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March 2016 Archives

Synthetic drugs in Florida

Many Florida residents have seen or read the multiple news reports regarding synthetic drugs. Some may even decide to try these drugs in the mistaken belief that they are safe and legal.

Dirty Campaigning in the 2016 Election

The 2016 Presidential Race is expected to be the most negative and dirtiest campaign in modern U.S. history. From Mitt Romney's speech stating that Trump's "promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University" to Clinton calling Sanders a hypocrite, and the comments about "small hands" between Rubio and Trump, this debate is seeming like more like reality TV than a Presidential Race between well-qualified candidates. The 2016 primary race has been dominated by personal attacks and unprecedented drama. Why?

Police find drugs and gun in home of "Pawn Stars" star

Florida viewers of the reality television show "Pawn Stars" might be wondering what Austin Russell, known as Chumlee on the show, will pawn to make his bail. The 33-year-old man has appeared on the show since it debuted on the History Channel in 2009. Fame, however, has not insulated him from the scrutiny of law enforcement. While investigating a sexual assault, Las Vegas police authorities obtained a search warrant for his home. During the search on March 9, police arrested Russell when they found weapons, marijuana and methamphetamine.

Domestic violence case involving NFL star sent to prosecutors

Football fans in Florida likely know Johnny Manziel for his time with the Texas A&M Aggies and the Cleveland Browns, but the quarterback has made almost as many headlines for his off-field behavior as he has for his game-winning touchdown drives. Manziel's name featured prominently in another story not related to football on Feb. 25 when the Dallas Police Department announced that the 23-year-old signal caller's domestic assault case had been turned over to prosecutors.