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C. Fla. City Wants Giant Mushroom Statue Back

C. Fla. City Wants Giant Mushroom Statue Back

A statue of a giant mushroom that was erected in Winter Haven in 1954, then collapsed in 2005, could be resurrected if a group of residents has its way. »

Man Leaves Heroin-Filled Burrito at Hospital: Cops

Man Leaves Heroin-Filled Burrito at Hospital: Cops

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and finding a man who dropped off a burrito with a heroin-filled syringe inside to a Bradenton hospital. »

Fla. Woman Attacked Husband Over Flatulence: Cops
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Fla. Woman Attacked Husband Over Flatulence: Cops

A Port St. Lucie woman was arrested and charged with battery after authorities say she attacked her husband for repeatedly passing gas in bed. »

Man Surrenders After Hearing Cops Outside Storage Unit

Man Surrenders After Hearing Cops Outside Storage Unit

A man who authorities say was growing marijuana in a central Florida storage unit panicked when he heard a police helicopter hovering nearby and called 911 to surrender. »

Ex-Employee Tried to Rob Outback With Water Gun: Cops

Ex-Employee Tried to Rob Outback With Water Gun: Cops

Authorities have arrested a man they say tried to rob his former employer with a toy water gun. »

'Margaritaville' Aids Key West Tattoo Case

'Margaritaville' Aids Key West Tattoo Case

A Virginia man who wants to open up a tattoo parlor in Key West can thank Jimmy Buffett's ``Margaritaville'' for helping him with his latest court case. »

Woman Ate Sushi, Sweets While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

Woman Ate Sushi, Sweets While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

A Florida woman has been accused of taking methamphetamine and driving a motorized shopping cart through a Wal-Mart while drinking wine and eating sushi and cinnamon rolls. »

Woman Finds Shoplifting Suspect in Husband's Pajamas
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Woman Finds Shoplifting Suspect in Husband's Pajamas

Deputies say a wife thought her husband was having an affair when she found a 22-year-old woman wearing his pajamas. Turns out the woman was just hiding from the law. »

Man Growing Pot Panics, Surrenders to Cops

Man Growing Pot Panics, Surrenders to Cops

A man who authorities say was growing marijuana in a central Florida storage unit panicked when he heard a police helicopter hovering nearby and called 911 to surrender. »

Naked Man Drove 110 MPH, Facing DUI Charge

Naked Man Drove 110 MPH, Facing DUI Charge

A southwest Florida man was arrested on a DUI charge after authorities say he was caught driving 110 mph on Alligator Alley naked with three woman as his passengers. »

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