Articles Tagged With ‘Florida’

Twin Cities nursing chief accused of murdering his wife

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The man Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton hired earlier this year to be its chief nursing officer allegedly murdered his wife, a successful lawyer with a $1 million life insurance policy, in attempt to collect large... (Continue reading)

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)