Man arrested for shooting threat sent to Orlando furry convention

Man arrested for shooting threat sent to Orlando furry convention

A Melbourne man’s booking on Thursday at the Orange County jail resulted from a short investigation of a shooting threat reported earlier this month to Megaplex, an upcoming furry fandom convention in Orlando, deputies said. Organizers reached out to the Orange County...
Florida faces increasing issues from invasive iguanas

Florida faces increasing issues from invasive iguanas

Florida is dealing with a growing problem: invasive iguanas. The giant lizards are not native to Florida, and the animals have been blamed in recent years for causing damage to buildings and power outages. State wildlife experts say iguanas can also transmit...
Emotional support snake found in luggage at Florida airport

Emotional support snake found in luggage at Florida airport

A sneaking snake was stopped by security at Tampa International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration says Bartholomew the boa constrictor was hanging out in a traveler’s carry-on bag at the airport last month and was spotted by TSA’s security x-ray. The...
Florida burglars call 911 to get help moving stuff, sheriff says

Florida burglars call 911 to get help moving stuff, sheriff says

Two people in Florida were arrested after one of them made a 911 call to get help with moving their belongings from a home they were burglarizing, authorities said. Deputies responded to a home Saturday after a 911 call was made but nobody spoke, the Polk County...