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# florida - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan

He was arrested earlier today.

# florida - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From The42 Patriots owner Kraft pleads not guilty to soliciting prostitution charges Florida

Patriots owner Kraft pleads not guilty to soliciting prostitution charges

Robert Kraft has entered a not guilty plea.

# florida - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

# florida - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'

The judge also rejected a request to extend the deadline for all of the state’s counties to submit the results of a machine recount.

# florida - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked

The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts yesterday.

# florida - Friday 9 November, 2018

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

# florida - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Man posed as customer and killed two women in US yoga studio, police say

The shooter has been identified as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle.

# florida - Saturday 13 October, 2018

# florida - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five

The Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle has killed at least five people.

# florida - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Florida braces for the worst as it gets set for the fury of Hurricane Michael

The Category 4 hurricane is set to be the worst to hit Florida, no stranger to deadly storms, in decades.

# florida - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids Make Florida Great Again This post contains videos

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids

Andrew Gillum is aiming to become Florida’s first African-American governor.

# florida - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

High Court remands man (23) in custody wanted by US authorities on fatal road crash charges

Samuel Joseph Tucker was arrested by gardaí in Cork yesterday evening.

# florida - Monday 27 August, 2018

Three dead and 11 wounded in mass shooting at Florida video game tournament

The gunman died by suicide at the scene, police said.

# florida - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Multiple dead after gunman opens fire at video game tournament in US shopping centre

The incident happened in Jacksonville, Florida earlier today.

# florida - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades

A gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building in February.

# florida - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida On The Moove This post contains videos

Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida

Charges against the woman include resisting an officer and drug possession.

# florida - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Irish people priced out of investment market at home are putting their money in properties near Disneyworld

Up to 200 Irish clients in the last two years have made investments through one company alone.

# florida - Friday 15 June, 2018

Riders plunge 10 metres to the ground after roller coaster derails in Florida

Nine passengers were taken to the hospital. An investigation is under way.

# florida - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation

The children aged one, six, 10 and 11 were found dead by officers overnight.

# florida - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home

According to the autopsy report, the explosion sent two pieces of the vape pen into the man’s cranium.

# florida - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'

Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.

# florida - Friday 30 March, 2018

Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online

Several advertisers announced they were dropping Fox News in light of Ingraham’s comments.

# florida - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal

Omar Mateen, the attacker, died in the 12 June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.

# florida - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

# florida - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'

Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.

# florida - Friday 16 March, 2018

At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida

A number of cars were trapped below.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s happening as we head into the long weekend.

# florida - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida

The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.

# florida - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

# florida - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

# florida - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

# 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.