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Serena Williams to Play Swedish Open After Wimbledon Early Exit

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In …

Miami Shooting: 2 Dead In Troubled Neighborhood

A Miami shooting early on Tuesday left two people dead and several others injured. The shooting took place in Liberty City, a neighborhood in Miami that is known for excessive violence and rampant crime. Neighbors were saddened, but not shocked. …

Harry Potter Wizarding World’s Diagon Alley Opening Date Still Not Set

If you’re excited to visit Universal Orlando’s latest and great upcoming Harry Potter themed attraction, Diagon Alley, you’re going to have to hold on to your wands, because it may be awhile. The date is currently not fixed, but plans …

Shark Attack Victim Speaks About Her Ordeal

A woman who had a chunk of her calf bitten off by a shark off the coast of Florida earlier this month shared her experience of the attack Friday. Amy Tatsch — a mother of six — was attacked on …

Jessica Korda Wins Airbus LPGA Classic

Jessica Korda won the Airbus LPGA Classic on Sunday in Mobile, AL. “It’s very sweet,” the 21-year-old Bradenton, FL native said. “Finally on U.S. soil and somewhat close to Florida.” The tournament took place on The Crossings course at the …

Clearwater Beach Shooting Leaves 2 Wounded

Clearwater Beach was witness to a shooting on Memorial Day, but we can be thankful that this particular incident didn’t end in any deaths. The Tampa Bay Times reports that a fight broke between two groups at the Hyatt Regency …

Tonight Show To Florida For First Road Trip

Road trip! Jimmy Fallon is taking the New York City based The Tonight Show on the road to sunny Florida. The host revealed on Tuesday, “We’re going where the sun shines, the weather’s fine, it’s always fun times and everything …

Marilyn Manson Mourning A Loss: His Mother Has Passed Away

Heavy metal musician Marilyn Manson may be best known for his dark, cutting, and brutal vocals and his dismal and dissonant instrumentals, but a few days ago some real darkness entered into his life. His mother has passed away. “Barbara …

Julie Schenecker Guilty of First-Degree Murder

A Tampa, Florida jury deliberated for less than two hours Thursday evening before finding Julie Schenecker guilty of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of her two teenage children in 2011. Schenecker’s attorneys had been pitching an insanity defense, which …

Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is staying busy, as always. A Port St. Lucie man has been arrested after–well, after doing a lot of dumb things. According to the Martin County Sheriff’s office, 21–year-old Taylor Harrison has been arrested …

Florida Gold Theft: Accused Man Apprehended In Belize

On Wednesday, the U.S. Marshalls Service reported that they have Cuban fugitive Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis in custody at the Miami-Dade County Jail. Valhuerdis was the man suspected of stealing over a hundred pounds of gold that amounted to almost $3 million. …

Kaepernick: 911 Calls Backup 49ers QB’s Story?

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was one of three men named in an ongoing investigation tied to an incident that occurred in a Miami, Fla. hotel back in April. The other two men were 49ers wide receiver Quinton Patton …

Florida Jail Explosion: 2 Dead, At Least 100 Injured

A fatal explosion is currently being investigated by the Escambia County Fire Marshal and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The incident reportedly took place at the Escambia County jail in Pensacola, Fla. at about 11:00 pm on Wednesday. The …

Mega Millions Winners in Florida Claim $207 Million

A central Florida man and woman have stepped forward to claim their half of the $414 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot on Tuesday. Raymond Moyer and Robyn Collier, both 35, claimed $207 million in winnings from the Florida Lottery, and …

Powerball Jackpot Won In Florida

And we have a winner! One person matched all six numbers to win the $150 million Powerball jackpot on April 23, 2014. The winner will have the option of taking the payment in one lump sum totaling $87.6 million. The …

Florida Execution Leaves ‘Old Sparky’ Unemployed

Florida executed a man on Wednesday who was convicted of murdering two relatives in 1990, marking the 85th instance of capital punishment for the state, and the fourth so far this year. Robert Hendrix, 47, was pronounced dead at 6:21 …

Florida Sinkhole Reopens and Threatens Neighborhood

A Florida Sinkhole more than 25 feet across and 50 feet deep opened up between two homes this weekend in the Florida residential community “The Villages.” The hole opened after heavy rainfall in the area put stress on the soil, …

Teacher Fired After Telling Kids to Beat Up Another Student

A middle school teacher in St. Lucie County, Florida was fired just over a year after being accused of ordering a group of students to beat up another student. The attack was caught on a surveillance video, which shows the …

Bears Drag Woman From Garage in Florida

In a terrifying story out of Lake Murray, Florida, a woman was attacked by black bears in her garage. The bears dragged the woman from her garage and mauled her. Amazingly enough, she survived. Terri Frana went out to her …

Florida Daycare Crash Suspect To Remain In Jail

Robert Corchado is expected to remain in jail until at least Monday while a judge decides whether or not he is a flight risk. The 28-year-old was arrested after turning himself in on Thursday following a statewide manhunt. Corchado is …

Florida Daycare Crash Suspect Now In Custody

A state-wide manhunt came to an end on Thursday as the suspect thought to be responsible for a fatal car crash has been taken into custody. Wednesday afternoon in Winter Park, Fla. a silver Dodge Durango hit slammed into a …