Florida Teen Fabricates Home Invasion Story After Allegedly Murdering Mother and Her Boyfriend

PALM BAY, Fla. — Authorities in Palm Bay have released a disturbing 911 call made by a 16-year-old, who is suspected of fatally attacking their mother and her boyfriend. The double homicide, shrouded initially by an alleged break-in, has sent shockwaves throughout the community. On July 7, the teenager reported to emergency services that an … Read more

Florida Ballet Dancer Hopes ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense Will Prevail in Upcoming Murder Trial

BRADENTON, Fla. — The murder trial of Ashley Benefield, a former ballerina charged with the killing of her estranged husband, is set to commence next week, following a wave of national interest propelled by coverage on a popular true crime TV series. Benefield, 32, could potentially invoke Florida’s “stand your ground” law in her defense, … Read more

Florida Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Broward Gang Leader in 2008 Murder Spree

TALLAHASBE, Fla. – A decision issued by the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the death sentence and dual first-degree murder convictions for a man identified as a high-ranking member of a Broward County gang. The court dismissed multiple appeals from James Herard, who was implicated in a violent 2006 crime wave including the targeted … Read more

Surge in Rip Current Fatalities: Fifth Visitor in Four Days Perishes at Notorious Florida Beach

Panama City Beach, Florida – A recent surge in fatal incidents at Florida’s beaches has spotlighted the dangers of rip currents, with another tourist losing their life at Panama City Beach, known for being one of the deadliest beaches in the U.S. for such currents. This marks the fifth drowning in just four days, all … Read more

Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Florida Bank Shooter Who Killed Five in Execution-Style Massacre

Sebring, FL — A Florida jury has advised the court to condemn Zephen Xaver, a 27-year-old former correctional officer trainee, to the death penalty following his admittance of guilt to the harrowing 2019 murders of five women at a local bank. The jury, convening in Highlands County, delivered a 9-3 vote in favor of capital … Read more

Florida Dog Trainer Arrested on Animal Cruonly Charges After Shocking Deaths of Boarded Pets

PALM CITY, Fla. — A Florida woman is facing charges of animal cruelty following the deaths of multiple dogs at her boarding and training facility, Pawsitively Paradise, in Palm City, authorities announced. The owner, Nikki Camerlengo, was arrested after a detailed investigation prompted by the sudden and suspicious deaths of dogs entrusted to her care. … Read more

End for Florida Fire Lieutenant and Wife Leaves Community in Shock

St. Augustine, FL — Tragedy struck a seemingly peaceful Florida community when a fire department lieutenant and his wife were found dead in their own home, authorities confirmed. The incident, occurring just after the couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary, has been identified as a murder-suicide. The pair left behind a combined family of four … Read more

Florida Woman Faces Charges for Deadly Human Smuggling Operation

SEBRING, Fla. — In a tragic turn of events, federal authorities have charged a Florida woman in connection with a deadly human smuggling operation that resulted in the loss of numerous lives last year. Yaqulelin Dominguez-Nieves, 20-year-old from Sebring, is currently detained pending trial on allegations of leading a smuggling endeavor that killed approximately 16 … Read more

Florida Dog Trainer Arrested on Animal Cruelity Charges After Horrific Deaths of Three Dogs at Training Facility

PALM CITY, Fla. — The owner of a former dog training facility in Palm City is facing animal cruelty charges following the deaths of multiple dogs under her care, authorities reported. Nikki Camerlengo, who ran Pawsitively Paradise, was arrested after a detailed investigation by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office revealed distressing evidence about the nature … Read more

Chase and Capture: Florida Deputies End Dangerous Pursuit with Dramatic Crash after Man Attacks Woman and Steals Car Post-Rehab

STUART, Fla. — A violent encounter in a grocery store parking lot has led to the arrest of a New York man shortly after he left a local rehabilitation center, according to authorities in Martin County. The incident, which culminated in a dramatic police chase and a vehicle crash, has drawn attention to issues of … Read more