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Police: Volusia County mother arrested after boy found severely malnourished

July 1, 2017
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WKMG) A 24-year-old mother was arrested Thursday afternoon after authorities said they found her 5-year-old son so underweight that he was...

Deputies shoot tires of stolen school bus, arrest suspect

July 1, 2017
BONIFAY, Fla. (AP) Deputies say they had to shoot the tires out of a stolen school bus to catch a violent robbery suspect. The Panama City...

Police: Jacksonville man sits on gun, shoots self in penis

June 30, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WKMG) A man accidentally shot himself in the penis early Friday morning when he sat on a gun in the driver's seat...

Deputies: Port Richey woman gives birth to child fathered by 11-year-old

June 28, 2017
PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP)  A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on child abuse charges after authorities said she gave birth to a child fathered by...
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Truck lands on front end in Lehigh Acres crash

June 17, 2017
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. This truck drew quite a bit of attention Saturday afternoon after its driver crossed the median and crashed, causing it to land...

Dog-poop dispute ends with 1 man jailed, 1 with wounded hand

June 13, 2017
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Police in Florida say an argument between two men over dog poop has left one in jail and another...

Pasco man’s gun falls on floor, shoots him in right ankle

June 12, 2017
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) A handgun tucked against a Florida man's hip came loose, fell on the floor and discharged, shooting a round into his...
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Man found walking naked down Marion County highway

June 8, 2017
OCALA, Fla. A man found walking naked down U.S. 441 is facing a pair of criminal mischief charges after damaging sheriff's office vehicles, the Marion...

911 call for ride to Hooters ended with trip to Florida jail

June 8, 2017
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) A Florida man wanted to go to Hooters so badly that authorities say he told 911 dispatchers he needed a...

Lehigh man accused of throwing rock at Busch Gardens flamingo

June 4, 2017
TAMPA, Fla. A Lehigh Acres man was arrested Friday after witnesses said he threw a rock at a flamingo on display at Busch Gardens,...