It's no secret that Florida has lots of alligators, and that there's no shortage of golf courses there. Combined, it has the recipe to give "Florida Man" stories a whole new twist.
A Florida man is facing a combined prison sentence of more than 28 years after being convicted in two different murder-for-hire plots, the second of which was hatched against the federal judge and prosecutor who handled his first case.
A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly threatening to kill GOP politicians including Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, along with other supporters of President Donald Trump.
The Florida governor discovered the unauthorized change when he went to vote in person on Monday, authorities said.
"Trump wants full credit for the economy he inherited and zero blame for the pandemic he ignored," former president Barack Obama said Saturday.
"His odds have improved in Florida from 6-4 to 11-10 and then in Pennsylvania, 100-30 to 9-5, all in 48 hours," a Betfair spokesperson said.
A Florida man reportedly said he arrived at Disney World heavily armed during a family vacation "because of the riots and civil unrest going on" at nearby Black Lives Matter protests.
Demare Barnes has been arrested for attempted murder less than a week after being freed from jail.
According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, the man admitted to requesting a mail-in ballot for his deceased wife and told officers that he was "testing the system to see if it worked."
"That is one for the big book," a spokesman for the Marion County Sheriff's Department said of the incident.
Investigators believe Christopher Allen Freeman stole explicit videos from phones that had been brought to his store for repair.
Self-proclaimed "Florida man" Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said during the Republican National Convention on Monday that "socialist" Democrats hope to make former Vice President Joe Biden "an extra in a movie written, produced and directed by others" by winning the presidency.
A Florida man was recently arrested for trying to cash in stolen winning lottery tickets at the same store he stole them from, according to police.
The deputy arrested the man, Paul Burke, on a DUI charge. Burke has had three prior DUI convictions, according to a post on the Marion County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.
The man was charged with battery after an argument broke out with the store employee.
A 27-year-old man told authorities he smoked marijuana before allegedly shooting a man to death in Pasco County, Florida.
Police say the 22-year-old victim had only been working at the fast food restaurant for a few days before he was killed.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says it has questioned a man seen getting into an argument at a Royal Palm Beach store.
CEO Jason Wood has taken his company's website offline in the wake of footage emerging on social media.
Joseph Max Fucheck, 58, is facing hate crime charges after brandishing a gun while accusing a Black homeowner of stealing his own mail.
The presence of a rival food giveaway may have caused a Florida pastor to lose his cool and allegedly knock out a Rotary club president who was arranging to give food to the needy.
A Florida man allegedly cut the line at a Dollar Tree store and refused to follow social distancing guidelines before physically attacking an employee who asked him to follow the rules.
A felony theft charge was issued against a Florida man for allegedly stealing 66 rolls of toilet paper that were valued at 99 cents each.
Leroy Stotelmyer detained twice in same week for falsely claiming he was a U.S. Marshall.
Toilet paper has been in short supply around the world as panicked shoppers hoard the product due to the coronavirus pandemic, prompting some to go to criminal lengths to acquire the coveted item.
A Florida man was allegedly caught trying to eat a stolen debit card at Walt Disney World on Monday, while also telling police who found him in possession of a bag of cocaine, "I'm not going to lie, it's cocaine."
A Florida boy reportedly stole what he thought was his classmate's body spray but got a big surprise when he sprayed himself and discovered it was pepper spray, sending at least 40 classmates to the hospital.
A Florida hospital worker has denied claims that he was caught sucking on an elderly patient's toes Monday night, insisting that he is not "that type of dude."
Suspect allegedly attempted to break into several other homes before gaining entry into the deputy's house in Apopka.
A Florida woman allegedly flew into a drunken rage and punched out a window and then her boyfriend's face after he refused to have sex with her Sunday.