Reportedly mistaking a pair of teenage Pokémon Go players parked outside his house early Saturday morning for criminals, a Palm Coast, Florida man opened fire on their vehicle. The teens escaped unscathed. The car, not so much.
This week the Tampa Bay Times published a bonkers story that is so exceptionally Floridian that I have to share it with you all. It features partying, foreclosures, drugs, The Undertaker, racketeering, and a cosmetic surgeon, among other things.
Florida State spent $234 apiece on 265 rings to commemorate the football team’s ability to beat Miami, South Florida, and Florida last season, according to a purchase order provided by the athletic department.
Florida State’s football team didn’t win a national title, conference championship, or bowl game last season, but the players earned a ring anyway for the distinction of being good in Florida. Congratulations to the good Florida team.
The shortest distance from Cuba to the United States is about 90 miles across the Florida Strait. By the standards of human-powered sea travel, it’s extremely doable, and it has been done for decades by refugees aboard the most makeshift of watercraft, driven by desperation. In the peak years, tens of thousand of…
The Jaguars’ draft class needs no further analysis. A woman interviewed by a local news station has said all that needs to be said.
Florida State dismissed quarterback De’Andre Johnson yesterday after video from a Tallahassee bar showed why he was arrested in June for battery. Johnson’s lawyer Jose Baez is now attempting to do damage control, calling the punch an “experience” and also claiming that the woman used a racial slur towards Johnson.
Police charged Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson with battery last month after he allegedly punched a woman in the face at a Tallahassee bar. Legally, it’s still “alleged,” but today the state attorney’s office released a portion of the surveillance footage. It does indeed appear to show Johnson punching a…
Florida man John Balmer was arrested at a Kmart and charged with possession of meth; it appears Pasco County police might have been tipped off by the 50-year-old's shirt.
Back in November, Gainesville, Fla., police alleged that a man named Phuc Kieu had tried to rape and rob a man. What we didn't know until now is that a few days later, cops discovered that the accuser made up the whole story.
Phuc X. Kieu, to be exact. That middle initial's intriguing.
Six Winter Springs High (Winter Springs, Fla.) football players have been arrested and charged with sexual battery and false imprisonment after allegedly raping a 16-year-old student in the woods near the school.
A Florida rapper who goes by the name of Presto Flo decided that the edge of a seawall would be a good place to have a photo shoot, because everyone looks awesome and cool while standing in front of the ocean. Unfortunately for Presto Flo, he decided to do his shoot on a particularly windy day, and it did not end…
You may remember Victor Thompson, the man with a Patriots helmet tattooed on his head, from back in 2012. I interviewed him a few days before the Patriots played the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, since he lived roughly 20 minutes from me in New Hampshire. Thompson was in jail at the time for willful concealment, and it…
Litigation-loving CrossFit has made a name for itself by suing the balls off anyone that messes with its "brand." Now one CF gym in West Palm Beach is finding out how the other shoe fits after Nike, Inc. has filed an action against the gym for blatantly ripping of its Jordan logo.
Florida quarterback Skyler Mornhinweg—yes, son of Marty—and a teammate fought each other Monday night at Florida's stadium, allegedly over a pair of cleats. Things got stupid and nasty enough that the cops had to be called.
Miami Dolphins defensive end Derrick Shelby was arrested early Saturday at a Florida nightclub for allegedly causing a disturbance. That's one way to spend a bye week. He resisted nonviolently, according to the police report, and his mugshot shows the police handled it their way.
One Labor Day golf foursome in Florida turned into a nightmare when a 38-year-old man in the group lost his temper, hit another member with a putter, and threatened the others with the then-broken putter.