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  • Broward County middle school teacher arrested on child pornography charges

    06/23/2018 8:56:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 6/23/18
    ...authorities began investigating Ronald Sherman, 55, who worked at Apollo Middle School in Hollywood, in January after receiving information that he had been uploading child pornography images to his Tumblr account. Broward County Public Schools officials said Sherman resigned "for personal reasons" on June 17. Authorities said the images depicted...
  • House Democrats look to hire Parkland students to work on gun violence issues

    06/18/2018 10:02:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 24, 2018 | Alex Moe
    Lawmakers would bring students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to Capitol Hill for the summer. Student survivors of gun violence descended on Washington en masse earlier this year during the massive March for Our Lives on March 24. Now some lawmakers would like to bring them back for an entire summer. House Democrats are inviting students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida — who survived a mass school shooting in February — to come intern in their offices, working on gun violence prevention....
  • Serial toilet clogger cost city thousands. But a tip just flushed him out, police say

    05/30/2018 10:21:17 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | May 30, 2018 10:55 PM | Jared Gilmour
    The villain’s clogging tool was an unconventional one, according to police. He would take a 20-ounce soda bottle and jam it into a women’s toilet at the Deland Community Center in the city. Once he’d lodged a bottle deep in the pipes, the vandal would run-off — leaving behind a messy surprise for the city to clean up. … As of March, the serial clogger had struck three times just this year, according to Joe Kerlin, the city’s parks and forestry superintendent. But the clogger had been even busier in past years, Kerlin told the Sheboygan Press — blocking the...
  • Florida woman named Crystal Methvin arrested for ... crystal meth

    05/30/2018 5:09:27 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 48 replies
    WTSP.COM | 30 MAY 2018 | WKRG
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  • Florida man climbs playground equipment, allegedly yells to children about how babies are born

    05/27/2018 8:05:25 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/22/18
    A Florida man was arrested Sunday after police said he climbed a piece of playground equipment and shouted a lewd term to children to describe how babies are born, reports said. Otis Dawayne Ryan, 30, allegedly climbed on top of one of a children’s toy at a playground near Pier 60 in Tampa Bay and shouted to a group of four and six-year-olds about where babies come from, and used a “vulgar term in doing so,” The Tampa Bay Times reported, citing an arrest report. The officer said parents rushed “to remove their children” from the playground. Ryan, who has...
  • They like a Quarter Pounder without cheese. So they're suing McDonald's for $5 million

    05/26/2018 8:04:13 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 104 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | May 22, 2018 | Howard Cohen
    Two South Florida McDonald's customers think the fast-food giant is being awfully cheesy with how it charges customers for a signature item that has been on its menu since 1975. According to a class-action lawsuit filed in Fort Lauderdale federal court on May 8, Cynthia Kissner, of Broward County, and Leonard Werner, of Miami-Dade, say they have had to pay for cheese they don't want on their Quarter Pounder sandwiches. The suit asks for at least $5 million. It comes down to this: On the menu, a hamburger at Micky D's is cheaper than a cheeseburger. According to the lawsuit,...
  • Publix halts political contributions ahead of Parkland students' 'die-in' protest

    05/25/2018 5:49:01 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 85 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 25 May 2018 | Alex Harris, David Smiley And Martin Vassolo
    Staring down the prospect of a public relations crisis — boycott threats and "die-in" protests included — over its donations to Republican gubernatorial hopeful Adam Putnam, Publix said Friday it has halted all corporate political contributions. The supermarket giant made the announcement moments before a "die-in" protest planned by David Hogg, a vocal Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control activist. Despite the news, Hogg and dozens of protestors sprawled on the floor of a Coral Springs Publix for 12 minutes clutching sunflowers and signs that read "No NRA Money." Hogg and other students began their influential movement for gun...
  • Naked neighborhood stroll in a rainstorm? Yeah, that will get you arrested

    05/21/2018 9:00:26 AM PDT · by dennisw · 50 replies
    north Florida deputy tasered a naked man who was wandering through a neighborhood during a rainstorm. The Pensacola News-Journal reports Joseph John Musso was arrested Thursday and charged with loitering and prowling, lewd and lascivious behavior, resisting an officer without violence and exposure of sexual organs. Authorities were called by a resident who said his security camera showed a naked man walking by the front door. A second person then called the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office and said they saw a naked man with an erection. Amid heavy rainfall, a deputy tried to apprehend the man but he ran away....
  • Police: Florida couple steals motorized cart from Walmart, drives to bar

    05/21/2018 8:13:19 AM PDT · by bgill · 62 replies
    kxan ^ | May 21, 2018 | wfla
    Security cameras were rolling when Jeffrey Robert Sabiel, 50, and Santa Marie Walters, 32, stole a motorized shopping cart from a Walmart located on Missouri Avenue in Largo, according to an affidavit. Shortly after the theft was reported, the cart was spotted outside Jimmy's Sports Bar in Largo and an officer found the couple at the bar... After denying the theft, the couple admitted to taking the cart and was arrested on charges of grand theft. They were both booked into the Pinellas County Jail.
  • The gunman shot at Trump hotel was a stripper and porn actor who loved Melania Trump

    05/19/2018 11:03:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 5/19/2018 | David Ovalle And Charles Rabin
    Less than a year ago, South Africa native Jonathan Oddi proudly posed behind a backdrop of an American flag, touting his new citizenship. "God bless the USA finally an American!" he wrote on Instagram. On Friday morning, he unfurled the American flag inside the South Florida hotel owned by the nation's president, then got into a firefight and chase with police while ranting about Donald Trump, Barack Obama — and bizarrely, rap mogul P. Diddy, according to law enforcement.
  • Judge Finds ‘unlawful’ Ballot Destruction in 2016 Wasserman Schultz Race

    05/15/2018 9:19:33 PM PDT · by BBell · 35 replies ^ | 5/14/18 | Daniel Molina
    2016 was a tough year for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz as she was plagued with controversy, and now a judge has ruled that the elections supervisor, Brenda Snipes, in Broward county broke federal and state law by unlawfully destroying ballots that were cast in the primary race that Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz won. The case was brought by Wasserman Schutlz’s opponent who wanted to investigate voting irregularities. As a result, Governor Rick Scott has announced that he’ll be reviewing the Judge’s order and that her office will be monitored. In a written statement, Scott’s office explained that “During the upcoming election,...
  • Police use saliva to arrest Casselberry man on voter-fraud charges

    05/04/2018 11:56:39 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 17 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 5/3/18 | Martin E. Comas
    State and local investigators said they used fingerprints and DNA from saliva found on five mail-in ballots to track down a Casselberry man and charge him with voter fraud. Bret Warren, 36, was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Seminole County Jail on several other charges, including possession of oxycodone. “It’s really an interesting case in how we were able to find him,” said Evelyn Estevez, a public information officer for the Altamonte Springs Police Department. In October 2016, days before the general election, several residents of the Spring Valley neighborhood in Altamonte Springs reported to the Seminole County Supervisor...
  • Florida woman accused of hiding handcuff key in chicken sandwich at state prison

    04/28/2018 5:07:34 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies ^ | 4/27/2018 | Stephanie Brown
    BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida woman has been arrested for allegedly concealing a plastic handcuff key in a chicken sandwich during a visit at a state prison in Bradford County in the northeastern part of the state. Authorities said Trisha Denlinger, 48, was booked into the Bradford County Jail on charges of unlawful possession of certain articles on Department of Corrections state property. According to the complaint against Denlinger, the incident happened while she was visiting her husband, who is jailed at Florida State Prison. Once at the prison, she allegedly purchased a sealed chicken sandwich, unsealed it, and...
  • Report: Molino [FL] woman shoots at husband after bringing home divorce papers

    04/20/2018 10:05:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies ^ | 04/18/2018 | by Jasmine Anderson
    ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — A Molino woman is accused of shooting a gun at her husband who tried to end their 8-year union. Wendy Dennis was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. An arrest report states she fired several shots with a 22-caliber rifle at him after her husband brought home divorce papers. She was later arrested and being held on $10,000 bond..
  • Two Destin Realtors charged with battery

    04/19/2018 1:47:02 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 42 replies
    Destin Times ^ | 4/19/2018
    DESTIN — Two well-known Destin Realtors were arrested Friday night after allegedly causing a disturbance at a local bar, according to their Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports. On their way to the Okaloosa County Jail, 47-year-old Tracy Bari and her daughter, 24-year-old Julia Bari, both told the deputy they were going to “murder” him and his family for arresting them, according to their Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office offense reports. Deputies were called to the Red Door Saloon at around 2 a.m. Friday about customers that were causing a disturbance. Employees told deputies that the women had become impatient while...
  • Woman punches husband in face for not being affectionate enough, deputies say

    04/11/2018 11:32:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 65 replies ^ | 3/23/2018 | Shannon Mclellan
    BUNNELL, Fla. - A woman was arrested after she punched her husband in the face for not being affectionate enough toward her, deputies said. Deputies went to the home after receiving a call about a domestic disturbance. The victim told the deputies he and his wife, Jacqueline Hunter, got into a fight because she told him he was not being affectionate enough toward her, according to the report. More News Headlines A 45-year-old Fort Myers, Florida, man was arrested in November 2014 after calling 911 three times to ask the dispatcher if she was interested in a date. During one...
  • Florida woman blames ‘windy day’ for cocaine found in purse

    04/08/2018 1:45:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies ^ | 4/8/2018 | Web Staff
    FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A Florida woman blamed a “windy day” after police found cocaine in her purse. Kennecia Posey, 26, was in a vehicle stopped by Fort Pierce police last month after the vehicle was swerving in the roadway, WPLG reports. According to the police report obtained by the station, a police officer found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse on Posey’s lap. Although Posey admitted the marijuana was hers, the cocaine was a different story. “I don’t know anything about any cocaine,” Posey said, according to a police report. “It’s a windy day. It must...
  • Bra-Less Florida High School Girl Goes Full Protest Over Gender ‘Discrimination’

    04/06/2018 12:21:39 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 133 replies
    A Florida high school student is charging that she was wrongly humiliated by school administrators over going bra-less to class, just because she is a girl, going the full discrimination protest route. And she’s getting a lot of help in her gender-ized victimhood from her mother. The incident came about when the 17-year-old female Braden River High School student, in Bradenton, Fla., went to school in a loose top without a bra. Her teacher notified school administrators that the revealing outfit was being a distraction in class and administrators told her to put a T-shirt on under her loose shirt....
  • Woman Allegedly Beats Husband for Forgetting Anniversary

    03/23/2018 7:40:28 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 66 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | March 23, 2018 | Brandon Lopez
    Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned – and that proved true after a woman in central Florida beat her husband after he allegedly forgot their wedding anniversary. According to Pasco County sheriffs, Carol Stone, 35, smacked the victim several times on his head and face area, leaving red marks on his face, along with minor scratches to his neck and chest. The victim provided video of the incident to police, which he recorded on his cell phone. Police said it shows Stone beating the victim. When sheriff’s deputies interviewed Stone, she admitted to beating him because he forgot...
  • BREAKING: Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas students arrested, Broward County deputy put on leave

    03/21/2018 4:02:11 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 91 replies ^ | 3-20-2018 | Beth B.
    Two students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been arrested today for bringing weapons to school. A third student is being evaluated for making online threats. The first student, 18-year-old Jordan Salter, was arrested after pulling a two-inch black knife from her bra after a disagreement with another student took place, the Sun Sentinel reported. The second student, Gavin Stricker, 17, allegedly brandished a knife on the school bus earlier in the day. On top of everything else, a Broward County deputy was placed on administrative leave for allegedly sleeping on the job.