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Florida Man Planned Stabbing Attack at Elementary School, Police Say

  Before we get into this latest “Florida man” story, let me ask you a trivia question: Who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance? If you knew it was Francis Bellamy, congratulations! You’re a winner, and I’ll permit you to contribute $17.76 to the tip jar. You’re welcome. What? Never mind. Very few people would recognize […]

‘Florida Man’ Strikes Again

  Just another random coincidence: A Florida man who had sex with two women while knowingly withholding his HIV positive status was sentenced to a decade behind bars. Rasheem Ikey Bodiford, 27, was sentenced Friday after being found guilty on three felony counts of having sex with another person without notifying that person of his […]

‘Florida Woman’ Strikes Again

  Everyone knows that when you see “Florida Man” in a headline, the story’s going to be crazy, but “Florida Woman” is not to be ignored: Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) has arrested 25-year-old Keriah Renea Giomi for aggravated battery after a report says she attempted to stab a man in the stomach with a […]

Police Say Florida Teenagers Used Online Resale App to Lure Robbery Victim

Clockwise from top left: Henderson, Jackson, Jones, Reddish. The perpetrators reportedly confessed: Four teenagers are in custody after deputies say they used an online sale meetup to beat a man and rob him of $400 in the Starbucks parking lot in Sarasota. Around 12:30pm on Sunday, deputies were called to the Starbucks on Cattlemen Road. […]

Face-Eating Cannibal Killer

  Florida? Yes, of course, it’s Florida: The young American cannibal Austin Harrouff, 22, will go on trial for murder on November 4, reports WPTV in Palm Beach, Florida. Harrouff, as you will recall, was arrested in August 2016 when he was discovered biting off the face of 59-year-old John Stevens III, after having killed […]

Florida Man Kills Family After Stealing Money to Contact a Bulgarian Whore

  Internet porn addiction turns deadly: A Florida man is accused of fatally shooting his parents and brother after stealing $200,000 from them to pay a Bulgarian webcam model he met as a result of his addiction to online porn, police say. Grant Amato, a 29-year-old nurse, killed his family members at their home in […]

Married Gay Couple Lured Teen Boys in Florida ‘Sex Slave’ Ring, Police Say

Police arrested Mark Dennis (left) and his husband Andrew (right). In 2017, a 15-year-old boy disappeared from Marion County, Florida, and was not found until nearly a year later. In May 2018, acting on a tip about another missing boy, a 17-year-old from Louisiana, police in St. Petersburg went to a rundown mobile home park […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous: Florida Stripper Had Mass Murder Fantasies

  News from The Crazy State: An exotic dancer in Florida was arrested Wednesday after writing about her “urges” to undertake a mass shooting in a crowded area, police said. Brein Basarich, 31, who worked at the Showgirls Men’s Club in Plant City, admitted to posting the threats on her Tumblr account under the username […]

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