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Jay Matthew Riley has turned himself in on child pornography charges after seeing a pop-up on his computer screen telling him the FBI knows. The 21-year-old Virginia man had been online when a pop-up message, caused by a virus on his computer, told him that the FBI has identified images...
Salt Lake City, UT Archeologist and Paleontologists have announced they found a new dinosaur, the Lythronax, and that is T-Rex's "great uncle," dating to about 10 million years before the Tyrannosaurus Rex. They have dubbed the Lythronax Argestes "king of gore" because of its thick skull, large teeth and it...
Bradenton, Fla. - Police have arrested 18-year-old Charles Ross on battery charges after he allegedly gave several people wedgies while apparently video recording the incident. Several of the victims, whom Ross does not know, did not want to press charges out of embarrassment. Ross is known for his own "Jackass" style of...
Orlando, Fla. A new study finds Florida ranks 32nd in its readiness to defend itself against a zombie attack compared to all 50 states, according to Estately, which also said Alaska was most likely to survive such an attack. The study examined the number of active military personnel in a state, the...
The following is from an email we received here at The Florida News Journal concerning a reader's concerns about the government's encroachment into her personal life and rights to privacy and civil liberties. We found it interesting, to say the least, and felt it should be published, regardless of...
The Customs and Border Patrol briefly detained two Seattle men after discovering illegal candy in their possession while crossing into the United States. Brandon Loo and Christopher Sweeney were detained for about two hours by CBP at the U.S./Canadian border as they were re-entering the United States for illegally transporting...
Squirrels are in hot demand in Russia, not for fur or food, but as pets.  Moscow’s Ecological Control Department spokesperson Alexei Gorelov said people are snatching the bushy-tailed animal because they can get as much as 5,000 rubles, about USD 143.  Some criminals have made it their profession to...
A massive swarm of locust has descended onto Egypt, hitting much of the Giza area and the fertile Nile farming areas. Is this how it happened When Moses warned the pharaoh? According to Egyptian government figured, an estimated 30-50 million locust have invaded from the west and landed along the...
After celebrating its 85th birthday on July 11, 7-11 convenience stores have been circulating photos of its new mashed potato machine. While they admit it does not have the consistency of real mashed potatoes, the "Slurpee" like the machine will dispense mashed potatoes in its new serving cup for...
Researchers questing to find out when humans and cats began cohabitating have been doing DNA sampling of thousands of cats around the world and believe they have stumped upon the oldest bloodline of feline known to exist. This cat was found in the country of Jordan and is already 16...