Articles Tagged With ‘Florida’

Santa Barbara officer stops racially-charged knife attack

A Hispanic man attacked an African American homeless man with a knife while yelling racial slurs Tuesday evening in Santa Barbara. After an off-duty officer broke up the incident, the attacker told police that he thought the homeless man had... (Continue reading)

California lawmaker calling for Florida boycott

A Democratic assemblyman will call for Californians to boycott the state of Florida following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. [Sac Bee] Chris Holden, of Pasadena, is writing a joint resolution with the backing... (Continue reading)

Search suspended for missing Vandenberg airman

The Coast Guard suspended its search for a Vandenberg airman who went missing Sunday while diving east of Key Biscayne in Florida. [CBS Miami] Major Jeffrey Vincent, 39, is a reservist from the 9th Space Operations Squadron at Vandenberg Air... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man arrested for child pornography

A 28-year-old San Luis Obispo man wanted by police for downloading child pornography was arrested this week in Florida. In August, police served a search warrant on Jason Lytle’s Murray Street home after receiving a tip that the registered sex... (Continue reading)

Dumb criminal of the month, tardy officer

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper chased a speeding vehicle Oct. 11 as it weaved through traffic at speeds of 120 miles an hour, reporting to dispatchers that her quarry was a Miami police car. [Miami Herald] When the chase ended... (Continue reading)