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  • Florida man pulls gun at Starbucks over cream cheese

    06/20/2021 7:09:10 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 43 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | 06/20/2021 | Associated Press
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — An angry Florida man pulled a gun on a drive-thru worker because they forgot the cream cheese with his bagel, according to Miami Gardens Police. The employee just happened to be the daughter of the police chief. Police said the man became angry at a Starbucks drive-thru when they messed up his order earlier this week. He returned to the window, screaming at the employee. She asked whether he had paid for the cream cheese, at which point he became enraged and pulled out a gun, according to an arrest report. Chief Delma Noel-Pratt told...
  • Florida Man Hops on Scooter to Chase After Stolen Lamborghini

    06/13/2021 3:13:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | June 11, 2021
    Owner reunited with UrusWhen a 14-year-old boy tried to steal a $200,000 Lamborghini, the luxury SUV’s owner hopped on a scooter to chase after the culprit who’d stolen his prized possession. Chris Sander told WSVN he was at his home in Miami Beach Tuesday night when he heard the sound of his Lamborghini Urus’ engine roaring. “It’s just a straight hustle. Police going everywhere,” he said. “I’m in my home. I hear this thing start up. I look out the window and I see somebody driving it away. I got on the scooter, went after the guy.” The station reports...
  • Florida man accused of dragging pedestrian with car, hiding most of body behind bait shop

    06/12/2021 7:52:21 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/8/2021 | David Aaro
    A Florida man is accused of dragging the body of a pedestrian he allegedly struck with his car on Sunday before fleeing the scene and dumping most of the remains behind a local bait shop, according to authorities. Joseph Charles Strickland, 28, of Weeki Wachee, was traveling on a road north of Tampa early Sunday when his car struck the unidentified pedestrian, 32, who was walking along the roadway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. After the hit-and-run accident, they said the suspect traveled with the victim's remains to the back of the Dixie Lee Bait shop in Spring Hill....
  • Florida man attacked by alligator while diving for megalodon teeth in river

    06/12/2021 12:56:15 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 52 replies
    Fox8 ^ | 6/3/2021 | Megan Gannon
    SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida man is recovering after surviving an alligator attack over the weekend. Jeffrey Heim was diving in the Myakka River on Sunday looking for megalodon teeth when he was attacked from behind by an alligator. “I thought it was a boat it hit me so fast or it felt like it was so fast,” the 25-year-old said. He told our sister station WFLA he wasn’t in the water for very long when the attack happened. He thinks the alligator was about 9 feet long and possibly a female. It’s currently alligator mating season in Florida....
  • FL: 1 Career Criminal Shot Dead When He Attempted to Rob 2 Legally Armed Men

    06/12/2021 12:24:39 PM PDT · by marktwain · 54 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 11 June, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Image Mug Shot of Otis Brown, from Lee County Sheriff’s Office, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On May 31st, 2021, at about 6 p.m. at 3101 N. Miami Avenue, it has been reported that Otis Brown, a career criminal, attempted to commit an armed robbery of two men as they were walking their dog outside of the Midtown Mall.The temperature at 6 p.m. was 82 degrees with an ENE breeze of 13 mph with humidity of 72%. Sunset would not be until 8:07. Looking at the images from Google maps, there is graffiti in the neighborhood.One of...
  • Man hit by car in Florida, robbed of $15K Marvel-themed prosthetic leg

    06/08/2021 12:48:49 PM PDT · by devane617 · 46 replies
    A customized prosthetic leg worth $15,000 was stolen from a man who was hit by a car and critically injured in St. Petersburg Monday night, police say. The man’s family is now asking whoever has it to return the leg. The crash happened around 10 p.m. on Monday. Police say 49-year-old Christopher Allen Harris was walking in a crosswalk when he was hit by an Infinity G35 driven by a 21-year-old man.
  • Hillary Clinton Praises Teen Who Secretly Switched Valedictorian Speech To Bash Texas Abortion Law

    06/04/2021 3:02:58 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 44 replies
    Tampa Free Press ^ | 6/3/2021 | Mary Margaret Olohan
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton praised a teenager Wednesday for secretly switching her valedictorian speech in order to criticize a new Texas law banning abortions after an unborn baby has a heartbeat. he former First Lady tweeted her support for Lake Highlands High School valedictorian Paxton Smith, who pulled an unapproved valedictorian speech from her bra at the lectern on graduation day and delivered a speech about Texas’s Heartbeat Act. “This took guts,” Clinton tweeted. “Thank you for not staying silent, Paxton.” The new Texas law bans abortions after the unborn baby has a heartbeat. By the end of the...
  • Video: The Left’s Next Hero – Man Throws Baby At Deputy Following Wild High-Speed Chase

    06/06/2021 6:41:29 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 13 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 06.06.2021 | Kathy Sullivan
    A dramatic new video has been released of a Florida man who led police on a wild high-speed chase in Indian River County right before he threw his infant baby at a deputy. Deputy Jacob Kurby caught the flying baby as other deputies rushed in to arrest 32-year-old John Henry James III. The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office shared a video of the arrest on Friday. Cops said John Henry James, 32, was driving erratically in Vero Beach, Fla., on May 26. An officer attempted to pull James over, but he sped off instead, according to an arrest report. That...
  • ‘You Can’t Throw a Baby:’ Florida Man Accused of Tossing Infant at Deputies After Chase

    06/05/2021 2:18:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | June 4, 2021 | Adrienne Cutway
    <p>A pursuit came to an end when a Florida man bailed out of the car he was driving and tossed a 2-month-old baby at deputies, according to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office.</p><p>Deputies said they spotted a Nissan Rogue that failed to maintain its lane on 20th Street around 6:30 p.m. on May 26 and when an unmarked vehicle attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the driver of the Nissan refused to pull over.</p>
  • Florida man diving for shark teeth survives alligator bite to the head

    06/03/2021 7:04:51 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3 June 2021 | Tamar Lapin
    He found teeth all right! A Florida man diving for shark teeth was bitten in the head by an alligator — and survived. “I thought I got hit by a propeller, it hit me so fast,” Heim told WFTS. “It felt like a boat was going 50 mph.” Dressed in a wetsuit, Heim had plunged into the river to look for megalodon fossils, something he does often. The Tampa resident had just come up for air when he found himself between the jaws of a gator. Fortunately, the reptile soon let go, allowing Heim to get his head back above...
  • Boy shot after man returns paintball fire with real gunfire

    06/02/2021 6:07:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 50 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | 1 June, 2021 | Staff
    MIAMI -- Thinking his home was under attack, a Florida homeowner shot and wounded a 10-year-old whose father had driven him to participate in a drive-by shooting with a paintball gun, police said. Michael Williams, 26, told Opa-locka police his son begged him to drive by a home where young people were gathered Sunday night so he could fire his paintball out the window, according to a police report released Tuesday. Williams drove by the home as his son fired off several rounds, police said. The homeowner confused the paintball for real gunfire, telling police he thought his family was...
  • Florida Man Arrested for Attacking Daughter With Pizza After She Didn't Want to Eat With Him

    05/27/2021 5:43:52 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 45 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 5/26/2021 | Daniel Villareal
    A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly attacking his daughter with pizza after she said that she wanted to be alone. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 23, Tyler Worden, 41, visited the Vero Beach home of his 20-year-old daughter, Kristin Worden. He brought a pizza for them to eat together, but she told him that she wasn't feeling well and asked him to leave, according to an arrest affidavit. The daughter told police that her father became angry and refused to leave. He allegedly argued with her in the doorway of her home. She said he then allegedly...
  • Anthony Bouchard: Investigators have been hounding my family for weeks and now the liberal fake news is coming out with a hit piece about my teenage years. This is why good people avoid running for office. I won't back down, Swamp!

    05/21/2021 4:22:11 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 91 replies
    Anthony Bouchard Twitter ^ | May 21, 2021 | Anthony Bouchard
    Investigators have been hounding my family for weeks and now the liberal fake news is coming out with a hit piece about my teenage years. This is why good people avoid running for office. I won't back down, Swamp! @RepLizCheney Bring it! https://t.co/gaVSm6MkZM— 🇺🇸Anthony Bouchard for Congress Against Cheney (@AnthonyBouchard) May 21, 2021
  • Capitol police arrest man with sword, six daggers near Senate offices

    05/13/2021 9:32:50 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 13, 2021
    US Capitol Police officers arrested a 40-year-old Florida man who was carrying a sword — and six daggers — near Senate office buildings. ... Capitol Police said the sword-toting suspect in the latest incident, Sherman Michael Newman, was spotted north of the Capitol complex shortly after 4 pm. “[The responding officer] observed the Suspect walking and carrying a sword in the 100 block of Massachusetts Avenue, NE,” according to a public weekly police arrest log. “A stop was conducted in the 100 block of Maryland Avenue, NE, and during a search of the Suspect, six dirk knives were discovered. The...
  • Intruder shot, killed after kicking in door, charging occupant with a knife

    05/09/2021 3:21:30 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 58 replies
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  • Hell froze over today in SW Florida

    05/07/2021 6:03:31 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 51 replies
    May 7,2021 | Hojczyk
    Went to a resturant tonight..... Not one person had a mask on...not the servers or the bartender.. No one...
  • The First Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Just Been Released in The US

    05/06/2021 9:41:44 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    https://www.sciencealert.com ^ | NICOLETTA LANESE | 6 MAY 2021
    The biotech firm Oxitec has released its genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, with the goal of suppressing wild, disease-carrying mosquito populations in the region. This is the first time genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in the US. Oxitec previously released its modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Brazil, the Cayman Islands, Panama, and Malaysia, and the company reported that local A. aegypti populations fell by at least 90 percent in those locations, Live Science previously reported. A. aegypti can carry diseases such as Zika, dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever, and releasing modified mosquitoes offers a way to control...
  • Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to Unemployed: Start Looking for a Job

    05/06/2021 9:16:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/06/2021 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Floridians who receive unemployment benefits will soon have to show proof they are job-hunting, according to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis took away the requirement that people on benefits look for work early in the pandemic when unemployment was on the rise and few employers were hiring.
  • Florida man flew to Portland to break into women’s cars at day cares, parks and gyms, then steal IDs, prosecutor says

    05/04/2021 8:51:16 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 13 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 05/03/2021 | Maxine Bernstein
    A Florida man and his alleged accomplices traveled to Portland with the sole purpose of breaking into women’s cars -- typically by cruising parks, day cares and gyms -- to steal their purses, wallets and identification and then recruited locals to cash almost $100,000 in forged checks at banks around town, federal prosecutors said. . . Damian B. Fletcher, 27, and his alleged cohort found women with drug addictions and homeless people to impersonate the victims and collect the money . . Fletcher was sentenced Monday to just over three years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit...
  • Former Republican Florida Governor Announces He's Running Against DeSantis as a Democrat

    05/04/2021 1:12:36 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 40 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | May 4, 2021 | Dillon Burroughs
    Florida Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist, who served as the state’s governor from 2007 to 2011, announced Tuesday on Twitter that he is running for governor once again. “Florida should be a place where hard work is rewarded, justice is equal, and opportunity is right in front of you,” he said. “That’s a Florida for all — and that’s why I’m running for Governor.”