This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day

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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day
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Florida courts continue to show a bass-akward way of dispensing justice -- 31-year-old Marissa Alexander has been sentenced to a 20-year bid for firing "a warning shot" to her husband, who was attacking her during a 2010 incident. Rep. Corrine Brown said the failure of the Stand Your Ground act is based on race:

How many times have they accepted Stand Your Ground if the person that was asking for it was black? You tell me.

Alexander next will appeal the court's decision, with Brown's aid.

[floridatimesunion]

The Plot of Footloose IRL News of the Day

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The Plot of Footloose IRL News of the Day
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Weston, FL, has banned nightclubs, dance halls, and skating rinks (really?) in an effort to curb violence, thus propagating the stereotype that it's mostly the elderly who live in Florida. Fortunately, the city has agreed to allow school dances to occur, so kids will have an outlet to fist pump and dance poorly to Skrillex and Drake. John Lithgow or Kevin Bacon could not be reached for comment because they were presumably too busy face palming and shaking their heads.

[timenewsfeed]

Bizarre Blotter Item of the Day

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Bizarre Blotter Item of the Day
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Bizarre Blotter Item of the Day: A Florida man was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting his mother over a can of salsa and taco sauce.

According to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report, 23-year-old Christopher Phillips became upset after his 55-year-old mother Rebecca used his salsa and taco sauce o

Sentenced To Date of the Day

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Sentenced To Date of the Day
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Sentenced To Date of the Day: A man charged with domestic violence was ordered by a Broward bond court judge to go on a date with his wife.

According to the official police report, Plantation resident Joseph Bray pushed his wife and put

Gorgeous Nature Film of the Day

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Gorgeous Nature Film of the Day: "Emerging from the shadows and effortlessly gliding through their domain, the mermaids take central stage in Crystal River": The endangered West Indian Manatees of Florida get a loving tribute in Built By Wildman's stunning nature short, "Sirenia Shadows."

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Criminally Dumb Criminal of the Day

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Criminally Dumb Criminal of the Day
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Criminally Dumb Criminal of the Day: Last week, police in Sweetwater, Florida arrested 18-year-old Guadalup Valdes and 32-year-old Yamil Sarabia for stealing Christmas decorations from their neighbor's yard and putting them up in their own yard, one block away.

Authorities were on the lookout for another possible accomplice,

Needle In A Sh*tstack of the Day

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Needle In A Sh*tstack of the Day: Brian McGuinn accidentally tossed his wife Anna's $10,000 engagement ring in the trash.

Gone? Not quite.

Waste management company Wheelabrator was kind enough to allow McGuinn to look through their garbage heaps for the missing ring. He was led by a plant worker to a 10-foot-high pile of refuse where his neighborhood's garba