Woman who helped put away Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long awaits his execution
Woman who helped put away Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long awaits his execution

Ahead of his execution, a survivor recalls her time with a Florida serial killer before he was arrested in a 1984 murderous spree

Coffee company helping 100 single moms by giving them cars and meeting their most critical needs
Coffee company helping 100 single moms by giving them cars and meeting their most critical needs

'It’s a big goal for a fledgling coffee company, but as people join the Burly Man Coffee Club, they are helping to make this possible,' shares Luke Gibbons from the company

Trump, who promised to give up golf once elected, spent over $100 million of taxpayers' money golfing: Report
Trump, who promised to give up golf once elected, spent over $100 million of taxpayers' money golfing: Report

The reported $100 million in golf expenses is expected to increase with President Trump's scheduled visit to his club in Doonbeg, Ireland next month

Infant girl dies after being left inside daycare van in blazing Florida heat for several hours, daycare owner arrested
Infant girl dies after being left inside daycare van in blazing Florida heat for several hours, daycare owner arrested

The child was inside the van from around 8 in the morning till the call came in around 1 pm with reports suggesting that temperatures in the area reached as high as 92 degrees

Bobby Joe Long execution: Florida serial killer who murdered 10 women, raped 50 others faces electric chair
Bobby Joe Long execution: Florida serial killer who murdered 10 women, raped 50 others faces electric chair

Bobby Joe Long, 65, responsible for the rape and murder of at least 10 women in Tampa, Florida and the rapes of at least 50 women, is scheduled to be executed at 6 pm Thursday

Florida man gets life in jail for murdering wife 26 years ago and burying her in backyard of son's childhood home
Florida man gets life in jail for murdering wife 26 years ago and burying her in backyard of son's childhood home

Michael Haim, now 52, murdered his then-23-year-old wife Bonnie Haim in 1993 and went unpunished for the next two decades before his son found her remains in 2014

Florida couple married for 62 years die just 90 minutes apart, holding hands
Florida couple married for 62 years die just 90 minutes apart, holding hands

Tom and Delma Ledbetter, a married couple of 62 years from Lake Jackson, Florida, passed away within 90 minutes of each other as they lay on their deathbeds holding hands.

Florida teacher arrested for bringing loaded gun, two knives in her backpack and leaving it in her classroom
Florida teacher arrested for bringing loaded gun, two knives in her backpack and leaving it in her classroom

Betty Soto was carrying a Glock 9mm handgun that was loaded with seven rounds of ammunition, a six-inch fighting knife, and a two-inch finger knife inside her backpack. She left her backpack in class where fourth grade students were present.

Florida woman accused of stabbing pre-teen daughter to death because she believed the girl was 'having sex with men'
Florida woman accused of stabbing pre-teen daughter to death because she believed the girl was 'having sex with men'

The woman is being charged with second-degree murder and aggravated manslaughter of a child, in addition to battery on a corrections officer

After New York and California become hotbeds for abortions, experts fear criminalizing miscarriages could come next
After New York and California become hotbeds for abortions, experts fear criminalizing miscarriages could come next

Will banning abortions actually stop them from happening? Of course not. It will, however, cause a sort of medical migration, where women who can afford to get their unwanted pregnancies terminated, moving to states with more lenient laws.

Florida woman lodges false sexual assault complaint that leads to death of innocent neighbor
Florida woman lodges false sexual assault complaint that leads to death of innocent neighbor

Following her neighbor's death, Sorey was interviewed by detectives and she admitted she had 'fabricated the entire report of sexual battery and that it never happened'

Great white shark tracked to Long Island Sound for the first time as researchers say it may have been following bait fish
Great white shark tracked to Long Island Sound for the first time as researchers say it may have been following bait fish

The shark, which has been named Cabot, was seen on Monday morning off the coast of Greenwich, Connecticut

Execution date for Bobby Joe Long who raped and murdered women set after he desperately tried to delay it saying 'it could hurt'
Execution date for Bobby Joe Long who raped and murdered women set after he desperately tried to delay it saying 'it could hurt'

The 65-year-old's execution date has been set for May 23 at 6 pm making him the 98th person to be executed in Florida ever since the state decided to reinstate the death penalty in 1976

Florida couple scam 82-year-old veteran and empty his bank account leaving him on the brink of suicide
Florida couple scam 82-year-old veteran and empty his bank account leaving him on the brink of suicide

The victim, who has not been identified, reportedly called the Veterans Crisis Center and told the agency that his bank account had a negative balance and he wanted to kill himself

Roe v. Wade: Abortion bans are an 'unabashed effort' to force Supreme Court to revisit 1973 ruling, says expert
Roe v. Wade: Abortion bans are an 'unabashed effort' to force Supreme Court to revisit 1973 ruling, says expert

The ruling made abortions legal in multiple circumstances and states that a woman's right to privacy extended to the fetus/unborn child she was carrying

1 dead, 8 wounded after shooting disrupts Alabama high school graduation party
1 dead, 8 wounded after shooting disrupts Alabama high school graduation party

The shooting occurred about 2 a.m. Saturday as current and former students of Escambia County High School gathered at an Atmore community center that once housed Escambia County Middle School, police said.

'Temple of Time' honoring Parkland school shooting victims set on fire during ceremony
'Temple of Time' honoring Parkland school shooting victims set on fire during ceremony

The Temple of Time public art installation was set afire at a ceremony attended by the families of several Parkland victims. The ceremonial fire was supposed to symbolize the release of pain still left inside.

Woman who smiled for mugshot after DUI crash that killed 60-year-old woman cries as she is sentenced to 11 years in prison
Woman who smiled for mugshot after DUI crash that killed 60-year-old woman cries as she is sentenced to 11 years in prison

The once seemingly remorseless Angenette Missett was seen sobbing in the court during her sentencing, saying she was 'truly, truly sorry'

Florida man shoots his wife in the face because he did not like her 'disrespectful tone'
Florida man shoots his wife in the face because he did not like her 'disrespectful tone'

Fernando De Baere claims that his wife would not stop disrespecting him even when he brought out his revolver and aimed it at her

Republican lawmaker says rapes are mostly 'consensual' or 'date rapes' defending Missouri's abortion ban
Republican lawmaker says rapes are mostly 'consensual' or 'date rapes' defending Missouri's abortion ban

The ban in Missouri as part of the 'Heartbeat Bill' movement in many red states, as part of which Alabama passed a blanket abortion ban on May 14, which does not even exclude rape or incest cases

Donald Trump says criminals who kill cops should 'immediately, but with trial, get the death penalty'
Donald Trump says criminals who kill cops should 'immediately, but with trial, get the death penalty'

The Republican president made the statement during a speech for the National Peace Officers' Memorial Day service on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Florida judge slams insurer for refusing to cover cancer patient's treatment citing 'high cost and efficacy'
Florida judge slams insurer for refusing to cover cancer patient's treatment citing 'high cost and efficacy'

UnitedHealthcare, the nation's largest insurance company, has found itself embroiled in a class-action lawsuit related to its denial of coverage for cancer patients undergoing proton beam therapy

Three radio stations in Florida to play Trump speeches every hour until 2020 elections
Three radio stations in Florida to play Trump speeches every hour until 2020 elections

The outlets' plan comes in the backdrop of the president promising $448 million in relief aid last week for Florida communities whose lives were destroyed after Category 5 Hurricane Michael last year

Alabama abortion ban: Where neighboring states of Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi stand
Alabama abortion ban: Where neighboring states of Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi stand

Individual states can regulate the use of abortion or even create 'trigger laws', which will make abortion illegal within the first and second trimesters if the Roe case was overturned by the Supreme Court

Rapper Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges, but faces jail term in multiple other charges
Rapper Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges, but faces jail term in multiple other charges

US Magistrate Judge Edwin Torres granted the 21-year-old Black release on a $550,000 bond with house arrest, although he faces other criminal cases that could keep him locked up

LUNA LANDING: 15-foot Great White Shark weighing over 2,100 pounds heading towards Outer Banks in North Carolina
LUNA LANDING: 15-foot Great White Shark weighing over 2,100 pounds heading towards Outer Banks in North Carolina

Shark trackers say a 15-foot, 2,137-pound great white shark named 'Luna' is traveling up the Carolinas coast on a path toward the Outer Banks

Florida passes bill to create public database of pimps and johns convicted of soliciting prostitution
Florida passes bill to create public database of pimps and johns convicted of soliciting prostitution

Governor Ron DeSantis will decide whether to sign the bill and create the Soliciting for Prostitution Public Database, which passed both houses of the legislature on May 3

Body of Florida mother found inside scrapped upright freezer six years after she went missing
Body of Florida mother found inside scrapped upright freezer six years after she went missing

35-year-old Heather Anne Lacey — who was living on the streets and suffered from bipolar disorder — had been missing since Thanksgiving in 2013

Florida woman jailed for hurling her 10-month-old son against a wooden fence because he wouldn’t stand up on his own
Florida woman jailed for hurling her 10-month-old son against a wooden fence because he wouldn’t stand up on his own

Natalee Sesler was remanded in custody at the Pinellas County Jail on charges of child neglect, aggravated assault, resisting an officer without violence and violation of probation.

Federal judge orders 32 Florida counties to provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020
Federal judge orders 32 Florida counties to provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020

The order by Chief Judge Mark Walker came after a preliminary injunction in a case brought forth by voters who were educated in Puerto Rico and lacked proficiency in English.

15 months after Parkland shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal resigns
15 months after Parkland shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal resigns

Ty Thompson, who was the principal of the school at the time of the shooting, said though he has resigned he will still be around for the school and the students

Woman tosses her newborn girl in a dumpster, faces attempted murder charges and deportation
Woman tosses her newborn girl in a dumpster, faces attempted murder charges and deportation

35-year-old Rafaelle Alessandra Carbalho Sousa has been ordered to be deported once her criminal case is resolved

Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5 billion for wall along US-Mexico border
Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5 billion for wall along US-Mexico border

The combined total of $2.5 billion is in response to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, where Customs and Border Protection personnel are struggling to cope with increasing numbers of Central American families attempting to gain entry

Florida mother arrested after 'hundreds of bugs' crawl out of daughter's backpack inside school's lunchroom
Florida mother arrested after 'hundreds of bugs' crawl out of daughter's backpack inside school's lunchroom

33-year-old Jessica Stevenson, of Milton, was taken into custody after a staffer at the Bagdad Elementary School reported the conditions of three of her children who attended the school to the authorities

Florida man accused of burning girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter with blowtorch while wearing werewolf mask kills himself
Florida man accused of burning girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter with blowtorch while wearing werewolf mask kills himself

37-year-old Andrew Bennett Ross Celauis was arrested on April 9 and attempted to kill himself on May 1.

Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House
Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House

Multiple title-winning players and teams have given the traditional White House visit a miss ever since Trump took over. They have often cited the president's controversial politics, particularly when it comes to race, as reasons for their protest

Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers
Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers

A part of the reason cases are on the rise is because of a growing fear of vaccines among people, despite the fact that an estimated 20 million lives have been saved by immunization from the disease due to vaccines since 2000

Sex offender wanted for murder of 77-year-old man confesses to murdering six more people
Sex offender wanted for murder of 77-year-old man confesses to murdering six more people

32-year-old Nicholas Gibson has been slapped with numerous charges regarding the April murder and will likely face more after his confession.

No jail time for Florida preschool teacher who molested children as young as 4 years old
No jail time for Florida preschool teacher who molested children as young as 4 years old

Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty in March to three counts of lewd conduct on a child. He had a prior conviction in Virginia of the same nature

Trump laughs, jokes after follower at rally suggests to 'shoot' migrants at the border
Trump laughs, jokes after follower at rally suggests to 'shoot' migrants at the border

The incident occurred when the president was deriding migrants and asylum seekers arriving at the border for refuge

Wanted child molester who faked his own death to avoid arrest found alive in Florida nearly three years later
Wanted child molester who faked his own death to avoid arrest found alive in Florida nearly three years later

58-year-old Michael Patrick Manning was facing multiple charges when he made his escape from the police in 2015 and then faked his death a year later. He has finally been found again

One killed, two injured in Fort Lauderdale mall shooting, gunman in custody
One killed, two injured in Fort Lauderdale mall shooting, gunman in custody

The shooting reportedly took place at 11.51 pm on Wednesday, May 8, at the Blue Martini in Florida's Galleria Mall

Florida governor signs bill allowing teachers to carry firearms in school following Parkland shooting panel's recommendation
Florida governor signs bill allowing teachers to carry firearms in school following Parkland shooting panel's recommendation

The bill expands the 'guardian' program that allows school districts to approve school employees and teachers with a role outside the classroom, such as a coach, to carry guns. However, Broward County, where the Parkland shooting took place, has rejected the program.

Florida judge orders 3-year-old with cancer continue receiving chemotherapy despite parents' objection
Florida judge orders 3-year-old with cancer continue receiving chemotherapy despite parents' objection

The parents were fighting to regain custody of their child. They claim they were seeking a second opinion for their cancer-ridden child and want to treat him with medical cannabis, CBD oils, a strict diet, and vitamins, instead of following the chemo route.

Georgia governor signs bill banning abortions once a 'fetal heartbeat can be detected'
Georgia governor signs bill banning abortions once a 'fetal heartbeat can be detected'

Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp said he was signing the bill 'to ensure that all Georgians have the opportunity to live, grow, learn and prosper in our great state'

Kim Kardashian helped free 17 inmates by secretly funding 90 Days of Freedom campaign
Kim Kardashian helped free 17 inmates by secretly funding 90 Days of Freedom campaign

Kardashian has reportedly joined hands with attorney Brittany K Barnett of the Buried Alive Project which has assisted in freeing at least 17 prisoners as part of its 90 Days of Freedom campaign

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods, calls him 'true legend'
Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods, calls him 'true legend'

Trump understood the importance of Woods comeback to golf and its fans, tweeting shortly after the Masters win that he was awarding Woods the medal because of his "incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE."

Florida man kills dementia-suffering wife of 47 years in 'mercy-killing' before turning gun on himself
Florida man kills dementia-suffering wife of 47 years in 'mercy-killing' before turning gun on himself

Amidst mounting medical bills and an expiring insurance, John Thombleson saw no other option but to kill his wife and himself

Stocks tumble right after Trump threatens to hike tariffs on $200B of Chinese imports
Stocks tumble right after Trump threatens to hike tariffs on $200B of Chinese imports

The president's comments, delivered on Twitter, came as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume talks in Washington. This prospect of higher tariffs and heightened tensions certainly alarmed investors when the markets opened on Monday.

'Shark bite capital of the world' sees first victim of 2019 after man gets bitten at Florida beach
'Shark bite capital of the world' sees first victim of 2019 after man gets bitten at Florida beach

19-year-old Mathew Cornell was at New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County over the weekend when a shark came toward him and chomped on his right calf.

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