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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Florida

All time
# Tampa
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.
# Clearwater
Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida
A second camera catches the moment the plane crashes down.
# he's tiger woods
'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
Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters
Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.
# storm's coming
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.
# hurricane irma
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 keys
Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma
Many buildings escaped major damage, according to a Key West resident.
# Hurricane
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.
# hurricane irma
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
# Emergency
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.
# 'Be careful. Be safe'
Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida
The death toll is expected to rise.
# Eye of the storm
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.
# hurricane irma
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.
# Storm
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
Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.
# killed on duty
Six US police officers shot in one night
One police officer died from his injuries.
# DUI of the tiger
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.
# 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
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
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.
# Upset
Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash
The accident remains under investigation and the American star has not been charged.
# orange County
Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando
Police called it a “workplace violence incident” and said there were no apparent links to terror.
# on camera
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.
# bright future
Kim becomes youngest-ever Players champion as McIlroy heads for MRI scan
The 21-year-old South Korean saw off Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen in Florida.
# Air Force
An unmanned US military spacecraft spent 718 days orbiting Earth in secret mission
It landed in Florida yesterday morning.
# mar-a-lago
Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations
It costs $200,000 to join Mar-a-Lago and recent VIP guests have included the leaders of Japan and China.
# mar-a-lago
Donald Trump's visits to his resort are costing Florida millions
If Trump continues to visit Mar-a-Lago, the county will need funds to defend against cyber attacks and terrorism.
# cold cases
Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.
# Slither-In
Student finds 11-foot snake in his car engine
Nope. Nope. Nope.
# twitter tip off
Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida
Her biological family are said to be “elated”.
# fort lauderdale
Florida shooting: Public defender appointed as accused says he has just $10 in bank
Esteban Santiago is being held over the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport.
# fort lauderdale
Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI
President-elect Trump said his “thoughts and prayers” were with the victims.
# Florida
Five people dead after gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport
The shooter had served in the US military, but been discharged for unsatisfactory performance.
# the 49
Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims
On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.
# Bank Robbery
Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida
A SWAT team stormed the building after the gunman was distracted by two people making a run for it.
# going political
Amy Schumer rips Trump as 'orange, sexual-assaulting monster' and 200 fans walk out
The comedian professed her support for Hillary Clinton.
# hurricane matthew
Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.
# Florida
Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail
Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.
# South Pacific
Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack
There were 98 shark attacks globally last year – the highest number ever recorded.
# Hurricane Hermine
"This is life-threatening" - State of emergency declared in Florida as first hurricane in a decade hits
Hermine is the fourth Atlantic hurricane of 2016.