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#Florida

# florida - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Think otters are cute? Here's one eating an alligator for lunch
# See You Later Alligator
# See You Later Alligator

Think otters are cute? Here's one eating an alligator for lunch

Mar 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 29,387 Views 39 Comments

Chomp.

# florida - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Woman who shot dead Irish boyfriend jailed for one year
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Woman who shot dead Irish boyfriend jailed for one year

Mar 6th 2014, 3:10 PM 38,403 Views 69 Comments

Wendy Hanks shot Darren William Haverty in Florida last August.

# florida - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

This girl's careless Facebook post cost her father $80,000
# Failbook
From The Daily Edge
# Failbook

This girl's careless Facebook post cost her father $80,000

Mar 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 70,737 Views 32 Comments

Lesson: Do not brag on Facebook. Ever.

# florida - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

This is what happens when a bird strikes a plane's windscreen
# Plane Scary
From The Daily Edge
# Plane Scary

This is what happens when a bird strikes a plane's windscreen

Feb 26th 2014, 5:55 PM 35,102 Views 25 Comments

The pilot stays remarkably calm.

# florida - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Justin Bieber arrested over 'DUI and drag racing'
# Justin Bieber
From The Daily Edge
# Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber arrested over 'DUI and drag racing'

Jan 23rd 2014, 12:49 PM 14,125 Views 52 Comments

He was taken into custody in Florida this morning.

# florida - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Irish radio station 'amazed' at inclusion in international Scientology video
# Bizarre
From The Daily Edge
# Bizarre

Irish radio station 'amazed' at inclusion in international Scientology video

Jan 15th 2014, 11:26 AM 23,634 Views 51 Comments

A representative of Scientology Ireland said the footage was a “re-enactment” of an interview on Ocean FM – but station management have described it as “bogus”.

# florida - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Frightened dog found treading water two miles off the coast of Florida
# Feelings
From The Daily Edge
# Feelings

Frightened dog found treading water two miles off the coast of Florida

Jan 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 2,125 Views 0 Comments

No one knows how long the dog had been out there for.

# florida - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer
# Snap Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Snap Happy

Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer

Dec 19th 2013, 3:59 PM 1,086 Views 1 Comment

Turns out people will not accept a reptile in exchange for alcohol.

# florida - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Cinema in Florida apologises after showing sex scenes to kids
# Parental Guidance
From The Daily Edge
# Parental Guidance

Cinema in Florida apologises after showing sex scenes to kids

Dec 5th 2013, 6:00 PM 25,540 Views 23 Comments

The children were there to see Disney’s Frozen.

# florida - Monday 18 November, 2013

George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida
# George Zimmerman
# George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida

Nov 18th 2013, 10:40 PM 4,142 Views 1 Comment

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was taken to the jail for booking after a disturbance call at a house.

Elian Gonzalez blames US laws for his childhood ordeal
# Cuba
# Cuba

Elian Gonzalez blames US laws for his childhood ordeal

Nov 18th 2013, 4:49 PM 14,138 Views 31 Comments

Gonzalez became the centre of a major battle between the US and Cuba in 1999 when he was saved from a boat which overturned on the way to Florida. His mother died during the journey.

# florida - Friday 18 October, 2013

Teenager goes viral with selfie taken with his teacher who was in labour
# Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Viral

Teenager goes viral with selfie taken with his teacher who was in labour

Oct 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 63,540 Views 37 Comments

It is truly a snapshot of our time.

# florida - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

American confesses to murder as he is executed
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

American confesses to murder as he is executed

Oct 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 29,900 Views 215 Comments

William Happ raped and strangled Angie Crowley in 1986 but only confessed as he lay on execution table.

# florida - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Rare 1970s photos turn up of the building of Disney's Space Mountain
# Ground Control
# Ground Control

Rare 1970s photos turn up of the building of Disney's Space Mountain

Sep 22nd 2013, 5:00 PM 23,498 Views 28 Comments

The oldest operating rollercoaster in Florida was a feat of engineering at its time – and still looks impressive.

# florida - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?

Sep 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 21,046 Views 34 Comments

Since being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has caused comment no matter what he has done.

# florida - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute
# Florida
# Florida

Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute

Sep 10th 2013, 7:54 AM 10,915 Views 43 Comments

Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.

# florida - Monday 2 September, 2013

64-year-old becomes first person to swim Cuba to Florida without a shark cage
# Fearless
# Fearless

64-year-old becomes first person to swim Cuba to Florida without a shark cage

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:07 PM 15,000 Views 32 Comments

“You’re never too old to chase your dream,” Diana Nyad said as she reached the beach in Florida this evening.

# florida - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 25th 2013, 7:54 PM 11,690 Views 0 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about earthquakes in the Irish Sea and the last stand of Priory Hall residents.

Woman charged with murder of Irish man in Florida
# Murder
# Murder

Woman charged with murder of Irish man in Florida

Aug 25th 2013, 7:50 PM 31,980 Views 0 Comments

Wendy Hank told police that she shot the 39-year-old in self-defence but detectives have said that evidence conflicts with this.

# florida - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole
# Florida
# Florida

Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole

Aug 13th 2013, 10:31 AM 12,695 Views 49 Comments

Nearly a third of the Summer Bay Resort collapsed yesterday in Orland, Florida.

# florida - Monday 12 August, 2013

Woman begs at side of the road for 'bigger boobs'
# Not Homeless Need Boobs
From The Daily Edge
# Not Homeless Need Boobs

Woman begs at side of the road for 'bigger boobs'

Aug 12th 2013, 10:30 PM 2,256 Views 3 Comments

You’ve got to admire her chutzpah.

# florida - Friday 9 August, 2013

Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook

Aug 9th 2013, 2:29 PM 21,228 Views 21 Comments

Derek Medina posted pictures of his wife’s body along with the words, “I’m going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife”.

# florida - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Donegal man, 20, killed in Florida road crash
# Road Crash
# Road Crash

Donegal man, 20, killed in Florida road crash

Aug 7th 2013, 1:11 PM 11,468 Views 5 Comments

Patrick Lynch from Convoy was killed early on Monday, July 29, when the car he was driving hit a signpost in Florida.

# florida - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts
# Blue Rhino
# Blue Rhino

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts

Jul 30th 2013, 8:13 AM 3,835 Views 1 Comment

Massive blasts ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant late last night.

# florida - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Photos: Gianni Versace's mansion up for sale at bankruptcy auction
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Gianni Versace's mansion up for sale at bankruptcy auction

Jul 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,638 Views 14 Comments

Let’s have a gawk.

# florida - Friday 26 July, 2013

Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'

Jul 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 12,028 Views 142 Comments

A woman who was part of the jury that found George Zimmerman innocent says she feels he ‘got away with murder’.

# florida - Friday 19 July, 2013

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'

Jul 19th 2013, 8:09 PM 8,799 Views 100 Comments

Obama has made his first comments on the Trayvon Martin case since George Zimmerman was acquitted last weekend of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in Martin’s death last year.

# florida - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

America's history of racial killings and failed convictions
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

America's history of racial killings and failed convictions

Jul 16th 2013, 11:33 AM 12,299 Views 165 Comments

Was the Trayvon Martin case about race? Much of the media in the US says yes.

# florida - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder

Jul 14th 2013, 7:35 PM 29,015 Views 206 Comments

The verdict has sparked outrage and protests across a number of US cities.

# florida - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Incredible footage of a waterspout in Florida
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

Incredible footage of a waterspout in Florida

Jul 11th 2013, 4:32 PM 1,868 Views 2 Comments

Let’s just say it’s good we don’t really get these.

# florida - Friday 5 July, 2013

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's
# Florida
# Florida

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's

Jul 5th 2013, 9:27 PM 13,786 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead in February last year.

# florida - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting

Jun 25th 2013, 2:29 PM 5,609 Views 0 Comments

Trayvon Martin (17) was unarmed when he was shot in Florida in February 2012.

# florida - Friday 21 June, 2013

Dad rents cinema out for son's 13th birthday...
# Best Day Ever
From The Daily Edge
# Best Day Ever

Dad rents cinema out for son's 13th birthday...

Jun 21st 2013, 3:49 PM 1,234 Views 1 Comment

…so he can play games on the giant screen.

# florida - Sunday 19 May, 2013

$591 million: Florida lottery winner is world's richest lottery millionaire
# Ker-ching!
# Ker-ching!

$591 million: Florida lottery winner is world's richest lottery millionaire

May 19th 2013, 2:11 PM 14,688 Views 15 Comments

Only one jackpot has ever been bigger – but this weekend’s Powerball jackpot only had one winner.

# florida - Monday 6 May, 2013

Photos: Ever wanted your own private island? For €22 million, this could be yours
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Ever wanted your own private island? For €22 million, this could be yours

May 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 21,507 Views 28 Comments

You even get your very own waterfall…

# florida - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Daughter wants nothing to do with mother who disappeared for 11 years
# Brenda Heist
# Brenda Heist

Daughter wants nothing to do with mother who disappeared for 11 years

May 2nd 2013, 10:06 PM 38,299 Views 48 Comments

Brenda Heist, who was presumed dead, told police she made a spur-of-the-moment decision in 2002 to join a group of homeless hitchhikers on their way to Florida.

# florida - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida
# Snail Attack
# Snail Attack

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida

Apr 16th 2013, 11:02 AM 18,170 Views 40 Comments

The state authorities have warned that the giant snails are the most damaging in the world and can pose a serious risk to human health.

# florida - Friday 22 March, 2013

Jennifer Capriati faces charges for attacking ex-boyfriend
# Centre Court
From The42
# Centre Court

Jennifer Capriati faces charges for attacking ex-boyfriend

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:09 AM 2,164 Views 3 Comments

The former world number one has been charged following a Valentine’s Day altercation in a gym.

# florida - Monday 11 March, 2013

Rory McIlroy is back on form and slurping milkshakes
# Dairy Goodness
From The42
# Dairy Goodness

Rory McIlroy is back on form and slurping milkshakes

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,877 Views 0 Comments

…and he doesn’t care who knows about it.

# florida - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Tiger Woods serves notice of Masters intent with Cadillac triumph
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Tiger Woods serves notice of Masters intent with Cadillac triumph

Mar 10th 2013, 10:58 PM 1,603 Views 2 Comments

The World Number Two finished two shots clear while Graeme McDowell finished in a tie for joint-third.