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‘2 Drunk 2 Care’ Tweeter Gets 24 Years for Fatal Crash

Kayla Mendoza, the Florida woman who sent an infamous string of tweets before causing fatal car crash back in 2013, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. According to police, Mendoza went out for margaritas after work and at approximately 1:45 am, the then 20-year-old drove onto the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County – driving the wrong way. Soon …

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Florida Woman Texted “Driving Drunk Woo” Right Before Allegedly T-Boning a Truck and Killing Her Passenger

A person is dead thanks to the careless actions of a Florida woman, so there’s nothing funny about this story. But its sheer stupidity factor makes it important. In August of 2013, a 22-year-old woman ran a red light at 4:45 am and plowed her rented smart car into the side of a truck. She survived, the driver of the …

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Florida Man Shoots Guy for Facebook Messaging His Wife

It looks like Florida Man needs to get his jealousy in check. Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is able to change his appearance and identity whenever he sees fit. Florida Man can also alter his gender at any time and become Florida Woman, though it’s a rarer occurrence. This time Florida Man has turned up at 22-year-old Christopher Romoleroux, …

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Florida Sheriff Charging Teen with ‘Hacking’: Change the Law If You’re Mad

Sheriff Chris Nocco of the Pasco County, Florida, Sheriff’s office isn’t all that concerned that his department is being mocked across the country. Last week, we told you about the department’s decision to charge a 14-year-old hacker mastermind with a felony after he infiltrated his school’s network and put hundreds of lives in danger. And what I mean by that …

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14-Year-Old Hacker Mastermind Infiltrated School Network, Charged with Felony

A Florida eighth-grader is facing felony charges after accessing his middle school’s computer network and changing a teacher’s background. Hacker extraordinaire Domanik Green, 14, has been charged with offense against a computer system and unauthorized access after he “logged onto the school’s network on March 31 using an administrative-level password without permission. He then changed the background image on a …

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Want to Avoid Getting Murdered by a Craigslist Killer? Try Selling Your Stuff at a Police Station

Earlier this week, a pregnant Colorado woman looking to buy used baby clothes from a woman she found on Craigslist drove to the seller’s home. When she arrived, she was brutally beaten and stabbed. The attackers then proceeded to cut her unborn baby from her womb, leaving her there to die. She’s expected to survive, but the baby did not. …

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Florida Men Butt-Dial Employer, Detail Robbery in Voicemail

In an era of smartphones and passcodes, one would think that the instances of “butt dialing” would decline, if not disappear altogether. But this is Florida. Two Key West men have been booked on charges of felony grand theft after leaving a voicemail detailing their crime. They didn’t know they were leaving the voicemail, of course, as one of the …

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Jeb Bush Fixes Social Security Number Leak, but People’s Email Addresses and Names Are Still Out in the Open

Earlier this week, The eGovernor (as the public apparently called him at some point) Jeb Bush released hundreds of thousands of emails from his tenure as governor of Florida. It was a move in the name of transparency – Jeb Bush’s transparency. But the Bush team didn’t quite think everything through, and they didn’t double-check everything before making it all …

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‘Zombie Cat’ Now the Subject of Legal Battle

Bart, the “zombie cat” who stole headlines when he rose from grave after being presumed dead is back in the news. This time, he’s the subject of a custody battle. A couple of weeks ago, Bart’s story went viral. His owner, 52-year-old Ellis Hutson, said he found Bart in the middle of the road, covered in blood, and completely lifeless. …

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Jeb Bush Just Released Years of Emails – Complete with the Names and Email Addresses of All Who Wrote Him

In the name of transparency, former Florida Governor and likely 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush just published all of his email correspondence from his tenure running the state. “In the spirit of transparency, I am posting the emails of my governorship here. Some are funny; some are serious; some I wrote in frustration. But they’re all here so you can …

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Mom Turns in Son After Spotting Him on Police Facebook Page

This is going to be an awkward Thanksgiving. Police in Casselberry, Florida, like many police departments around the country, have taken to Facebook and Twitter over the past few years to get help in solving crimes, locating fugitives, and getting general information out to the public. Over the years, I’ve seen story after story about criminals commenting on their own …

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Florida Man Has Drugs, in Case You Were Wondering – the Police Sure Were

I’ve never tried to give someone a bag of meth in a Kmart, so I’m no expert on the matter. I have to imagine, however, that if I did decide to make that life decision – I’d wear the most literal T-shirt imaginable for the occasion. 50-year-old John Balmer sure did. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Balmer was …

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