The facts are not in dispute: John Wayne Rogers is legally blind. He also shot his friend to death two years ago after an hours-long drinking binge at his rural Florida home. More specifically, he pointed a .308 Remington assault rifle at his buddy's chest from just over a foot away and then pulled ... More >>
George Zimmerman has found a new attorney in media-hungry, Miami-based super lawyer Jayne Weintraub. Interestingly, Weintraub, who is a regular talking head on TV news, had previously called Zimmerman a "racist," a "wannabe cop," and called Stand Your Ground a "stupid law."
It seems almost too obvious to state that a key requirement to being Lieutenant Governor is actually wanting to be Lieutenant Governor, but that's apparently something Governor Rick Scott didn't take into account during his long dragging search to replaced disgraced ex-Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll. I ... More >>
Florida hasn't had a lieutenant governor for 256 days, but now Gov. Rick Scott has finally gotten around to forming a short list of candidates to replace the disgraced Jennifer Carroll. Naturally, one of the candidates in the running has already dropped out.
George Zimmerman certainly hasn't managed to keep himself on the right side of the law ever since he was acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, and now he'd heading back to jail. Zimmerman was arrested this afternoon by Seminole County deputies after they received reports of a disturbance.
Don't expect ESPN's Scoop Jackson to write any more columns about LeBron James or the Miami Dolphins. He announced today that after careful consideration he's boycotting Florida sports. He won't even watch a single game involving a Florida sports team while in the end admitting "this gesture might o ... More >>
The injustice that began with the murder of Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin continues. As the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who shot the 17-year-old boy last year, gets underway in Sanford, I find it appalling that Seminole County Circuit Judge Debra Nelson did not allow a single African- ... More >>
George Zimmerman's trial for the fatal shooting of Miami teen Trayvon Martin is expected to be the case of the summer, a scintillating battle for justice played out on cable TV and Twitter updates. Eager to get into the game, we checked out the scene at Sanford's courthouse as jury selection got und ... More >>
Considering Florida is equally composed of elderly retirees and freewheeling drug dealers, it's surprising the two populations don't mix more often then they do. Octogenarian Arthur Cox was nabbed Tuesday as part of a six-month undercover sting focusing on illegal drug sales in Seminole County that ... More >>
Now we know why George Zimmerman started selling his autograph last month. Turns out, back when he was preparing to leave jail on bond over the summer, he and his lawyers had hired a detective agency run by a former SWAT team member to concoct an elaborate disappearing act: Zimmerman would be rushed ... More >>
As Republicans parade through Tampa this week touting their party's platform, one formerly signature Florida issue -- Jeb Bush's Stand Your Ground law -- has been nowhere to be found. That probably has something to do with the ongoing trial just down the road in Orlando of George Zimmerman, who spar ... More >>
The University of Miami may be at the center of the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but it's not the only school that has had to deal with the fallout. That's because several coaches and staffers have since moved on to other programs.Today, University of Florida wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinato ... More >>
George Zimmerman's wife, Shellie Zimmerman, now finds herself behind bars in the same facility where her husband is being held on second-degree murder charges. Seminole County Sheriff's deputies arrested her this afternoon on a single perjury charge. The charge stems from accusations that the Zimmer ... More >>
George Zimmerman is headed back to jail. The man who killed Trayvon Martin has had his bond revoked after prosecutors alleged he lied during testimony during his bond hearing. Zimmerman and his wife failed to disclose that they had raised $200,000 from supporters online and that Zimmerman had two pa ... More >>
George Zimmerman will finally be charged in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, according to a report from the Washington Post. The charges will be announced in a news conference later this afternoon. However, it's not clear what charges Zimmerman will face.Update at 6:07 p.m.: While emphasiz ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for. This week, Luke says African-Americans need to march to the polls on Election Day.For more than two weeks, tens of thousands of African-Americans have been ... More >>
Much has been made of the younger pictures of Trayvon Martin released to the media by his family's lawyers, but until now the only image seen in the media of shooter George Zimmerman has been a years old mugshot. ABC News has now obtained police surveillance video of Zimmerman at a police station ... More >>
Sure, there's book smarts and then there's street smarts, but the streets in South Florida have never been too bright. A road sign painted on Pine Island Road in Lauderhill has been misspelled as "SCOHOL." It shouldn't surprise anyone that this is a fairly regular occurrence in South Florida.
Jeff KupietzkyAccording to a lawsuit recently filed by a girl's mother, last year RealityKings.com uploaded a hardcore porn featuring her 15-year-old runaway daughter, who used the stage name Bieyanka Moore. Though Reality Kings has claimed it removed the offending video "immediately" after being ... More >>
Greer cut himself shaving when police came to his house to arrest himJim Greer, the divisive former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, has been arrested and charged with six felony counts stemming from allegations that he siphoned money from the party for his personal use. Greer is the ... More >>
Spotted: Crazy Mom at a Seminole County library trying to stage an illfaited one-woman protest against the popular teen novel series Gossip Girl. Apparently Crazy Mom isn't too appreciative of the racy exploits of S and B and N and C and even Lonely Boy, as they snort, drink, back-stab& ... More >>
You know what's fun about Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer at this point? No one likes him. We could call him "a fat, pompous windbag whose skills at leading his party is only rivaled in the terribleness department by his skills at singing Elvis songs," and the only person who would ... More >>
An image from the similar Seminole County incident. Inevitably, when you blog about someone else's misspelling, you'll misspell something in your own article, but we're willing to take that chance. Turns out workers painting "School Zone" in front of Goulds Elementary School in Southwest Miami-Dade ... More >>
Miami attorney Joaquin Perez helps drug kingpins get minimum jail time, maximum profits, by cooperating with the feds