Pinellas County Florida

A man observes a sinkhole has swallowed parts of two houses in Dunedin, Fla. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Tampa Tribune, Luke Johnson)

Possible sinkhole reported in yard in Florida

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Residents of several Florida homes have been evacuated due to a possible sinkhole that opened in a backyard in Pinellas County on Thursday. Dunedin Deputy Fire Chief Trip Barrs said the […]

11/14/2013

Defendant Jennifer Mee enters the courtroom for her trial on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 2013 in Clearwater, Fla.   Mee and two men are charged in the death of Shannon Griffin, a 22-year-old Wal-Mart worker. Prosecutors say Mee lured Griffin to a St. Petersburg home under the pretense of buying marijuana, but instead, two of Mee's friends robbed him at gunpoint. Griffin struggled with the suspects and was shot several times.  Mee gained fame because of her uncontrolled hiccupping as a teenager .  Videos of her hiccupping gained her national attention, as did her attempts to quell the problem.  (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Scott Keeler, Pool)

Fla. ‘hiccup girl’ guilty of 1st degree murder

  CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who became famous for her uncontrollable hiccupping was found guilty of first-degree murder Friday night and will serve life in prison without parole. A Pinellas County jury […]

09/20/2013

Jennifer Mee holds reacts as the jury selection begins in her murder trial, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at the Pinellas County Justice Center in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Scott Keeler, Pool)

‘Hiccup Girl’ on trial on murder charge in Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who appeared on several national television programs as a teen because of her uncontrollable hiccupping went on trial on a murder charge on Tuesday. Prosecutors and attorneys for […]

09/17/2013