Articles tagged with: Florida

28 July 2014

Pregnant Florida woman killed while admiring gun collection

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Hernando County, Fla. --- (NBC News) A five-month pregnant woman died after she was shot in the head while admiring a friend's gun collection, Hernando County authorities said Sunday. The Citrus Cou ...

28 July 2014

2 Florida girls arrested for torturing rare tortoise

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Orange Park, Fla. --- (NBC News) Two teen girls accused of lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death in a videotaped incident have been arrested, authorities said Friday ...

22 July 2014

"My immediate feeling was to kill him"

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Fla. --- (WESH)  The father of an 11-year-old Florida boy who was allegedly raped at the hands of a close family friend says he did what he had to do after walking in on it.The father beat the susp ...

18 July 2014

Florida father beats accused child abuser

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Daytona Beach, Fla. --- (NBC News) Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son early Friday morning, police said.The father called ...

11 July 2014

Woman publicly shamed for stealing from Walmart

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Starke, Fla. -- (KGW News) A woman was ordered by a judge to hold a sign telling the world she stole from a local merchant as part of her punishment.Deputies say 21-year-old Tia Grissett and 23-year ...

08 July 2014

New eye for "KFC girl"

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(WBBH)  The young dog mauling victim at the center of an alleged hoax has arrived in Florida to be fitted with a new prosthetic eye.3-year-old Victoria Wilcher arrived from Mississippi with her fam ...

01 July 2014

Saved from the heat

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Fla. --- (WBBH)  A Florida man was arrested Sunday for leaving a litter of seven pit bull puppies inside a moving truck for 45 minutes - on a 97-degree day.Ruth Sawyer says she and her husband spot ...

20 June 2014

Former porn star David Mech seeking Palm Beach School Board seat

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Florida -- (NBC Miami) A former porn star is looking for a new role as a school board member in Palm Beach County. David Mech, once known as Dave Pounder in the adult industry, qualified for the sch ...

19 June 2014

Caught on cam: tumbling biker

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Clearwater, Fla. --- (WESH News) A 22-year-old motorcyclist walked away uninjured after slamming into a car and flipping in the air at a Clearwater, Florida intersection.Amazingly, he somehow manage ...

13 June 2014

Dachshund gets stuck in a security fence

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Miami, Fla. -- Poor thing! This Dachshund found itself not behind bars, but between them after getting stuck in a security fence. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called to the scene, and a firefighter to ...