Florida

13-Year-Old Boy Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

A Florida boy has died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba while vacationing with his family. The teenager was initially diagnosed with strep throat. Read more!
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WATCH: Cops Search for Trespasser on Disney World's Abandoned Discovery Island

Body cam footage was released of the manhunt for a trespasser who was allegedly camping on Disney World’s Discovery Island on Bay Lake. See the video on RADIO.COM.
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Man Arrested After Trying to Cash Lottery Tickets at Store He Stole Them From

A Florida man lifted 13 different scratch-off lottery tickets from a convenience store while the clerk was distracted. The Clearwater police were informed of the theft, but it didn’t take long to nab the perp, as he was arrested later the same day.
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Man Jailed After Assaulting 7-Eleven Employee With Slurpee

A 40-year-old Florida resident was arrested on battery charges after assaulting a 7-Eleven employee with a Slurpee, according to police documents.
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Man Driving Lawn Mower on Highway Arrested With DUI Charge

An allegedly intoxicated man was arrested with a DUI charge after police pulled him over for driving a lawn mower on the highway in central Florida.
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Man Arrested After Spitting on Boy and Saying ‘You Now Have Coronavirus’

A Florida man was arrested after spitting on a boy who refused to remove his face mask. The arrest report described the 47-year-old man as being intoxicated and without shoes.
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Couple Raises $20,000 to Buy Face Masks for Their Community

A couple in St. Petersburg, Florida, spent $20,000 on masks for their community. A married couple wanted to help out their neighborhood during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Man Used PPP Small Business Loans to Buy Lamborghini: DOJ

A Miami man has been accused by the DOJ of spending part of his Paycheck Protection Program loan on a Lamborghini and having $3.4 million in his bank accounts.
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Florida Surpasses New York in Total Coronavirus Cases

Florida surpassed New York state on Saturday in its total number of coronavirus cases. The Sunshine State added 12,199 cases Saturday, bringing its total to 414,511.
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Universal Orlando Cancels Halloween Horror Nights For 2020

Due to the restrictions imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Hollywood Studios announced that Halloween Horror Nights will be canceled in 2020. Read the statement now.
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