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Leprosy in Florida

Leprosy in Florida

Three people have been diagnosed with Leprosy in the last five months in Volusia County, Florida. Leprosy is an old disease that has been recorded since 600 B.C. in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, India and China. The first effective treatment was reported in the 1940’s. A drug called, Dapsone was created. However, the bacteria […]

Shacking Up Is Against the Law in Florida

Shacking Up Is Against the Law in Florida

In the eyes of many cohabitation has become so popular it is no longer taboo. Some get so comfortable living together that getting married does not even cross their minds. In Florida however, it is against the law to shack up and violators can be thrown in jail for up to 60 days or fined. […]

Tampa Drive-by Shooting Injures Three

Tampa Drive-by Shooting Injures Three

Tampa police are on the scene of a reported drive-by shooting which left three men injured. The incident took place outside of a convenience store in East Tampa near the intersection of 24th Avenue East and 29th Street North. According to the initial report from police, the three men were standing outside of the store […]

Mosquitoes May Be Released in Florida on Purpose

Mosquitoes May Be Released in Florida on Purpose

When some people hear the word ‘mosquito,’ they cringe. If they hear the phrase ‘genetically modified mosquito,’ they would probably run for cover. It is not as frightening as it sounds, and mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys in an effort to keep the population of other mosquitoes down. This would be the first release of […]

Tampa Triple Shooting Suspect Sought

Tampa Triple Shooting Suspect Sought

Tampa Bay Police are reporting that they are still seeking a suspect who is responsible for a triple shooting. The incident took place on East Norfolk Street on the 1000 block. Three people were shot and are being treated for injuries which were described as non-life threatening at a local hospital. No specifics have been given […]

Florida Accident Blocks U.S. 41

Florida Accident Blocks U.S. 41

A traffic accident in Collier County, Florida has blocked the southbound lanes of U.S. 41 in Naples as police are arriving on the scene. All southbound lanes have been blocked and traffic is building as police work to free at least one lane for travel. The accident occurred when a car struck a motorcycle. Trauma […]

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Be Released in the Florida Keys?

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Be Released in the Florida Keys?

It is in the hands of the Food and Drug Administration on whether or not millions of mosquitoes that have been genetically modified, will be released in the Florida Keys. The reason this is even being considered, is to combat against a couple of viral diseases that are exceptionally painful. This would be a first, […]

Florida Boy of Two Shot Himself in His Chest and Died

Florida Boy of Two Shot Himself in His Chest and Died

In Pinellas County, Florida, a boy of two rummaging around in his parents’ car found a gun there and shot himself in the chest, resulting in his death, according to a Breaking News report by Fox News. He discovered the gun in the glove compartment of the vehicle. The parents of the boy, Kaleb Ahles, […]

Florida Police Use Photos of Black Men for Target Practice

Florida Police Use Photos of Black Men for Target Practice

A Florida police department recently showed unconscionable bad taste and insensitivity to the underlying racial tensions that have swept the U.S. in recent years. The police in the North Miami area of Florida reportedly used photos of black men as the target when they practiced at a shooting range. The pictures were not silhouettes or cutouts, […]

Zimmerman Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Zimmerman Arrested for Aggravated Assault

George Zimmerman is back in the news after being arrested for aggravated assault. There are many who believe that the writing has always been on the wall that this man is angry at the world, and he has developed a reputation for violence against the innocent. He has had several run-ins with the law. Not counting […]

George Zimmerman Arrested for Aggravated Assault in Florida

George Zimmerman Arrested for Aggravated Assault in Florida

Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was indicted Saturday on an aggravated assault charge in connection with a domestic assault incident. The 31-year-old became well-known to the public in 2013 after he was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin. Police in Lake Mary, Florida, arrested Zimmerman at […]

Florida Girl, 5, Dies After Father Throws Her From Bridge

Florida Girl, 5, Dies After Father Throws Her From Bridge

A mentally disturbed father is in custody after throwing his daughter, 5, from the Sunshine Skyway bridge in Florida on Thursday. As witnesses scrambled to retrieve the little girl’s body, her untroubled father drove away from the St. Petersburg scene. Police were able to catch up to the father, John Nicholas Jonchuck, 30, approximately 30 […]

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