Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: When llinois resident Jacob Fickle drove his car into a home, killing a 73-year-old man inside, police say he was under the influence of marijuana, alcohol and an anxiety prescription called Alprazolam. And that's not all. Riverfront Times has the story.
You obviously haven't been in Florida long if you haven't had a drunk man threaten to contract hit men from their home country to come and have you killed. It's at least a pretty common occurrence down here in Miami. Apparently it happens in Orlando too.
Of course, if you've just been arrested for a DUI, you might want to hold off on threatening the officer's life, whether you actually have foreign murderer friends or not. Miami New Times has the story.
It's taken three full years, but Carlos Bertonatti is finally set to admit in court that he killed cyclist Christophe LeCanne in a drunken, early-morning hit-and-run on the Rickenbacker Causeway. Bertonatti told a Miami-Dade judge today that he'll plead guilty next Tuesday. Miami New Times has the story.
Karlie Tomica, the self described Miami Beach "party princess" who hit and killed a man with her car and then drove off, had three time the legal limit of alcohol in her blood, according to just released toxicology reports. Miami New Times has the story.