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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Florida

All time
# gun laws
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.
# 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.
# rich vein of form
Stunning finish gets Shane Lowry in the mix at Honda Classic
The Offaly man coped well with difficult scoring conditions in Florida.
# Shark Selfies
Man pulls shark from the sea to take photos with it
Because that’s what you do, apparently.
# Trust Me I'm A Doctor
'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.
# see ya later
Man accused of throwing alligator through drive-through window in "stupid prank"
He was ordered to have no contact with animals.
# need bigger boats
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.
# Miami
'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.
# history for sale
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).
# dear god
Man wakes up to find 8-foot crocodile in his swimming pool
Not the best way to start the day.
# Take a Break
Donald Trump's child cheerleaders cheering for American freedom is really something
The home of the brave.
# backstreet brawler
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
Suspected burglar killed by alligator 'while hiding from police'
Matthew Riggins was found with injuries that were consistent with an alligator attack.
# derk medina
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.
# Ohio
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
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.
# new balls please
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.
# sextortion
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
Police officer shoots family dog dead when it runs to greet him
The family are asking for an apology from the officer involved.
# transformation
'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
Catrina Raiford once weighed half a tonne.
# Florida
One person killed and four injured in zombie event shooting attack
The incident happened in Florida shortly before midnight yesterday evening.
# Florida
Woman in police standoff demands to have sex with boyfriend before arrest
One for the road.
# Bizarre
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.
# bizarre tragedy
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
Three people killed in separate US shooting
The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
# 12110 eldorado avenue
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.
# Facepalm
Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit ... looking for drugs
When texting goes wrong.
# Reckless
Parents arrested after abandoning baby on roadside during row
The parents were charged with reckless conduct.
# unusual tradition
Couple eat their wedding cake over 60 years (and there's still some left)
Their children aren’t impressed.
# Florida
Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend
Kaley Szarmack ran back in the water to save a six-year-old girl.
# no more kim
A TV presenter walked off set because he didn't want to hear another Kardashian story
We doubt he’s the first one to feel these feelings.
# true detective
Gruesome murders may be linked to 'witchcraft' and the blue moon, say Florida police
A “reclusive” family were found brutally murdered in their home on Friday.
# Green card
Questions raised over Irish swim coach accused of abuse who's spent 20 years in US
Maureen O’Sullivan TD wants to know how George Gibney has been allowed stay there.
# run over
A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower
Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.
# Family Tragedy
Siblings to be released from jail after murder they committed when they were 12 and 13
The incident occurred in 1999 and they were charged as adults,
# music streaming
Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead, aged 28
The streaming service recently closed, under threat of having to pay crushing financial penalties to record labels.
# the orlando eye
Fault leaves dozens stranded on one of the world's largest Ferris wheels
Florida’s Orlando Eye is 400 feet tall.
# Florida
A woman called the cops to report a drug deal gone wrong (you can imagine what happened)
Yes, she’s facing charges for drug possession.
# Controversy
Cancelled: Man who claims to have cured cancer will not be speaking in Ireland
Brian Clement has said his spa’s raw food diet has cured “every known disease”.
# brian clement
Man who claims to have cured cancer is causing controversy in Dublin and Galway
Brian Clement has said treatments at his spa, which include a raw food diet, have cured every known disease.