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Jacksonville officer taunts convicted shooter with K-Y Jelly

A 21-year-old has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting an undercover Florida officer who was taking his child to school. Authorities say Kevin...

Opossum breaks into liquor store and gets drunk as a skunk

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) An opossum that apparently drank bourbon after breaking into a Florida liquor store sobered up at a wildlife rescue...

Police: Naples woman had crack pipes in walker with kids in room

NAPLES, Fla. A 60-year-old woman with crack pipes in her walker was found in a hotel room with two children, Naples police said. Donna Fitzek Pollio,...

Florida man being chased by cops stops to shoot up heroin

SILVER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) Authorities say a man being chased by deputies for grand theft and burglary made a pit stop to inject heroin. A...

Man shooting BB gun at squirrel prompts school lockdown

COCOA, Fla. (AP) Authorities say a Florida man shooting a BB gun at a squirrel prompted police to swarm a neighborhood and place a...

Polk County woman on horseback arrested on suspicion of DUI

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) A 53-year-old woman riding a horse down a busy Florida highway has been arrested is facing charges of driving drunk. Polk County...

65 pounds of pot hidden in Orlando couple’s Amazon order

ORLANDO, Fla. (CBS Local) A Florida couple got much more than they bargained for, or ordered, when their package from Amazon arrived with 65...

325-pound Pensacola woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) A 325-pound Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green Posey, 64,...

Attorney: Convicted Tampa tax schemer is too fat for prison

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep...

Fla. congressional candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

MIAMI (AP) A candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but...

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