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Florida Man Accused Of Pleasuring Himself At Yoga Class

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.17.2014 | Weird News

If police have their way, the next pose this suspect does will be for a mugshot. A Florida man is accused of pleasuring himself during a visit to y...

David Lohr

Missing Woman's Family Pleads For Her Safe Return

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime

The aunt of Tanya Gonzalez, a missing Florida woman, is pleading with the ex-boyfriend who police call a person of interest to return her unharmed. ...

Tampa Man Charged With Murdering 4 Including Ex-girlfriend

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay area authorities on Monday charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, h...

Florida Bus Driver Man Arrested For Soliciting Prostitute While Driving Bus

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weird News

Just a quick pit stop. A Florida bus driver is accused of trying to pick up a prostitute while on duty, WFLA reports. Rodrigue Macharie, 43, was...

Florida Woman Points Gun At Lawn Worker Over Loud Noise

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weird News

If only they made a silencer for lawn mowers. A Florida woman disturbed from slumber by routine grass maintenance is accused of pulling a pistol on...

Making Out In The Back Of A Cop Car Was All Part Of The Plan

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weird News

These two have been watching too many old heist films. But they aren't Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway -- they're Johnathan Kokontis and Melissa Sch...

Florida Teens Allegedly Break Into Home To Have Sex

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weird News

Now this is breaking and entering. A couple is accused of breaking into a home in Bradenton, Florida so they could have sex, according to a police...

Alleged Thief On Police Chase Thwarted By Adorable Cats

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

Cats will do anything to ruin your day. Last week, they ruined 21-year-old Daniel Pinedo Velapatino's day. The suspect had just talked his way into...

Couple Accused Of Child Neglect After Girl Found Sweating In Hot Car

AP | Posted 08.20.2014 | Crime

EUSTIS, Fla. (AP) — A man and woman from central Florida are accused of child neglect after a child was found sleeping in their vehicle while they s...

Bikini-Clad Florida Mom Found Passed Out, Neglecting Child: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.18.2014 | Crime

A mom was found passed out drunk in her bikini while her young daughter played alone in a Florida playground, cops say. Karen Gunderlach, 33, was s...

Florida's Newest Public Masturbator Tells Cops He's House Hunting: Police

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.16.2014 | Weird News

Florida is known for its public masturbators. Yet public indecency suspects are always trying to up the ante on their cohorts. Daniel Lewis Davis, ...

Florida Woman Rips Off Her Grandma's Bra, Robs Her: Police

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.17.2014 | Crime

A Port Orange, Florida woman attacked and burglarized her own grandmother to get money for a hotel room, police say. Brigitte Matzke, 25, and her h...

Florida Man Gets Life For Throwing Baby From Car Window

AP | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of killing a 3-month-old boy by tossing the infant out of a moving vehicle has been sentenced to life in ...

Even This Gun Owner Thinks Florida's Gun Laws Have Gone 'Too Far'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From eating habits to sexual activity, doctors ask their patients all types of questions to assess behavior that could create long-term health risks. ...

12-Year-Old Accused Of Stealing A School Bus -- Again

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.08.2014 | Weird News

A 12-year-old boy charged with a felony for allegedly stealing a school bus last month is accused of illegally taking another bus out for a spin. ...

'I've Built Robots': Homeless People In Poignant Video Remind Us It Can Happen To Anyone

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.18.2014 | Impact

"I speak four languages." "I've built robots." "I have a degree in biology from West Virginia University." These aren't statements from renow...

COP FIGHT: 'Do You Know Who The F--k I Am?' (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Florida are reportedly investigating a traffic stop that led to a scuffle between a Miami cop and -- unbeknownst to him at the time -- ...

Florida Man Accused Of Leaving Child In Hot Car

AP | Posted 09.13.2014 | Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Florida say a man faces child neglect charges after leaving his 7-year-old son inside a car while h...

Alleged Walmart Masturbator Brought Viagra And Condoms

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weird News

A Florida man is behind bars after allegedly rolling back more than low prices at Walmart. Police say Gregory Johnson, 53, was carrying condoms and...

Why Florida Leads the World in Weird

Paul Ratner | Posted 09.07.2014 | Weird News
Paul Ratner

People have blamed Florida on migration patterns, old people, politics, weather, economics and whatnot. Maybe all of those things have something to do with it, but maybe they don't.

Suspect Sought In Hit-And-Run That Killed 3 Women

AP | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime

Police in Florida are searching for a man suspected of driving a vehicle involved in a fiery hit-and-run crash that killed three Tampa Bay-area women....

Boy, 12, Takes School Bus On Joyride

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.26.2014 | Weird News

He was bus-ted. A 12-year-old boy is facing a felony charge after allegedly stealing a school bus for a joy ride around Panama City, Florida. Mi...

Teen Killed 74-Year-Old Grandmother, Drove Body Around, Police Say

AP | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

LUTZ, Fla. (AP) — Police are accusing a Florida teenager of killing his grandmother inside her home at a nudist community and driving around with th...

Veteran Fights Off Mugger At The Pump

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.21.2014 | Crime

When Marvin Lail was confronted by a mugger while pumping gas at a 7-Eleven in Orlando, Florida the 79-year-old refused to cower in fear. "He said,...

Hot Grits Attack Lands Florida Man Behind Bars: Cops

AP | Posted 06.23.2014 | Weird News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been charged with attempted murder after throwing a pan of hot grease and grits at a man who was on his front...