Several dead after shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

Several dead after shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

A shooter wearing a Star Wars T-shirt opened fire at a baggage carousel at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, killing at least five people before being taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. Five people died and eight more were wounded in the incident, the local sheriff’s office said. The shooter, who said nothing, […]

Thousands without power as Hurricane Hermine batters Florida

Thousands without power as Hurricane Hermine batters Florida

Growing winds and driving rain from Hurricane Hermine lashed Florida’s northern Gulf Coast on Friday as power outages left tens of thousands of households in the dark in what the state’s governor warned would be a potentially lethal storm. Conditions deteriorated as Hermine, a Category 1 hurricane packing winds of 80 mph (130 km/h), made […]

Casualties reported in shooting at Florida nightclub

Casualties reported in shooting at Florida nightclub

At least two people were killed and 14 wounded in a shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida early on Monday, NBC reported, citing police. Officers said gunshots were fired in the club’s parking lot, wounding “at least 14-16 people”, with their injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening. NBC said a person […]

Gay Pride attack foiled in Los Angeles

Gay Pride attack foiled in Los Angeles

A man with a car full of weapons and bomb-making materials was arrested on Sunday. According to authorities, he told police that his aim was to “harm” the Los Angeles Gay Pride parade. James Howell, 20, was detained in nearby Santa Monica with multiple weapons, ammunition and bomb-making materials in his car, which had Indiana […]