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Michael Dunn Verdict: Encouraging Or Terrifying? Michael Dunn Verdict: Encouraging Or Terrifying?

On Saturday evening at about 7:00 pm a Florida jury managed to find Michael Dunn guilty of four charges in relation to the death of Jordan Davis. The case was dubbed the “loud music trial” as the altercation started because …

Brittany Bowe Competes in First Event at Sochi Winter Olympics Brittany Bowe Competes in First Event at Sochi Winter Olympics

Brittany Bowe took 13th place in the women’s 500-meter speed skating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Thirteenth place might not sound like much, but it was an impressive race for the 25 year-old Ocala, Florida native. A …

Florida out Floridas Itself with a Craigslist Meet-up Turned Botched Kidnapping at a Walmart Florida out Floridas Itself with a Craigslist Meet-up Turned Botched Kidnapping at a Walmart

Before we get in to one of the most Florida stories in the history of both Florida and stories, let’s all go ahead and take a deep breath – this story involves Craigslist, attempted kidnapping, guns, Walmart, parking lot rage, …

18-Foot Python: Burmese Behemoth Found In Florida Almost Ties Record 18-Foot Python: Burmese Behemoth Found In Florida Almost Ties Record

An 18-foot python found in the Florida Everglades almost tied in size with the state’s record setting snake. The Miami Herald reported that the massive Burmese beast was captured on Tuesday by python control on the L-28 levee, roughly 5 …

Python Pizza Is an Internet Sensation Python Pizza Is an Internet Sensation

Move over Pepperoni and Sausage, never thought of before toppings are slithering their way onto Florida pizzas dished out in the Sunshine State. Evan’s Neighborhood Pizza in Fort Myers may have originally devised something called an “Everglades Pizza” as a …

Python Pizza: Can You Say ‘Yum?’ Python Pizza: Can You Say ‘Yum?’

You know what Florida’s missing? Some python pizza. Just kidding – Florida actually has it. That’s right, your traditional dough, cheese and sauce has taken a turn towards reptile by featuring the meat of a Burmese python. And just when …

Palm Bay Shooting May Have Been Self-Defense Palm Bay Shooting May Have Been Self-Defense
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There have been no arrests made in the matter the Eastern Florida State College shooting that occurred in Palm Bay, Florida on Thursday. The trigger was pulled by 24-year-old Landrick Hamilton, a student at EFSC, who was allegedly minding his …

Florida Medical Marijuana Ballot Approved Florida Medical Marijuana Ballot Approved
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Although the amendment proposal allowing the medical use of marijuana narrowly passed the state Supreme Court, it made the ballot for Florida voters to decide upon in November. The vote was a 4 to 3 decision in favor of the …

George Zimmerman: “Artistic” Copyright Infringer? George Zimmerman: “Artistic” Copyright Infringer?
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In a perfect world, someone fortunate enough to be acquitted of gunning down an unarmed teen and who has charges dropped after apparently threatening his girlfriend with a rifle would fade into obscurity, never to be either heard from or …

Chris Christie Heads Florida Fundraisers After Traffic Fiasco Chris Christie Heads Florida Fundraisers After Traffic Fiasco
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This weekend, Chris Christie heads south – and hopes that his political future doesn’t. As he travels to Florida, the New Jersey governor will be making be his first out of state trip following his lane closure scandal last year. …

Police Catch Florida Man’s Texting & Driving Crash on Video Police Catch Florida Man’s Texting & Driving Crash on Video
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Texting while driving is stupid, reckless, dangerous, and an all around dick move. Everybody knows this, but the majority of adults continue to do it. Why? Well, why does anybody do anything, really? I’m going to go with selfishness, as …

Movie Theater Shooting: Sign of Lax Gun Laws? Movie Theater Shooting: Sign of Lax Gun Laws?
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Many are baffled by the senseless shooting that occurred at a Wesley Chapel, Florida movie theater on Monday. What allegedly transpired involved a 71-year-old retired police captain named Curtis Reeves becoming livid at Chad and Nicole Oulson over texting. The …

Movie Theater Shooting: One Dead Over Texting Dispute Movie Theater Shooting: One Dead Over Texting Dispute

Texting while driving can be deadly, but who would have thought that texting while seeing a movie could be too? Well, that’s exactly what happened on Monday during a “Lone Survivor” showing at Cobb Theater in Tampa, Fla. Curtis Reeve, …

Delray Beach Flooding: Wild Weather Heads South Delray Beach Flooding: Wild Weather Heads South

This week’s wild weather was not just limited to the Northern states with the Polar Vortex. Heavy rains in Delray Beach, Fla, on Thursday created flooding in the Boca Raton area, resulting in two fatalities. Elsa Marquez, 56, died when …

Delray Beach Flooding: I-95 Shut Down, Lives Lost Delray Beach Flooding: I-95 Shut Down, Lives Lost

Southern Florida laid under more than a foot of rainwater earlier today due to a flash flood that washed out homes and streets– and also took two lives. A Florida newspaper tells us of how schools and a large section …

Florida Execution Carried Out After 40 Years Florida Execution Carried Out After 40 Years
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A Florida man, who spent nearly 40 years on death row, was executed on Tuesday. In 1974, Askari Abdullah Muhammad, 62, also known as Thomas Knight, abducted and killed his former boss and boss’ wife Sydney and Lillian Gans. Four …

Bobby Bowden’s Grandson Killed In Car Accident Bobby Bowden’s Grandson Killed In Car Accident

T.J. Bowden, the grandson of Bobby Bowden, died recently along with a friend, from a car accident. He was a recent graduate of Florida State University, where his grandfather, Bobby Bowden is known as the former legendary coach. Bobby Bowden’s …

Bobby Bowden’s Grandson Killed In Car Crash Bobby Bowden’s Grandson Killed In Car Crash

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden’s grandson Taylor Jeffrey (T.J.) Bowden, 23, was killed on Thursday after his car flipped into a ditch off a central Florida road. T.J. was a passenger in the vehicle that was being driven …

14 Pound Baby A Hefty Holiday Gift To Family 14 Pound Baby A Hefty Holiday Gift To Family
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Goodness gracious! Nicia McNelley and Quinta Johnson got quite a sizeable gift in time for Christmas: A 14 pound and 7.6 ounce baby boy born this past Friday who they’ve named Isaiah Lawrence Johnson. McNelley went in for a C-section …

Waitress Returns $1,000 To Wrong Person Waitress Returns $1,000 To Wrong Person

Samantha Knight, a waitress at Laishley Crab House in Punta Gorda, Florida, was working her regular shift when she noticed something unusual in one of the chairs, at a nearby table. As she approached the chair, she realized that there …

Alligator For Beer: FL Man Tries To Swap Alligator For Beer Alligator For Beer: FL Man Tries To Swap Alligator For Beer

A bizarre incident, at a Florida convenience store, has shown just how desperate some people are for alcohol. Fernando Caignet Aguilera, 64, was seen, in a video surveillance image, trying to swap a four-foot alligator for a 12-pack of beer …