[credit provider=”AP”] President Barack Obama has opened up a decisive lead over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in three battleground states, breaking the 50-per cent threshold in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, according to a new set of Quinnipiac/CBS News/New York Times polls released early Wednesday. The polls show Obama with his […]
[credit provider=”AP”] With just seven weeks to go until Election Day, the presidential race has narrowed down to just a handful of battleground states.Ad spending indicates that President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are seriously competing in eight states, which together will absorb the bulk of the campaign’s manpower and […]
With just seven weeks to go until voters cast their ballots, the electoral map has become a lot smaller, whittled down to just a handful of states that will determine the outcome of the 2012 presidential election.
[credit provider=”Getty”] Not much has changed over the past week in the crucial swing states of Ohio, Florida and Virginia, as President Barack Obama maintained big leads over Mitt Romney in three new polls from Fox News that were released Wednesday night. Obama leads Romney by big margins in all three states, […]
Earlier this week George Zimmerman’s best friends appeared on The Dr. Phil Show to defend Zimmerman’s role in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
[credit provider=”AP”] The three critical battleground states of Virginia, Florida and Ohio sit comfortably in President Barack Obama‘s favour, according to three new Wall Street Journal/NBC/Marist College polls of the states released Thursday night.Obama leads Romney in all three states. His biggest lead comes in Ohio, where he is up 7 […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Everglades_National_Park_Florida_Panther.jpg”] He ran over a panther but says it’s totally the state’s fault.Florida resident Kenneth Nolan is suing the Florida Department of Transportation in Broward County for injuries he sustained in an accident, claiming the government had an obligation to erect a “Panther Crossing” sign, Courthouse News Service […]
In a blockbuster exclusive interview, TV personality Dr. Phil McGraw sat down with Mark and Sondra Osterman — George Zimmerman’s best friends who hid the neighbourhood watchman after he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
In Ft. Pierce, Fla., during his bus tour of the state, President Barack Obama stopped at Big Apple Pizza and Pasta. Restaurant owner Scott Van Duzer was … happy to see him, to say the least, and he lifted him into the air.
[credit provider=”Sanford Police Department” url=”http://www.sanfordfl.gov/police/index.html”] In a “scathing memo,” the interim Sanford police chief calls his spokesman “deeply out of touch” and blames the man, and only him, for the way the department handled Trayvon Martin’s death.WFTV obtained a copy of the once-confidential memo that interim Chief Richard Myers used […]
[credit provider=”Florida Department of Corrections” url=”http://www.dc.state.fl.us/oth/vtour/securecell.html”] As of August 2012, Florida was home to 100,272 state prison inmates. And as of Tuesday, 403 inmates were currently on death row.
[credit provider=”CNN” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YQZDLUUXDA”] They said it was a “close call,” but three judges for Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals ruled George Zimmerman deserves a new judge.Zimmerman’s lawyer requested a new judge last month, saying Judge Kenneth Lester is blatantly biased against his client.
[credit provider=”House Committee on Education and the Workforce Dem/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/edlabordems/4730724778/”] Now TV personality Dr. Phil McGraw is taking a crack at covering the George Zimmerman trial as it unfolds in Florida.During the upcoming season, which airs Sept. 10, McGraw can be seen talking to two guests about Zimmerman. The self-help […]
[credit provider=”Bing Maps”] With just 33 homes and a population of 86, according to the 2010 census, Indian Creek Village is one of the wealthiest and most exclusive places on the planet.The village, located on a tiny island in Miami that’s primarily occupied by a golf course, is home to […]
[credit provider=”Getty”] The area where Republicans are holding their convention this week has been very generous contributing to the party in recent years. We looked at local data from the centre for Responsive Politics to figure out how the Tampa area — which includes Tampa proper as well as the affluent suburbs […]
New hurricane warnings have been issued for western Florida, the Keys, and parts of the Bahamas as Tropical Storm Isaac moves north through the Atlantic and into the Gulf of Mexico.
[credit provider=”Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images” url=”https://secure.gettyimages.com/SubscriptionDownload/Download/147947742″] Judge Kenneth Lester is starting to ease up on the neighbourhood watchman accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.George Zimmerman asked the court on Thursday to let him live outside Seminole County, Fla., claiming he fears for his safety and the stress of staying there is […]
A massive Miami Beach home that seems stuck in the 1960’s is on sale for $2.399 million.
[credit provider=”Red Huber-Pool/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/casey-anthony-listens-to-testimony-during-her-murder-trial-news-photo/117734217#”] She’s been in hiding for a year while serving probation on a civil charge, but in a little more than 12 hours a woman accused, but acquitted, of killing her daughter will be free.After 26-year-old Casey Anthony was acquitted of killing 2-year-old Caylee, a judge […]
As Tropical Storm Isaac spins west across the Caribbean, Republicans are getting increasingly anxious that the storm could cause major problems for the party’s national convention next week.
[credit provider=”AP”] The CBS/New York Times/Quinnipiac poll of three crucial swing states released Thursday morning reveals that President Barack Obama is so far winning the battle between campaigns on Medicare. The poll found that in Florida, Wisconsin and Ohio — three key battlegrounds — voters trust the president to do a better […]
[credit provider=”ABC”] Trayvon Martin didn’t die instantly the night he was shot.Forensic experts have agreed the 17-year-old’s heart kept beating and pumping blood into his chest through the bullet hole in his heart, The Orlando Sentinel reported Friday.
[credit provider=”Getty”] July’s state unemployment numbers came out this morning, and the numbers do not look good for President Barack Obama. The report shows unemployment rose in 44 states last month, including 9 out of the 10 key battleground states where Obama and his Republican opponent Mitt Romney have focused their […]
[credit provider=”Hurwitz James Company” url=”http://www.hurwitzjamesco.com/property.php?lng=en&id=8″] A beautiful estate known as Buena Vista Estate in Florida is on sale for $10.95 million.The home sits on a 5.5 acre peninsula with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.
[credit provider=”WFTV” url=”http://www.wftv.com/s/watchlive/”] UPDATE: Mark O’Mara and company have officially released the documents they filed with the District Court of Appeals to get Judge Kenneth Lester removed.O’Mara announced Monday in a press conference he filed the motion because he’s worried George Zimmerman won’t get a fair trial under Lester.
The University Florida has received a bomb threat for the third floor of Shands, a teaching hospital at the university’s Gainesville campus.
A record-breaking giant Burmese python, an invasive species invading Florida, was captured in the Everglades.
[credit provider=”Getty”] Welcome back to Politics In 60 Seconds! Given the big news this weekend, we decided on holding off on a news wrap-up until after the first wave of excitement died down. We’ll be back again Friday with another weekly round-up.
[credit provider=”Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate”] The penthouse on top of the Four Seasons in Miami is on sale for $15 million.The apartment, on the 70th floor, is the highest penthouse in Florida, and has outstanding views.
[credit provider=”versageek/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/versageek/7633127888/”] A woman claiming she was pulled over for a traffic violation is suing sheriff’s deputies for allegedly pointing a gun in her face, forcing her to strip on the side of the road, and removing her tampon from her body.Leila Tarantino said she was pulled over last […]
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] In his application for the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office’s training academy, in which he admits he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer, George Zimmerman shed some light on his family.In his application, Zimmerman claims his father is a retired magistrate judge for the supreme […]
George Zimmerman’s defence team has officially announced it will seek a “Stand Your Ground” hearing to prove the former neighbourhood watchman shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self-defence.The “Stand Your Ground” hearing, which won’t take place for several months, will essentially be a “mini-trial” with only a few key changes separating […]
[credit provider=”Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-US&family=editorial&p=ronald+poppo&assetType=image&subuid=7319317″] Ronald Poppo, the homeless man who became the first cannibal victim during a Memorial Day weekend attack in Miami, has finally broken his silence about that fateful day.Rudy Eugene reportedly attacked Poppo and ate most of the man’s face before before being fatally shot by police.
[credit provider=”Zillow ” url=”http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/29-Star-Island-Dr-Miami-Beach-FL-33139/43908298_zpid/#4″] A bayfront mansion on Star Island in Miami is back on the market again, this time for $19.99 million, according to Curbed.The bright blue home previously belonged to shoe designer Donald J. Pliner, who sold it to Paul Cejas, a Cuban-born businessman who served as the […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=george%20zimmerman&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1342454008&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=364d2486603f40a2b8dc878b8d6925f5&dbm=PY2012&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] George Zimmerman, the man who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has been awarded his second request to extend his case.His motion to continue was granted Tuesday morning, according to documents released by the Florida State Attorney’s Office.
[credit provider=”Flickr – doc(q)man” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/docman/2563320861/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] (MoneyWatch) The classic image of new retirees making a bee-line to Florida or the Sun Belt to live out their lives is sun-drenched comfort is increasingly a thing of the past.Among U.S. workers age 55 and older, almost two-thirds — 62 per cent — think […]
[credit provider=”CBS Thid Morning” url=”http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505266_162-57475469/trayvon-martins-parents-this-wasnt-gods-plan/”] The insurance company being sued by Trayvon Martin’s mother is asking a federal court to declare it isn’t responsible for the teen’s death.Sybrina Fulton, Martin’s mother, filed a claim for monetary damages against an insurance company for the Retreat at Twin Lakes’ homeowners association after […]
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[credit provider=”Getty”] The numbers that jump out immediately from the new Quinnipiac/CBS/New York Times poll released Wednesday morning are the staggering advantages President Barack Obama holds with women over Mitt Romney. Most eye-popping are the 20-plus-point leads he holds in Ohio and Pennsylvania. 50-eight per cent of women choose Obama in Ohio, compared […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=judge%20kenneth%20lester&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1343825451&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=8a8537573dbb46ccb1ddc74fa0be30b0&dbm=PY2012&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Judge Kenneth Lester has declared that George Zimmerman’s motion to have him dismissed from his case is “legally insufficient.”In other words, Lester gave Zimmerman a big old no and is refusing to recuse himself from the case.
[credit provider=”Leon County Sheriff’s Office” url=”www.leoncountyso.com/docs/news-releases/lcso-daily-booking-report-07-28-2012.pdf?sfvrsn=4″] A third-year law student at Florida State University College of Law allegedly shot a second-year student over the weekend after the second-year student threw water on him.But here’s the kicker, the third-year student says he doesn’t remember anything about that night.
[credit provider=”Collier County Sheriff’s Office” url=”http://www2.colliersheriff.org/arrestsearch/Person.aspx?pin=0000116616″] As if getting your hand munched off weren’t enough.An Everglades City, Fla. airboat captain was arrested Friday and could face jail time for allegedly feeding the alligator that chewed off his hand, News-Press reported Sunday.
[credit provider=”Seminole County Sheriff’s Department” url=”http://webbond.seminolesheriff.org/InmateInfo.aspx?bkgnbr=201200007078″] The wife of the man charged in the death of Trayvon Martin will not appear at a scheduled arraignment Tuesday after pleading not guilty to lying about the couple’s finances.Shellie Zimmerman’s new attorney Kelly Sims filed last week a bevy of documents, including a […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] As Mitt Romney draws closer to a decision about his 2012 running mate, speculation about who the Republican presidential candidate will select to be his No. 2 has reached a fever pitch. Romney is expected to make the announcement sometime after he returns from overseas next week. In […]
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] George Zimmermans’ parents have launched their own website to let people know their son is a good man who has been the victim of an “unbelievable, highly orchestrated” chain of events since Trayvon Martin’s death.While he doesn’t delve into specifics about his son’s second-degree murder case, […]
[credit provider=”Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office” url=”http://pcsoweb.com/InmateBooking/SubjectResults.aspx?id=1510585″] Homeland Security agents found lewd pictures of bound and gagged children in the home of a professional puppeteer in Florida, according to a criminal complaint.Ronald William Brown, 57, often used his puppets to act out Bible stories.
In a bid to escape a rehabilitation clinic where employees allegedly beat him, Peter Price felt he had no choice but to swallow five fish hooks and 22 AA batteries, just so he could speed up his release from the facility.
[credit provider=”Youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OyrRJ2CjeI”] Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti might have just taken home our Monday morning honours for having the tackiest political event in light of the Aurora massacre, with his $30 per-person Dark Knight fundraiser in Florida tonight.”Enjoy a night out to see the hottest movie of the summer, The Dark Knight […]
[credit provider=”Photo Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate” url=”http://www.christiesrealestate.com/PropertyDetails/287764/2004395/1008/11#287764/2004395/1008/11″] Yankee Candle founder Michael Kittredge has listed his Jupiter Island, Fla. home for $22.5 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.The home has nine bedrooms, 14 full bathrooms, and three half baths. The house spans more than 20,000 square feet.
[credit provider=”The Villages ” url=”http://thevillages.com/lifestyle/entertainment.asp”] It’s been called “Disneyland for Grownups.”The Villages, Fla, is the fastest growing small town in America, according to Forbes. And what’s truly unique about this town is almost everyone living there is 65 years and older.
[credit provider=”Toby Canham/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/television-journalist-barbara-walters-participates-in-town-news-photo/81077511#”] Right now, the whole world is talking about the explosive George Zimmerman interview in which he said 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s death was part of “God’s plan.”For his first-ever interview, Zimmerman sat down with Fox News’ Sean Hannity.
Trayvon Martin’s parents spoke out Thursday morning against George Zimmerman’s assertion that their son’s death was “all God’s plan.”
In his first-ever TV interview Wednesday night, George Zimmerman revealed he didn’t regret following Trayvon Martin or packing a gun the night he killed the 17-year-old.
[credit provider=”ABC”] In his first-ever public interview with Fox’s Sean Hannity, George Zimmerman dropped the bombshell that before Trayvon Martin’s death he had never even heard of the controversial self-defence law that delayed his arrest for weeks.But, even though he had never heard of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, Zimmerman […]
George Zimmerman gave his first-ever interview Wednesday night after the death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
[credit provider=”ESPN”] A Sanford, Fla. resident wants to see how George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial “plays out” before his neighbours build a permanent memorial to the unarmed 17-year-old Zimmerman killed.Frank Taaffe, who supports George Zimmerman, walked door-to-door with a petition Monday to stop Trayvon Martin’s supporters from building a permanent […]
[credit provider=”Florida State Attorney”] Jailhouse calls made by George Zimmerman reveal a man who was terrified for his family’s safety and bent on speaking in code with his wife and sister whenever possible.Nearly 150 calls were released Monday as part of an evidence dump by the Florida state attorney prosecuting […]
[credit provider=”The Mansions At Acqualina ” url=”http://mansionsatacqualina.com/index.html”] Life in the new The Mansions at Acqualina in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida will include amenities that seem unreal for a private residence complex.They include a concierge who is on-call seven days a week, a weekend restaurant, a daily breakfast bar, a wine-tasting […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=george%20zimmerman&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1342454008&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=364d2486603f40a2b8dc878b8d6925f5&dbm=PY2012&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Round 2!The Florida State Attorney Office has responded to a motion filed last week by George Zimmerman’s defence team asking that Judge Kenneth Lester be disqualified from the case.
Two would-be robbers got more than they bargained for when they stormed into the Palms Internet Cafe in Florida on Friday.
Despite prosecutors’ efforts to protect her identity, George Zimmerman’s defence has outed the woman claiming the former neighbourhood watchman sexually abused her while the two were children and teens.
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] As we continue to sift through the trove of new evidence released today by the Florida State’s Attorney Office, we came across the much-debated statements that George Zimmerman and his family were unabashedly racist while he was growing up.The statements, made by a woman referred to […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=george%20zimmerman&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1342454008&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=364d2486603f40a2b8dc878b8d6925f5&dbm=PY2012&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] In a blockbuster interview released Monday morning, an unnamed witness told Sanford, Fla., police that George Zimmerman stuck his hands in her underwear and under her shirt while the two were children.”It started when I was 6,” she told investigators Jim Post and Jim Rick during […]
A quick glance at the numbers of a new Tampa Bay Times poll of Florida would suggest a bad situation for President Barack Obama: a 46 per cent approval rating, only 35 per cent believing his economic vision has made things better, and 52 per cent disapproving of his signature […]
[credit provider=”CNN” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YQZDLUUXDA”] George Zimmerman is worried he won’t get a fair trial at the hands of Judge Kenneth Lester and has asked that he be disqualified, according to court documents filed by Zimmerman’s attorney Friday.In the strongly worded motion, Mark O’Mara, Zimmerman’s lead attorney, accuses Lester of favouring the […]
He just never learns does he?
[credit provider=”George Zimmerman Legal Case” url=”http://gzlegalcase.com/”] We already showed you photos of the neighbourhood where George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on a rainy night in February.Now take a look at what the entire town looked like.
[credit provider=”Sanford, Fla. police”] An unidentified witness who’s apparently close to George Zimmerman revealed sad details about the neighbourhood watchman’s life in a recently released interview with Florida investigators.Florida prosecutors released the interview along with a slew of other evidence Thursday as part of its second-degree murder case against Zimmerman, […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9d/Deepwater_Horizon_offshore_drilling_unit_on_fire_2010.jpg/640px-Deepwater_Horizon_offshore_drilling_unit_on_fire_2010.jpg”] Florida might have been saved by the wind.At the time of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the spring of 2010, computer models predicted that the 200 million gallons of crude oil pouring out of the gusher at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico would reach […]
[credit provider=”ABC News” url=”http://abcnews.go.com/US/florida-teen-loses-arm-alligator-smiles-jokes-pain/story?id=16747543″] A Florida teen sacrificed his arm to an alligator and is just glad he was attacked instead of one of his friends, Christina Ng of ABC reports.Kaleb Langdale, 17, was swimming with friends when he noticed a 10-foot alligator gliding directly at him. Kaleb, who said that […]
A family friend of two slain brothers was accused of starting a bloody fight Monday with the stepfather of the accused killer.
[credit provider=”Pulmonary Pathology | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pulmonary_pathology/6564688133/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Budget cutbacks in the state of Florida ultimately led to ignoring a CDC report that said over a dozen people died because of a tuberculosis outbreak, the worst in 20 years, the Palm Beach Post’s Stacey Singer reports. On April 14, the CDC filed a […]
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] The neighbourhood watchman charged with killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin didn’t go far after a judge ordered him released from jail for the second time.George Zimmerman, who is facing second-degree murder charges for Martin’s death, is hiding out at a safe house in Seminole County and is […]
Florida Rep. Allen West, who has made more than a few controversial comments over the past few months, said Sunday that social security is a “form of modern, 21st century slavery.”
Judge Kenneth Lester granted George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watchman charged with shooting and killing Trayvon Martin, a new bond.
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] Judge Kenneth Lester has decided to once again release George Zimmerman on bond.But this time, he’s making things more difficult for the neighbourhood watchman accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
[credit provider=”Flickr / hang_in_there” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]
/6104068209/in/photostream/”] The gun lobby can’t stop Florida doctors from talking to patients about the perils of firearms.A federal judge blocked a law late Friday that barred Florida doctors from chatting with their patients about guns, in a dispute that came to be known as “docs v. […]
A mother is seeking millions of dollars in damages from the Downtown Miami Charter School after her son was allegedly molested twice and tried to commit suicide.
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] Mark O’Mara is fighting to keep potentially incendiary statements made by a witness from ever reaching the courtroom.The statement, made by an unnamed person identified only as “witness 9,” claims George Zimmerman is racist, the Orlando Sentinel reported Monday.
Bloomberg’s Michael C. Bender posted this video of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi telling Gov. Rick Scott the (false) news that the Supreme Court had overturned the Affordable Care Act.
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] George Zimmerman’s father Robert Zimmerman took the stand Friday morning to testify that his son was in peril the night he killed Trayvon Martin.Screams on a 911 call from that night were definitely his son’s, said Robert Zimmerman, who stared blankly in front of him throughout […]
[credit provider=”NBC Miami” url=”http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Back-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-Friday-160809645.html”] George Zimmerman did not testify at his second bond hearing Friday because his lawyers didn’t want the prosecution to ask him follow-up questions.Judge Kenneth Lester refused the defence’s request to let Zimmerman duck out of the prosecution’s questions.
George Zimmerman, the night watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is back in court this morning after Judge Kenneth Lester revoked his bond.
[credit provider=”The Orlando Sentinel” url=”http://www.orlandosentinel.com/osvideo-wofl-george-zimmerman-back-in-seminole-county-jail-20120603,0,4044584.htmlstory”] UPDATE: Judge Kenneth Lester has granted George Zimmerman’s request to appear at his bond hearing without shackles.Zimmerman will also be allowed to wear his civilian clothes, rather than his inmate’s uniform.
A recently released toxicology report for the cannibal who ate a homeless man’s face over Memorial Day weekend found nothing other than marijuana in his system.The report, done by a private outside toxicology firm, blasts a hole in investigators’ theory that Rudy Eugene was high on a street drug known […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Naden” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nikkiaden/2708542529/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] In a Quinnipiac swing state poll released Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama has an enormous lead over Mitt Romney among Latino voters. The likely reason why? Voters in all three states — Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania — overwhelmingly support Obama’s recent shift in immigration policy, which will make it policy […]
[credit provider=”AP”] It’s a good morning for Barack Obama‘s re-election campaign, with two new polls out that show the President opening up a big lead in key swing states, despite a tight national race. A Quinnipiac University poll released this morning shows Obama pulling ahead of Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Ohio, Pennsylvania, […]
Tropical Storm Debby is finally heading out to sea, but for two days it drenched Florida and southern Georgia, bringing up to two feet of rain in some places.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of CNN”] George Zimmerman didn’t recognise a police photo of Trayvon Martin just hours after he fatally shot the teenager, even though he said he was on top of Martin when witnesses came.Florida prosecutors released new evidence in the case on Tuesday afternoon.
[credit provider=”George Zimmerman Legal Case” url=”http://gzlegalcase.com/”] George Zimmerman’s lawyers aren’t going down without a fight.The neighbourhood watchman’s defence team has filed a motion asking for a new bond, “notwithstanding” the fact that Zimmerman is suspected of knowingly allowing his wife to lie about the couple’s financial status, the Orlando Sentinel […]
[credit provider=”Christie’s International Real Estate” url=”http://www.christiesrealestate.com/PropertyDetails/278961/”] Live an island dream on Little Bokeelia Island off the coast of Florida.The private tropical oasis is on sale for $29.5 million. For 100 acres of privacy, that seems like a bargain.
Showers and thunderstorms north of the Yucatan Peninsula in the southern Gulf of Mexico have a high chance, 70 per cent, of turning into a tropical cyclone within the next two days, the National Hurricane centre said in advisory this morning.
[credit provider=”ABC Action News” url=”http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_sarasota_manatee/Latest-zombie-eating-attack-man-under-the-influence-gets-naked-bites-off-chunk-of-mans-arm-“] A Palmetto, Fla., man allegedly got naked and bit a chunk out of man’s arm Wednesday night when he was visiting his kids.When Charles Baker, 26, went to visit his girlfriend and his kids around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, he barged into the house, began yelling, […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush may be a surrogate for Mitt Romney, but he upstaged the presumptive Republican nominee while speaking on his home turf at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference in Orlando Thursday.In Romney’s speech to the group of elected Latino leaders […]
George Zimmerman’s defence team released Thursday a treasure trove of recordings and video.
[credit provider=”Florida State Attorney”] Sanford, Fla., investigators taunted George Zimmerman in a post-shooting interview as they forced him to listen to the 911 call he made the night he shot teenager Trayvon Martin.The call makes it sound like Zimmerman was chasing 17-year-old Martin, but Zimmerman claims the sound was just […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy of AP “] George Zimmerman recounts his own horrifying version of Trayvon Martin’s slaying in a recently released police statement.Referring to the unarmed 17-year-old as “the suspect,” Zimmerman wrote that Martin “emerged from the darkness” and began circling his vehicle.
George Zimmerman finally reveals his side of the story in newly-released police interviews from Feb. 29.In his hours-long interview, recently posted on Zimmerman’s defence site, Zimmerman told investigators 17-year-old Trayvon Martin beat him pretty badly before the fatal shot was fired.
[credit provider=”AxiomAmnesia/YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ety_a63ccs”] The man who didn’t arrest George Zimmerman, despite reports from an investigator urging him to do so, was fired Wednesday from his post as head of the Sanford, Fla., police department.Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte told reporters he decided to terminate Chief Bill Lee because of the […]
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