Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Florida

# florida - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida
# Florida
# Florida

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

Aug 1st 2012, 12:42 PM 7,387 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people fled the cinema after man shouted “This is it” and donned black gloves at screening.

# florida - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

'Sarah Palin' stripper booked for US Republican convention city
# Republican Par-tay
From The Daily Edge
# Republican Par-tay

'Sarah Palin' stripper booked for US Republican convention city

Jul 25th 2012, 11:50 AM 11,650 Views 21 Comments

A woman who looks like the former vice-presidential candidate is going to take her clothes off. That’s what politics is all about.

# florida - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Column: ‘Unprecedented surge’ – a US lawyer’s view on Irish immigration
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Unprecedented surge’ – a US lawyer’s view on Irish immigration

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 520 Views 29 Comments

Limerick-born immigration lawyer Caro Kinsella gives the view from the US – as well as her tips for any Irish people looking to head Stateside.

# florida - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals
# Have A Go Hero
# Have A Go Hero

Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals

Jul 19th 2012, 4:58 PM 9,066 Views 44 Comments

…and he wasted no time in taking aim and firing.

# florida - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Trainee pilots offered cost of flight home
# Trainee Pilots
# Trainee Pilots

Trainee pilots offered cost of flight home

Jul 10th 2012, 6:28 PM 7,730 Views 20 Comments

But it looks like they will not recoup the thousands of euro spent on their incomplete flight training.

# florida - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots
# Aviation
# Aviation

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots

Jul 4th 2012, 6:59 PM 5,072 Views 5 Comments

The group of Irish pilots are stranded in Florida and face losing up to €85,000 each.

# florida - Friday 29 June, 2012

Granny attempts Cuba-US swim without shark cage
# Record
From The42
# Record

Granny attempts Cuba-US swim without shark cage

Jun 29th 2012, 3:50 PM 890 Views 1 Comment

“A little excited, a little nervous,” Palfrey told reporters before diving in. “Beautiful sea, beautiful sunrise.”

# florida - Sunday 24 June, 2012

WATCH: Bears fight on Florida lawn
# Bear Brawl
From The Daily Edge
# Bear Brawl

WATCH: Bears fight on Florida lawn

Jun 24th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,451 Views 19 Comments

Residents say they don’t want to see the bears moved.

# florida - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Florida teen recovering after being shot through head with spear
# Spear
# Spear

Florida teen recovering after being shot through head with spear

Jun 20th 2012, 8:24 AM 4,527 Views 7 Comments

The spear was removed after three hours of surgery.

# florida - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Face chewing attack victim 'walking and talking'
# Miami
# Miami

Face chewing attack victim 'walking and talking'

Jun 13th 2012, 10:34 AM 4,850 Views 12 Comments

Ronald Poppo, 65, suffered serious facial injuries in last month’s attack, including the loss of his nose and left eye.

# florida - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Police look for witnesses to face-chewing attack
# Bizarre
# Bizarre

Police look for witnesses to face-chewing attack

May 29th 2012, 11:54 AM 7,037 Views 45 Comments

Florida police shot and killed a naked man who was chewing on the face of another naked man on a busy highway.

# florida - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 20th 2012, 11:00 AM 86 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# florida - Friday 18 May, 2012

Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released
# US
# US

Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released

May 18th 2012, 8:52 PM 7,447 Views 9 Comments

More than 200 pages of photos and witness accounts have been released in the controversial case which has stoked racial tensions in the US.

# florida - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Woman sentenced to 20 years for firing warning shot
# Florida
# Florida

Woman sentenced to 20 years for firing warning shot

May 13th 2012, 2:06 PM 7,945 Views 41 Comments

Florida judge rejected controversial ‘stand your ground’ defence.

# florida - Monday 23 April, 2012

Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 1,632 Views 4 Comments

The neighbourhood watch volunteer has surrendered his passport and must observe a curfew while awaiting trial.

# florida - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks

Apr 12th 2012, 8:42 AM 2,381 Views 18 Comments

‘Thank God’, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon told reporters after weeks of public protests.

# florida - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’

Apr 11th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,498 Views 3 Comments

George Zimmerman killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, claiming self-defence in a case that has sparked fresh debate about race in America and self-defence laws.

# florida - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing

Apr 10th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,481 Views 1 Comment

The move means the decision to file charges will lie entirely with special prosecutor Angela Corey.

# florida - Saturday 7 April, 2012

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

Apr 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,804 Views 25 Comments

The space shuttle Endeavour flew its last mission in May 2011. Here’s what it looks like on the inside.

# florida - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Irish father of one killed in Florida restaurant shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Irish father of one killed in Florida restaurant shooting

Apr 4th 2012, 7:55 AM 5,078 Views 3 Comments

The body of Tom Walsh, 43, from Tipperary was found at the Mainstreet Grill in DeLand.

# florida - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Ready to go: Gay chooses to focus on 100m event ahead of Olympics
# Bring It On
From The42
# Bring It On

Ready to go: Gay chooses to focus on 100m event ahead of Olympics

Mar 31st 2012, 4:10 PM 384 Views 0 Comments

The second-fastest man in the world feels short distances suit his running style.

# florida - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case

Mar 27th 2012, 9:06 AM 3,059 Views 12 Comments

The mother of a slain Florida teenager believes leaks about her son’s marijuana possession are an attempt to demonise him as the controversial case rumbles on.

# florida - Friday 23 March, 2012

Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:20 PM 5,535 Views 22 Comments

The US president has used unusually personal terms in speaking about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida last month.

Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case
# Florida
# Florida

Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case

Mar 23rd 2012, 10:07 AM 1,713 Views 5 Comments

Thousands held a rally yesterday calling for an arrest following the teenager’s death last month

# florida - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting
# Florida
# Florida

US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting

Mar 20th 2012, 1:02 PM 2,942 Views 11 Comments

Trayvon Martin was shot and fatally wounded by a neighbourhood patrol as he walked home from a shop last month.

# florida - Saturday 17 March, 2012

London 2012: Gillick’s Olympic preparations finally back on track
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

London 2012: Gillick’s Olympic preparations finally back on track

Mar 17th 2012, 11:17 AM 1,488 Views 2 Comments

Now that he’s injury-free and back in his comfort zone, 400m hopeful David Gillick is confident that he can qualify for the Olympics.

# florida - Monday 5 March, 2012

Back to the future: McIlroy is the new face of golf
# Column
From The42
# Column

Back to the future: McIlroy is the new face of golf

Mar 5th 2012, 8:54 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

Tiger served notice that he’s back. But does it matter any more?

# florida - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Matter of time: McIlroy and Westwood gunning for number one
# Drive
From The42
# Drive

Matter of time: McIlroy and Westwood gunning for number one

Feb 28th 2012, 12:59 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

The current top ranker, Luke Donald, will sit out this weekend’s Honda Classic. So a top three finish in Palm Beach could be enough to give McIlroy top billing.

# florida - Friday 24 February, 2012

Florida riot police break up crowds gathered for hyped Nike release
# Nike Riot
# Nike Riot

Florida riot police break up crowds gathered for hyped Nike release

Feb 24th 2012, 4:26 PM 4,092 Views 17 Comments

The limited edition ‘Foamposite’ shoes are on eBay today for over $2,000.

# florida - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Eleventh victim of Florida multi-vehicle crash found
# Florida
# Florida

Eleventh victim of Florida multi-vehicle crash found

Feb 1st 2012, 5:59 PM 3,993 Views 1 Comment

The eleventh victim of last weekend’s deadly 19-vehicle pileup has only now been discovered, due to the extent of the damage to the vehicle in which they were travelling.

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

Feb 1st 2012, 7:27 AM 1,539 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.

# florida - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies
# Newt Gingrich
From The Daily Edge
# Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies

Jan 31st 2012, 3:57 PM 2,098 Views 6 Comments

But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary

Jan 31st 2012, 9:51 AM 905 Views 2 Comments

The battle to face Barack Obama in the autumn presidential election steps up a gear as the sunshine state holds its primary today.

# florida - Monday 30 January, 2012

Ten dead after multi-vehicle pile up on Florida motorway
# USA
# USA

Ten dead after multi-vehicle pile up on Florida motorway

Jan 30th 2012, 1:21 PM 4,486 Views 1 Comment

Authorities in Florida are investigating the cause of the crash, which involved 12 cars and six trucks.

# florida - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 89 Views 0 Comments

A special double edition of the very best writing from around the web.

# florida - Friday 23 December, 2011

US man orders a beer then pops out to rob bank: report
# Still Drinking That
From The Daily Edge
# Still Drinking That

US man orders a beer then pops out to rob bank: report

Dec 23rd 2011, 2:07 PM 2,940 Views 10 Comments

Police in Florida have accused the 52-year-old of robbing a bank in between ordering and drinking a beer at a nearby bar.

# florida - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years
# Alive
# Alive

Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:56 PM 11,523 Views 11 Comments

John Wayne Gacy, executed in 1994 after his conviction for murdering 33 young men, was America’s worst serial killer.

# florida - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?
# Zeitgeist
# Zeitgeist

Google Zeitgeist: what have you been searching in 2011?

Dec 15th 2011, 9:41 AM 5,441 Views 35 Comments

The search engine has released Ireland’s top searches for this year which included Pippa Middleton, Donedeal and… how to shuffle.

# florida - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Florida man critical after being shot in leg… by his dog
# Animal Accident?
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Accident?

Florida man critical after being shot in leg… by his dog

Dec 13th 2011, 3:59 PM 2,961 Views 14 Comments

Billy Brown is the second man to be shot by his dog this month. Are we on the brink of an awful canine uprising?