Here’s a look at last week’s top and trending stories:
‘Prolific Serial Killer’ Confesses to 6 South Florida Murders: FBI
A serial killer who may have murdered as many as 90 victims throughout the United States has confessed to at least six slayings in South Florida, but so far authorities haven’t been able to confirm them. Samuel Little, 78, provided investigators details on a “multitude” of murders he may have committed between 1970 and 2005 in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Illinois, Ohio, California, Indiana, Arizona, New Mexico and South Carolina. Click here for more details on this story.
Plane Ticket Typo Costs Man More Than $1,000
A man bought his daughter a flight to Europe, but little did he know that the trip would cost more than he bargained for. The man made a little typo which turned out to be impossible to fix. Click here to find out what travel experts recommend you do when purchasing expensive travel.
South Florida Legislator Urging Ban on Texting, Phone Use While Driving
Sparked by her own family tragedy, a member of the Florida House of Representatives from South Florida is presenting legislation that would require drivers in the state to put down their phones while they drive. The potential bill would ban texting and holding a phone while driving, but would allow for the use of Bluetooth devices in the state. Click here for more details on the potential bill.
New York Dog Found in Florida 18 Months After Disappearing
Eighteen months after Sinatra the brown and white Husky disappeared from his home in New York, he ended up wandering in a Florida neighborhood where a 13-year-old took him in. The dog was found near Tampa and is set to be reunited with his family today. Click here for more details on this story.
Why Sales Tax Is More Likely for Online Gifts This Holiday Season
Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they’re being charged sales tax at some websites they weren’t before. The reason? The Supreme Court. A June ruling gave states the go-ahead to collect sales tax on online purchases. Click here for more details on the potential price hike.