Another day, another crapload of cocaine washing up in our waters.
This time, however, the cocaine didn't just appear out of nowhere. This load was caught in a Coast Guard Operation off the Gulf of Mexico.
And the op, called Operation Martillo -- Operation Hammer! -- yielded more than 18 million dollars worth of yeyo. That's a lot of martillos!More »
Experts from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, took 15 boats and 31 volunteers to the area Thursday morning to begin their rescue efforts.
The Coast Guard and Miami-Dade Police Department have also joined in on trying to save the pod.More »
David Lee Edwards, the ex-felon from Kentucky who won the $27 million Powerball in 2001, has died broke, and in hospice, reports the Daily Mail.
David Lee Edwards: Cautionary tale
As reported by New Times in 2007, Edwards had managed to blow his entire fortune within just five years. He and his wife Shawna went from living in a lavish Florida mansion decorated with medieval armor, to a Kentucky storage unit container filled with human feces.More »
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You did all your holiday shopping and now those boxes from Amazon are starting to roll in. Where to hide all that junk before you wrap it? Kids are sneaky. (I personally believe that babies know full well how to wipe their butts, but just fake it so they can poop on you.) They can find Xmas presents anywhere. Well... almost anywhere!More »
We entirely understand Lake Worth Commissioner Scott Maxwell's failure to reply to our requests for comment. After all, the parody twitter account that poses as an arm of Maxwell's re-election campaign hasn't drawn much notice outside his little city. Or so it would appear from the number of followers it's collected (like, three).
But people are talking about it, and Lake Worth blogger extraordinaire Wes Blackman (one of the account's followers) has written it up, to much bizarre and hilarious comment.
Today is pretty much Super Bowl Sunday for the medical marijuana issues here in Florida, at least for the next year. The state Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday over the 75 words proponents want to include on next year's ballot, an initiative that would open the doors for doctors to prescribe the good green in needed cases.
The family of Mary DeLorenzo Knight, one of the victims slain by Aaron Alexis during the Washington Navy Yard massacre this past September, has filed a lawsuit on her behalf in federal court in Tampa.
The suit, filed Tuesday morning, alleges negligence by the government.
Alexis, who was a contracted worker with access to the building in the Naval Yard, shot and killed DeLorenzo and twelve others before he was killed during a standoff with police.More »
Pedro José Maldonado, a Weston father and husband, went on a premeditated murderous and violent rampage that ended with him killing himself in a motel after murdering his wife and one of his sons with a crossbow.
According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Maldonado shot his wife and son with a hand-held crossbow before driving to Tallahassee, where he planned to murder his other son.More »
As many as ten have beached themselves, with four having already died, according to officials.
The pod was first seen on Tuesday, about 30 miles from Flamingo in Monroe County.More »