A lot of weird things happen in Florida. We're here every Friday morning to give you the week's weirdest. This week: a new definition of "stubborn fat," a twisted tale about spaghetti, and a man simply too sexy for Chili's.
Ernest Valdes stands on top of the ring's ropes and uses his championship belt as a mirror. He primps into the gold plastic's reflection, making sure his hair -- oil-spill slick with leave-in conditioner -- is perfectly in place. Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" blasts through the speakers of the Port ... More >>
The Miami Times is one of America's oldest continually running black newspapers, and the largest one in the Southeast. In 2011 they were recognized by the Black Press of America as the best newspaper in the country. Since 1923 they've been the essential documenter of life in black Miami. Their back ... More >>
In terms of effectiveness, ramming a front-end loader into a rental trailer home is certainly a good way to evict your tenants. In terms of legality, not so much. Especially if there are children in the trailer.
As a teenager, Zachery Tims was a drug addict who found himself convicted of attempted murder. He then decided to turn to religion, because "God has a greater plan." He eventually founded an Orlando-area mega church. The ending to God's plan for Tims? He was found dead this weekend in a room at t ... More >>
Yesterday, jollily bearded fellow Edmund Barksdale set the AP's Poop Alert Newswire (TM) ablaze with his bizarre tale of getting Tasered while taking a dump in a Destin park. Yet he's far from the first fecal-matter felon to snag Florida headlines.If George Orwell put thoughtcrime on the map, the ... More >>
via New England PatriotsPatriots safety Brandon Meriweather -- a University of Miami star drafted in the first round in 2007 -- is under investigation in the shooting of two men at a house party in central Florida last week, according to a lawyer representing the victims.Meriweather allegedly pul ... More >>
Florida's Seabee reservists went to Iraq to help, not fight. But they fought and died
North Florida gators are losing their manhood to pesticides and other toxic chemicals -- and that's no phallusy