A Pensacola woman, Ashley Taylor Wright, has been arrested after authorities say they tried arrest her for shoplifting and she threw the baby at a deputy as she tried to escape.
HOLMES BEACH, Fla. -- Holmes Beach cops say Laurie Miles Pardee fired a shot from his front porch into what authorities believe was either a white crane or great heron before beating it and finally stomping on it to death, according to an arrest affidavit from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Pardee then reportedly discarded the large sea bird in the bay.
Three of Pardee's neighbors witnessed the incident, which authorities wrote caused "excessive and repeated infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering," the report stated.
Now he's a jailbird.
Pardee was charged with Felony cruelty to an Animal and Discharging a Firearm with City Limits.
A Tennessee man found this out the hard way when a woman dipped in his pool, naked, as her husband robbed his home.
Putnam County investigators say it was "fowl" play when three young men stole a giant chicken.
A man in Fort Pierce said he used his "powers of invisibility" to abscond with a carton of menthol cigarettes, but his conscience appears to have gotten the best of him.
A Golden Gate Estates, Florida man was arrested Monday after Collier County sheriff's deputies say he broke into a woman's house, left her love notes and took photos of himself with her underwear on his head.
Authorities say two Florida brothers got into a tussle over missing macaroni and cheese that ended with one stabbing the other in the stomach.
For years, Wayne Brandenburg shopped at his local Wal-Mart three or four times a week. He never thought he'd pick up a wife, or marry her, there. But that's exactly what happened.
Video of a man jumping on two manatees prompts legal investigation.
The woman has been identified as Filomena Tobias, widow of CNBC commentator Seth Tobias, of Jupiter.
California woman slaps sheriff's deputy to quit smoking