WTF (What The Florida?)
Ahh yes, Florida Man and Florida Woman...we follow their exploits every morning at 7:30 and 9:30 and here are today's stories!
Florida sheriff plans to stop murders with 7-Up and Moon Pies
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said, "just chill out. Drink a 7-Up. Eat a Moon Pie. Quit murdering people". Pretty sound advice. The fact is, murder in our nation is up this year and Polk County in particular is seeing a big uptick in murders. In fact, they're currently investigating 27 murders, 23 of which have occurred since June. For more on this and maybe a little more advice on soda and junk food, click here
Road Rage Incident Spills Into a Convenience Store
Two Florida Men involved in a road rage incident allowed it to spill over into a Circle K. A 22-year-old and a 53-year-old got into it, continued the argument verbally inside the store, where the 22-year-old tackled the other man into his car in the parking lot. Of course, not having protective equipment and the fact that he tackled him in a parking lot, both men were injured and taken to the hospital, where the physical aggressor was taken to jail. More here
Florida Man arrested for fleeing police going the wrong way on a highway
A Florida Man proved yet again that you can take the man out of Florida, but you can't take the Florida out of the man. He was in Maryland driving a semi, when he stole another trucker's jacket from a truck stop. The other trucker's keys were in the picket, which prompted a call to police. When cops caught up with the Florida Man, he took off in his semi, going the WRONG WAY on a highway! As you can imagine, he was caught and arrested and you can read more here