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Friday, Aug 01, 2014

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Police drew gun on squirrel-hunting Jameis Winston in 2012

TALLAHASSEE – Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.
Published: 07/30/14
Updated: 07/31/14
Zephyrhills woman, 70, checks skydiving off bucket list

Zephyrhills woman, 70, checks skydiving off bucket list

ZEPHYRHILLS — Ann Babbitt celebrated her 80th birthday in style last week by taking a tandem sky dive at Skydive City in Zephyrhills.
Published: 07/24/14
Naked thieves take burgers from Bonita Beach restaurant

Naked thieves take burgers from Bonita Beach restaurant

BONITA SPRINGS — A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery “dumb, dumber and dumbest.”
Published: 07/24/14
Colorful lobsters make rare catch for Naples chef

Colorful lobsters make rare catch for Naples chef

NAPLES – New England fishermen had a rare catch for a southwest Florida chef: four colorful lobsters.
Published: 07/19/14

Fla. couple bringing crazed cat home after calling 911

DELAND – A cat is heading back home after spending time in quarantine following an attack on its owners.
Published: 07/17/14
Stoned men break into Spring Hill school, steal Froot Loops, deputies say

Stoned men break into Spring Hill school, steal Froot Loops, deputies say

SPRING HILL — Late blues great Muddy Waters once sang of his favorite substances in the song “Champagne and Reefer.”
Published: 07/09/14

DeLand cat goes wild; owner calls 911

DELAND — A 4-year-old Russian blue cat named Kush is being quarantined after apparently going berserk inside a central Florida home.
Published: 07/09/14

Fla. woman accused of eating pot in patrol car

COCOA – The Florida Highway Patrol says a 33-year-old woman DUI suspect ate approximately 11 grams of marijuana while in the back of a patrol car.
Updated: 1 months ago
Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole

Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it — and may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back inside the hole.
Updated: 1 months ago
Deputies: Drunk man steals beer at gas station

Deputies: Drunk man steals beer at gas station

Deputies responding to a call at a Clair-Mel convenience store Sunday night had to work some overtime when they found themselves in the path of an apparently drunk Tampa man trying to get away with stolen beer.
Updated: 1 months ago