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  • Publix halts political contributions ahead of Parkland students' 'die-in' protest

    05/25/2018 5:49:01 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 80 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 25 May 2018 | Alex Harris, David Smiley And Martin Vassolo
    Staring down the prospect of a public relations crisis — boycott threats and "die-in" protests included — over its donations to Republican gubernatorial hopeful Adam Putnam, Publix said Friday it has halted all corporate political contributions. The supermarket giant made the announcement moments before a "die-in" protest planned by David Hogg, a vocal Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control activist. Despite the news, Hogg and dozens of protestors sprawled on the floor of a Coral Springs Publix for 12 minutes clutching sunflowers and signs that read "No NRA Money." Hogg and other students began their influential movement for gun...
  • Naked neighborhood stroll in a rainstorm? Yeah, that will get you arrested

    05/21/2018 9:00:26 AM PDT · by dennisw · 50 replies
    north Florida deputy tasered a naked man who was wandering through a neighborhood during a rainstorm. The Pensacola News-Journal reports Joseph John Musso was arrested Thursday and charged with loitering and prowling, lewd and lascivious behavior, resisting an officer without violence and exposure of sexual organs. Authorities were called by a resident who said his security camera showed a naked man walking by the front door. A second person then called the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office and said they saw a naked man with an erection. Amid heavy rainfall, a deputy tried to apprehend the man but he ran away....
  • Police: Florida couple steals motorized cart from Walmart, drives to bar

    05/21/2018 8:13:19 AM PDT · by bgill · 62 replies
    kxan ^ | May 21, 2018 | wfla
    Security cameras were rolling when Jeffrey Robert Sabiel, 50, and Santa Marie Walters, 32, stole a motorized shopping cart from a Walmart located on Missouri Avenue in Largo, according to an affidavit. Shortly after the theft was reported, the cart was spotted outside Jimmy's Sports Bar in Largo and an officer found the couple at the bar... After denying the theft, the couple admitted to taking the cart and was arrested on charges of grand theft. They were both booked into the Pinellas County Jail.
  • The gunman shot at Trump hotel was a stripper and porn actor who loved Melania Trump

    05/19/2018 11:03:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 5/19/2018 | David Ovalle And Charles Rabin
    Less than a year ago, South Africa native Jonathan Oddi proudly posed behind a backdrop of an American flag, touting his new citizenship. "God bless the USA finally an American!" he wrote on Instagram. On Friday morning, he unfurled the American flag inside the South Florida hotel owned by the nation's president, then got into a firefight and chase with police while ranting about Donald Trump, Barack Obama — and bizarrely, rap mogul P. Diddy, according to law enforcement.
  • Judge Finds ‘unlawful’ Ballot Destruction in 2016 Wasserman Schultz Race

    05/15/2018 9:19:33 PM PDT · by BBell · 35 replies ^ | 5/14/18 | Daniel Molina
    2016 was a tough year for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz as she was plagued with controversy, and now a judge has ruled that the elections supervisor, Brenda Snipes, in Broward county broke federal and state law by unlawfully destroying ballots that were cast in the primary race that Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz won. The case was brought by Wasserman Schutlz’s opponent who wanted to investigate voting irregularities. As a result, Governor Rick Scott has announced that he’ll be reviewing the Judge’s order and that her office will be monitored. In a written statement, Scott’s office explained that “During the upcoming election,...
  • Police use saliva to arrest Casselberry man on voter-fraud charges

    05/04/2018 11:56:39 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 17 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 5/3/18 | Martin E. Comas
    State and local investigators said they used fingerprints and DNA from saliva found on five mail-in ballots to track down a Casselberry man and charge him with voter fraud. Bret Warren, 36, was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Seminole County Jail on several other charges, including possession of oxycodone. “It’s really an interesting case in how we were able to find him,” said Evelyn Estevez, a public information officer for the Altamonte Springs Police Department. In October 2016, days before the general election, several residents of the Spring Valley neighborhood in Altamonte Springs reported to the Seminole County Supervisor...
  • Florida woman accused of hiding handcuff key in chicken sandwich at state prison

    04/28/2018 5:07:34 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies ^ | 4/27/2018 | Stephanie Brown
    BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida woman has been arrested for allegedly concealing a plastic handcuff key in a chicken sandwich during a visit at a state prison in Bradford County in the northeastern part of the state. Authorities said Trisha Denlinger, 48, was booked into the Bradford County Jail on charges of unlawful possession of certain articles on Department of Corrections state property. According to the complaint against Denlinger, the incident happened while she was visiting her husband, who is jailed at Florida State Prison. Once at the prison, she allegedly purchased a sealed chicken sandwich, unsealed it, and...
  • Report: Molino [FL] woman shoots at husband after bringing home divorce papers

    04/20/2018 10:05:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies ^ | 04/18/2018 | by Jasmine Anderson
    ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — A Molino woman is accused of shooting a gun at her husband who tried to end their 8-year union. Wendy Dennis was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. An arrest report states she fired several shots with a 22-caliber rifle at him after her husband brought home divorce papers. She was later arrested and being held on $10,000 bond..
  • Two Destin Realtors charged with battery

    04/19/2018 1:47:02 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 42 replies
    Destin Times ^ | 4/19/2018
    DESTIN — Two well-known Destin Realtors were arrested Friday night after allegedly causing a disturbance at a local bar, according to their Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports. On their way to the Okaloosa County Jail, 47-year-old Tracy Bari and her daughter, 24-year-old Julia Bari, both told the deputy they were going to “murder” him and his family for arresting them, according to their Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office offense reports. Deputies were called to the Red Door Saloon at around 2 a.m. Friday about customers that were causing a disturbance. Employees told deputies that the women had become impatient while...
  • Woman punches husband in face for not being affectionate enough, deputies say

    04/11/2018 11:32:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 65 replies ^ | 3/23/2018 | Shannon Mclellan
    BUNNELL, Fla. - A woman was arrested after she punched her husband in the face for not being affectionate enough toward her, deputies said. Deputies went to the home after receiving a call about a domestic disturbance. The victim told the deputies he and his wife, Jacqueline Hunter, got into a fight because she told him he was not being affectionate enough toward her, according to the report. More News Headlines A 45-year-old Fort Myers, Florida, man was arrested in November 2014 after calling 911 three times to ask the dispatcher if she was interested in a date. During one...
  • Florida woman blames ‘windy day’ for cocaine found in purse

    04/08/2018 1:45:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies ^ | 4/8/2018 | Web Staff
    FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A Florida woman blamed a “windy day” after police found cocaine in her purse. Kennecia Posey, 26, was in a vehicle stopped by Fort Pierce police last month after the vehicle was swerving in the roadway, WPLG reports. According to the police report obtained by the station, a police officer found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse on Posey’s lap. Although Posey admitted the marijuana was hers, the cocaine was a different story. “I don’t know anything about any cocaine,” Posey said, according to a police report. “It’s a windy day. It must...
  • Bra-Less Florida High School Girl Goes Full Protest Over Gender ‘Discrimination’

    04/06/2018 12:21:39 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 133 replies
    A Florida high school student is charging that she was wrongly humiliated by school administrators over going bra-less to class, just because she is a girl, going the full discrimination protest route. And she’s getting a lot of help in her gender-ized victimhood from her mother. The incident came about when the 17-year-old female Braden River High School student, in Bradenton, Fla., went to school in a loose top without a bra. Her teacher notified school administrators that the revealing outfit was being a distraction in class and administrators told her to put a T-shirt on under her loose shirt....
  • Woman Allegedly Beats Husband for Forgetting Anniversary

    03/23/2018 7:40:28 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 66 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | March 23, 2018 | Brandon Lopez
    Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned – and that proved true after a woman in central Florida beat her husband after he allegedly forgot their wedding anniversary. According to Pasco County sheriffs, Carol Stone, 35, smacked the victim several times on his head and face area, leaving red marks on his face, along with minor scratches to his neck and chest. The victim provided video of the incident to police, which he recorded on his cell phone. Police said it shows Stone beating the victim. When sheriff’s deputies interviewed Stone, she admitted to beating him because he forgot...
  • BREAKING: Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas students arrested, Broward County deputy put on leave

    03/21/2018 4:02:11 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 91 replies ^ | 3-20-2018 | Beth B.
    Two students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been arrested today for bringing weapons to school. A third student is being evaluated for making online threats. The first student, 18-year-old Jordan Salter, was arrested after pulling a two-inch black knife from her bra after a disagreement with another student took place, the Sun Sentinel reported. The second student, Gavin Stricker, 17, allegedly brandished a knife on the school bus earlier in the day. On top of everything else, a Broward County deputy was placed on administrative leave for allegedly sleeping on the job.
  • Police officer busted for reverse drunk driving

    03/18/2018 6:14:50 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 73 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/18/18 | Emily Saul
    A police lieutenant was canned early Sunday after crossing over the blurry blue line — when her fellow officers discovered their drunken colleague driving backwards, honking, through the streets of Florida. Now ex-cop Christi Ruhtz, 41, was discovered with bloodshot, glassy eyes and reeking of booze in Pinellas, Florida around 2:00 a.m————————snip———————-Rhutz, who’d been with the Pinellas County Sherriff’s Office since 1998, was immediately fired, according to the report.
  • WATCH Roy Moore Accuser Learn That She Can’t Run For Office

    03/08/2018 4:48:11 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 32 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Mar 8, 2018 | Luke Rohlfing
    Deborah Gibson, who claimed she dated Roy Moore when she was a teenager just announced her intention to run for Florida House of Representatives. There’s only one problem; she is not legally allowed to run for Congress. Before choosing to run, she changed her party affiliation from Republican to Democrat, and in doing so disqualified herself from running for office because of Florida state law. She had to be informed by the local news of this fact. Watch the video of her being informed that she can’t run for Congress after announcing her candidacy
  • Broward sheriff's captain who gave initial order to 'stage' not enter Stoneman Douglas is ID'd

    03/06/2018 6:16:21 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 114 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 5, 2018 | Matt Finn
    The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has identified to Fox News the captain who, according to sources, directed responding deputies and units to “stage” or form a “perimeter” outside Stoneman Douglas High School, instead of rushing immediately into the building, as the mass shooting unfolded there. Multiple law enforcement and official sources said the commands in the initial moments after Nikolas Cruz allegedly opened fire would go against all training which instructs first responders to “go, go, go” until the shooter is neutralized. As law enforcement arrived, the shooter’s identity and exact location were still unknown.
  • 9/11 and Parkland: When Systems Fail

    03/05/2018 5:34:12 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies ^ | Patricia McCarthy
    Everyone paying attention knows now that the Parkland massacre by a severely troubled and dangerous young man was the result of a failure of a host of government institutions. The FBI received several specific warnings and ignored them. The Broward County sheriff's department also ignored countless notifications, as did the local police. Much of the inefficiency was probably due to sheer incompetence, people not doing the jobs they were meant to do. But much was the result of a truly ridiculous program invented by the Obama administration, the Promise policy. Jack Cashill has written about this in depth, as the...
  • Florida Highway Patrol officer caught on video racing against Lamborghini

    02/28/2018 7:47:54 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 28, 2018 | Gary Gastelu
    A Florida Highway Patrol officer is in hot water after video showing him apparently racing a Lamborghini Aventador with his police car hit Instagram this week. Shot from the inside of a second Aventador, it shows the Dodge Charger patrol car and the Italian supercar with New York tags cruising along next to each other before the drivers hit their accelerators and pull away. The Lamborghini predictably leaves the Dodge in the dust. The exact location of the race has not been revealed, but the FHP knows who the trooper is and is considering if disciplinary action is necessary.
  • Escort Shows Up at Wrong House in Florida

    02/22/2018 4:16:56 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    ABC15 ^ | Feb 22, 2018 | Lisa Greenberg
    An escort and "her protection" were arrested in Florida after they apparently showed up to the wrong house. Linda Elkins and Bosha Dawes, both 26, are facing loitering charges after Cape Coral Police said they showed up to a home on SE 10th Terrace and rang the doorbell just before 3 a.m. "I would have answered the door with my shotgun," Rachad Leanari, a neighbor, told Scripps station WFTX in Fort Myers, Florida. The couple who lives in the home called police. They told officers Dawes rang their doorbell with something white covering his face. Elkins was with him. The...