The same 12-year-old boy who stole a Bay County, Florida school bus and took it for a joy ride back in June was BUS-ted for stealing another school bus Wednesday. This second cheese wagon abduction happened less than 24 hours after the kid appeared in court for stealing the first student transportation device! Get the gut-BUStingly hilarious quotes from the area police and find out how he got er done this time (including jacking his aunt’s truck) and how he eventually got caught.
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Don’t do heroin. Don’t do heroin and then try to do yoga by your truck. Don’t remove your pants and leave your truck running in the middle of the road after doing heroin and attempting to do yoga. This Florida PSA is brought to you by 51-year-old Michele Cernak of Ocala, Florida
The 1981 film Vernon, Florida by Errol Morris has become an underground classic and a textbook example of the captivation of well-made documentary storytelling. It turns out that the impetus for Morris to head to this small town might very well be the best Florida story you’ll ever read. Find out how two dust-ups, one involving Morris and another involving a City Councilwoman, her barefoot son and her late husband with a hook for a hand, highlight the amazing history of a place once called “Nub City.”
It’s highly unlikely that Crue Finley will ever forget his evening spent with Elizabeth Highley as he learned the hard way that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. And in perfect Florida fashion it turns out that Crue had his own unforgettable run-in with the law last year.
In the panhandle of Florida you never know what ya’ might get on a hot summer Friday night. If you were around Breastworks Road in Escambia County, for example, you might have seen a man in a pick up truck shooting his son that was trying to make a getaway on a riding lawn mower George Jones style. Country songwriters read on and get inspired!
A young Florida mother was arrested last week on felony child abuse charges for allegedly branding her two daughters so that others could identify them as her own. The suspected child abuse was reported by the girls’ daycare workers.
An affluent Florida accountant has been charged with three counts of human trafficking after detectives discovered he was detaining three women for use as personal sex slaves and prostitutes. He allegedly imprisoned the women by keeping them addicted to drugs, setting booby traps, watching them on surveillance cameras and threatening them with homemade weapons.
A Florida woman was arrested for firing a missile at a car. This news in and of itself wouldn’t qualify for a “Florida newsworthy story” but the perp’s name certainly does! Find out our gal’s Floridariffic name and then really have your mind blown when you find out what she was arrested for on a prior occasion.
A Florida man faces domestic battery charges after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting his brother with marijuana plants from their yard.
Stories about Floridians gone wrong and teens gone wrong are omnipresent on the internet (I’m certainly guilty). Mr. Griffin Furlong has a life story that turns those themes on their head while teaching us all a lesson about determination and perseverance. Learn about Griffin and how the memory of his mother and the faith in one simple motto written on the inside of any baseball cap he’s ever called his own kept him on target to accomplish great things.