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  • Florida man kills family friend for hitting on imaginary girlfriend, starts shootout with deputies

    10/18/2017 5:51:32 AM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 47 replies
    NBC4 ^ | October 15, 2017
    PASCO CO., FL (WCMH) — Authorities in Florida say a murder-turned-shootout started when a man believed a family friend was hitting on his imaginary girlfriend.
  • Miami politician says aliens took her on a spaceship. Now she’s running for Congress.

    10/16/2017 8:24:51 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 38 replies
    WASHINGTON - Florida has a U.S. senator who once flew aboard the Space Shuttle. A congressional candidate from Miami can go one better: Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera says she’s been aboard a spaceship too. But this one was crewed by aliens. As in extraterrestrials. Three blond, big-bodied beings — two females, one male — visited her when she was 7 years old and have communicated telepathically with her several times in her life, she says. (Sen. Bill Nelson served as payload officer aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1986. All seven people aboard were from Earth. As far as is known.)...
  • Dad Overdoes During 'One Last Drug Binge' at Florida Hotel

    09/06/2017 2:52:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Sep 5, 2017
    Police say a Florida woman invited the father of her 4-year-old daughter to join her for "one last drug binge" before she entered a rehab program. But 29-year-old Joseph Beavins overdosed sometime Sunday night and now 23-year-old Taylor Cheyenne Perry is facing a child neglect charge. The child found Beavins unresponsive early Monday. Perry and the girl left, but she called for an ambulance for Beavins. It's not known whether she has a lawyer. The Department of Children and Families took the child.
  • Female High School QB Makes History With Touchdown Pass

    09/04/2017 2:25:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 4, 2017 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    She’s got brawn, brains and a helluva arm. A Florida teen became the first female quarterback from her school, and possibly the entire state, to throw a touchdown pass in a game, according to reports. Holly Neher, a student at Hollywood Hills HS, threw the 42-yard strike last week against bitter rival Hallandale, ABC News said.
  • Florida man drives to hospital with knife in back; woman charged

    09/02/2017 7:42:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 9/2/2017 | Julius Whigham II
    FORT PIERCE Moments after a 23-year-old Fort Pierce woman stabbed a man during an argument Thursday, her alleged victim drove himself to a hospital with a knife still lodged his back, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies arrested Johnni Murphy on one count of aggravated battery, alleging that she stabbed a man during an argument over social-media postings and missing medication. He was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries, according a sheriff’s report. The man told deputies he argued with Murphy over Facebook postings and because he believed she had hidden his medication. The man found the...
  • Jill and Scott Kelley cultivated politicians as well as general (time for your daily laugh)

    11/16/2012 6:32:23 AM PST · by RummyChick · 61 replies
    tampa Bay times ^ | 11/16 | levesque
    TAMPA — The emails were anguished, pleading and sent straight to the mayor. "Bob, hope all is well," Jill Kelley wrote at 5:57 a.m. Tuesday to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, whom she knows socially. What came next offers a glimpse into Kelley's state of mind as a national scandal blew up in her front yard. "My kids are scared, and need their 'home' back," she wrote, asking for help with "paparazzi" at her Bayshore Boulevard mansion. At 6:18 a.m. Wednesday, she emailed again. "Dear Mayor Bob," she wrote, saying that her name, along with those of former CIA director David...
  • Federal Judge in Florida Denies Witness Chance to View Eclipse

    08/21/2017 1:30:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    A federal judge in Florida ruled a trial couldn't be postponed just because one of the key witnesses — a federal agent — had travel plans to see the solar eclipse. In a droll, three-page ruling issued Friday, Judge Steven Merryday denied the motion filed by an assistant U.S. attorney. Recalling popular dialogue from the TV classic Star Trek, the judge wrote that the prosecutor "boldy moves (where no AUSA has moved before)." "The solar eclipse is no longer mysterious, supernatural, foreboding or ominous," wrote Merryday. "An eclipse is just another astral event, precisely predictable since the day the Babylonians...
  • McDonald's Drive-Thru Passenger Pulls Out Replica AR-15 Rifle After Ice Cream Dispute

    08/18/2017 9:26:34 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Local10 ^ | August 16, 2017
    Jerry Henry fetches gun from trunk after driver gets angry about no ice creamA Delray Beach man wasn't happy that a nearby McDonald's didn't have any ice cream, so he pulled out a replica AR-15 rifle while he waited in the drive-thru line, police said. Jerry Henry was arrested Monday after the incident at the McDonald's on Linton Boulevard. More Crime Headlines South Florida man confesses to accidentally shooting wife 30 years after… Riviera Beach man accused of setting apartment on fire with children inside Boynton Beach man accused of raping girlfriends' daughters Delray Beach police said Henry was a...
  • Woman Arrested for Snorting Cocaine in Parent Pick-Up Line at Florida School

    08/16/2017 10:25:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 16, 2017
    A sheriff’s deputy arrested a woman outside a Florida middle school after he allegedly spotted her chopping up and using cocaine while waiting in the parent pick-up line Tuesday. The Lee County deputy said he was patrolling Lexington Middle School just before 4 p.m. when he saw 39-year-old Christina Hester snort the drug off the screen of her iPhone with a straw, according to WFTX. The deputy took Hester to his office where he arrested her. A field test later determined that half a gram of white powder found in her purse was cocaine, according to WFTX. Hester has been...
  • Retired Firefighter Shoots Up AT&T Utility Trucks Outside Hialeah Home: Police

    08/13/2017 6:54:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Jul 20, 2017
    "He just lost his mind for a moment," a Hialeah police detective saidA former Miami-Dade firefighter was arrested after he shot at two AT&T utility trucks while two workers were wiring cables outside his home in Hialeah Wednesday, police said. Cellphone video filmed by one of the workers shows a gunman walking toward the trucks and firing several shots, blowing out the trucks' tires. The suspect, identified as Jorge Jove, reloaded his weapon several times, police said. Moments later, officers arrived at the home off Southeast 5th Place and 6th Avenue near Okeechobee Road and took Jove into custody. The...
  • Chick-fil-A patrons trash restaurant over cold nuggets

    08/03/2017 6:45:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 52 replies ^ | 08-02-2017 | Staff
    A pair of Chick-fil-A customers in Florida were unsatisfied with their local restaurant’s service — so they decided to trash the place on their way out. The incident took place on Monday night at a Chick-fil-A in the River City neighborhood of Jacksonville, Fla., according to Allison Music, a witness who shared footage of the ordeal on Facebook. In her post, Music explained that she was waiting for an order at Chick-fil-A when she saw a teenage boy arguing about his order with the staff “for a good 15 or 20 mins.” She also said the manager had locked up...
  • Naked bank robbery suspect arrested in Fort Lauderdale

    07/26/2017 6:06:38 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    Fort Lauderdale police arrested a naked bank robbery suspect Tuesday. He targeted a Regions bank at 100 SE Third Ave, according to WSVN. He allegedly ditched his clothes and threw money everywhere along East Las Olas Boulevard when a red dye packet exploded. Police planned to turn over the suspect to the FBI.
  • FBI Raids 'Miami Mama' Business in Hallandale Beach

    07/30/2017 6:12:56 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 26 replies ^ | June 22, 2017 | Michael Spears
    FBI agents raided a Hallandale Beach business Wednesday morning that specializes in providing pregnant mothers from foreign counties the option to have their babies born in America to obtain citizenship.
  • Police: Man sets pregnant girlfriend on fire in front of children

    07/29/2017 11:52:00 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 92 replies
    CBS 12 ^ | 7/29/17 | Sierra Darville
    HIALEAH, Fla. (CBS12) — Authorities are searching for a man they say set his pregnant girlfriend on fire, all while her two children stood and watched. According to WSVN, Hialeah police say 32-year-old Noel Grullon doused his girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire, causing second degree burns to her body. Police say it happened shortly after Grullon and the victim got into an argument on Thursday.
  • Florida Man Allegedly Stabs Dog For Siding With Girlfriend During Arguments

    07/21/2017 3:46:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    An argument between a couple in Southwest Florida ended with a bloody scene and a dead dog. The woman's dog was stabbed to death allegedly by her boyfriend, police said. Mike Lado, 26, was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty for stabbing the boxer-Labrador mix, named Blue, twice. Lado returned to the home he shares with his girlfriend from drinking Wednesday, Lee County Sheriff's Office said. He and the woman got into an argument and Blue growled and barked at Lado, police said. The 26-year-old allegedly got upset about Blue always taking his girlfriend's side. Police said that's when...
  • Teens filmed, mocked and laughed while man slowly drowned

    07/20/2017 3:48:23 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 166 replies
    In the video, which was published by the Florida Today newspaper Thursday, the teens can be heard laughing at Dunn as he splashes futilely in the water and screams for help. "Get out the water, you gonna die," yells one, while another yells, "ain’t nobody fixing to help you, you dumb (expletive)." As Dunn disappears under the water, one of the teens says, "Oh, he just died."
  • He didn’t like the AT&T trucks parked in front of his home. So he shot them.

    07/20/2017 3:59:28 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 63 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 19, 2017 | Carli Teproff
    He didn't like the AT&T work trucks in front of his Hialeah home, so Jorge Jove retrieved his revolver and began shooting out the tires and the engine, police said. Cell phone video rolled as Jove, 64, calmly walked around the first truck and shot at all four tires. The sound of the air coming out of the tires followed the blast. Jove then walked to the second bucket truck and began shooting at the front of it, reloading the gun several times. Meanwhile, one of the AT&T workers could be heard calling police to report the shooting.
  • Florida home pelted with pounds of meat from the sky

    07/18/2017 12:00:07 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 27 replies
    The Extract ^ | 7.18.17
    A home in Deerfield Beach, Fla., was recently hit with some unusual precipitation — and residents are looking for answers.
  • Pregnant Woman Arrested For Cupcake Battery

    07/05/2017 7:20:58 AM PDT · by DFG · 23 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 07/03/2017 | Staff
    A pregnant Florida woman was arrested for domestic battery after pelting her brother with frosted cupcakes during a 1:45 AM argument Saturday in the family’s Vero Beach residence, police report. According to cops, Latonya Daugherty, 24, was quarreling with her 30-year-old sibling when the “verbal argument escalated.” Daugherty (seen above) allegedly “picked up frosted cup cakes and threw them at” Edddie Yaddow. The cupcakes, an arrest affidavit notes, struck Yaddow in the arm and chest.
  • Boy, 5, found weighing 25 pounds in Daytona Beach; mother arrested

    06/30/2017 6:53:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    WESH ^ | June 30, 2017 | STAFF
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A mother has been arrested after a severely malnourished boy was found in a filthy Daytona Beach apartment eating pieces of old cereal off dirty carpet, police said. The boy was discovered by the Department of Children and Families during an investigation into child neglect. The boy, 5, was severely underweight and unable to speak, walk or stand, Daytona Beach police said. The boy was 24.9 pounds when he was found, police said.