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#Florida

# florida - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'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.

# florida - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Tiger Woods may avoid DUI conviction but will plead guilty to reckless driving

The golfer was found asleep in his Mercedes-Benz, apparently under the influence of prescription drugs.

# florida - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The42 'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half'' Killer

'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half''

Ex-Dundalk striker Ciaran Kilduff says the opportunity to join Jacksonville Armada was too good to turn down a second time.

# florida - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

# florida - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say

Police initially said she was ‘at fault’ in a crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man.

# florida - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash Upset

Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash

The accident remains under investigation and the American star has not been charged.

# florida - Monday 5 June, 2017

Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando

Police called it a “workplace violence incident” and said there were no apparent links to terror.

# florida - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Police footage shows Tiger Woods struggling to walk in a straight line before arrest On Camera This post contains videos

Police footage shows Tiger Woods struggling to walk in a straight line before arrest

The 14-times major winner was arrested for driving under the influence on Monday night.