Florida

People reports, a 17-year-old Florida boy bludgeoned his parents to death with a hammer and then invited dozens of friends via Facebook to a house party while the bodies lay in a bedroom, police say. Tyler Hadley, a high school dropout from Port St. Lucie, Fla., was arrested on two counts of first-degree murder in […]

Former rapper turned reality TV star Vanilla Ice was released from jail Friday morning following his arrest on yet another domestic battery charge. His wife Laura called authorities Thursday night, accusing Ice of hitting and kicking her in their Florida home. Vanilla Ice (real name Robert Van Winkle), 39, denied hitting his wife. She allegedly […]

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL– An eight-year-old student’s grandmother gave a school teacher a gift box filled with toiletries and a loaded .22-caliber handgun.

Florida– Four pre-teen students were pricked by a hypodermic needle one of the students found at the school bus stop according to the local authorities.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A live video feed captured a horrifying confrontation between school officials and an armed gunman who opened fire during a school board meeting in Panama City, Florida, Tuesday. The gunman was wounded and subsequently took his own life, authorities said. The suspect, identified as Clay Duke, 56, of Bay County, Florida, […]

Authorities Friday were checking fingerprints and clarifying video images showing the theft of a $550,000 gold bar from a museum in Key West, Florida.

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The chief White House spokesman says President Barack Obama is ready to seize the damage claims process from oil giant BP unless it agrees to set up an “independent entity” to do the job.

PORT FOURCHON, La. — The BP oil slick drifted within striking distance of the Florida Panhandle’s white sand beaches for the first time, raising the stakes another notch as submersible robots made another risky attempt to control the underwater Gulf of Mexico gusher.

Via:  www.newsone.com // VIERA, Fla. – A Florida man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for violating his probation by trying to break into the Brevard County jail. A judged sentenced 25-year-old Sylvester Jiles of Cocoa on Monday. He was convicted in January of trespassing on jail property and resisting an officer. Authorities […]

Via NewsOne.com // LAKELAND, Fla. – In 2006, Abraham Shakespeare — a truck driver’s assistant who lived with his mother — won $30 million in the Florida lottery. His good fortune may have cost him his life. Shakespeare vanished months ago. His mother hopes he is somewhere in the Caribbean, lying on a beach and […]