Florida couple honors active military members with annual fishing tournament: ‘We want them to feel like rock stars’

Florida couple honors active military members with annual fishing tournament: ‘We want them to feel like rock stars’

Soldiers were taken out for a weekend of fun in Naples, Florida.  (Naples Take a Soldier Fishing) Music, golf and fish – lots and lots of fish. That’s how Steve and Jamie Lloyd, founders of Naples Take a Soldier Fishing, ended their…

Fraternity sued over ‘Scumbag of the Week’ hazing incident

Fraternity sued over ‘Scumbag of the Week’ hazing incident

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida State student is suing a fraternity, claiming he was seriously injured in an April hazing incident. Attorneys for 20-year-old Nicholas Mauricio filed suit Wednesday against Alpha Epsilon Pi and several of its members. The suit says…

Mom raped teen boy while family slept in same room: police

Mom raped teen boy while family slept in same room: police

A woman in Florida allegedly raped a 14-year-old boy while her husband and children were in the same room, police said. Justice Maryie McKay, of Lake Butler, was arrested Wednesday on sexual battery charges after the boy’s mother noticed marks on his…

Parkland survivor hosts fundraiser for Madden shooting victims

Parkland survivor hosts fundraiser for Madden shooting victims

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Parkland school shooting survivor is helping to raise money for victims killed at a Jacksonville video game tournament. Cameron Kasky and top Madden player Shay “Young Kiv” Kivlen are partnering with the fundraising platform Tiltify to host a…

Far-right media mistakenly IDs Madden shooter as anti-Trump

Far-right media mistakenly IDs Madden shooter as anti-Trump

Some far-right news outlets misidentified the Jacksonville shooter as a Trump-bashing Reddit user, according to a report. Fringe sites Infowars and Gateway Pundit identified the competitive video gamer who opened fire at the Madden NFL 19 tournament Sunday as a user named…

Two People Shot During High School Football Game In Florida

Two People Shot During High School Football Game In Florida

Shooting at the football game caused massive uproar and panic. Two people were confirmed shot during a high school football game between Palm Beach Central and William T. Dwyer high schools, according to News-Journal Online. There has been no word from the…

Worker dies at Disney World in Florida after slipping over and falling into vat of oil in 'tragic accident'

Worker dies at Disney World in Florida after slipping over and falling into vat of oil in 'tragic accident'

Authorities say the 61-year-old was emptying oil and grease from a tractor-trailer with a co-worker at the Energy Garden plant in Orlando, on Wednesday. The man, who has not been identified, was standing on a grate when he slipped and fell into…

Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of XXXTentacion

Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of XXXTentacion

The fourth and final suspect turned himself in to police on Tuesday for his involvement in the killing of hip hop star XXXTentacion at a Florida motorcyle shop. Trayvon Newsome, 20, was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer’s office in…

Man fatally struck by lightning on Florida beach

Man fatally struck by lightning on Florida beach

A Florida man was struck and killed by lightning when he was on the beach, according to authorities. Police identified 33-year-old James W. Barton as the victim of the fatal strike Sunday afternoon in Siesta Key, the Bradenton Herald reported. Barton was…

Teens who taunted drowning disabled man won’t face charges

Teens who taunted drowning disabled man won’t face charges

COCOA, Fla. — Florida prosecutors say they aren’t charging a group of teens who taunted a drowning disabled man and recorded his death. State Attorney Phil Archer released a statement Friday announcing his office’s decision not to criminally charge four juveniles and…

Terrifying moment car smashes into toll booth at high speed

Terrifying moment car smashes into toll booth at high speed

Why you should ALWAYS wear a seatbelt: Shocking moment speeding car crashes headfirst into Florida toll plaza and violently EJECTS passenger through windscreen Crash took place on morning of June 3 on Florida Turnpike in Osceola County Car did not slow down…