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Watch: Father tries to sell seven-month-old baby at local store

The police launched a massive manhunt to find the father of the infant. 

May 11, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Boeing 737 with 143 on board skids into Florida river, 21 injured

A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base in a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

May 04, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Boeing 737 jet with 136 people on board goes into Florida river, no casualties so far

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St John`s River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

May 04, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Chinese woman, who trespassed into Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, denied bail

Yujing Zhang, 33, was indicted on Friday on charges of making false statements to a federal officer and entering or remaining in a restricted area at Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort, an incident that raised concerns about security at the Palm Beach club.

 

Apr 16, 2019, 05:51 AM IST

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy conducts first commercial flight

The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk`s space company in the race to grasp lucrative military launch contracts.

Apr 12, 2019, 05:43 AM IST

Rory McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

Mcllroy finished at 16-under 272 to edge American Jim Furyk, who with a gimme birdie at the final hole threatened to become the event's oldest winner at the age of 48.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Tiger Woods says he feels good on arrival at Players Championship in Florida

Woods pulled out of last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational citing a neck strain, which raised the possibility that he might also miss the PGA Tour's flagship event.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Tiger Woods withdraws from Arnold Palmer Invitational due to neck strain

Woods, who returned to competition last season after a lengthy recovery from spinal fusion surgery, said he had been dealing with the strain for a few weeks. 

Mar 05, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Delray Beach Open: Juan Martin Del Potro races into second round

He held serve easily throughout and one break in each set was enough, clinching victory when Opelka sent a service return long.

Feb 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Isner dropped only one point on his first serve and broke his Slovakian opponent three times on the outdoor hardcourt to advance.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Suspect arrested in connection with US serial bomb packages

Multiple news outlets identified the suspect as Cesar Sayoc, 50, and a resident of Florida.

Oct 26, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

US: Hurricane Michael upgraded to major Category 3 storm; Floridians flee to higher ground

Michael is projected to plow into Florida`s Panhandle at midday on Wednesday, unleashing potentially devastating waves as high as 13 feet (4 meters).

 

Oct 10, 2018, 07:39 AM IST

Florida mass shooting: At least 3 dead, including gunman, 13 injured at gaming tournament

The shooting took place during an ongoing video game tournament at a pizza place.

Aug 27, 2018, 07:05 AM IST

US: Mass shooting in Florida's Jacksonville, multiple fatalities at the scene, one suspect dead, say reports

"One suspect is dead at the scene, unknown at this time if we have a second suspect. Searches are being conducted. Multiple fatalities at the scene, many transported," tweeted Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office.

Aug 27, 2018, 00:10 AM IST

Septuagenarian dies after eating bad raw oyster

"The individual who died was exposed to Vibrio vulnificus through consuming a raw oyster," the health department said in a statement to ABC News.

Jul 21, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

US rapper XXXTentacion was reportedly shopping for a motorcycle in south Florida when a gunman opened fire on his vehicle,

Jun 19, 2018, 06:29 AM IST

Tiger Wood slams door shut on personal questions ahead of US Open

Tiger Woods faced the media for a 25-minute press conference at Shinnecock Hills.

Jun 13, 2018, 10:10 AM IST

When Florida City sent out zombie alert during major power outage

The message alert warning of zombies was received reportedly by over 7000 residents of the area.

May 23, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

Shocking: Footbridge in Florida collapses on cars, several feared dead

At least eight cars were trapped when the footbridge collapsed in what eyewitness accounts described as a "loud bang, like an explosion."

Mar 16, 2018, 16:44 PM IST

Pedestrian footbridge collapses in Florida, at least 4 people dead

US Senator Bill Nelson of Florida had earlier claimed that at least 6-8 people have died in pedestrian footbridge collapse.

Mar 16, 2018, 06:06 AM IST