15 May 2016

Mastodon bones offer clues of earliest humans in North America

It’s a discovery that could rewrite the story of southeastern United States.

Stone tools and mastodon bones found at the bottom of a Florida river point to humans living in the region 14,550 years ago. That’s more than 1,500 years earlier than previously believed, scientists say.

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08 May 2016

Man kills brother in argument over cheeseburger, police say

A Florida man is accused of killing his brother over an argument that involved a cheeseburger, authorities say.

Benjamin A. Middendorf, 25, shot his older brother during the dispute Thursday night, police said in a statement.

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06 Mar 2016

Man wins $291 million in lottery, brother wins $7

Remember when your parents used to tell you to be nice to your siblings? Maybe it was because one day you both would grow up and win the lottery, except one of you would win the jackpot and the other would win $7.

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11 Feb 2016

Assault with a deadly weapon: Florida man charged with throwing alligator into Wendy’s

Authorities in Florida have arrested a man accused of throwing a live alligator through a restaurant’s drive-through window.

Investigators identified Joshua James, of Jupiter, Fla., as the man who tossed the 3½-foot reptile into a Wendy’s last fall, according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission incident report.

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13 Jan 2016

Ohio man who sent selfie to police arrested in Florida

An Ohio man wanted for drunk driving who sent police a more flattering photo of himself because he did not like his mug shot has been arrested in Florida, police said.

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