Author: AlexanderStrange

Cobra

Lions, Tigers, Bears, Oh My!

Beware of escaped monkeys, pythons, and even cobras if you travel the Sunshine State. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has received calls about escaped exotic animals on an average of twice...

Get Me Out of Here

Get Me Out of Here

Cops have the best stories. A Monroe County deputy responded to a call about a suspicious automobile in near Marathon in the Florida Keys recently. When Deputy Seth Hopp approached the 1997 Lincoln...

Goodwill

A Cure for Valentine's Blues

How do you spend Valentine’s Day if you’ve just been through a break-up? Goodwill in Sarasota has a suggestion: Instead of moping, “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff.” “We say, turn that hate into donate...

Rolex

A Rolex is a Girl’s Best Friend

Gentlemen, you may want to leave your Rolexes at home. Over the past two years, police in South Florida have nabbed dozens of femme fatales who cruise high-class nightclubs looking for intoxicated rich...

Car

Her car turned her in

A 57-year-old Florida woman was arrested for hit-and-run recently after her car ratted her out to police. After the collision, the black Ford Focus driven by a Port St. Lucie woman, automatically called...

crime scene

Urine trouble, lady

Police in Florida’s Panhandle didn’t have to call out the crime scene techs to solve this shoplifting mystery, although there was plenty of DNA left behind. Employees at the Ann Taylor store at...

Handcuff

Oh, poop!

  In yesterday’s installment of The Strange Files, we explored some of the worst excuses employees have concocted for being late for work (my personal fave being “my lizard died”). Today, we have...

Dead Lizard

Late For Work? Blame the Dead Lizard

  Late for work and looking for an excuse?Here’s a list of the most strange stories employees have told their bosses, compiled by Career Builder.1. I thought of quitting today, but then decided...