Tag: Florida

Worst Father Ever Allegedly Abandons Son on the Side of the Highway Over Concerns About His Sexual Orientation

Screenshot: WFLA During a week in which future NBA Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade made headlines for demonstrating his love and support for his child Zion, on the other end of the spectrum we have Evenaud Julmeus of Haines City, Fla., who did the unthinkable when he allegedly abandoned a boy on the side of […]

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George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s parents and others for $100 million

George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, but according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Florida, he believes there was a conspiracy to frame him and wants $100 million in damages. Attorney Larry Klayman announced the lawsuit in tandem with a Coral Gables screening of a documentary titled, “The Trayvon Martin […]

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Toyota Camry Goes All Dukes Of Hazzard, Jumps Row Of Cars At Dealership Before Crashing Into Others

A Toyota Camry driver unwittingly pulled off a stunt worthy of the Dukes of Hazzard as they jumped their car over two rows of parked vehicles. The bizarre incident occurred yesterday afternoon at Crystal Ford Lincoln in Crystal River, Florida. As you can see in surveillance video, it appears to be a typical day at […]

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Perennial Piece of Shit George Zimmerman Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against the Parents of Trayvon Martin, Attorney Ben Crump

Unsatisfied with getting away with murder, the bane of the universe, George Zimmerman, has filed a $100 million lawsuit against attorney Ben Crump and the family of Trayvon Martin. According to a press release provided to The Root, the lawsuit alleges that Rachel Jeantel, the prosecution’s key witness during the 2013 trial, was both “an […]

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Florida military wife edits family Christmas photo to include husband serving overseas

A Florida military wife found a way to include her husband in their Christmas photo during his deployment. Danielle Cobo will spend Christmas away from her husband, who deployed in early 2019 and is serving overseas as a Black Hawk helicopter pilot. He closed his own medical marketing company to join the military six years […]

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The GOP Is Turning on the ‘Young Gun’ Candidate Who Said Ilhan Omar Should Be Executed

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. House Republicans are quickly backing away from George Buck, who used his campaign for Congress to publicly call for the hanging of Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the small progressive bloc dubbed the “Squad.” Buck, who’s running for a Democrat’s House […]

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He’s a Serial Con Artist. His Word Might Soon Send a Man to His Death.

This article is a partnership between ProPublica, where Pamela Colloff is a senior reporter, and The New York Times Magazine, where she is a staff writer. W hen detective John Halliday paid a visit to the Pinellas County Jail on Dec. 4, 1986, his highest-profile murder case was in trouble. Halliday, who was 35 and […]

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Four Ways the Climate Crisis Could Trigger a 2008-Style Economic Crash

Any day now, a catastrophic event caused by climate change could detonate a financial bomb that incinerates powerful companies, sends fireballs through our financial system, blasts the U.S. economy, and devastates millions of Americans. “This is an all-hands-on-deck moment,” warns a new paper from the left-leaning Center for American Progress. “It’s time for regulators to […]

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At Florida ‘Homecoming’ Rally, Trump Rails Against Familiar Targets

SUNRISE, Fla. — President Trump on Tuesday raged against the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, lobbed attacks at his adversaries in the Washington establishment and angrily defended his health during an unfettered, raucous rally that marked his return to Florida as a formal resident. Hours after the House invited the administration to present its defense next week in […]

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Florida Man Sought ISIS Attack on Deans at 2 Colleges, Prosecutors Say

A 23-year-old man was charged with trying to get the Islamic State to launch attacks on deans at two colleges in southern Florida after he was suspended by one and then expelled by the other, according to court documents made public on Monday. The man, Salman Rashid, 23, of North Miami Beach, Fla., was arrested […]

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Donald Trump and Melania Trump officially register to vote in Florida

President Donald Trump is officially a Florida man. Trump and his first lady Melania Trump registered to vote in Florida, making Mar-a-Lago their new primary residence on October 30, according to Florida’s voter registration file. The Trumps’ registration update was first reported by FloridaPolitics.com. Trump could well use his newly minted voter registration status as […]

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Plot to Steal Florida Hurricane Aid Leads to Indictments

Two former city officials in Lynn Haven, Fla. and three business executives have been indicted on charges that they conspired to fraudulently take $5 million meant for hurricane disaster aid from the federal government. The federal grand jury’s 35-count indictment — which includes charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering […]

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Vegan Man Sues Burger King, Claiming It Cooks Impossible Whopper Next to Meat

Burger King’s beef-free Whopper may not be so meatless after all — at least according to one vegan customer. That’s the argument being made in a lawsuit filed on Monday in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, in which the plaintiff, Phillip Williams, claims that the fast food chain failed […]

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Fearing a Mass Shooting, Police Took His Guns. A Judge Gave Them Back.

REDMOND, Wash. — The authorities in the Seattle area came across an alarming photo on social media at the beginning of October. It showed a man holding two AK-47-style rifles. The caption above read: “one ticket for joker please.” With only a couple of days left before the opening of the “Joker” movie, law enforcement […]

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