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‘Bloody Jesus’ actor ordered down from roadside cross for endangering drivers in Florida

A Jesus impersonator in Florida had his roadside Easter show interrupted by police who said that the bloody display was causing drivers to nearly crash their vehicles. The spokesperson for the Lee County Sheriff’s office told WFTX that the man playing Jesus was asked to come down off the cross…

93-year-old Florida mayor seeks 20th term in runoff election

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Voters in a central Florida town will decide on Tuesday whether to re-elect their 93-year-old mayor for a record 20th term in office. Mayor John Land of Apopka, population 41,000, is facing opposition for the first time in a decade after finishing second…

Florida suspends heavily-criticized voter purge efforts until 2015

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott’s administration is abandoning its renewed effort to remove non-U.S. citizens from the voter rolls, the state’s top elections official announced on Thursday. Secretary of State Ken Detzner, in a memo to county election supervisors, said the latest attempt at…

Florida man drinks $80 worth of shots, set fire to trash can, punches people, gets arrested

Police in South Daytona Beach, Florida, arrested a man Friday night after he entered a bar, ordered and drank $80 of shots, and then proceeded to create chaos. According to News13, police say Jason Buchanan, 33, walked into a bar on Friday evening and ordered $80 worth of shots of…

Death-row inmate files Supreme Court challenge to Florida’s use of prisoners’ IQ scores

A Florida inmate challenged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday arguing that he is intellectually disabled and therefore should not be executed, highlighting the issue of the mentally ill on death row. Freddie Lee Hall, 68, has spent 35 years on death row for the rape and murder of a…

Florida man posing as drinking buddy’s brother pulls him off life support, steals $106K

A Florida man apparently posed as a friend’s brother, had him removed from life support, and stole more than $100,000 from him, according to the dead man’s relatives. Roger MacKinnon suffered chest pains May 30, 2011, four years after losing his wife when tornadoes destroyed their Lake County home, and…

Florida man accidentally shoots self in leg after gun safety class

Police in Boynton Beach, Florida responded on Friday to a call from a man who claimed he had accidentally shot himself. According to the Palm Beach Post, officers found the man in the bed of his pickup truck nursing a gunshot wound to the leg. The injured man explained that…

Florida teacher forced elementary school student to unclog urinal with bare hands

A Florida teacher is facing battery charges after allegedly forcing a 10-year old student unclog a urinal with his bare hands. The Sun Sentinel reports that Jennifer King Forshey, 58, of Hollywood, Florida is accused of ordering the student to remove wet wads of paper towels from a urinal in…

George Zimmerman is now a sad ‘homeless’ veteran of the Florida Stand Your Ground war

George Zimmerman, who once shot a young man in Florida just to watch him die, wants you to know that things have not gone so well for him since he got away with stalking and murdering a teenager for being black. He is now homeless and doesn’t sleep well, unlike…

Florida woman busts into neighbor’s home waving a gun over loud music

Police in West Palm Beach, Florida, arrested a 47-year-old woman for allegedly bursting into her neighbor’s home to threaten them with a gun for playing their music too loudly. The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reported that Heather Mary Watt was charged on Monday night with aggravated assault with a weapon, armed…

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