SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- FPL is currently replacing old wooden poles with storm hardened wood and concrete poles along Palmetto Avenue, according to South Daytona cops. As a result, a portion of Palmetto twill be closed oto thru-traffic beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, and ending 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4... 


Joseph Stanaitis arrested by Sanford cops on attempted bank robbery charge / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
At left is the booking mug for Joseph Stanaitis, arrested on a felony charge of attempted bank robbery.

SANFORD, Fla. -- On Nov. 21 at 12:58 p.m. a then-unknown man entered the Bank of America, 3094 South Orlando Drive.

Here is a synopsis of what happened as described in a press release sent to and other Central Florida media outlets: The suspect entered the financial institution and approached a teller, demanding an unknown amount of currency.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black bandana on his head, sunglasses, a black shirt, jeans, a sports coat, and blue sneakers. The suspect was described as having a thin build and possibly in his late twenties or early thirties. Furthermore, the suspect fled the scene without removing any currency from the financial institution.


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Michael Ross Friedman 1st degree murder suspwct, dies in police custody / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Michael Ross Friedman, a former Lake Mary school teacher accused of gunning down his ex-wife's boyfriend in cold blood from her Winter Springs porch in June before allegedly beating her nearly to death while their minor child was home, is dead. 

SANFORD, Fla. – The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of first-degree murder inmate Michael Ross Friedman, 64, of Delray Beach, who collapsed in his jail cell Sunday night and died a short time after he was rushed by ambulance to South Seminole Hospital.

Friedman had been held without bail at the Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford on a capital murder charge out of Winter Springs for the alleged shooting death of his ex-wife's boyfriend.