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#Florida

# florida - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder

17 people were shot dead at Stoneman Douglas High School on 14 February.

# florida - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

'I have a flame in me right now' - students return to Florida high school for first time since mass shooting that killed 17

A mass shooting perpetrated by former student Nikolas Cruz has left the student body of Marjory Douglas Stoneman High traumatised.

# florida - Monday 26 February, 2018

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

# florida - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

# florida - Friday 23 February, 2018

Woman sent tip to FBI last month that Florida shooting suspect 'is going to explode'

The woman described Cruz’s short temper and said he had the “mental capacity of a 12 to 14 year old”.

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

# florida - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said I Hear You This post contains videos

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control Public Meeting This post contains videos

'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control

Marco Rubio has been backed by the NRA and drew jeers from the audience for his responses last night.

# florida - Monday 19 February, 2018

Florida shooting suspect appears in court as his lawyers seek to avoid the death penalty

His lawyers have said he will plead guilty if prosecutors agree not to pursue the death penalty.

Florida students to march on Washington to 'shame' politicians into changing gun laws

“After what they saw, the worst things imaginable, they’re not going to just sit back and take it.”

# florida - Sunday 18 February, 2018

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school Gun Control This post contains videos

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

# florida - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting

Tributes have been paid to each of the 17 victims of Wednesday’s mass shooting.

'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack

A classmate of Adelina Hurley’s was killed in the mass shooting.

FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17

Nikolas Cruz has admitted to shooting dead 17 people at his former school.

# florida - Thursday 15 February, 2018

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

From The42 Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death' Shooting

Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out about the Florida shooting.

Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'

Meanwhile, the leader of a white nationalist militia has said gunman Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group.

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

From The Daily Edge Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities call for stricter gun control after yesterday's events in Florida Florida

Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities call for stricter gun control after yesterday's events in Florida

Dozens of celebrities, from Bette Midler to Tyra Banks are saying “Enough is enough.”

Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting

It is understood that both pupils and teachers at the school are among the dead.

Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school

Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.

# florida - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house

Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.

# florida - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years

The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice.

# florida - Monday 25 December, 2017

Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash RIP

Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash

John Shannon, 70, and his adult daughters Olivia and Victoria died in the crash.

# florida - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's

Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.

# florida - Monday 20 November, 2017

Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida

A second camera catches the moment the plane crashes down.

# florida - Friday 27 October, 2017

'Stay out of trouble' - contrite Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, avoids jail

The former world number one golfer pleaded guilty to reckless driving earlier today.

# florida - Friday 20 October, 2017

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.

# florida - Saturday 7 October, 2017

US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival

Forecasters say the category 1 hurricane is expected to hit the Gulf Coast of the US by this evening.

# florida - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma

Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.

# florida - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma

Many buildings escaped major damage, according to a Key West resident.

# florida - Monday 11 September, 2017

Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity

Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.

# florida - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'

One person has died, bringing the total number killed across the Caribbean and the US to 23

# florida - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

# florida - Friday 8 September, 2017

# florida - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic

Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit

Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.

# florida - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five

The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.

# florida - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

# florida - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Six US police officers shot in one night

One police officer died from his injuries.