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Man Cited for Trying to Trade Alligator for Beer Man Cited for Trying to Trade Alligator for Beer
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A Florida man was recently cited for attempting to trade a live alligator for a 12-pack of beer at a convenience store in Allapattah, a suburb of Miami. Fernando Aguilera strolled into the Santa Ana Market toting a live, four-foot-long …

Layaway Santa Spends $21K On Strangers Layaway Santa Spends $21K On Strangers

Layaway Santas have been saving Christmas for many families for years and the concept has taken off within the last few years, motivating people all over the world to pay off layaway accounts for strangers. Last year, Kmart stores across …

Michael Bargo Becomes Youngest on FL Death Row Michael Bargo Becomes Youngest on FL Death Row
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In April 2011, 15 year old Seath Jackson was invited to a house by his former girlfriend under the guise of rekindling their relationship. Once the couple arrived at the house, though, it became quite clear that this invitation was …

Everglades Whales Stranded and Beached Everglades Whales Stranded and Beached

The Everglades has been described to this writer as “the Australia of America,” in that most of the things inhabiting it, including many of the plants, would like nothing more than to kill you. A rugged, muggy wilderness, mentions of …

Will Muschamp Won’t Be Fired from Florida Will Muschamp Won’t Be Fired from Florida

Of all of the college football coaches on the hot seat right now, it comes as a surprise that Will Muschamp will be sticking around the Florida Gators football program for at least another year. With a 4-7 record and …

Employee Arrested 62 Times For “Trespassing” At Work Employee Arrested 62 Times For “Trespassing” At Work
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Imagine working at a convenient store and being arrested for trespassing. Imagine for four years, you’re stopped 258 times by the police. Imagine being searched more than 100 times. Imagine being arrested and put in jail 56 times, with your …

Unclaimed $16M Powerball Jackpot Set to Expire Unclaimed $16M Powerball Jackpot Set to Expire

There is a $16 million Powerball lottery ticket on the loose, and it has yet to be found. According to Florida Lottery officials, the jackpot remains unclaimed and is set to expire tonight, Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. …

Powerball Ticket Worth $16 Million Expires Tonight Powerball Ticket Worth $16 Million Expires Tonight

On May 25th, an unknown person or persons bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa Bay, Florida at Carollwood Market. The numbers of the ticket were: 2, 6, 19, 21, 27, Powerball number 25. That ticket wound up being a $16 …

Medical Jet Crash Claims Four Lives Medical Jet Crash Claims Four Lives

According to the Miami Herald, it is likely that a mechanical problem led to the crash of a medical jet off the coast of Florida, causing the deaths of all four people on board the craft. The private jet took …

Sinkhole Devours Home In Florida Sinkhole Devours Home In Florida
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It is suspected that there is a possible sinkhole in Pinellas County, Florida. On Thursday, many people were forced to evacuate their homes in Dunedin after a hole allegedly appeared in the backyard of a family home. The sinkhole appeared …

Fake Cop Waves Real Gun in a Dunkin Donuts for 10% Off Fake Cop Waves Real Gun in a Dunkin Donuts for 10% Off
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Fox13-Tampa Bay, along with the Orlando Sentinel, report that a Pasco County man has been arrested for waving a fake badge and a real gun at a Dunkin’ Donuts in order to get discounts. Surveillance footage clearly shows Charles Barry …

Bullet Hits Smartphone, Saves Gas Station Clerk’s Life Bullet Hits Smartphone, Saves Gas Station Clerk’s Life
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A Winter Garden, Florida gas station clerk was shot in the abdomen on Monday morning, and today he is alive after only sustaining minor injuries. He can almost certainly give all the credit for that amazing turn to the fact …

Yuengling Brewery Fire: Brewery Engulfed In Flames Yuengling Brewery Fire: Brewery Engulfed In Flames
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The Yuengling Brewery had a fire breakout yesterday, when police and fire crews were called in, and found the building engulfed in flames. The location that had the fire was in Tampa, Florida. Yuengling is America’s oldest brewery, originating in …

Walmart Alligator To Be Put Down Walmart Alligator To Be Put Down
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An alligator found wandering around a Florida Walmart will be put down, officials say, for the safety of nearby residents. The gator was safely captured by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after scaring a few shoppers, but a …

Boy’s Adoption Plea: “I’ll Take Anyone” Boy’s Adoption Plea: “I’ll Take Anyone”
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It’s hard to imagine being in the shoes of 15-year-old Davion Only. The young Florida teen has been in foster care all of his life, and all he wants is a family to call his own. Davion decided to take …

Facebook Brag Leads to Teens’ Arrest in Florida Bullying Case That Led to 12-Year-Old’s Suicide Facebook Brag Leads to Teens’ Arrest in Florida Bullying Case That Led to 12-Year-Old’s Suicide

Two Florida teens have been arrested and charged with felony aggravated stalking in correlation with the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick, who jumped off a concrete silo last month. Authorities say that it was excessive bullying, both online and in-person, …

Vibrio Vulnificus Causes Deaths in Florida Vibrio Vulnificus Causes Deaths in Florida
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Patty Konietzky’s husband developed a small purple lesion on his ankle. At first, they paid little attention to it, thinking that it was only a spider bite. However, when the lesion began spreading across his leg, it quickly alarmed both …

FBI 2012 Crime Stats: Tennessee is Most Dangerous State FBI 2012 Crime Stats: Tennessee is Most Dangerous State
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24/7 Wall St.com did an analysis last week of the FBI’s recently released 2012 crime statistics, but before anyone starts hastily comparing states, it should be noted that the FBI does remind people not to compare state violence in rankings. …

Dominique Easley, Florida DT, Out For The Season Dominique Easley, Florida DT, Out For The Season

Dominique Easley, a football player for the Florida Gators has been plagued with a season ending injury. It appears that the injuries at Florida just continue to pile up, as their struggles continue in the 2013 season. Easley, a senior …

Florida Monkeys Threaten Residents With Herpes Florida Monkeys Threaten Residents With Herpes
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A large group of Rhesus monkeys from a small island near Silver River are now posing a health threat to Floridians, wildlife experts say. The monkeys–which were first brought to the area by tour guide Colonel Tooey in the 1930′s–have …

George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Incident With Gun George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Incident With Gun
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“I don’t know what he’s capable of,” Shellie Zimmerman said of husband George Zimmerman in a 911 call on Monday. “I’m really scared.” George Zimmerman found himself in headlines again after police responded to a call at his Lake Mary, …