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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 24 May, 2018

#Florida

# florida - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home Vape

Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home

According to the autopsy report, the explosion sent two pieces of the vape pen into the man’s cranium.

# florida - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families' Nikolas Cruz

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'

Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.

# florida - Friday 30 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online Sorry

Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online

Several advertisers announced they were dropping Fox News in light of Ingraham’s comments.

# florida - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal Seddique Mateen

Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal

Omar Mateen, the attacker, died in the 12 June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.

# florida - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead' March For Our Lives

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

# florida - Saturday 17 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue' Miami

Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'

Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.

# florida - Friday 16 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida Bridge Collapse

At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida

A number of cars were trapped below.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s happening as we head into the long weekend.

# florida - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida Miami

'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida

The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.

# florida - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence Florida Shooting

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

# florida - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it Right To Bear Arms

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

# florida - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers Crackdown

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

# florida - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder Florida

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder

17 people were shot dead at Stoneman Douglas High School on 14 February.

# florida - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I have a flame in me right now' - students return to Florida high school for first time since mass shooting that killed 17 Parkland

'I have a flame in me right now' - students return to Florida high school for first time since mass shooting that killed 17

A mass shooting perpetrated by former student Nikolas Cruz has left the student body of Marjory Douglas Stoneman High traumatised.

# florida - Monday 26 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life School Shooting

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

# florida - Saturday 24 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting Backlash

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

# florida - Friday 23 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman sent tip to FBI last month that Florida shooting suspect 'is going to explode' Stoneman

Woman sent tip to FBI last month that Florida shooting suspect 'is going to explode'

The woman described Cruz’s short temper and said he had the “mental capacity of a 12 to 14 year old”.

From TheJournal.ie Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death Death Penalty

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

# florida - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said I Hear You This post contains videos

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

From TheJournal.ie 'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control Public Meeting This post contains videos

'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control

Marco Rubio has been backed by the NRA and drew jeers from the audience for his responses last night.

# florida - Monday 19 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Florida shooting suspect appears in court as his lawyers seek to avoid the death penalty Nikolas Cruz

Florida shooting suspect appears in court as his lawyers seek to avoid the death penalty

His lawyers have said he will plead guilty if prosecutors agree not to pursue the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Florida students to march on Washington to 'shame' politicians into changing gun laws March For Our Lives

Florida students to march on Washington to 'shame' politicians into changing gun laws

“After what they saw, the worst things imaginable, they’re not going to just sit back and take it.”

# florida - Sunday 18 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school Gun Control This post contains videos

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

# florida - Friday 16 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting Tributes

'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting

Tributes have been paid to each of the 17 victims of Wednesday’s mass shooting.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack Parkland

'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack

A classmate of Adelina Hurley’s was killed in the mass shooting.

From TheJournal.ie FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17 Florida

FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17

Nikolas Cruz has admitted to shooting dead 17 people at his former school.

# florida - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold Mass Shooting

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

From The42 Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death' Shooting

Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out about the Florida shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil' School Shooting

Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'

Meanwhile, the leader of a white nationalist militia has said gunman Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group.

From TheJournal.ie The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle' AR-15

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities call for stricter gun control after yesterday's events in Florida

Dozens of celebrities, from Bette Midler to Tyra Banks are saying “Enough is enough.”

From TheJournal.ie Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting Florida

Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting

It is understood that both pupils and teachers at the school are among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school Florida

Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school

Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.

# florida - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house Florida

Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house

Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.

# florida - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years Storm

Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years

The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice.

# florida - Monday 25 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash RIP

Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash

John Shannon, 70, and his adult daughters Olivia and Victoria died in the crash.

# florida - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's Tampa

Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's

Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.

# florida - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida Clearwater

Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida

A second camera catches the moment the plane crashes down.

# florida - Friday 27 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Stay out of trouble' - contrite Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, avoids jail He's Tiger Woods

'Stay out of trouble' - contrite Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, avoids jail

The former world number one golfer pleaded guilty to reckless driving earlier today.

# florida - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters Florida

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.

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