked him Wednesday as he was approaching the fourth hole at Magnolia Landing Golf & Country Club. […] »

Florida Woman lights meth trailer on fire, flashes breasts to bystanders

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A couple has been arrested after police found six containers of methamphetamine in the remains of a recreational vehicle that burned up Wednesday morning in an RV park along Philips Highway, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Jaclyn Jirout, 24, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of arson in the hours after […] »

Climate change activist walking barefoot across U.S. killed by SUV in Florida

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Mark Baumer, an activist who was walking barefoot across the U.S. to raise awareness about climate change, was killed in Florida by an SUV driver who officials say veered off the road. The Washington Post reports Baumer, 33, was a poet and author who started his barefoot journey in October. He walked all the way […] »

Woman linked to theft of car after teeth found inside

LADY LAKE – Police were able to help link a toothless woman to a vehicle theft after they found her dentures inside the vehicle. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to Parkinsonia Street in Lady Lake on Friday to reports of suspicious person trying to enter homes, and where they spotted a […] »