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 […]

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 […]