Tag Archives: Florida

George Zimmerman saves family from vehicle after crash

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George Zimmerman, 29, who was acquitted of manslaughter charges on July 13, after a jury found him not guilty of malicious intent after he shot and killed a 17-year-old African American teen, Trayvon Martin, in the infamous shooting incident on February 12, 2012 which divided the U.S. into factions largely driven by racial tension. Zimmerman, […]

Casey Anthony's parent's garage sale allegedly includes Caylee's belongings

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Christina Werner, a Florida resident, claims she attended the garage sale of the formally accused child killer Casey Anthony. Casey was acquitted of killing her toddler daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2011. Casey was arrested after police became suspicious because Casey failed to report her baby missing for four weeks and continuously lied to the police […]

Father brings infant to strip club, forgets baby

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A Daytona Beach, Fla. man was arrested on New Years eve after he forgot he forgot his 2-month-old infant at a strip club he was patronizing. Kenneth Rowe, Jr., 26, was arrested after he left the infant in the arms of a store clerk whom he asked to hold the baby while he went outside […]

Florida mother hangs herself after killing her two kids

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It would appear that a 34-year-old woman in Florida has killed her two children and then hung herself from a ceiling fan, committing suicide–this according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The two murders and the suicide took place in the family’s home. After receiving a call for help, deputies responded to a house in […]

Man arrested after impregnating relative, says it was "her idea"

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A Naples, Florida, man has been arrested and charged with one count of incest after one of his relatives fell pregnant and named him as the father. Anthony Alan Larde, 20, was allegedly having sex with a female relative who became pregnant.  She hid a positive pregnancy test in her sock drawer.  According to reports, […]

Dead newborn found in dumpster, mother claimed it was an "abortion"

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Police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are investigating a woman they believe is connected to a dead newborn baby that was found in a dumpster on August 1oth. Alexandria Sladon-Marler, 33, went to the Emergency Room at Broward General Medical Center that same day. “They asked her what she thought she was suffering from,” Detective DeAnna Garcia […]

Nudist cruises gaining in popularity

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Carnival and Bare Necessities partner for nude cruise 2013February 2013 will see the setting sail of the Carnival Cruise liner Carnival Freedom. The eight-day Panama cruise will offer the usual amenities that one has come to expect from the cruise giant, such as multiple pools, a dance club, and various other attractions. One thing that […]

Mom chokes boy, 14, over cruel comments he made about daughter on Facebook

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A St. Petersburg, Florida, mother allegedly choked a 14-year-old boy at the Tyrone Square Mall over nasty comments he made about her daughter on Facebook. Debbie Piscitella, a mother of three, was allegedly caught on store camera grabbing the boy’s backpack and choking him, leaving red marks on his neck. Debbie was at the mall […]

Porn actress pleads guilty to killing tattoo shop owner after sex party

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Amanda Logue, who performed in various adult films under the name Sunny Dae, has plead guilty to lesser charges following accusations that she and her boyfriend, Jason Andrews, beat and stabbed tattoo shop owner Dennis Abrahamsen after a sex party two years ago, which could still land her in prison for up to 40 years. Back […]

Retired chiropractor stalks very young girls at Burlington Coat Factory, masturbates

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Jonathan Davis, 40, a retired chiropractor from south Florida, has been charged with lewd and lascivious behavior following a March 25 incident where he followed three young girls, ages 5 through 8, through a Burlington Coat Factory and trying to record them on his cell phone while touching himself.  An alert security guard caught on […]

12-year-old boy enters burning home multiple times to save 4 siblings and pets

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12-year-old Justin Allen’s heroic act of bravery and quick thinking saved the lives of his three younger brothers and three-year-old sister on Sunday when he single handedly rescued each of them from their burning home. The Milton, Florida home caught fire at around 2 a.m. on Mother’s Day.  Justin’s mother, Tiffanie Jackson, was working the […]

Man steals soda from McDonald's, gets charged with felony

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Florida man could face up to five years in prison for stealing $1 soda do to prior theft convictionsWe’ve all seen people try it at the fast food counter. A customer asks for a free cup of water then slyly sneaks a refill of fountain soda instead. A Naples, Fla. McDonald’s employee claims that was […]

Florida 4-year-old tests positive for cocaine

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Florida police were surprised when they went to follow up on a complaint about prostitution and drugs at a hotel and were greeted by a young boy. A manager at the Candlewood Suites tipped off the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office about the possible illegal activity in one of its rooms, and when officers arrived they reported […]

Police: Online game between woman and teen turned into real life affair

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A Maryland woman learned the hard way that one should check age of consent laws before traveling across state lines to have sex with a teenager. Lisa Carroll, 39, met a 16-year-old Florida boy playing the online game War2 Glory, a multi-player interactive game set during World War II. But police say Carroll took the […]

Florida man, woman charged with telling 5-year-old to watch them have sex

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A man and his girlfriend have been arrested after a young girl told police she was told to watch the couple have sex. Scott Joseph Trader, 26, and Katrina Anay Varner, 19, have been charged with felony lewd or lascivious exhibition after Port St. Lucie, Fla., police talked to the girl, now 6, who said […]

Trayvon Martin's mom says son's shooting likely 'an accident'

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Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, said that she believes the shooting of her son was “an accident.” Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla., in late February. Zimmerman claimed that Martin attacked him, and he shot in self-defense. After more than a month of protests […]

Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman requests online donations

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The man at the center of a growing controversy after he shot and killed an unarmed teen is soliciting donations for his legal and living expenses. George Zimmerman, 28, shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February after he says Martin attacked him. Zimmerman had previously been following Martin, after calling 911 to report suspicious […]

Florida State Attorney calls Trayvon Martin letter 'outright lies'

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An attorney for the parents of Trayvon Martin have written a letter asking that federal officials get involved in investigating their son’s death, and Florida State Attorney Norm Wolfinger isn’t happy about it. Martin, 17, was shot and killed by Sanford, Fla., Neighborhood Watch leader George Zimmerman in February. Zimmerman told police that Martin had […]

Retired teacher admits to traveling across state lines for child sex

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A retired Florida teacher has pleaded guilty to crossing state lines to meet up with children in order to have sex with them. Dale Chisena, 60, entered the plea on Monday admitting to one count of interstate travel to engage in sex with a person under 12 years of age, according to the Orlando Sentinel. […]

Obama speaks out about Trayvon Martin

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Obama, ‘You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon’President Barack Obama spoke out for the first time about the tragedy which has enveloped the entire nation, the shooting and untimely death of  Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American boy who was shot by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida. The controversy of […]

Student with poor grades wears sign

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Parents desperate to reach son failing in schoolSpring has sprung at schools throughout the country.  With spring upon us, school children are getting hyped up about spring break–and bracing for report cards. One Florida middle school student is spending his spring break wearing a sign as a punishment for poor grades. Michael Bell, Jr.’s parents […]

Florida teacher suspended after accusation of being drunk during class

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A teacher in Manatee County, Fla., has been placed on administrative leave after breath tests allegedly indicated she was drunk during class. Anne Wampole, 39, received a visit to her special education class at Bayshore High School from Assistant Principal Ginger Collins last month, and Collins claims that when she talked to Wampole, she detected […]

Cops: School bus driver showed kids porn on phone

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A school bus driver has been arrested after police say he showed underage riders on the bus pornographic images on his cellphone. Marcus Antonio Howard, 37, is a bus driver for Mowat Middle School in Lynn Haven, Fla., and allegedly displayed the adult material on several occasions in January and February before a police investigation […]

Cops: Mom drunk at school pickup

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Charged with DUIThe next time somebody irritates you in the school pickup lane, at least be grateful they aren’t drunk. Police arrested Heather Brodeur, 33, at the Suntree Elementary School in Melbourne, Florida, after they say she drove through a “bus-only” lane before hitting a gate with her car, jumped a curb, and went the […]

Florida school bus attackers under house arrest, face expulsion

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A group of Florida students who allegedly beat a girl until she was unconscious have been placed under house arrest and may be expelled from school. The seven students, who range in age from 12 to 14, are from the Liberty Middle School in Ocala, Florida, and allegedly started the fight when the girl tried […]