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Old 28 March 2017, 08:33 PM
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A Florida man is accused of fatally stabbing his roommate when she stopped by his home on Saturday morning to say goodbye before moving back to Pennsylvania where she grew up, according to sheriff’s investigators.
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In February 2015, Herman’s 53-year-old father Randy Herman Sr. was accused of killing his 50-year-old girlfriend Gail Monahan in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania.
Wow!
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Old 18 May 2017, 12:20 PM
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Snake Florida man bitten on the tongue by rattlesnake

Authorities say a Florida man leaned in to kiss a rattlesnake - but got bitten instead.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/florida-...y-rattlesnake/
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Old 19 May 2017, 01:24 AM
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Let me guess, after five days of agonizing pain, the rattlesnake died.
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Old 19 May 2017, 01:51 PM
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Always check for consent before kissing!


-- principle not limited to human kissees. Come to think of it, also wise for dogs, cats, horses, and probably everything else that can bite, scratch, and/or sting.
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Old 17 June 2017, 02:06 AM
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Fight Deputies: Florida man fights off armed robbers with machete

Five men are under arrest in South Florida after an attempted armed robbery was caught on video.

http://ncn21.com/abc_national/deputi...abcid35927084/
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Old 20 July 2017, 10:26 PM
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Florida Florida man angry AT&T trucks parked in front of house, shoots out their tires

A retired Florida firefighter apparently shot the tires on multiple AT&T trucks because he was upset they were parked near his home, according to WSVN.
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Old 21 July 2017, 03:22 AM
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Wups, forgot to provide a link with that last one:

http://wreg.com/2017/07/20/florida-m...t-their-tires/
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Old 07 August 2017, 06:24 PM
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Default Florida teen fraudster was writing to-do list when authorities arrived

Florida Man apparently has a kid sidekick:

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When police arrived at Phyllistone Termine’s home in Miami-Dade County in March 2016, they found the now 19-year-old writing a to-do list, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

The list included plans to buy strangers’ credit card numbers and security codes on the internet, the Miami Herald added. It also included the tasks “Buy Online, Merrick BNK & CCVs,” and “Buy 3 phones, 1 clean 2 dirty’s.”
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/cr...kyGYrQG7arxKI/
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Old 04 November 2017, 05:12 PM
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Icon24 Florida woman charged with DUI while riding horse

A 53-year-old woman riding a horse down a busy Florida highway has been arrested and charged with driving drunk.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/donna-b...k-charged-dui/
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Old 04 November 2017, 06:20 PM
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Interesting. I do wonder how Florida's drunk driving law is written.

Maybe it doesn't specify anything about operating a motor vehicle. -- hmmm, apparently it only says 'vehicle'.

I suppose a horse could be considered to be a vehicle.

(New York State law does seem to specify "motor vehicle". I expect there's something a drunk person on a horse on a major highway could be charged with, though. I note Florida also seems to have charged her, in effect, with endangering the horse.)
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Old 04 November 2017, 07:09 PM
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Yeah, I wondered about that, too. I could maybe see the "Driving Under the Influence" part, but the driving what part had me wondering.

If she fights it in court, it'd be interesting to hear the arguments.

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Old 05 November 2017, 12:52 AM
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Florida law 316.073 says that anyone riding an animal is subject to pedestrian motorway laws.

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The provisions of this chapter applicable to pedestrians, with the exception of s. 316.130(3), apply to any person riding or leading an animal upon a roadway or the shoulder thereof.
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Old 05 November 2017, 01:27 AM
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You can be arrested for DUI while riding a bicycle in Florida; there's no requirement for a vehicle to be motorized. Because horses are a means of transportation, I guess I'm not surprised that you could get a DUI for one. She was also riding the horse on a highway, which you aren't allowed to do.

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In the past, Byrne has been arrested on five felony charges and 10 misdemeanor charges, including animal cruelty and drug possession, Polk County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Brian Bruchey told the newspaper.
I'm not sure she's going to bother trying to fight this one...
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Old 13 November 2017, 11:30 PM
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Default Florida man was creating weapon of mass destruction, police say

Authorities say they've arrested a man who was creating a weapon of mass destruction in his home in DeBary, Florida, CBS Orlando affiliate WKMG-TV reports.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/christo...on-police-say/
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Old 16 November 2017, 02:32 PM
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Florida women are getting in on the act now.
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Old 19 November 2017, 07:37 PM
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Squirrel Florida man fights to keep ‘emotional support squirrel’

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A Florida man who rescued a squirrel during Hurricane Matthew is now weathering a different storm altogether — fighting his condo association for the right to keep the rodent as an emotional support animal.
https://nypost.com/2017/11/13/florid...port-squirrel/
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