Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 19°C Tuesday 5 July 2022

#Florida

# florida - Monday 16 May, 2016

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

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

May 16th 2016, 2:55 PM 43,084 Views 34 Comments

Witnesses said people were bothering the shark.

# florida - Thursday 12 May, 2016

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

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

May 12th 2016, 9:10 PM 22,163 Views 36 Comments

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'
# Courts
# Courts

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

Apr 29th 2016, 7:40 PM 31,436 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 9:37 AM 5,127 Views 4 Comments

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
# Hard To Miss
# Hard To Miss

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

Apr 6th 2016, 9:56 PM 15,735 Views 13 Comments

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
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

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

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 33,431 Views 12 Comments

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
# Gun Laws

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

Mar 9th 2016, 11:00 PM 58,869 Views 123 Comments

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

# florida - Saturday 5 March, 2016

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

Cian O'Connor leads Ireland to showjumping glory in Florida

Mar 5th 2016, 2:46 PM 3,549 Views 10 Comments

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
# Rich Vein Of Form
From The42
# Rich Vein Of Form

Stunning finish gets Shane Lowry in the mix at Honda Classic

Feb 25th 2016, 11:00 PM 9,036 Views 0 Comments

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
# Shark Selfies
# Shark Selfies

Man pulls shark from the sea to take photos with it

Feb 23rd 2016, 8:53 AM 22,113 Views 58 Comments

Because that’s what you do, apparently.

# florida - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Fake' teenage doctor charged after attempting to treat undercover police officer
# Trust Me I'm A Doctor
# Trust Me I'm A Doctor

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

Feb 18th 2016, 8:09 PM 32,529 Views 33 Comments

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"
# See Ya Later
# See Ya Later

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

Feb 10th 2016, 1:53 PM 14,773 Views 11 Comments

He was ordered to have no contact with animals.

# florida - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Shark attacks worldwide are at an all-time high
# Need Bigger Boats
# Need Bigger Boats

Shark attacks worldwide are at an all-time high

Feb 9th 2016, 2:11 PM 15,644 Views 51 Comments

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
# Miami
# Miami

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

Feb 6th 2016, 9:26 AM 17,176 Views 15 Comments

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
# History For Sale
# History For Sale

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

Jan 24th 2016, 1:35 PM 20,793 Views 10 Comments

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
# Dear God
# Dear God

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

Jan 22nd 2016, 4:04 PM 35,344 Views 34 Comments

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
# Take A Break

Donald Trump's child cheerleaders cheering for American freedom is really something

Jan 15th 2016, 11:00 AM 32,350 Views 122 Comments

The home of the brave.

# florida - Thursday 14 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 14th 2016, 9:47 PM 22,896 Views 30 Comments

“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'
# Florida
# Florida

Suspected burglar killed by alligator 'while hiding from police'

Dec 8th 2015, 1:59 PM 14,587 Views 20 Comments

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
# Derk Medina
# Derk Medina

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

Nov 25th 2015, 8:21 PM 20,360 Views 11 Comments

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
# Ohio
# Ohio

Nine killed after plane crash destroys apartment building

Nov 11th 2015, 10:17 PM 13,894 Views 4 Comments

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
# Florida
# Florida

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

Nov 4th 2015, 9:22 PM 39,039 Views 14 Comments

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?
# New Balls Please
From The42
# New Balls Please

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

Oct 28th 2015, 9:33 AM 11,520 Views 5 Comments

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
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

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

Oct 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,405 Views 27 Comments

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
# Florida
# Florida

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

Oct 22nd 2015, 9:26 PM 31,178 Views 140 Comments

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
# Transformation
# Transformation

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

Oct 20th 2015, 10:40 AM 46,855 Views 26 Comments

Catrina Raiford once weighed half a tonne.

# florida - Sunday 18 October, 2015

One person killed and four injured in zombie event shooting attack
# Florida
# Florida

One person killed and four injured in zombie event shooting attack

Oct 18th 2015, 7:31 PM 34,113 Views 25 Comments

The incident happened in Florida shortly before midnight yesterday evening.

# florida - Friday 16 October, 2015

Woman in police standoff demands to have sex with boyfriend before arrest
# Florida
# Florida

Woman in police standoff demands to have sex with boyfriend before arrest

Oct 16th 2015, 7:56 PM 40,955 Views 41 Comments

One for the road.

# florida - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 13th 2015, 9:29 AM 22,642 Views 8 Comments

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
# Bizarre Tragedy

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

Oct 9th 2015, 4:13 PM 42,649 Views 48 Comments

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

# florida - Friday 2 October, 2015

Three people killed in separate US shooting
# Florida
# Florida

Three people killed in separate US shooting

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 14,403 Views 59 Comments

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
# 12110 Eldorado Avenue
# 12110 Eldorado Avenue

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

Sep 17th 2015, 11:14 PM 34,293 Views 34 Comments

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
# Facepalm

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

Sep 14th 2015, 10:06 PM 41,584 Views 18 Comments

When texting goes wrong.

# florida - Friday 4 September, 2015

Parents arrested after abandoning baby on roadside during row
# Reckless
# Reckless

Parents arrested after abandoning baby on roadside during row

Sep 4th 2015, 10:28 PM 37,448 Views 20 Comments

The parents were charged with reckless conduct.

# florida - Friday 21 August, 2015

Couple eat their wedding cake over 60 years (and there's still some left)
# Unusual Tradition
# Unusual Tradition

Couple eat their wedding cake over 60 years (and there's still some left)

Aug 21st 2015, 8:01 PM 17,390 Views 8 Comments

Their children aren’t impressed.

Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend
# Florida
# Florida

Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend

Aug 21st 2015, 3:31 PM 21,915 Views 15 Comments

Kaley Szarmack ran back in the water to save a six-year-old girl.

# florida - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A TV presenter walked off set because he didn't want to hear another Kardashian story
# No More Kim
From The Daily Edge
# No More Kim

A TV presenter walked off set because he didn't want to hear another Kardashian story

Aug 11th 2015, 7:23 AM 7,405 Views 5 Comments

We doubt he’s the first one to feel these feelings.

# florida - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Gruesome murders may be linked to 'witchcraft' and the blue moon, say Florida police
# True Detective
# True Detective

Gruesome murders may be linked to 'witchcraft' and the blue moon, say Florida police

Aug 5th 2015, 8:04 PM 31,120 Views 27 Comments

A “reclusive” family were found brutally murdered in their home on Friday.

Questions raised over Irish swim coach accused of abuse who's spent 20 years in US
# Green Card
# Green Card

Questions raised over Irish swim coach accused of abuse who's spent 20 years in US

Aug 5th 2015, 3:32 PM 19,121 Views 0 Comments

Maureen O’Sullivan TD wants to know how George Gibney has been allowed stay there.

# florida - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower
# Run Over
# Run Over

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower

Jul 28th 2015, 2:27 PM 9,103 Views 29 Comments

Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.