Allegedly Stoned Man Arrested for DUI Tells Cops His Dog Was Driving 

Just before puking and just after allegedly crashing his car into a house, Florida resident Reliford Cooper reportedly told the police arresting him on DUI charges that he was not the person driving his car. In fact, Cooper said, a person wasn’t behind the wheel at all. “My dog was driving that car,” he said,… »Yesterday 1:40pm

This Is How NASA Moves Its Fancy Orion Capsule And Who Knows What Else

A very large truck is moving something enormous near Jacksonville, Florida right now, and whatever it is, it looks as though it is connected to a sophisticated cooling system. Back in December 2014, NASA moved a similar-looking container with the Orion capsule inside to Kennedy Space Center following Orion’s… »8/18/15 4:16pm

Vintage Catalina Flying Boat In Nic Cage Film Partially Sinks On Beach

Yesterday, a gorgeous Catalina PBY named Flora-Bama that was being used as a prop for the upcoming Nicolas Cage movie USS Indianapolis: Men of Honor began taking on water while performing touch and goes for the camera. Today, the plane sits half sunk in the surf along Gold Beach, Florida, a most peculiar sight for… »6/30/15 5:02pm

Florida Car Brings Hurricane Of Winning To Wet And Cold New York Race

I don’t think the Florida tourism folks could have paid for a more perfect ad than the one they got today. Everyone toughing it out at the 6 Hours of the Glen in New York is freezing their nuts off in the unseasonably cold rain, and Richard Westbrook just drove their Florida-branded car to a win here today.
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Hall & Oates Fan Dances on Cop Car to Fight Off "Woman With Fangs"

In April, a concerned Florida man pulled into the driveway of sheriff’s deputy, climbed on top of the officer’s SUV, and danced for five minutes to to “Rich Girl” by Hall & Oates and “Goodbye Stranger” by Supertramp. Once arrested, the Smoking Gun reports that the suspect, Christian Radecki, told police that he was… »6/05/15 10:52am

Miami Car Dealer Takes Car Back, Refuses To Return $9200 Deposit 

Some used car lots just look like sketchy places to make a purchase, but I’ve found that the ones passing themselves off as a “pre-owned luxury car dealer” can be just as bad if not worse than those notorious buy-here, pay-here establishments. One elderly Miami woman learned this lesson the hard way. »4/30/15 11:35am

Couple Denied Trade Because CarFax Revealed "Total Loss" Six Years Late

We have already established that CarFax and other vehicle history reports are far from perfect. However, many of us use them as a first line of defense against cars that have been damaged or totaled. But what happens when CarFax doesn't report the information in time? One couple found out the hard way. »4/08/15 10:06am

Florida Dealership Repossessed Car With Baby Inside

For credit challenged car buyers, often the only choice is to purchase from a buy-here, pay-here dealership. They are notorious for saddling buyers with high-interest loans and repossessing the car with little grace period when the buyer can't pay. A Florida woman had her car taken with her nine-month old baby inside. »2/13/15 7:46am

Walmart Thieves Steal Barbie Car, Using Fake Heart Attack as a Diversion

Two men walked into a Lake Wales, Fla. Walmart store last week and loaded up a cart with hundreds of dollars worth of toys, then one of them took off with the goods while the other faked a heart attack to create a diversion. They would have gotten away with the heist, too, if the store had been miraculously devoid of… »12/18/14 12:30pm