Sunday, July 15, 2018
Bizarre News

Take the True Florida Quiz: Can you spot the bogus Florida headline?

You're reading this, which means you know Florida, which means you know Florida has a legendary case of the crazies. As with all good legends, over time, it can be tough to sort the myths from the truth.

The True Florida Quiz is here to help.

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Florida manís DUI solution: Drink in between driving. He was still arrested.

Florida manís DUI solution: Drink in between driving. He was still arrested.

Late one night last month, Earle Stevens Jr. fancied a drink but told deputies he didnít want to consume alcohol while driving.So the 69-year-old Vero Beach man said he did this instead: He only drank his bottle of Jim Beam bourbon while stopped at t...
Published: 07/11/18
Flying minivan lands in the second floor of a Wisconsin home

Flying minivan lands in the second floor of a Wisconsin home

A minivan flew off a road in Newburg, Wis., and wedged itself into the side of a home early Sunday morning.Ken Bienlein, 78, was in bed when the Mazda van crashed into the side of the home at about 3 a.m. He was covered in oil from the accident, acco...
Published: 07/05/18
92-year-old woman killed her son when she suspected she was going to be put in a retirement home, police say

92-year-old woman killed her son when she suspected she was going to be put in a retirement home, police say

A 92-year-old Arizona woman killed her son after she suspected he was going to place her in an assisted living facility, police said. Anna Mae Blessing was charged with 1st degree murder, kidnapping and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, accord...
Published: 07/04/18
Climber on Statue of Liberty base after anti-ICE banner hung

Climber on Statue of Liberty base after anti-ICE banner hung

NEW YORK ó Several people who hung a banner calling for abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement from the Statue of Libertyís pedestal on the Fourth of July have been arrested, and authorities say a person is scaling the statueís base. National...
Published: 07/04/18
Woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriendís door, then forces sex on him, police say

Woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriendís door, then forces sex on him, police say

Late Friday night, police in Great Falls, Montana, received a call from a man in distress: He had come home to find his ex-girlfriend hiding behind his bedroom door, wielding a machete.She had somehow broken into the house while he was away, he said,...
Updated one month ago
A child found a loaded handgun in a couch at an Ikea and fired it

A child found a loaded handgun in a couch at an Ikea and fired it

Ikea has long been known as a massive one-stop warehouse for everything from assemble-it-yourself bunk beds to artificial potted plants to Swedish meatballs.On Monday, one child found something a little different at an Ikea store in Fishers, Indiana,...
Updated one month ago
Michael Jacksonís elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

Michael Jacksonís elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) ó An elephant that once lived at Michael Jacksonís Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull elephant wandered through a gate that was ...
Updated one month ago