Florida Sheriff’s Dashcam Shows High-Speed Chase With Black Jaguar SUV Reported Stolen

Dashcam footage captured a high-speed chase as a Brevard County, Florida, sheriff’s deputy stopped the getaway of a car thief by swerving into the back of the stolen vehicle, bringing it to a halt. The sheriff’s office said in a statement a Black Jaguar SUV had been reported stolen and …

Police try to unlock phone with dead man’s finger in Florida

Police try to unlock phone with dead man’s finger in Florida

Posted April 23, 2018 09:12:19 Photo: Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer last month. (Facebook: Victoria Armstrong) Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his mobile phone as part of their investigation. Linus Phillip, 30, was killed …

Florida bridge collapse death toll climbs as hope of finding more survivors fades

Florida bridge collapse death toll climbs as hope of finding more survivors fades

Updated March 17, 2018 10:30:12 Video: Emergency personnel with sniffer dogs searched for signs of life overnight. (Photo: Reuters/Joe Skipper) (ABC News) Related Story: Rescuers drill through debris in search for survivors of Florida bridge collapse Related Story: What we know about the construction of the collapsed Florida bridge Rescue …

Florida police catch three-metre alligator swimming in a family pool

Florida police catch three-metre alligator swimming in a family pool

Posted April 01, 2018 23:04:30 Florida police have posted footage on social media of a trapper removing a 3.35 metre alligator from a family pool in the town of Nokomis on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office tweeted images of the alligator alongside the hashtags “Tweet from the …

Florida bridge collapse: Voicemail warning of cracking bridge not heard until after tragedy

Florida bridge collapse: Voicemail warning of cracking bridge not heard until after tragedy

Updated March 17, 2018 16:34:26 Video: Emergency personnel with sniffer dogs search for signs of life. (ABC News) An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span. Key points: A voicemail …

Florida school shooting: Accused killer Nikolas Cruz receives ‘piles’ of fan letters in jail

Florida school shooting: Accused killer Nikolas Cruz receives ‘piles’ of fan letters in jail

Posted March 30, 2018 01:03:37 The suspect in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 is getting letters of support in jail including fan mail and pictures of scantily-clad women, in addition to hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account. Key points: Mr Cruz has not seen …

Florida officials met hours before bridge collapse, concluded crack not a safety concern

Florida officials met hours before bridge collapse, concluded crack not a safety concern

Updated March 18, 2018 18:52:28 Photo: An engineer left a voicemail about a crack in the pedestrian bridge before it collapsed. (AP: DroneBase) Engineers, state and university officials met hours before a new pedestrian bridge collapsed in southern Florida, killing six people, but concluded a crack in the structure was …

Republican candidate Leslie Gibson quits race after calling Florida shooting student ‘skinhead lesbian’

Republican candidate Leslie Gibson quits race after calling Florida shooting student ‘skinhead lesbian’

Updated March 19, 2018 13:07:36 Photo: Emma Gonzalez has been a vocal figure in the push for gun control following the shooting at her school. (Reuters: Michael Laughlin) Related Story: ‘Stop blaming the victims’: Florida shooting survivors call out Trump, NRA Related Story: Inspired, tough but scared: US students stage …

Tiger Woods falls just short of breaking US PGA Tour title drought in Florida

Tiger Woods falls just short of breaking US PGA Tour title drought in Florida

Updated March 12, 2018 10:35:02 Video: Tiger Woods sinks 44-foot putt but falls short of breaking title drought. (ABC News) A massive putt on the penultimate hole saw Tiger Woods come close to winning his first US PGA Tour event in almost five years, before he finished one stroke off …

Florida school shooting: Police arrest brother of accused killer for trespassing at same school

Florida school shooting: Police arrest brother of accused killer for trespassing at same school

Updated March 20, 2018 12:38:20 The brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school has been arrested for trespassing at the same school, authorities say. Zachary Cruz, 18, was arrested at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and charged with trespassing on school grounds, a Broward …