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# florida - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'

The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.

Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say

Clubgoers told a local paper the 29-year-old would drink heavily and get “loud and belligerent” in the gay club.

# florida - Monday 13 June, 2016

'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub

Tributes have been paid to the 50 victims.

# florida - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders

A documentary tells the residents’ stories.

# florida - Saturday 11 June, 2016

American singer who starred in The Voice shot dead after concert

Christina Grimmie, 22, was signing autographs when a gunman shot her and then himself.

# florida - Friday 20 May, 2016

Crocodiles known to prey on humans discovered in Florida - 6,000 miles from usual habitat

The animals can grow up to 6 metres long and have been known to eat humans.

# florida - Thursday 19 May, 2016

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

# florida - Monday 16 May, 2016

Woman goes to hospital with shark attached to her arm after being bitten at Florida beach

Witnesses said people were bothering the shark.

# florida - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with

The website has not said why.

# florida - Friday 29 April, 2016

American surgeon who has dementia brought drugs to Ireland after 'falling for an internet scam'

Judge Greally indicated that she would impose a five year sentence which she would fully suspend on condition he leave the country.

# florida - Friday 8 April, 2016

From The42 Unbeaten Khabib handed a new opponent after UFC main event is called off Replacement

Unbeaten Khabib handed a new opponent after UFC main event is called off

Newcomer Darrell Horcher will step in next weekend after the injury to Tony Ferguson.

# florida - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Florida burglar identified thanks to facial tattoo of, er, Florida

He also has stars tattooed on his face and ‘red rum’ tattooed on his neck.

# florida - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race

Photographer and academic Roland Miller has travelled across America capturing images of the remnants of an international race long forgotten.

# florida - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son Gun Laws This post contains videos

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son

Jamie Gilt is a vocal advocate for gun ownership and was seriously injured.

# florida - Saturday 5 March, 2016

From The42 Cian O'Connor leads Ireland to showjumping glory in Florida Success

Cian O'Connor leads Ireland to showjumping glory in Florida

Conor Swail (Down), Shane Sweetnam (Cork) and Richie Moloney (Kilkenny) were also part of the victorious Irish side.

# florida - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Stunning finish gets Shane Lowry in the mix at Honda Classic

The Offaly man coped well with difficult scoring conditions in Florida.

# florida - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Man pulls shark from the sea to take photos with it

Because that’s what you do, apparently.

# florida - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Fake' teenage doctor charged after attempting to treat undercover police officer

18-year-old Malachi Love-Robinson has been accused of setting up a fake medical practice in Palm Beach, Florida.

# florida - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Man accused of throwing alligator through drive-through window in "stupid prank"

He was ordered to have no contact with animals.

# florida - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Shark attacks worldwide are at an all-time high

Attacks involving the sea’s most notorious predators were at their highest in 2015 since records began.

# florida - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'Facebook killer' jailed for life after murdering wife and posting photo online

33-year-old Derek Medina was found guilty last year of second-degree murder.

# florida - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Furniture from JFK's 'Winter White House' has just been sold off in Florida

The various furnishings, including a massage table and several beds, were sold for $400,000 (€370,000).

# florida - Friday 22 January, 2016

Man wakes up to find 8-foot crocodile in his swimming pool

Not the best way to start the day.

# florida - Friday 15 January, 2016

Donald Trump's child cheerleaders cheering for American freedom is really something Take A Break This post contains videos

# florida - Thursday 14 January, 2016

WATCH: Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter arrested after drunken bar fight

“Sir, my name is Nick Carter from the Backstreet Boys. I’m f***ing – I’m a singer…”

# florida - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Suspected burglar killed by alligator 'while hiding from police'

Matthew Riggins was found with injuries that were consistent with an alligator attack.

# florida - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

A man who posted photos of his wife's dead body to Facebook is convicted of murder

Derek Medina wrote under the photos that he had suffered years of abuse.

# florida - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Nine killed after plane crash destroys apartment building

The private plane crashed two miles away from the Ohio airport it was due to land at.

# florida - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Man who posted photo of his dead wife on Facebook says he acted in self-defence

Derek Medina’s lawyer claimed his wife, Jennifer Alonso, used Ecstasy and worshipped Satan.

# florida - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

This man claims to have made $15 million from finding golf balls... but is it possible?

Glenn Berger takes on alligators and other hazards but says the risk is worth the reward.

# florida - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys

Patrick Killen would “beg, bribe and cajole the unsuspecting boys to send him sexually explicit pictures,” then share them with others online.

# florida - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Police officer shoots family dog dead when it runs to greet him

The family are asking for an apology from the officer involved.

# florida - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini

Catrina Raiford once weighed half a tonne.

# florida - Sunday 18 October, 2015

One person killed and four injured in zombie event shooting attack

The incident happened in Florida shortly before midnight yesterday evening.

# florida - Friday 16 October, 2015

# florida - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Two women met at work, bonded - then DNA proved that they're long-lost sisters

Meagan Hughes and Holly Hoyle-O’Brien were separately adopted from South Korea by Americans in the 1970s.

# florida - Friday 9 October, 2015

Three students were 'hypnotised to death' by their school principal in Florida Bizarre Tragedy This post contains videos

Three students were 'hypnotised to death' by their school principal in Florida

The students died by suicide after their principal gave them hypnosis therapy.

# florida - Friday 2 October, 2015

Three people killed in separate US shooting

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# florida - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Police find 3,714 knives, a shrine and fake body parts during terrifying arrest

Police in Brooksville, Florida came across a horrifying scene at a mobile home on Tuesday night.

# florida - Monday 14 September, 2015

Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit ... looking for drugs Facepalm This post contains images

Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit ... looking for drugs

When texting goes wrong.