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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 …

Florida Daycare Crash: 1 Child Dead, Motorist Flees

The hunt is on for a Florida driver that fled the scene of a major car accident which left one child dead and at least a dozen others seriously injured. It is being reported that on Wednesday afternoon an SUV …

Kindergartner Praying Controversy Headed To Court?

The controversy surrounding whether or not an Carillon Elementary teacher stopped a five-year-old from praying is now the subject of a lawsuit. It’s a turn of events that isn’t too surprising given what’s at the heart of the matter. Marcos …

Kindergartner Praying In School Told To Stop

Was a kindergartner told that she couldn’t pray at lunch? That’s what folks in Oviedo, Fla. are trying to figure out, after a 5-year-old by the name Gabriella Perez accused a staff member at Carillon Elementary School of stopping her …

Road Rage Video: Man Flips Off Driver, Immediately Crashes

Road rage is an unfortunate part of driving anywhere these days; if you live in Lexington, Kentucky, for instance, you know all about the horrendous traffic that would make even the calmest person punch their mother in the throat out …

Hammerhead Sharks Make Appearances in Florida and YouTube

Florida has been the location of two YouTube videos of students catching hammerhead sharks. Viktor Hluben of Florida Atlantic University posted a video of his live catch and release of one just last week. “It was extremely exciting, an adrenaline …

David Beckham Pitches Soccer Stadium for PortMiami

Soccer superstar David Beckham will head to Tallahassee, Florida Tuesday, in an attempt to garner some state subsidies for his proposed soccer stadium to be built at PortMiami, the busiest cruise ship port in the world. Beckham also seeks to …

Florida Man Caught Having Sex With Starving Dog

Owning a dog is a big responsibility. You must be prepared to feed it and care for it. Some people take their dogs for granted, however, and end up starving them. One Florida man was caught doing all this and …

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 …