A man wearing a shirt with various swastikas is spat on outside of a venue at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, while white nationalist Richard Spencer gave a speech.
Crowds gathered inside an auditorium and began chanting "go home Spencer" while white nationalist Richard Spencer tried to give a speech at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
The Leon County Sheriff's Office posted video on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 of Detective Emily Shaw responding to a call about a snake found on the east side of the county. Shaw, who has experience handling exotic snakes. was able to bag the 9-foot long Yellow Anaconda. They think the snake was someone's pet that either escaped or was released. "If you own an exotic pet- please be responsible. Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild. Instead, contact Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission," urged the sheriff's office.
A University of Central Florida police officer failed to keep his cool while trying to drive away an invading snake. In the video posted on Facebook, the officer is seen wielding a trash can and attempting to remove a small snake from a university building. After a few panicked attempts, he manages to open the door and celebrates as the snake slithers away.
Roads including I-75 were closed, and possibly others, because of a rising Santa Fe River near High Springs, Florida, on Wednesday, September 13.
The Florida Highway Patrol had closed bridges on US 41 and on US 27 over the river. There was no timeline for when I-75 could close, though, officials said. The river had risen 15 feet in 36 hours, a news report said. Irma evacuees were using I-75 as one of the main routes to return home.
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office shared footage of the rescue of a deer that had become trapped in a pond at a local country club on Sunday, August 27.The Wildlife Inc Education and Rehabilitation Center were called by Sarasota County deputies to help out after two deer were reported stranded in a pond at Laurel Oak Country Club. “Unfortunately, one didn’t survive but the other was trying his hardest to stay afloat,” the sheriff’s office noted in text accompanying the video.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office seized 38 neglected animals from a veterinarian's home. Gail Nichols and her husband Paul S. Smith, were charged with animal cruelty and confinement of animals without sufficient food, water, or shelter.
Dashcam shows the moment a speeding sheriff’s deputy plowed into a Smart Car at 104 mph on a Florida highway. Palm Beach County Deputy Brandon Hegele slammed into the back of 60-year-old Harry Deshommes on May 27, 2016. Deshommes suffered traumatic brain injury, a broken left arm, back, ribs and pelvis and had to have his spleen removed. Hegele’s trial on a charge of reckless driving is scheduled to start on Aug. 28. This is the sixth on-duty collision the officer has been involved in.
A 21-year-old Fort Myers airport worker was hospitalized last month after an airplane taxiing on the tarmac was struck by lightning, the travel through the fuselage and knocked him to the ground. The worker sustained third-degree burns.
A man catches a hammerhead shark with a fishing rod, another lifts it slightly above the water's surface and fires two shots from a handgun into the animal's gills. Blood pours from the shark as the man laughs.