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Florida man run over by own truck during road rage incident
Florida man run over by own truck during road rage incident

An intoxicated man got run over by his own pick up truck during a road rage situation in Gainesville, Florida. Get the Floridariffic details on how one Joseph Howard Carl managed to get himself flattened by his own Dodge 1500.


Florida kid steals second school bus after stealing aunt’s truck
Florida kid steals second school bus after stealing aunt’s truck

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.


Florida woman does pantless yoga beside running truck in middle of road
Florida woman does pantless yoga beside running truck in middle of road

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


Nub City: The fascinating backstory of the film Vernon, Florida
Nub City: The fascinating backstory of the film Vernon, 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.”


Spurned woman pulls knife on man who once dropped weed-filled trousers on cops
Spurned woman pulls knife on man who once dropped weed-filled trousers on cops

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.


Florida man in truck shoots fleeing son on riding lawn mower
Florida man in truck shoots fleeing son on riding lawn mower

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!


VIDEO Florida mom Kayla Oxenham arrested for branding kids
VIDEO Florida mom Kayla Oxenham arrested for branding kids

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.


MUG SHOT Affluent accountant arrested for imprisoning three women for use as sex slaves
MUG SHOT Affluent accountant arrested for imprisoning three women for use as sex slaves

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.


Woman with best Florida name ever arrested for firing missile at car
Woman with best Florida name ever arrested for firing missile at car

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.


Florida man arrested for assaulting brother with homegrown pot plants
Florida man arrested for assaulting brother with homegrown pot plants

A Florida man faces domestic battery charges after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting his brother with marijuana plants from their yard.


 

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