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Man arrested for violent haircut

Hernando, Florida -- An argument ended when a man began cutting the hair of the victim.

Investigators say 20-year-old Mark Thomas was in a verbal disagreement with the mother of his child. During the argument, Thomas allegedly grabbed the victim by her hair, and began to cut it off with a pair of scissors. 

According to reports, Thomas admitted to cutting the victim's hair, "out of spite." 

He was arrested on one count of domestic battery and taken to the Hernando County Jail. 

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Woman arrested for driving with person on hood

Brooksville, Florida-- Police arrested a Spring Hill woman for reckless driving after she was caught behind the wheel with a person riding on the hood of her car. 

According to a Brooksville Police Department report, officials stopped 28-year-old Crystal Barrett shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday. 

Barrett's driving record revealed a history of habitual traffic violations, and that her license had been revoked, while a search of her car revealed her possession of Marijuana, says they report. 

Pedestrian hit by car goes wild on driver

Tampa, Florida -- A man who was struck by a car while crossing the street is facing charges after deputies say he attacked the driver who hit him.

The Hillsborough Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Philip Jackson was walking across Hillsborough Avenue near Longboat Boulevard when he was hit around 1 a.m.

The driver, 41-year-old Chuckkarat Ratanakarn, got out of his car to check on Jackson, but the pedestrian allegedly responded by punching him in the face. 

Woman arrested for making false 911 calls

Brooksville, Florida -- A woman is facing charges for allegedly making false complaints in several calls to 911.

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Wendy Brock called the emergency phone number three times on Thursday.  The first time she claimed "large cats" were sneaking through her yard, then that ex-roommates were crawling in her back yard and harassing her, then finally that someone had left a hammer at her front door.

Florida man shot by his best friend

Sebring, Florida -- A Highlands County man is recovering after police say he was shot by an unlikely suspect: his pet dog.

35-year-old Gregory Dale Lanier was driving with his pet pooch on Saturday when the dog kicked a .380 pistol that was on the truck's floor.

Lanier thought the gun was unloaded, but quickly learned otherwise after hearing a "boom, saw smoke and felt a burning in his leg," Highlands Today reports.

COPS: Victim makes up fake police officer incident

Spring Hill, Florida -- The victim in a third incident involving someone impersonating an officer was arrested Thursday after police discovered she made the whole thing up.

The woman, identified as Lindsay Walke, told police she was stopped at Waterfall Drive and Bern Lane by someone who made her perform field sobriety exercises, searched her vehicle and let her go with a "warning".

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Burned man gets 10 years for attempted murder

TAMPA, Florida (AP) - A Tampa Bay area man who severely burned himself while trying to set his estranged wife on fire has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Photo Gallery: Man severely burned photos from crime scene