Frostproof, FL resident Keith Garrard was arrested on child porn and sexual abuse charges after, Polk County Sheriff’s Office said, he watched child porn on his laptop at a Highlands County healthcare facility.
A homeless Florida woman was arrested after Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies discovered she had vandalized a more than 100-year-old cemetery outside the Unity African Methodist Episcopal Church in Seffner.
What did a disgruntled man put in a co-worker’s cup? A Tallahassee man is facing battery charges after security footage showed him pouring an unknown foul-tasting liquid into a fellow employee’s beverage after she stepped away from her desk.
Stuart, FL, resident Joshua Rogers got sentenced to 30 years in federal prison on child-pornography charges after he used Craigslist, Kik, and other methods to share videos of sex with a runaway girl he met on Facebook.
Brownie’s Septic & Plumbing driver Peter Rodriguez was arrested for illegal commercial dumping after investigators say he dumped 10,000 gallons of used cooking oil in a vacant lot. Rodriguez said he dumped “sludge” from refined cooking oil.
James Dylan Jordan, 24, drunkenly approached a couple in the Kobe Japanese Steakhouse on U.S. 19 n Clearwater, Florida, cops say. Then he started taking off his clothes and dancing in front of the woman.
Gainesville police arrested Ronald Morris Wadford on allegations of making lynching threats to Alachua County NAACP President Evelyn Foxx in November 2016. Cops say he told her he was with the Ku Klux Klan.
Jose Antonio Jimenez, convicted of killing a 63-year-old woman 26 years ago in Miami-Dade County and scheduled to die on Tuesday, won an indefinite stay of execution Friday from the Florida Supreme Court.
Hunting fans, the Statewide Alligator Hunt begins in Florida on Aug. 15. The annual event is legal, but you’ll need a permit, says the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. But no guns allowed.
A minor traffic stop in Marion County, Florida, resulted in a seizure of a trafficking amount of cocaine and cash, according to a report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Cops also found 14 Viagra pills.
Leon County state attorney concludes there’s not enough evidence to prove that state Sen. Jack Latvala should be charged with corruption for using his office to obtain sexual favors from a female lobbyist, citing ‘consensual’ past relationship.
As contractor Conduent finishes its upgrade of the SunPass system, it’s clearing out old charges backlogged since June. Florida Department of Transportation says 90 percent of the charges have been applied to accounts.
The Florida Department of Transportation says the backlog of SunPass tolls created by problems with Conduent’s system upgrading has been cleared and SunPass accounts should update as they normally did before this summer.