Between 2012 and 2013, Treon Harris lead Booker T. Washington High's football team to two state championships and a 22-game win streak as quarterback. On Saturday, he came off the bench and lead the Florida Gators to a come-from-behind win over SEC rivals Tennessee. Today, he finds himself suspende ... More >>
Is Florida devolving into a complete "murder first, ask questions later" mind set? (That's assuming you think it already hasn't.) A Florida man who snuck up on his neighbor's yard and pumped Labor Day party attendants full of lead is claiming that his action should be declared legal not only under ... More >>
According to Phys.org the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is evaluating how realistic it could be to use drones aka "unmanned aerial vehicles" in the battle against Mosquitoes. Hell yeah, science! The battery powered war machines would weight less than two pounds and be equipped with tiny i ... More >>
If a man is pretending to be a cop in a strip club it's usually because he's scheduled to perform on a stage à la Magic Mike. But when Darren Philip Walker showed up at a Florida strip club with fake cop gear it wasn't because he was there for amateur night. He just wanted to get into the club for ... More >>
A full 2,013 years after he apparently sent us his only son, God has decided to send his pet goldfish to Central Florida.Patti Burke, a Brevard County resident, believes that an odd imprint she found on a Goldfish cracker is actually a sign from the almighty himself.
Kathryn Wright apparently couldn't face the idea chaperoning her grandchild's elementary school field trip sober, so police say she decided to down two water bottles full of vodka. Predictably, it didn't end well. According to Florida Today, Wright, 58 of Palm Bay, was chaperoning a school trip ... More >>
Choose your own terrible crime adventure: Ricardo Davis was driving his girlfriend to work at Taco Bell this week just up the coast in Palm Bay when the couple started to argue. The girlfriend pushed Davis' head, so he responded by a) Calmly telling her to cool off; b) Singing the lyrics to "Bandz A ... More >>
Yesterday it was confirmed that 2012 was indeed the hottest year on record in the Lower 48, and yes maybe global warming may mean doom and gloom for the future of humanity.But don't worry. There's a cute side to the story. Thanks to a warmer winter, fewer manatees died in Florida waters this year th ... More >>
We all know that when it comes to chicken nuggets, emotions tend to rise high, but, as with everything, those delicious little meat nibblets are never, ever, ever an excuse for domestic violence.John J. Valentin of West Melbourne, Florida apparently got so upset when his nephew cooked too many chick ... More >>
More than $1 million worth of cocaine washed up on a beach that's part of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The 55 pounds of yayo was found not far from a launching pad used to send Delta II rockets high into the atmosphere. The discovery ensures that, well, someone won't be snorting his/her ... More >>
via Brevard County Sheriff's OfficeJennifer Lynn HearnSix weeks ago, Jennifer Lynn Hearn started bragging on Facebook that her husband had left her, but she'd already found a new man: "Wow. I am so glad one person walked out of my life so others could walk in," she wrote.Turns out, her husband, C ... More >>
Senate President and U.S. Senate candidate Mike Haridopolos lists his profession as college professor (though he's actually merely a lecturer) but apparently does a hell of a lot less toiling on his written works than one would expect of his students. He certainly makes a lot more money for it, t ... More >>
Sports writers across the country were saying "Auuuu!" this morning over the prospect of making a Fort Knox worth of puns based on the name of University of Miami's new head football coach Al Golden. It's a "golden era" as the "golden Canes" take a "golden opportunity" on a new "golden boy," don' ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThe winner!I just love a challenge. Actually, it's fairer to say I love being the guest judge at a challenge when other people have to cook for me. Who wouldn't want that gig? I not only get a free meal (or the equivalent of three or four meals, which is most often the case), ... More >>
In an age when the broadsheets are struggling and anyone can make their own mini-endorsements on Twitter or Facebook, do newspaper endorsements still matter? The Democratic Governor nominee better hope so. She's walked away with the support of every major newspaper's editorial board in the state. Th ... More >>
We don't know what it is about police in Florida, but they sure love to Taser people. Especially naked people it seems. Following a bizarre incident here in Miami just six days ago, police in West Melbourne have Tasered an 18-year-old boy for jogging in the nude.
Mourn the Morning ShowOnce hailed by executives of the Tribune Co. as a television revolution and a way to turn around the fortunes of the troubled national media company, WSFL's South Florida Today morning show aired its last episode today. In under 16 months on air the show went through multipl ... More >>
South Florida Today anchor Bob Mayer has spent the majority of his career at WTVJ. He's been there since 1969, when he started as an intern. That was back when the station was a CBS affiliate on channel 4. Since then he's done everything from interviewing presidents to exposing dirty dinners, and ... More >>
Dim Sum at HakkasanStarting January 2, Hakkasan will be offering Dim Sum for lunch every Saturday and Sunday. Menu is still being finalized, but count on the famed steamed dumplings, and some deep fried congee, too. The first service of the year will be something of a practice run. Prices w ... More >>
via myspace.com/zombiesorganizeZombies!Organize!!Ex Norwegian, The Freakin Hott, and Zombies!Organize!!At Propaganda's Grand Opening CelebrationPropaganda, Lake WorthSaturday, August 15, 2009Better Than: The grand opening of the new El Dorado near my house a couple months back.The Review:You all ... More >>
After only a few months in existence, NBCMiami.com has already undergone its first complete redesign (as have all NBC local sites). It's a curious beast, to say the least. Because the hallmark of the web has become "oversharing" and emotional indulgence, it only makes sense a news site would try ... More >>
One week of living and dying in Miami-Dade.
She's fast, she's smart, and she's headed for Indy
Move over, Sasquatch. Beat it, Bigfoot. It's time you met South Florida's own: The great Skunk Ape.