There is some strange news out there this morning, readers, Here's some of it.
A- Herald: It is just a game, isn't it?
That the game was taut, tense and so, so nerve-wrackingly close made the Heat’s tenacious triumph all the more impressive, and the loss devastating to the Bulls. For Miami the game was huge. For Chicago it was bigger. Much. It was all but must-win.B- Herald: Today's Darwin Award.
Santana, police said, got the .22-caliber rifle from a cousin about a week ago. He used it for target shooting. He also left it in his car trunk, loaded and without a trigger guard, the affidavit said.C- Herald: Life in South Florida.
Monday afternoon, he took the rifle to his apartment at 8851 Fontainebleau Blvd. and asked another man who lived in the complex for help getting it out, the affidavit said. That man was not identified by police.
The man held the trunk open with his right hand and grabbed the barrel of the rifle with his left, the affidavit said. Santana held the rifle stock, the affidavit said.
But as they lifted the rifle, it discharged. The bullet struck the man in the chest. Paramedics took the man by helicopter to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he died.
Traffic on Bird Road near Southwest 97th Avenue was shut down for several hours Tuesday while police investigated gunfire that erupted inside a car.D- Herald: Morin's new video.
The attack happened shortly after 4 p.m. inside a westbound green Mercedes-Benz in the 9800 block of Bird Road, according to Miami-Dade police. Three men were inside the car, and it appeared they all knew each other, police spokesman Detective Roy Rutland said.
At some point, a gun was fired inside the car. Two men were struck, and they ran from the car to a nearby strip mall, Rutland said. They were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center for treatment.
E- Sun-Sentinel: Video, Broward teachers protest cuts in downtown Lauderdale.
F- Sun-Sentinel: This would never happen with Twitter.
WEST PALM BEACH— A West Palm Beach man was arrested early Monday, after police say he attacked his 86-year-old grandmother.G- TC Palm: I think I see the problem.
Jeff Atwell, 26, is being held in lieu of $6,000 bond at the Palm Beach County Jail.
According to the arrest report, West Palm Beach police responded to the Atwell home around 2:16 a.m. on Monday. There, Willie Beatrice Atwell told officers that her grandson, Jeff Atwell, lives with her.
She said Jeff Atwell had walked into the house "extremely upset about Facebook account."
Jeff Atwell grabbed Willie Atwell twice by her neck and shirt collar, but his father intervened, the arrest report stated.
PORT ST. LUCIE — Police arrested an 81 year-old Port St. Lucie man after he allegedly pointed a gun at his 29 year-old wife.H- WPTV: South Floridians live such exciting lives.
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - A Palm Beach County man faces several charges after deputies say he tried but failed to light his girlfriend on fire.
The woman, who was not named in a police report, claimed that she asked her boyfriend to move out a couple of days ago because he was not paying any bills.
A few days later she was sleeping when she heard a noise and began to investigate. The woman said she got up, saw her front door was open, and when she went to close it someone poured a chemical on her head.
According to a probable cause affidavit, when she wiped what she suspected was gasoline from her eyes her boyfriend was trying to ignite a lighter.
She saw sparks but no flame.
In the police report she said the pair struggled and he eventually grabbed a knife and stabbed her.
Two other deputies say they stopped the shirtless man who was later identified as Michael P. Sutherland near South Haverhill Road. They say he smelled like gas.
When asked why he smelled like gas, according to the affidavit Sutherland said that he wanted to light his girlfriend on fire, but the lighter didn't work and he was going to a friend's house where he was going to hang himself.