Floridian Stands His Ground Against Armed Burglars in Jacksonville

Jacksonville (WTFF) – A Floridian was able to defend himself during an armed home invasion by pulling out his own guns and shooting at the intruders. “They messed with the wrong house,” said the homeowner to Action News Jax, wearing a menacing eye patch and all black attire. The two men put a gun to his […] »

Bill would block use of food stamps for soda in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A House Republican filed a proposal Friday that seeks to prevent people from using food-assistance benefits to buy soft drinks. The bill (HB 47) by Rep. Ralph Massullo, a dermatologist from Lecanto, is filed for the 2018 legislative session, which starts in January. The proposal would direct the Florida Department of Children and […] »

Group of 80 People at Panama City Beach Form a Human Chain to Save a Drowning Family

Beachgoers formed a human chain near the M.B. Miller County Pier on Saturday afternoon off Panama City Beach, Florida, to rescue nine swimmers who were drowning. [The News Herald] Apparently some people from Alabama knew about disaster recovery because of tornadoes, and upon seeing distressed beach-goers, Jessica Simmons thought: “These people are not drowning today. […] »

Florida Man Saves FHP Trooper’s Life by Lifting Vehicle With His Bare Hands

Kenny Franklin
TAMPA – Kenny Franklin became a heroic version of Florida Man on Thursday, June 29th, 2017, on his way to work via Uber. Suddenly, his Uber driver suffered a seizure while driving on I-4 near Interstate 275. Franklin explains, “His foot is accelerating on the gas, and instantly, I’m in the back seat wondering, ‘Okay, my […] »