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...
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...
Doctors have diagnosed the first human, Jim Dunbar, with a newly realized medical illness, Chronic Lateness, and yes, they say it is real. Dunbar lives in Scotland and says he had been late to nearly everything in his life despite acquiring precision clocks, advanced alarm and giving himself hours to...
Chicago resident Gerardo Perez, 50 is being charged with felony sexual conduct with an animal and burglary after sex with a pitbull. Perez was on a tour of the Chicago Animal Care and Control facility on May 29. An employee found Perez in the cage of a white and grey...
Archeologist Beatrix Nutz, of the University of Innsbruck, has discovered 600-year-old bras, long before the first bras were thought to have been used, in the 19th century. The discovery of the four linen bras was made while renovating an ancient Austrian castle. "Medieval written sources are rather vague on the topic...
St. Petersburg, Fla. Police have arrested 51-year-old James Mahoney after he called 911 to find out the status of his tax returns.  Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say Mahoney called 911 and remained on the phone with the dispatcher while they arrived.  When asked why he replied he was "messed up" according...
Washington, D.C. - President Obama is asking for one more vote, this time to help decide which Thanksgiving turkey will be pardoned. Vote: https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse The vote is between "Cobbler" and Gobbler" and White House officials say they are definitely very different birds. The White House reports that "Cobbler craves cranberries, is known for his...
Police in Iowa City, Iowa has arrested 57-year-old Daniel Noehl on misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and prohibited acts after responding to a call from Noehl reporting that his friend had stiffed him for drugs. Police report that Noehl told the officer when they arrived that he had...
Police in Massachusetts responded to a call of a car on the Whitinsville Golf Club in Northbridge, MA on Tuesday. When police questioned 47-year-old Patricia Maione, she informed them her GPS gave her the wrong directions, to which, she dutifully followed through a cornfield and onto the golf course...
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...