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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Florida

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'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.
Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders
A documentary tells the residents’ stories.
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.
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.
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.
Woman goes to hospital with shark attached to her arm after being bitten at Florida beach
Witnesses said people were bothering the shark.
Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with
The website has not said why.
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.
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 burglar identified thanks to facial tattoo of, er, Florida
He also has stars tattooed on his face and ‘red rum’ tattooed on his neck.
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 pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son
Jamie Gilt is a vocal advocate for gun ownership and was seriously injured.
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.
Stunning finish gets Shane Lowry in the mix at Honda Classic
The Offaly man coped well with difficult scoring conditions in Florida.
Man pulls shark from the sea to take photos with it
Because that’s what you do, apparently.
'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.
Man accused of throwing alligator through drive-through window in "stupid prank"
He was ordered to have no contact with animals.
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.
'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.
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).
Man wakes up to find 8-foot crocodile in his swimming pool
Not the best way to start the day.
Donald Trump's child cheerleaders cheering for American freedom is really something
The home of the brave.
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…”
Suspected burglar killed by alligator 'while hiding from police'
Matthew Riggins was found with injuries that were consistent with an alligator attack.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police officer shoots family dog dead when it runs to greet him
The family are asking for an apology from the officer involved.
'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
Catrina Raiford once weighed half a tonne.
One person killed and four injured in zombie event shooting attack
The incident happened in Florida shortly before midnight yesterday evening.
Woman in police standoff demands to have sex with boyfriend before arrest
One for the road.
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.
Three students were 'hypnotised to death' by their school principal in Florida
The students died by suicide after their principal gave them hypnosis therapy.
Three people killed in separate US shooting
The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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.
Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit ... looking for drugs
When texting goes wrong.
Parents arrested after abandoning baby on roadside during row
The parents were charged with reckless conduct.
Couple eat their wedding cake over 60 years (and there's still some left)
Their children aren’t impressed.