Florida

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

Thousands of Florida residents evacuates homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it heads north through the Gulf of Mexico, with forecasters saying it could bring life-threatening inundation to Southern coastal states.

October 10, 2018
October 10, 2018
USA

'Monstrous' Hurricane set to hit Florida

Hurricane Michael howled closer to Florida's Gulf shore as a major Category 3 storm, as half a million coastal residents are urged to seek higher ground on the eve of a landfall forecast to bring towering waves and roof-shredding winds.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018
USA

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

Thousands of Florida residents evacuates homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it heads north through the Gulf of Mexico, with forecasters saying it could bring life-threatening inundation to Southern coastal states.

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

Mass exodus in Florida as Hurricane Irma closes in

Hurricane Irma churns towards Florida after cutting a deadly swath through the Caribbean. Florida's governor says all of the state's 20.6 million inhabitants should be prepared to evacuate.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

1 cop killed in Florida shootings

One police officer has been killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers are responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, say police.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Trump hammers claim of fraud in new ad

Donald Trump's newest campaign ad begins with a warning: "In Hillary Clinton's America, the system stays rigged against Americans."

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Florida policeman shoots autistic man’s unarmed black therapist

A Florida policeman shot and wounded an autistic man's unarmed black therapist on Monday, local media reports.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

Senate rejects gun-control measures after Orlando shooting

The US Senate rejects four measures restricting gun sales after the massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to get even modest gun curbs through Congress despite repeated mass shootings.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Wife of Orlando gunman questioned

US investigators questions the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the FBI say, and a law enforcement source says she could face criminal charges if there is evidence of any wrongdoing.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Pacing feet, rants, executions - inside Orlando killer's rampage

Here are a few excerpts from the survivors of the Orlando shooting who share their nightmarish experience as Omar Mateen shot 50 people dead, in what is said to be the worst mass shooting in US history.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

US toddler's body found after gator attack

A US family's desperate search for their toddler son, who was snatched by an alligator off the shore of a lake at a Disney resort, ended when divers found the two-year-old's body in murky water.