About a half-dozen homes have been evacuated in Cocoa, in Brevard County, after police found guns and pipe bombs in a home Friday morning, WPTV is reporting.
Police have also discovered several guns and rounds of ammunition in the home where the pipe bombs were found.
Police moved in on the area f ... More >>
A 47-year old woman was found lying topless in a hotel parking lot where she was supposed to be babysitting a boy whose mother had gone gambling. That is the saddest sentence you'll ever read in your entire life.Police were called in to the River Palm Hotel, located at 420 S. Harbor City Blvd. in Me ... More >>
Looks like Palm Bay cops may have foiled another possible Lorena Bobbitt situation (she's the lady that cut her husband's dong off and threw it out her car window into a field). 30-year old Tarra Coppola was taken into custody after allegedly chasing her boyfriend with a fishing pole and a knife in ... More >>
Welcome to this week's post of the Broward-Palm Beach edition of Mug-Shot Friday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mug shots from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, and femmes fatale. Check out Miami New Times' Riptide blog for the Miami-Dade edition.
Plenty of attention has already been paid to the runaway success of E L James' erotic 50 Shades trilogy, but the phenomenon goes well past all 180 copies in the Broward County library system being checked out -- the scandalous series anchored by Fifty Shades of Grey is also helping th ... More >>
treehugger.comIf it's not colony collapse disorder, it's a crazy bee killer. Hundreds of thousands of bees in Brevard County died this past September, tied to a tainted food supply that contained an insecticide used to kill roaches, ticks, and fleas, county agriculture officials determined yester ... More >>
The Daily MailA little-known killer is making its way through the southern United States, according to the British tabloid The Daily Mail: a "brain-eating amoeba" called Naegleria fowleri. Victims so far include one 16-year-old girl from Florida, Courtney Nash, who reportedly died after swimming ... More >>
The most expensive joint in the world was never even smoked, reported CNN.com on Saturday.Most likely, it was confiscated by police and left to rot in an evidence room. This was in the late 1970s, and the joint's true worth was not then apparent. The person in whose possession it was found, the t ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user curly_exp( l)osureMore jails would be empty if DNA evidence keeps clearing inmates.If you've ever felt as though the powers that be have dealt you an unfair hand, stop your belly-aching. Try serving more than a decade in prison for a crime you didn't commit -- the harsh reali ... More >>
FPL's Riviera plant: Looks great from a distanceEnvironmental activists and some Riviera Beach residents are fed up with living with "one of the dirtiest power plants in the entire state of Florida," according to a news release from the Palm Beach County Environmental Coalition. The Coalition, a ... More >>
Flickr User: ejames1964Bob MartinezWith the news full of moon landings, former Florida Gov. Bob Martinez recalls a far-less-triumphant moment in the American space program. In this month's Florida Trend, Martinez describes how he was on the campaign trail, hustling for votes in South Florida on the ... More >>