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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Florida

All time
# on the moove
Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida
Charges against the woman include resisting an officer and drug possession.
# Florida
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.
# daytona beach
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
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.
# vape
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.
# nikolas cruz
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.
# Sorry
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.
# Seddique Mateen
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.
# march for our lives
'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.
# Miami
Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'
Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.
# Bridge collapse
At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida
A number of cars were trapped below.
# Miami
'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida
The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.
# florida shooting
'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.
# right to bear arms
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”.
# crackdown
Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers
Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.
# Florida
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.
# Parkland
'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.
# School Shooting
'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.
# Backlash
Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.
# Stoneman
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”.
# Death Penalty
Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.
# i hear you
Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.
# Public Meeting
'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.
# nikolas cruz
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.
# march for our lives
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.”
# gun control
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.
# tributes
'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.
# Parkland
'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.
# Florida
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.
# Mass Shooting
For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold
Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.
# 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.
# School 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.
# AR-15
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.
# 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.”
# Florida
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.
# Florida
Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school
Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.
# Florida
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.
# Storm
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.
Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash
John Shannon, 70, and his adult daughters Olivia and Victoria died in the crash.