stories from florida

A Sunrise, Florida man is facing first-degree murder charges for killing and sexually mutilating his girlfriend with so much force, he ripped her intestines out. According to police, Fidel Lopez, 24, says he and his girlfriend Maria Nemeth, 31, were engaged in drunk rough sex early Sunday morning when she accidentally said her ex-husband’s name twice, the Sun Sentinel reports. Lopez told police […]

A Florida teen who went to the hospital for a nagging headache came out with something an aspirin probably couldn’t fix. While treating Juanye Jones, doctors spotted a fragmented bullet lodged in his head. “There was a young fellow in there, about 18-years-old. I thought he was in there for something minor and then the […]

A Tampa, Florida mother whose story could easily be a hit on TLC’s I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant gave birth to a 14-pound baby boy after finding out she was expecting in her third trimester. Yep, we’re still wondering how she didn’t realize she was carrying an almost toddler in her body. From WFLA: St. […]

So this happened. A 15-year-old Naples, Fl. boy was rushed to the hospital last week after his friend accidentally shot him in the penis while playing with a gun. Thankfully, the boy survived. From the 911 call: DISPATCHER: “What kind of gun did you shoot yourself with?” CALLER: “I don’t know. Just please come get […]

George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, will not face charges in his latest domestic violence incident, the State Attorney’s Office said. The 31-year-old was arrested and accused of aggravated assault in Lake Mary, Fl. for allegedly throwing a […]

In a phenomenon that’s too similar to Stephen King’s Pet Sematary for our liking, a cat named Bart crawled out of his shallow grave five days after he “died” in Tampa, Fl. Bart, whose apparent resurrection proves felines really do have nine lives, was hit by a car almost two weeks ago. When his owner, Ellis […]

So this happened. A white Florida man who has clearly been watching way too much Batman (or George Zimmerman) decided to tackle a black man he spotted walking into Walmart with a gun holstered on his hip. Now that man, 43-year-old Michael Foster, is being charged with one count of battery for bulldozing Clarence Daniels — […]

A Florida teenager (who is not Neil Patrick Harris, aka Doogie Howser) wearing a white lab coat fooled doctors into believing he was an actual physician at a Florida hospital for a month, authorities say. The boy, whose name was redacted from a police report, was busted by cops on Tuesday afternoon at St. Mary’s Medical […]

Police in North Miami Beach are in hot water after a South Florida woman visiting a shooting range discovered the officers were using mugshots of African-American men, including one of her own brother, as shooting targets. Sgt. Valerie Deant, who plays clarinet with the Florida Army National Guard’s 13th Army Band, was visiting the range […]

George Zimmerman, the Florida man who threw a bottle at his ex-girlfriend according to a police report, is denying any wrongdoing in the incident that resulted in his arrest on aggravated assault charges. But the woman, whose name was redacted, told police her former partner became angry, throwing a wine bottle at her after she […]

A Florida man is in custody after throwing his 5-year-old daughter off the Sunshine Skyway early Thursday morning, killing her. John Nicholas Jonchuck Jr., 25, of Tampa was being chased by the police headed southbound towards the Skyway when he abruptly stopped his vehicle and threw his daughter off the bridge, about 62 feet below. […]

A Florida man was arrested while wearing a shirt that read “Who Needs Drugs,” followed by “No, seriously, I have drugs.” And if you can’t guess what the man wearing a shirt all but announcing he’s some sort of drug distributer was arrested for, we can’t help you in the irony department. John Balmer, the […]