Photo and Video Editor, Orlando Sentinel
sun-sentinel.com — Crime statewide reached its lowest rate in 42 years, with Broward and Palm Beach counties following the downward trend, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported Thursday. Broward's overall crime rate dropped by nearly 4 percent in 2012 compared with 2011, and Palm Beach County's rate was down by more than 3 percent during the same period, according to the agency's annual statistics.
petapixel.com — Redditor Steven Withey 's grandfather Derek is an 87-year-old WWII veteran who served in the Royal Navy, and a little while back he showed his grandson a badly damaged Navy photo (of a photo) of himself as a 20-year-old.
orlandosentinel.com — A Florida woman accidentally shot her friend while waiting in line at Starbucks, The Huffington Post is reporting. According to the website, Pamela Beck and Amie Peterson were at the coffee shop in the Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg when Beck set her bags down on the ground and the fully loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun fired.
nytimes.com — When did frying chicken become so intimidating? There are cooks out there who have spherified martini olives and piped buttercreams without ever biting into a piece of homemade fried chicken. There are even more cooks who have attempted fried chicken once, only to renounce it immediately.
newsfeed.time.com — While long suffering air travelers have frequently complained about being seated next to a crying baby on a long flight, there are worse things -like a woman who will not stop singing Whitney Houston's classic "I Will Always Love You," which in turn forces the airplane to make an unscheduled stop...
orlandosentinel.com — Undercover detectives spent four days investigating online e-commerce prostitution websites leading to 92 arrests, officials said. Between Wednesday, May 8 and Saturday, May 11 the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested men and women who were advertising to commit prostitution or soliciting others for prostitution, PCSO Spokeswoman Carrie Eleazer said.
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