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  • Dog friendly Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
    Dog friendly Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
    What a wonderful treasure to be able to share with the dogs! Be sure to follow the rules, on-leash, kept quiet, pick-up after your pets and pay attention to potential dangers.Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (MINWR) headquarters is located...
  • women throws poodle from car
    Woman throws poodle from moving car in FL
    Mary Radford allegedlyflung her 3-year-old poodle, Minnie, out of moving car in New Smyrna Beach, Fla.Mary Radford allegedly opened flung her 3-year-old poodle, Minnie, out of moving CAR IN New Smyrna Beach, Fla.A 69-year-old Florida woman tried...
  • Tampa Bay mourns fallen officer, donations received for wife, children
    Tampa Bay mourns fallen officer, donations received for wife, children
    As the nation's fabric of police/community relations frays, one of the latest police officers slain in the line of duty on December 21 will be buried Saturday.Tarpon Springs, FL, police Officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek, 45, was...
  • Florida woman crack pipe
    Florida woman's crack pipe: Crack kills, especially when stuffed in a vagina
    Ladies, a vagina is not a pocket. But a Florida woman who used her private parts to carry around a crack pipe died after overdosing on an assortment of drugs all sorts of ways, including the intake from her, um, southerly entrance.Writes CBS Miami...
  • Satanic Temple Diorama
    The Satanic Temple's holiday diorama at the Florida State Capitol was vandalized
    Florida’s state capitol building has been the focus of a Christmas controversy this year. A display put up by the Satanic Temple, which depicts a Lucifer doll, some hellish flames, and a greeting from the organization has been vandalized. On...
  • We're number three! Florida officially becomes third largest state in U.S.
    We're number three! Florida officially becomes third largest state in U.S.
    It’s official, Florida is number three!I know some of you reading this is like; “what is he talking about?” Well, let me answer that question. What I’m referring to is the revelation in the U.S. Census population estimates...
  • Polar Express
    Historic Florida Christmas in Pensacola Village
    Christmas has been celebrated in Pensacola since at least Spain’s successful resettlement of the region in 1698. Since then this Florida Panhandle destination's been on a tumultuous path including past wars, disease, ownership by five...
  • Tarpon Springs police killed: Man run over by car, fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant
    Tarpon Springs police killed: Florida officer shot, run over by fugitive's car
    A Tarpon Springs police officer killed this week by a Florida fugitive is making headlines. The law enforcement authority, Charles Kondek, was shot and killed by Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., then run over by the suspect’s car as he tried to...
  • Florida policeman fatally shot, gunman apprehended
    Florida policeman fatally shot, gunman apprehended
    In the wake of the inexplicable assassinations of two NYC policemen on Saturday afternoon, a Florida policeman was shot and killed roughly 12 hours later. At approximately 3 a.m. today, a Tarpon Springs police officer responded to investigate a ...
  • Florida in the Civil War
    Florida's Role in the Confederacy
    During the Civil War, Florida's role was to provide men and supplies for the Confederacy. The state's secession convention met in Pensacola on January 3, 1861. The state officially seceded on January 10 following the convention delegation...
  • Arnold Abbott
    South Florida Libertarians join forces to feed the homeless today
    On November 9, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County (LP Palm Beach) drafted a resolution to defy a Fort Lauderdale ordinance which stated one needed the city's permission in order to feed the homeless. LP Palm Beach felt the...
  • Circle B Bar Reserve
    Circle B Bar Reserve
    Let's go on a vacation from the cold of Fresno to warm and sunny Florida. In Florida there are a multitude of free and fun places to get your exercise on while no breaking your budget. One great option is Circle B Bar Reserve. This is located...
  • Puppy's ears cut off
    Puppy's ears cut off by Florida man to 'make him look tough'
    On Saturday, December 13, Shawn Bailey appeared at the Williston, Florida, Police Department to report that he had just cut the ears off his 3-month-old dog. Reportedly, he had used a razor to cut the ears off his pitbull puppy to 'make him...
  • Dog pulled off euthanasia table seconds from death, now hopes for new home
    Dog pulled off euthanasia table seconds from death, now hopes for new home
    She nearly lost her life at Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control in Florida. She was already injected with the chemical sedative to start the euthanasia process. There was no reason for anyone to help her. She had already had a very tragic...
  • Taz - bouncy joyful boy, staff favorite
    Florida shelter enhances contact with rescue partners to help save more lives
    In recent months, Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida, had cut back on the amount of information released to rescue partners regarding animals they were trying to save. In the past year, items including weight, behavior, up to date...