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Florida Man Wants Lake Name Changed From 'Horney'

Florida Man Wants Lake Name Changed From 'Horney'

A Lakeland man is looking to have the name changed off a local lake from its current one of 'Horney' to honor a local war hero. »

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Florida alligators are known for eating many things: turtles, birds, the occasional human limb. »

Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield
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Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield

A Florida woman says she was driving on the highway when a turtle came crashing through her windshield. »

Alligator Foot Found in Man's Truck Dashboard: FWC

Alligator Foot Found in Man's Truck Dashboard: FWC

A Florida man was slapped with a citation after Florida Fish and Wildlife officers made an unusual find in his dashboard: an alligator foot. »

Man Who Threw Gator Through Drive-Thru Pleading Guilty

Man Who Threw Gator Through Drive-Thru Pleading Guilty

The Florida man who threw an alligator through a drive-thru window is now throwing himself on the mercy of the court. »

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Authorities in Key West had a Yabba-dabba-do time trying to track down the owner of an illegally parked Flintstones car. »

Officials Trap Gator Outside Country Walk Home
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Officials Trap Gator Outside Country Walk Home

Authorities trapped a large alligator that found its way into a neighborhood in the County Walk neighborhood of southwest Miami-Dade early Monday. »

Key West Police Rescue Woman Stuck in Banyan Tree

Key West Police Rescue Woman Stuck in Banyan Tree

A woman had to be rescued by police and firefighters after she became stuck inside a giant banyan tree in Key West. »

'Dead' Gator Takes Chomp Out of Man's Thumb

'Dead' Gator Takes Chomp Out of Man's Thumb

Authorities say a Florida man was bitten by an alligator after he mistook it for dead. »

Tampa-Area Woman Wages 11-Year Carport Battle

Tampa-Area Woman Wages 11-Year Carport Battle

Don't tell Pamella Settlegood you can't fight city hall. She's been waging a battle to build a carport outside her St. Petersburg home for the past 11 years. »

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