Eric Rico Ortiz has never seen a spider he liked. He's terrified of them. When he sees them scuttling through his Deltona house, he scampers away in fright. So at the end of last year, he thought long and hard about that fear. And then he did what any well-reasoning 24-year-old would do in such an i ... More >>
Yesterday, an envelope full of a suspicious white powder showed up at the the Deltona Water office up in Volusia County. Fearing the worst, authorities ordered the place evacuated. Though, after testing it was discovered the white powder wasn't anything like anthrax, but rather crack cocaine. So, ... More >>
If there's one thing we know about Florida grandmothers, it's do not steal their wine. They will confront you about it. You do not take Grandma's special relaxing juice. So when 59-year-old Sue Wilson returned to her Deltona home Tuesday and noticed two bottles of wine empty, she confronted her se ... More >>
We're not sure what is more "Florida" about this story. That no one would pick up a dehydrated and hitchhiking pregnant woman walking along the road, or that her boyfriend eventually decided to just hijack a random car.Robert Boudreaux, 31, and his 22-year-old pregnant girlfriend (whose name was not ... More >>
We're not sure what is more "Florida" about this story. That no one would pick up a dehydrated and hitchhiking pregnant woman walking along the road, or that her boyfriend eventually decided to just hijack a random car. Robert Boudreaux, 31, and his 22-year-old pregnant girlfriend (whose name w ... More >>
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says the person pictured to the right attempted to steal pills from a pharmacy by making a bomb threat, but they may want to make sure no one burglarized Nicki Minaj's wig closet shortly beforehand.Sheriff's deputies aren't particularly sure what gender the suspec ... More >>
To outsiders, the marriage of 72-year-old Maciej Nowicki and 27-year-old Brygida Scheffler probably seemed like a real-life fairy tale -- the kind of relationship where the pair could talk or not talk forever and still find things not to talk about. But when Nowicki accused Scheffler ... More >>
How hot is it this week in Florida? So f'ing hot that sweat-crazed home owners are holding their air conditioning repairmen at gunpoint until they get the damn things working again. At least that's what police say happened up near Daytona Beach, when a 54-year-old man held a repairman hostage while ... More >>
Is this the cover of an upcoming death metal album? No. Is this a promotional still for the latest movie in the Saw franchise? Nope. Is it the craziest Florida mugshot of the year? Quite possibly.
Sure, Burger King probably makes tons of money from stoners. Who else is going to eat half that menu? Lets be honest, who do you think all those bizarre ads they ran for years were targeted at? But BK is not in the business of selling pot. Thirty-two-year-old Shawn Porter of Deltona, Florida foun ... More >>
Florida's constitution strictly forbids gays from marrying, but what about the Sunshine State's straights? They're obviously doing such a fine job of upholding the sanctity of marriage, right? Apparently not so. The Daily Beast has compiled a list of "the 50 cities with the worst divorce rates," ... More >>
Curtain closes on throw-down gun scandal
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