The horrifying violence that led teens to attack one of their own, beating 15-year-old Seath Jackson, shooting him, and then burning him in a fire pit has parents wondering about the demons their own children face, and how it could put them at risk.
It’s one thing to try to escape from state custody. It’s another thing to get your mom to help you, but the mother of an Ocala teenager faces charges of helping her 17-year-old son escape from a central-Florida juvenile facility. He’s still on the run, but his mom is headed for jail.
If you smoke pot, it’s not unusual to get the munchies. Most people satisfy that with a bag of chips or some Twinkies. For Randall Roberts, it could have been donuts. Krispy Kreme. Almost 400 boxes of them, and the truck that carried them, police say.
Onie Ponder, Florida’s oldest resident and one of the oldest people in the world, has died, her son said Saturday. She was 112. Ponder died Friday morning at an Ocala hospice after a brief bout with pneumonia.