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Florida's favorite Christmas movie is ... 'Batman Returns'?

Florida's favorite Christmas movie is ... 'Batman Returns'?

While many other states' holiday movie favorites were more traditional, Florida's was, well, weird.
Published: 12/17/18
Did Al Capone use a secret tunnel in the Snell Arcade building for smuggling?

Did Al Capone use a secret tunnel in the Snell Arcade building for smuggling?

As with the tunnels of Ybor City, originally built to serve as sewers, the passage in downtown St. Petersburg may have started with a practical purpose.
Published: 12/13/18
Historians now agree: Ybor City's tunnels were built as sewers, not smuggling routes

Historians now agree: Ybor City's tunnels were built as sewers, not smuggling routes

One tunnel, built between 1885 and the late-1890s, resembles dual-use sewers built in other cities during the 19th Century and has pipes dating back to that period.
Published: 12/04/18
A Florida couple planned a dream vacation in Zimbabwe. Then a hippo attacked.

A Florida couple planned a dream vacation in Zimbabwe. Then a hippo attacked.

Kristen Yaldor, 37, was on the Zambezi River with her husband, Ryan, when a hippo came up under the canoe, threw it into the air and attacked Kristen in the water.
Published: 12/03/18
Updated: 12/04/18
Surveillance camera captures video of plane crashing into building in South Florida as children flee

Surveillance camera captures video of plane crashing into building in South Florida as children flee

The plane crashed into a building across the street from the airport from where it took off. Children and instructors fled from the building as the plane caught fire.
Published: 12/03/18
Dutch man can't change his age from 69 to 49, court rules

Dutch man can't change his age from 69 to 49, court rules

Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law he is still 69.
Published: 12/03/18
Police find man who lost engagement ring while proposing over a Times Square grate

Police find man who lost engagement ring while proposing over a Times Square grate

His girlfriend said yes, the New York Police Department said Saturday, but the unidentified man fumbled the engagement ring. It bounced eight feet into a utility grate.
Updated one month ago
Experts: No need to panic over losing Congressional influence over billions in defense spending

Experts: No need to panic over losing Congressional influence over billions in defense spending

While it's good to have senior representation on Congressional committees, experts say Florida will get its defense money
Updated one month ago
Southwest apologizes after gate agent allegedly mocks 5-year-old named Abcde

Southwest apologizes after gate agent allegedly mocks 5-year-old named Abcde

A Texas mother is calling out a Southwest Airlines employee who she said mocked her 5-year-old daughter's name and posted a picture of the child's boarding pass on social media.
Updated one month ago
Woman charged with murder says she tried to cut victim 'in half' with car, police say

Woman charged with murder says she tried to cut victim 'in half' with car, police say

She told investigators "I tricked her, you know, make her think I was going to be nice, be still and everything." Instead, she said she slammed her car into her and "cut her in half."
Updated one month ago