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Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

Florida Weird News

Teen, 13, pulled over in stolen front-end loader

OCALA – Police say a 13-year-old runaway in north Florida stole a front-end loader and began driving down the interstate with the idea of going to Fort Lauderdale.
Published: 10/21/14

Panhandle resort plans clothing-optional 5K race

JAY — A nudist resort in the Florida Panhandle is organizing some streaking for a good cause.
Published: 10/18/14
Clearwater man finds live grenade in his father’s old home

Clearwater man finds live grenade in his father’s old home

A man found a live grenade in the Clearwater house his father used to live in.
Published: 10/10/14
Redneck Christmas Parade in North Florida canceled

Redneck Christmas Parade in North Florida canceled

CHUMUCKLA — A Florida Panhandle community’s Redneck Christmas Parade has been canceled, with organizers complaining that attendees have gotten out of hand in recent years.
Updated: 1 months ago

Artist opts not to show hacked nude celebrity photos in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — A Los Angeles-based artist who planned to display the nude celebrity photographs recently obtained and publicized by a hacker has decided not to do so.
Updated: 1 months ago

Police looking for man after machete attack

ORLANDO — Police in Holly Hill are searching for a man it says attacked his friend with a machete.
Updated: 1 months ago

Giant yellow jacket nest exterminated at Fla. home

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — A gigantic nest of yellow jackets has been exterminated from a central Florida home.
Updated: 2 months ago

39 farm animals seized in northeast Florida

ST. AUGUSTINE — The owners of a northeast Florida farm are facing charges after authorities seized 39 animals from their property.
Updated: 2 months ago

Florida man guilty in illegal China lobster case

MIAMI — A Florida man must pay a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty to illegally shipping spiny lobsters obtained to China.
Updated: 2 months ago

Smugglers tried to bring flying squirrels, jaguar pelt through Miami

MIAMI – From live flying squirrels to rare jaguar pelts, wildlife inspectors at Miami International Airport say they are in a constant battle to keep illegal animal imports from entering the country.
Updated: 2 months ago