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Florida sex offender wins $3 million lottery jackpot
Florida sex offender wins $3 million lottery jackpot

Florida law allows convicted criminals to collect lottery winnings, so Timothy Poole, a cab driver from Mount Dora FL, hit the jackpot with a scratch-off ticket. The odds against that? Pretty long.


Trooper saves mom choking on seat belt after 3-year-old slipped out of car seat
Trooper saves mom choking on seat belt after 3-year-old slipped out of car seat

An alert Florida state trooper rescued a woman who was choking on a seat belt after she got entangled while trying to get her 3-year-old daughter fastened back into her car seat. The strange incident occurred while the family was returning home after a Thanksgiving dinner. Get details on how she became trapped and Trooper Brad Wagner’s heroic actions.


Florida principal suspended after “regretful” unannounced active shooter drill
Florida principal suspended after “regretful” unannounced active shooter drill

A Florida middle school principal has been suspended after a decision to administer an unannounced lock down drill that had the school’s SRO officer and a patrol officer going door to door brandishing firearms. The incident drew national attention and a tidal wave of criticism as a number of students were said to have been terribly frightened by the armed men – believing that they were under siege and claiming that during the procedure guns were pointed directly at them. Get statements from the local police chief, the school board and outraged parents about the incident.


PHOTOS Florida State student finds library shooter bullet in his backpack
PHOTOS Florida State student finds library shooter bullet in his backpack

Shortly after midnight last night, a gunman opened fire in a library at Florida State University, wounding three students before the shooter was killed by police. Another student is lucky he wasn’t one of those wounded, or even killed, after he discovered one of the gunman’s bullets lodged in his backpack after puncturing two books he had just checked out from the library.


VIDEO 90-year-old Arnold Abbott faces 60 days in jail for feeding the homeless
VIDEO 90-year-old Arnold Abbott faces 60 days in jail for feeding the homeless

Following the enactment of a new ordinance in Fort Lauderdale, the non-profit founder has been cited twice for feeding homeless people. Watch Stephen Colbert’s take on the situation…


Quadruple amputee Sean Petrozzino ‘on the run’ following parents’ murders
Quadruple amputee Sean Petrozzino ‘on the run’ following parents’ murders

Sean Petrozzino, a quadruple amputee who lost his hands and legs to bacterial meningitis, is a “person of interest” in his parents’ murders. Michael Petrozzino and Nancy Petrozzino were found shot to death in their Orlando home.


Florida man kills roommate, rapes corpse then gets haircut
Florida man kills roommate, rapes corpse then gets haircut

Bryan Santana stabbed his roommate to death, raped her corpse, attacked another roommate with pepper spray and a knife and then calmly went and got a hair cut, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.


MUG SHOT Florida convict Joseph Britton clears courtroom claiming he’s got Ebola
MUG SHOT Florida convict Joseph Britton clears courtroom claiming he’s got Ebola

Joseph Britton let confusion over his wherabouts turn into a full-blown Ebola crisis in the Broward County courtroom. “Ebola Panic Mode” is now officially in full swing.


Florida cops arrest Florida cop for alleged oral sex barter
Florida cops arrest Florida cop for alleged oral sex barter

A Florida police officer has been arrested by other Florida police officers after he allegedly allowed a suspected drug offender to walk free in exchange for oral sex.


Florida meth makers busted by butt dial
Florida meth makers busted by butt dial

A trio of Florida meth makers find themselves behind bars thanks to an incidentally incriminating 911 butt dial.


 

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