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  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Florida Prisoner Charged With Using Genitals to Toss Salad

    This is a story about tossing salad in prison. If you've seen Chris Rock's Bring the Pain stand-up special, you might have an idea of where this story is going. But, no, it's not actually going there. This tale actually involves lettuce.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Armed Robber Drops His Gun, Returns To Buy It Back From Victims For $40

    ‚ÄčA Bradenton man was arrested in the wee hours of Thursday morning after trying to rob two men, getting pepper sprayed in the face, dropping his gun, running away -- and then came back to try to buy the gun back for $40. Only to get pepper sprayed in the face yet again.Oh, Florida.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Strap-On Dildo Beatdown Leads to Florida Woman's Arrest

    Jantavia Taylor‚ÄčIf lesbians can't even keep it classy in Florida, there really is no hope for our state's weird-news reputation.Jantavia Taylor was arrested for felony domestic assault after allegedly trying to beat up her live-in girlfriend with a strap-on dildo. No, we don't mean "beat up" in an ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    The Accidental Terrorist

    He stumbled into a group of Muslim extremists with plans to attack America. Then he stumbled into Miami. Today Shaheed Mohamed is nowhere to be found.