Florida Man Threatens To Kill President Trump
(West Palm Beach, FL) -- A Florida man is arrested for threatening to kill President Trump. The Secret Service says 26-year-old Chauncy Lump made the threats last week, after Trump spoke publicly about the airstrikes that killed a top Iranian general. He claimed to have an AK-47. Investigators say Lump made the threats on Facebook Live.
Video Voyeur Arrested
(Apopka, FL) -- Shoppers are credited with helping police arrest a video voyeur in Orange County. A 63-year-old woman claims she was at a Dollar Tree in Apopka yesterday when Andrew Edwards pulled down her pants and tried to record her on his cellphone. Fellow shoppers and an employee restrained the man until police arrived and arrested the 23-year-old. Police believe he's the same suspect who was allegedly pulling down women's pants and taking up-skirt photos recently at a Walmart on South Orange Blossom Trail.
Attempted Traffic Stop Leads To Crash
(Deltona, FL) -- Two people are hurt after an attempted traffic stop turned into a crash in Volusia County. A deputy was trying to pull over an Orlando man yesterday in Deltona when the driver allegedly took off. Minutes later, the driver collided with a car driven by a Deltona teenager at Howland Boulevard and Wolfpack Run. Both drivers were taken to the hospital, and while the 18-year-old is expected to survive, the Orlando 26-year-old is in critical condition.
City Says Pro-Veterans Sign Violates Code
(Treasure Island, FL) -- A sign thanking veterans is the subject of a lawsuit in Pinellas County. Seminole's Dave DuVernay sued the city last month after they fined him for having a billboard on his boat thanking veterans. The 30-by-14 foot sign was part of the city's Veterans Day boat parade, but the city said he failed to get prior authorization, and he was fined over a hundred dollars. He recently told Fox 13 News it's a sad day when you can't support the vets, and he filed the suit because he believes in sticking up for what's right.
Florida Teachers To March On State Capitol
(Tallahassee, FL) -- Florida teachers plan to march at the state Capitol Monday. That's just before the state legislature begins the new session. The teachers are demanding more money for schools, and better pay.
Harry, Meghan's Wax Figures Removed From Madame Tussauds In London
(London) -- The wax figures of Prince Harry and former American actress Meghan Markle are being removed from Madame Tussauds museum in London. According to a statement from the museum The Royal Family set will no longer feature the couple. The news comes just a day after Harry and Meghan said they will look to become financially independent after no longer being senior members of the Royal Family. The two will split time between the United Kingdom and North America.
Vermont Lawmaker Proposes Phone Ban Bill
(Montpelier, VT) -- A lawmaker in Vermont has proposed a state bill that would ban cellphone use for anyone under 21. Democratic Senator John Rodgers's legislation includes a punishment of up to a year in prison or a one-thousand-dollar fine for any rule breakers. The senator says fatal car crashes and cyber-bullying proves that young people are too immature to use cellular devices, which can be as dangerous to them as firearms, cigarettes or alcohol. Rodgers doesn't expect the law to pass, but claims he made the proposal to prove a point about modern society.
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2019, after being held in captivity in Wisconsin for three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs escaped from her kidnapper.
1999, the mob drama series "The Sopranos" made its debut on HBO.
1993, David Letterman announced he would move his late night show from NBC to CBS. Letterman signed a 14-million dollar contract with CBS to host "The Late Show With David Letterman."
1911, Major Jimmie Erickson shot the first photograph ever taken from an airplane.
1861, Florida became the third U.S. state to secede from the Union and join the Confederacy.