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Mistaken Foreclosure Locks Up Paid-For Home

Local Ten News in Coconut Creek, Florida reports that a couple recently came back to their “snowbird” home away from home to find themselves locked out, eviction-style. Mel and Harriet (last names withheld) found a lock box on their door, …

Mega Millions Jackpot To Be Split Between 2 Winners

It looks like the Mega Millions jackpot will not be rolling over anymore, as two lucky people were able to match all six numbers last night, making them the United State’s newest millionaires. The winning numbers were 11-19-24-33-51, and the …

Trayvon Martin’s Death Encourages “Stand Your Ground” Protest

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law is facing more protests and backlash than ever as the two year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death passes. Trayvon’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, recently spoke with CBS about her views on this controversial law. “We don’t …

George Zimmerman Signs Autographs At Gun Show

A simple Google search of Zimmerman and it seems like no action of his ever goes unreported. Recent headlines include an announced but later cancelled boxing match with rapper DMX to assaulting his pregnant girlfriend. In case you’ve forgotten, George …

Wichita State Basketball Improves To 34-0, Wins MVC

It probably was not something that anyone had expected entering the 2013-2014 NCAA basketball season, but the Wichita State basketball team was able to keep their streak going, and finish the season without losing. Due to the fact that the …

Legoland Closes After Threats To Muslim Family Day

The Legoland park in Windsor, England shut its doors to visitors after receiving threats from far-right extremists. The park was scheduled to host a private event for the MRDF last weekend (Muslim Research and Development Foundation), and they have sold …

Rep. Alan Grayson Accused Of Domestic Violence

In yet another case of the personal life of a congressman making headlines for the wrong reasons, Representative Alan Grayson has been accused of injuring his wife in a domestic dispute. Grayson is a democratic congressman from Florida. Alan Grayson’s …

Apparently, in Florida, You Can ‘Drive Off’ Your Drunk

If you’re super messed up and being an annoying asshole, your wife might tell you to go “sleep it off.” That’ll work, given enough time. You might think you can go “walk it off” or perhaps “Waffle House it off.” …

Inmate IQ Scores: A Factor In Executions?

Executions in the United States are becoming increasingly controversial. While accusations of cruelty and racism play a major part in opposing capital punishment, some also feel that special attention must be paid to sentencing mental ill or handicapped individuals. One …

Church Van Crash: 2 Killed, 1 In Critical Condition

A church van affiliated with the First Baptist Church of New Port Richey, FL, crashed on Friday morning on its way to a youth camp in Georgia, killing two people and critically injuring a teenager. The crash was reported at …

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 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

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

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

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?’

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
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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
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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?
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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
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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 …