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Florida: 17-year-old driver under the influence kills 6 in crash

A teenager who was driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol crashed into another vehicle at “a high rate of speed,” killing six people in Palm Beach County, officials said. The 17-year-old driver suffered minor injuries in the crash late Thursday near Delray Beach, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s incident report. […]

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Florida man spends five days in jail over mistaken name, looks and birthday

A South Florida cook lived a nightmare for five days after the cops took him for a fugitive with the same name, similar looks and almost the same birthday. Leonardo Silva Oliveira, 26, was wanted for probation violation on charges out of Boca Raton. But on January 20, authorities arrested another man named Leonardo Silva […]

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Damon Weaver: President Barack Obama’s child interviewer dies aged 23

Damon Weaver, who interviewed President Barack Obama in 2009, has died at the age of 23, according to a medical examiner. At age 11, Weaver was selected to meet and interview President Obama at the White House to ask questions primarily about education. Weaver died on May 1, according to the Palm Beach County, Florida, medical […]