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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Florida Weird News

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.
Published: 09/26/14

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.
Published: 09/08/14

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.
Published: 08/31/14

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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 months ago

Wedding photo bomb leads to brawl on Florida beach

GRAYTON BEACH – Panhandle authorities say an accidental photo bomb of a wedding by a man collecting beach lounge chairs lead to a brawl between the man and the wedding party.
Updated: 1 months ago

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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago