Heroic Florida teen who jumped into rough currents to save drowning mother and her 9-year-old son passes away
Heroic Florida teen who jumped into rough currents to save drowning mother and her 9-year-old son passes away

Cristian Burgos jumped in to save Elvia Venegas and her son when strong top current started pulling them under; while the mother-son duo were saved, the 17-year-old died two days after the incident

3-year-old girl dies, another hospitalized after floatation devices come off and they go underwater in Florida pool party
3-year-old girl dies, another hospitalized after floatation devices come off and they go underwater in Florida pool party

By the time the adults at the pool party in Tampa realized something had gone wrong, it was already too late for three-year-old Harmony Williams. Luckily, four-year-old Giaonna Chavalier survived.

Hero Florida teen dies protecting his five-year-old sister during 'violent encounter' with burglar at home: 'He was his sister’s keeper'
Hero Florida teen dies protecting his five-year-old sister during 'violent encounter' with burglar at home: 'He was his sister’s keeper'

Ryan Cole, 27, has so far been charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling and petit theft, with further charges expected.

Loyal Pit Bull puppy dies saving his family from venomous snake: 'They do not deserve the bad publicity they get'
Loyal Pit Bull puppy dies saving his family from venomous snake: 'They do not deserve the bad publicity they get'

Two of the family's boys were cleaning a dog water bowl when the snake came around. They didn't see it but Zeus did. He attacked the snake and was severely injured, finally succumbing to the venom the next day

Florida teacher whose quiz question referred to Trump as an 'idiot' under investigation, school issues apology
Florida teacher whose quiz question referred to Trump as an 'idiot' under investigation, school issues apology

The school district launched an investigation at Watson B. Duncan Middle School when a child told his father about the question.

Florida high school football player who collapsed after tackle declared 'completely brain dead', taken off life support
Florida high school football player who collapsed after tackle declared 'completely brain dead', taken off life support

Jacquez Welch had always been a giving person, according to his mother, and in one final act, donated his organs to ensure seven other lives could be saved.

New York vape ban: Local businesses suffer as experts warn against blowback from hasty regulation
New York vape ban: Local businesses suffer as experts warn against blowback from hasty regulation

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker urged New Yorkers to stop vaping putting many businesses at risk of bankruptcy

6-year-old Florida girl handcuffed and arrested for throwing a tantrum in school,  grandmother outraged
6-year-old Florida girl handcuffed and arrested for throwing a tantrum in school, grandmother outraged

Little Kaia suffers from a condition called sleep apnea which caused her to lash out but the officer failed to take the mandatory permission from the watch commander before arresting the juvenile.

Florida man with Down syndrome dies in hot car after caregiver takes drugs and falls asleep
Florida man with Down syndrome dies in hot car after caregiver takes drugs and falls asleep

John LaPointe, 35, who had the cognitive abilities of a one-year-old, got baked in the car after Joshua Russell, 26, took the drug kratom and slept off at the wheel.

Florida family says their pet dog 'fried' to death on United Airlines flight after it was put in hot cargo hold
Florida family says their pet dog 'fried' to death on United Airlines flight after it was put in hot cargo hold

Rock, the family's dog, died during an August 2017 flight from Boston to Fort Lauderdale while he was being transported in the plane's cargo hold.

Colt to stop production of AR-15 rifles for civilians, says enough guns are available in the market
Colt to stop production of AR-15 rifles for civilians, says enough guns are available in the market

In a statement released on September 19, president and chief executive officer Dennis Veilleux said, that over the last few years, the market for modern sporting rifles has experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity

Missing three-year-old found by K-9 bloodhounds within half an hour after search crews spent hours trying to locate him
Missing three-year-old found by K-9 bloodhounds within half an hour after search crews spent hours trying to locate him

Little Aedric Hughes had somehow unlocked a door at his family residence in Pace, Florida and wandered into a nearby wooded area on Sunday morning.

Heroic dog saves Florida family as house catches fire, dies in the blaze: 'He was part of the fire alarm'
Heroic dog saves Florida family as house catches fire, dies in the blaze: 'He was part of the fire alarm'

Zippy's barking ensured that Luke Butler and his family got out of the blaze. Unfortunately, the canine did not make it out in time

Florida hunter receives approval to import lion trophy into US, conservation activists fear it will 'open the floodgates'
Florida hunter receives approval to import lion trophy into US, conservation activists fear it will 'open the floodgates'

The particular lion trophy set to be imported from Tanzania is believed to be the first since January 2016.

Epstein victim tried to swim across shark-infested waters to escape 'pedophile island' after being ‘raped three times'
Epstein victim tried to swim across shark-infested waters to escape 'pedophile island' after being ‘raped three times'

Sarah Ransome reportedly was so determined to escape Little St. James, Epstein's private island, that she even risked her life by diving in the Caribbean waters

Porn site BangBros places $10 million bid for naming rights to Miami Heat arena, says basketball team was their 'huge fan'
Porn site BangBros places $10 million bid for naming rights to Miami Heat arena, says basketball team was their 'huge fan'

As a mark of commitment in getting the deal finalized, the BangBros has already bought the domain bangbroscenter.com

Joe Biden accidentally calls Bernie Sanders 'president' during Democratic debate, corrects it as 'my friend'
Joe Biden accidentally calls Bernie Sanders 'president' during Democratic debate, corrects it as 'my friend'

During the third primary debate on September 12, ten qualifying Democratic candidates came together to present and defend their policies.

Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past
Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past

Warren's great-great-great-grandfather was Jonathan Crawford, a man who served in Major William Lauderdale's Battalion of Tennessee Volunteer Militia from November 1837 to May 1838 — the same battalion which fought two wars against the Seminole tribe in Florida

How Air Force One faced uncertainty at 45,000 feet on 9/11: 'No one knew what was going on'
How Air Force One faced uncertainty at 45,000 feet on 9/11: 'No one knew what was going on'

When news of the deadly attacks broke, the 43rd POTUS George W. Bush was visiting a school in Sarasota, Florida

Former Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball dies at 27 after long battle with rare brain condition
Former Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball dies at 27 after long battle with rare brain condition

Ball's sister, Natalie Myricks, took to Facebook on Tuesday to write a touching post about his brother.

Trump doesn't want to let in 'very bad people' fleeing the Bahamas into America after Hurricane Dorian
Trump doesn't want to let in 'very bad people' fleeing the Bahamas into America after Hurricane Dorian

Dozens of people have been reported dead and hundreds more missing in the islands after the Category 5 hurricane wreaked havoc in the archipelago

18 years after 9/11 terror attacks, here is what the key members of Bush administration are doing now
18 years after 9/11 terror attacks, here is what the key members of Bush administration are doing now

A look at George W Bush administration’s top brains who had a harrowing time in finding the right response to the devastation

More than 23 members of Sidney Poitier's family missing after Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas
More than 23 members of Sidney Poitier's family missing after Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas

Poitier's nephew said that there has been no news of his relatives, including his children and sister Barbara

Instagram model Lindi Lee Nunziato spends $65,000 on multiple cosmetic surgeries to look just like Jessica Rabbit: 'It's been worth it'
Instagram model Lindi Lee Nunziato spends $65,000 on multiple cosmetic surgeries to look just like Jessica Rabbit: 'It's been worth it'

Lindi Lee Nunziato, 31, said she underwent all the surgeries because of her obsession with Jessica Rabbit since she was a child,.

NOAA now backs Trump and says Hurricane Dorian could have impacted Alabama, contradicting its own experts
NOAA now backs Trump and says Hurricane Dorian could have impacted Alabama, contradicting its own experts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in an unsigned statement that 'information provided by NOAA and the National Hurricane Center to President Trump and the wider public demonstrated that tropical-storm-force winds from Hurricane Dorian could impact Alabama'.

Baby sea turtles found 'torched to death' on Florida beach as Hurricane Dorian threatens to decimate nesting sites
Baby sea turtles found 'torched to death' on Florida beach as Hurricane Dorian threatens to decimate nesting sites

Rhonda Wundke was walking along the beach in High Tower Park, Satellite Beach with her husband when she made the shocking discovery on Sunday

Hurricane Dorian: Social media users slammed for insensitive bikini-clad 'pray for Bahamas' messages
Hurricane Dorian: Social media users slammed for insensitive bikini-clad 'pray for Bahamas' messages

Some Instagram users decided to express their condolences to the victims alongside pictures of themselves standing in the sunny Bahamas while sporting beachwear and bikinis

Florida man says navy can drop ice on warm water to stop Hurricane Dorian,  mocked as 'White House adviser' on social media
Florida man says navy can drop ice on warm water to stop Hurricane Dorian, mocked as 'White House adviser' on social media

A man, not identified yet, suggested quirky methods like "driving air force planes around to get the winds going the opposite way" to tackle bad weather situations.

London mayor Sadiq Khan mocks Trump for playing golf as Hurricane Dorian moves dangerously close to the US
London mayor Sadiq Khan mocks Trump for playing golf as Hurricane Dorian moves dangerously close to the US

On Thursday, Trump said that VP Mike Pence would take his place at the World War II event in Poland as he planned to stay in the US to monitor Hurricane Dorian

Trump claims Category 5 Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama, but National Weather Service says it won’t
Trump claims Category 5 Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama, but National Weather Service says it won’t

Trump made his comments on Sunday as the Bahamas was lashed by Hurricane Dorian with fears that the catastrophic storm could result in devastating damage and loss of life

Officials slam 'social media idiots' riding into Hurricane Dorian on boats to post pictures
Officials slam 'social media idiots' riding into Hurricane Dorian on boats to post pictures

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas as the US braces for one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded.

Hurricane Dorian's projected path changes, 'extremely dangerous' Category 5 storm now threatens Georgia and the Carolinas
Hurricane Dorian's projected path changes, 'extremely dangerous' Category 5 storm now threatens Georgia and the Carolinas

The storm's forecast track now includes not just Florida but also the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas

6-foot shark bites man's hand and leg when he lands on it while surfing in Florida's New Smyrna Beach
6-foot shark bites man's hand and leg when he lands on it while surfing in Florida's New Smyrna Beach

Don Walsh, 40, was surfing in waist-deep waters at around 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, when he caught air on a wave and landed on a 6.5-foot shark

Former Canadian Premier Kim Campbell roots for Hurricane Dorian to hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago, says it would 'shake up his climate change denial'
Former Canadian Premier Kim Campbell roots for Hurricane Dorian to hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago, says it would 'shake up his climate change denial'

The only female PM of Canada till date came in for quite a bit of criticism for her wish, but she held her ground saying "Trump's indifference to suffering is intolerable"

Epstein accuser claims Donald Trump ogled her when she met him at NY home of late financier, who told him 'she's not for you'
Epstein accuser claims Donald Trump ogled her when she met him at NY home of late financier, who told him 'she's not for you'

Farmer, in a published interview on Monday, said that she was 25 when she first met Epstein and his alleged associate Ghislaine Maxwell in 1996.

Instagram influencer Tiffany Mitchell accused of 'staging' her motorcycle accident and sharing sensational photos for more 'likes'
Instagram influencer Tiffany Mitchell accused of 'staging' her motorcycle accident and sharing sensational photos for more 'likes'

Although Mitchell claimed that the pictures were taken by her professional photographer friend who was riding with her, critics on social media have slammed her for "glamourizing" the accident.

Woman bitten twice by shark while swimming off Hawaii coast as officials say the predator is 'still in the area'
Woman bitten twice by shark while swimming off Hawaii coast as officials say the predator is 'still in the area'

The 27-year-old woman was bitten by a grey tip shark, the Hawaii police department revealed. She was rushed to the Kona Community Hospital with injuries on her lower back and right hip area but was in 'good health' and is expected to be released.

Universal Studios bans 4 tourists for making white supremacy signs and Nazi salutes on roller coaster ride in Orlando
Universal Studios bans 4 tourists for making white supremacy signs and Nazi salutes on roller coaster ride in Orlando

The group of four was pictured making the controversial hand gestures while riding the ‘Revenge of the Mummy’ attraction at the park on August 18

Massive hammerhead shark seen snatching fish out of Florida man's hands in shocking video
Massive hammerhead shark seen snatching fish out of Florida man's hands in shocking video

Rob Gorta, the fishing guide who has worked in the Tampa and St. Petersburg area for over 22 years, recently shared a GoPro video of the June 4 incident on his YouTube page

Mike Tyson smokes $40,000 worth of marijuana a month at his sprawling 418-acre cannabis-themed resort
Mike Tyson smokes $40,000 worth of marijuana a month at his sprawling 418-acre cannabis-themed resort

The 52-year-old heavyweight champion made the revelation while hosting rapper Jim Jones on his podcast 'Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson'

Florida woman called out by her own sister after she posts fake nature 'hiking' picture while posing in her backyard
Florida woman called out by her own sister after she posts fake nature 'hiking' picture while posing in her backyard

Casey Sosnowski didn't mean any harm while posing for the perfect shot moments before her hike at Lake Okahumpka Park and Trail in Florida.

Six-year-old boy drowns in wave pool at Florida's Daytona Lagoon after father looked away briefly to attend to his younger child
Six-year-old boy drowns in wave pool at Florida's Daytona Lagoon after father looked away briefly to attend to his younger child

Park manager Tyler Currie said the child was underwater when a lifeguard jumped in and helped pull him out of the pool, but was found to be unresponsive.

Florida McDonald's worker fired for refusing to serve paramedics: 'Just insane how people are'
Florida McDonald's worker fired for refusing to serve paramedics: 'Just insane how people are'

Sunstar paramedic Anthony Quinn posted on Facebook that he and his partner were denied service by an employee at the fast food outlet in Madeira Beach on the night of July 31.

Is 'Kennedy curse' real? Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death is the latest in a long list of tragedies in America's former first family
Is 'Kennedy curse' real? Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death is the latest in a long list of tragedies in America's former first family

After the latest death, a number of media outlets began calling her the latest victim of the "Kennedy curse" that has plagued the family for decades

Professional surfer, 23, goes to bar after getting bit by shark to show off his injuries rather than to a hospital to get them treated
Professional surfer, 23, goes to bar after getting bit by shark to show off his injuries rather than to a hospital to get them treated

Frank O'Rourke was knocked off his board and attacked by a shark while surfing at Jacksonville Beach in Florida

Angry mother's demand to ban childless couples and millennials at Disney World sparks outrage
Angry mother's demand to ban childless couples and millennials at Disney World sparks outrage

The woman's post was the result of her child getting 'disheartened after he was unable to get on a ride as most of the line was occupied by millennials.'

Model Kathy Zhu, 20, who was stripped of Miss Michigan title over 'racist' tweets has joined Trump's reelection campaign
Model Kathy Zhu, 20, who was stripped of Miss Michigan title over 'racist' tweets has joined Trump's reelection campaign

The Trump campaign called Kathy Zhu 'a patriot who has continued to stand for American values despite being stripped of her crown'.

California model claims Jeffrey Epstein groped her while posing as Victoria’s Secret scout in 1997: 'His weapons were his hands'
California model claims Jeffrey Epstein groped her while posing as Victoria’s Secret scout in 1997: 'His weapons were his hands'

According to one of the earliest police reports against Jeffrey Epstein, he pretended to be a Victoria’s Secret talent scout to lure a California model to a hotel room in Santa Monica and tried to manhandle her in 1997.

Indiana man falls 70ft into volcano while on honeymoon in the Caribbean, wife pulls him out of crater and saves his life
Indiana man falls 70ft into volcano while on honeymoon in the Caribbean, wife pulls him out of crater and saves his life

Clay Chastain and his wife Acaimie had flown to the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts for their honeymoon a day after their wedding last month

Serial child molester, 58, wanted for drugging and raping autistic boy, 15, arrested
Serial child molester, 58, wanted for drugging and raping autistic boy, 15, arrested

Alain Luis Forget took the teen to a home and later called an ambulance and reported that the boy was unresponsive, in December 2017.

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