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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…

Florida man caught having sex with roommate’s dog on hidden camera, police say

Police arrested a Florida man late last month after his roommate caught him having sex with his dog. The roommate suspected something was wrong when his dog, a German Shepard mix, was limping and acting skittish around people, so he set up a hidden camera in the apartment he shares…

Elderly Florida man arrested for breaking wife’s hip after she catches him on dating website

Police in Lake Worth, Florida arrested a 76-year-old man after he broke her hip during an altercation over online infidelity. Edward Aronson was arrested at his wife’s side in Bethesda Hospital West early Friday morning. Police had been called to the hospital after a nurse overheard Aronson saying that she…

Toxic algae killing Florida manatees at record rates

Toxic algae blooms that deplete the water of essential oxygen are killing a record number of manatees in Florida this year, biologists say. A total of 769 manatees have died trough Tuesday, making 2013 the deadliest year ever for the blubbery denizens of the deep found off the Florida coast,…

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