The ride tide that has been plaguing Florida's beaches seems to be pulling back. The panhandle, Atlantic coast, and big bend areas all have no red tide. There is still some in Southwest Florida, but concentrations are going down.
A home down in South Florida got themselves an unexpected visitor. A black bear showed up to their front door, and after knocking over a few decorations, rang the doorbell with its nose. The people living there weren't entertaining wild animals and told the bear to go away using the intercom. It was a polite bear, and it sauntered off after being refused.
A 72-year-old man in Gainesville took “turn that music down” to an.... extreme level. The police report says the listeners were out in front of their mechanic shop, and he fired a gun in their direction. Police were called and the man was arrested.