FL

18′ Python. Again.

Burmese python for dinner

A Burmese phython found in Florida measured 18 feet, 2 inches, short of the state record by 6 inches Engineers in the Everglades stumbled upon a near-record-breaking Burmese python measuring more than 18 feet long during a routine inspection of levees on Tuesday, a water management district spokesman said. Murdoc says that any day where […]

Pizza Guy

West Melbourne, Florida: Pizza Delivery man shoots and kills armed robber Detectives say 54-year-old Bryon Park of Palm Bay had just returned to his vehicle after delivering a pizza to a room in the motel complex, when he was approached by [32-year-old Fredrick Lorenza] Kelly who had a large knife. Kelly demanded money from Park […]

And there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth

A study by the University of Florida on Stand Your Ground law and its possible negative impact in the state has determined that….. well… apparently they cannot find anything bad about the law. Some people sure hate it when they can’t prove conclusively that others should not be allowed to defend themselves. They’ll get over […]

In fact, my best friend is an iguana

Murdoc continues to be amused by the reaction his old posts on hunting Florida iguanas are getting. Here’s another good one: While Iguanas are not native to Florida, we have no right to be slaughtering them like this. First of all, you can’t effectively erradicate a species from an area too easily. Mankind in its […]

Pop. Pop. Pop. Pop.

Couple recount fatal fray at their Tierra Verde home 25-year-old beauty pageant winner: Meghan Brown had fired her pink .38-caliber handgun only inside a shooting range. Even there, she said, she wasn’t very good. The 2009 Miss Tierra Verde, 25 and a slender brunet, had trouble pulling back the trigger. When she did manage, she […]

OC coming to Florida

Florida’s ‘open carry’ gun bill clears another hurdle The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee voted 10-3 for the proposal by Rep. Chris Dorworth, R-Lake Mary, over the objections of law-enforcement lobbyists and representatives of retail merchants. Dorworth said his bill is only intended to protect licensed concealed-weapons carriers who inadvertently show their weapons. Marion Hammer, the […]