Kaia Rolle had to stand on a step stool to take a mug shot when she was 6. She has lingering symptoms of post-traumatic stress from that day in 2019.
A Ring doorbell captured video of the plane slamming into an SUV and erupting into a blaze of fire.
On Friday, two officers were injured after a large unruly crowd surrounded officers making an arrest, Miami Beach police said.
"We've got a problem with too many people coming here to let loose," Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said.
Kayak partnered with "Silicon Valley-backed" Life House to create the tech-forward hotel, which will officially open in April.
Gov. Ron DeSantis rejected President Joe Biden's warning that the US might "have to reinstate restrictions" if the public isn't vigilant.
Subway is moving jobs to Miami, Florida, which has become a hotspot for tech and finance companies in the pandemic.
Former President Donald Trump sent letters to several major Republican campaign committees warning them against using his likeness for fundraising.
More than 200 people lined up for the extra vaccines on Sunday, many of whom did not meet eligibility requirements for the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said the floating bale weighed nearly 70 pounds. The unexpected find was also reported to US Border Patrol.
A world-leading health expert has warned that spring breakers could increase the spread of highly-transmissible coronavirus variants across the US.
The 15-year-old entered a virtual class at a school he doesn't attend. The school was placed on lockdown while police searched the campus.
Employees of Orlando's Walt Disney World Resort told the Orlando Sentinel about the harassment workers face when trying to enforce mask-wearing.
In the past year, Southwest Airlines has expanded its flight offerings with services to destinations like Hilo, Hawaii and Cozumel, Mexico.
Miami hotels are seeing 90% occupancy rates during weekends through spring break. However, this year's vacation will look a bit different.
The Miami Herald report came amid criticism of Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, who has been accused of playing favorites with vaccine distribution.
Eric Trump tweeted a listing for a home that the family is trying to sell through a limited liability company for more than twice its 2018 value.
White was dressed as an employee when he was seen in the parking lot of the Panama City store, putting merchandise on the back of a truck.
Elon Musk offered to construct a tunnel under the Miami River for $30 million - a much lower price tag than the city's estimated cost of $900 million.
A plate of four 7-ounce claws at a restaurant can cost you $140. That's just under one pound of crab meat you get to eat.
Miami Beach, Florida has implemented stricter safety protocols for the spring break season. This means no more alcohol consumption on the beach.
Louis Nix's family confirmed his death after officials found his vehicle in a retention pond near his Jacksonville apartment on Saturday.
"The time has come to break up big tech monopolies," Trump said, adding that states should sanction Twitter, Google, and Facebook over censorship.
Florida GOP Rep. Gaetz claimed at CPAC that the news media is more worried about Ted Cruz's vacation than migrant 'caravans going through Mexico.'
"I know, it's not the most fun," one of the hosts said before getting heckled for asking people to put their masks on.
The "Call A Lyft Ride" feature is available in some Florida cities and is "perfect" for seniors and people who can't use the app.
A Florida woman was charged for threatening to shoot FBI agents online, according to the DOJ. The FBI contacted Suzanne Kaye to investigate a tip about her travel to D.C for the Capitol riot. The videos were posted on her social media accounts including Tik Tok, Miami New Times reported. […]
Suzanne Kaye posted a video online threatening FBI agents after they called to question her about potentially being involved in the Jan 6. Capitol riot.
Trump is set to speak about the future of the Republican party and attack President Biden's migration policies in his first public appearance.
"The guy was an absolute legend," DeSantis said of the late, controversial conservative radio host. "He was a friend of mine and just a great person."
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's permanent move to Florida earlier this year fueled speculation she would run for state office.
This week Florida said it would hold a vaccine clinic in Manatee County. Critics noted that the clinic would only serve residents from two zip codes that tend to be wealthy and Republican. “If Manatee County doesn’t like us doing this then we are totally fine with putting this in […]
Hedge fund billionaire David Tepper is reportedly buying a $US73 million Palm Beach mansion. Tepper’s reported purchase comes as Wall Street firms and executives are flocking to Florida. Silicon Valley investors and executives are also making the move, sending home prices soaring. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
San Francisco plummeted from the top spot in a ranking of cities with the best economic performance. The pandemic has shifted the power away from traditional tech hubs with high costs of living. However, a shift toward cheaper cities like Miami and Austin could ultimately lessen their affordability. Visit the […]
The Florida governor has been accused of setting up a vaccine distribution center in Manatee County that primarily serves the wealthy and Republicans.
Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management and owner of the Carolina Panthers, is worth $12.9 billion.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the work-from-home trend has impacted the economic viability of expensive cities like San Francisco.
A Florida school district is investigating a high school teacher who was caught in TikToks teaching misinformation about slavery and racial slurs.
People are pursuing a boycott of the grocery chain Publix over donations by Julie Jenkins Fancelli. Fancelli is said to have contributed money for the January 6 rally that preceded the Capitol riot. Fancelli isn’t a Publix employee but is an heiress to the founding family’s fortune. Visit the Business […]
Publix heiress Julie Jenkins Fancelli's donation to the January 6 Trump rally was the last straw for many loyal customers, The Guardian reported.
People are travelling out of state to get COVID-19 vaccines. Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Arizona have all vaccinated non-residents. Vaccine seekers may travel due to work, part-time residency, or frustration with rollout in their home state. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As Americans navigate a COVID-19 […]
Adam Honeycutt was arrested Thursday at his girlfriend’s house in Florida. The government alleged that he unlawfully entered the US Capitol on January 6. Honeycutt had boasted of his involvement on Facebook, a criminal complaint said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Federal agents on Thursday arrested […]
Face masks were required both indoors and outdoors in Tampa during the Super Bowl. But Bucs fans largely ignored that as thousands celebrated their win in the streets. Police worked into the early hours dispersing the large crowds, according to local reports. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. You’d hardly […]
Leslie Socolov accosted a man, calling him a “stupid Jew,” in a video shared on Twitter. Socolov, who wore a Miami-Dade Police Department jacket, is a retired employee of the department. In 2015, she reportedly killed a veteran, but was not prosecuted due to a Florida hit-and-run law. Visit Insider’s […]
A ticket to see this year’s Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida is going for upwards of $US35,000 on Ticketmaster. Ticket prices hit as high as $US40,000 last week, CNBC reported. Only 22,000 people will be allowed to attend this year, and 7,500 of those fans will be healthcare workers. […]
The median home price near Miami rose 29% in the last year,The New York Times reports. The increase aligns with an influx of business leaders from Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Miami has been heralded for its lack of income tax and less liberal culture than the Bay Area. Visit […]
Former first lady Melania Trump is looking for office space in Palm Beach, Florida, according to CNN. Currently, Trump is working out of Mar-a-Lago and remotely. Her post-White House office will focus on continuing the work of her ‘Be Best’ iniaitive. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Former first […]
The condo board of Trump Plaza in West Palm Beach, Florida, voted unanimously to remove “Trump” from the name. It’s the latest in a string of Trump pushback from Floridians. Residents of the condo complex will still have to vote to officially change the name. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Juan José Origel tweeted a picture showing him getting a COVID-19 vaccine shot in Miami on Saturday. The Mexican TV host thanked the US for the opportunity and called his country’s vaccine rollout “sad.” Commenters called Origel “selfish” and said he should have waited for his turn in Mexico. Visit […]
The air traffic control tower at St Pete-Clearwater International Airport in St Petersburg, Florida is closed until January 31. The FAA closed the facility for cleaning after personnel tested positive for COVID-19. Allegiant Air is the main carrier at the airport that also sees high general aviation and private jet […]
Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. In 2016, she and her husband moved from Maine to Florida to live in a sailboat off the Florida Keys; she says it’s the best decision they have ever made. Besides saving money on […]
Trump has asked advisers about how to get an airport named after him, according to the Daily Beast. A leading Florida Republican then suggested rebranding Florida’s Palm Beach International as ‘Trump International.’ The majority of commissioners in Palm Beach County have rejected the idea, the Sun Sentinel reported. Visit Business […]
Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort has become a “sad place,” an expert on the resort told MSNBC. The author Laurence Leamer said some club members wanted nothing to do with the ex-president. Past reports said Trump’s neighbours in Florida had tried to block him from taking up residence. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Residents in Florida’s wealthiest zip codes received the COVID-19 vaccine at a faster rate than those from low-income areas. Over 100,000 people have been vaccinated in large counties like Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach. New state data show large inconsistencies with the pace of vaccinations across counties and demographics. Visit […]
The man yelling “white power” in a video shared by Trump was initially incorrectly identified by the Miami Herald as Roger Stokes, a retired firefighter. The Herald has since issued a retraction, saying the man was a victim of mistaken identity and had to move house because of the backlash. […]
The Trump family left Washington, DC on Wednesday for Florida. They join a growing list of powerful figures, from tech titans to Wall Street heavyweights, who have decamped to the Sunshine State amid the pandemic. Here are the most notable transplants making moves in Palm Beach and Miami, from billionaire […]
Outgoing President Donald Trump and Melania Trump flew to Florida on Inauguration Day. The outgoing first lady changed her outfit on the plane ride from Washington, DC, to Florida. She stepped off the plane wearing a $US3,700 Gucci dress. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump broke tradition […]
Trump retreated to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, after he left the White House Wednesday. The exclusive private club served as a gilded getaway for the First Family throughout his presidency. We visited the famed property and its neighbourhood, known to locals as Billionaires Row, to see what it’s like […]
Tennessee, Texas, and Florida saw the arrival of more one-way U-Haul trucks than any other states in 2020. Texas led the way from 2016 to 2018 until Florida took the top spot in 2019. California saw the lowest “migration growth” of any state on U-Haul’s list. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
President Donald Trump is telling supporters and GOP donors that he wants to raise $US2 billion for a presidential library and museum, according to The Washington Post. No official announcements have been made, but the presidential library is “likely” to be in Florida, home of his Mar-a-Lago resort. After the […]
Rebekah Jones, the Florida data scientist fired last year by the state’s health department, has been arrested in Florida after she turned herself in. Jones, who worked on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard, was fired over what she alleges was a refusal to alter data related to the COVID-19 pandemic in […]
A waitress at an Orlando restaurant saved a young boy from his abusive family after flashing a secret sign that read, “do you need help?” Flavaine Carvalho became suspicious of a family that she was serving at the Mrs. Potato Restaurant in Orlando, Florida, on New Years Day when she […]
President Donald Trump plans to move to Florida after his term ends on Wednesday, Bloomberg reported. According to the report, Trump plans to fly to Florida hours before his presidency ends and Joe Biden’s begins. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are also said to be moving to Miami as part […]
Florida is offering COVID-19 vaccines to adults aged 65 and up, and it’s not requiring proof of residency. Some part-time residents and well-connected people from out of state are flying south to get their shots. The governor discouraged vaccine tourism, but he said it’s OK for out-of-staters who winter in […]
Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, are house hunting in Jupiter, Florida, the New York Post’s Jennifer Gould reported on Thursday. The same day, the Post’s Page Six reported Tiffany Trump was searching for a property in Miami. They’re just the latest members of the Trump family to […]
In 1990, a person dressed as a clown knocked on Marlene Warren’s door and shot her in the head before escaping in a white Chrysler LeBaron. In 2017, Shelia Keen-Warren was charged with the murder of Marlene Warren, but her defence team says the evidence is not nearly strong enough […]
In 2017, Rebekah and Robert Sofia moved into a 304-square-foot tiny house in Summerfield, Florida. Rebekah and Robert designed and built the entire house themselves, and an unusual feature of their home is a pizza oven. The oven, which also functions as a fireplace, has become a favourite part of […]
A moving truck was spotted outside Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s Washington, DC, mansion on Thursday. The truck – a College Hunks Hauling Junk vehicle – could very well just be for trash disposal, but it could also suggest that the couple is on the move. The pair reportedly dropped […]
The CEO of a Florida healthcare provider personally invited wealthy donors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations that were intended for residents and staff of long-term-care facilities, according to a new Washington Post report. MorseLife Health System CEO Kevin Meyers offered the coronavirus vaccinations to board members and donors, as well as […]
Several counties in Florida have opted to use Eventbrite, a digital event management and ticketing website, to allow residents to register to receive their vaccination for COVID-19. State leaders in Florida have left distribution plans up to local health departments, prompting counties like Broward to use the digital platform to […]
Florida resident Chuck Stacey recorded a video from his hospital bed on Monday, begging people to wear masks. Stacey said he did not wear a mask to work, in stores, or at restaurants because of his claustrophobia and because he didn’t believe masks worked. His coronavirus symptoms started the day […]
Millions of Americans have requested mail-forwarding services amid the coronavirus pandemic. MyMove, analysing US Postal Service data, found that Americans moving between February and July 2020 mostly fled urban cores for more suburban areas. The country’s largest winner of residents was Texas. Six of the 10 places on this list […]
Two New York real estate moguls are accused of arranging hasty COVID-19 vaccinations for their contacts at a Florida country club, Page Six reported. The paper’s sources accused brothers Bill and David S. Mack of making a list of contacts who could get the vaccine at a Florida nursing home. […]
Casey Anthony, 34, has opened a private investigation company in West Palm Beach, Florida, state documents show. Anthony was charged with the murder of her daughter in 2008, but was later found not guilty in a highly publicized trial in 2011. The business address listed on the LLC registration document […]
A search for a boat carrying 20 people from the Bahamas to Florida through the Bermuda Triangle has been suspended. The blue and white 29ft Mako Cuddy Cabin boat left Bimini in the Bahamas on Monday and was expected to arrive in Lake Worth Beach, Florida the following day, the […]
Former Republican congressional candidate George Santos posted photos on Instagram of him and his fiancé attending a New Year’s Eve party at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. The New York Times later included a link to Santos’s Instagram photos in an article. Santos has claimed that the article led to […]
President Donald Trump disliked renovations made to his Mar-a-Lago resort by his wife, Melania, so much that he had them ripped out, CNN reported. “He was not happy with it,” a source told CNN, adding that Trump berated resort management upon his arrival last week for Christmas. At Trump’s orders, […]
Florida and Texas residents age 65 and older are now able to get coronavirus vaccines. The decision bucks CDC recommendations that say essential workers and people older than 75 should be next. “The problem is people that are 73, 74 would be in the back of the line for a […]
President Donald Trump has asked advisors about how to get an airport named after him, according to the Daily Beast. He has reportedly asked about the “paperwork” required to rename a transport hub. A White House official refused to comment on the story. A top Florida GOP official has suggested […]
After sowing chaos in Washington this week, President Donald Trump travelled to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Wednesday. The White House said Trump would work “tirelessly” for Americans while he’s in Florida over the holiday. By Thursday morning, Trump was at his golf club in West Palm Beach. Visit […]
The US Census Bureau released data this week that showed the US population grew by just 0.35% between 2019 and 2020 – the smallest rate in the last 120 years. Still, there were significant shifts. Idaho – plus other western and southern states – saw the country’s largest increases in […]
A “falling iguana” alert has been issued in southern Florida, alerting residents to be on the lookout for lizards falling out of trees. When the temperature plummets the cold-blooded iguanas’ bodies go into a state of dormancy, and if they happen to be in a tree when that occurs, they […]
I visited Disney World with my family in November the week after Thanksgiving. Disney World was busier than we expected, but at least mask-wearing was encouraged throughout the parks. The Florida theme park had made a number of necessary changes in the interest of safety, but the magic felt a […]
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the state will not prioritise essential workers in the next round of coronavirus vaccinations. Instead, those over 70 years old will be next in line to be immunized. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention advised Sunday that essential workers, such as firefighters and teachers, […]
JetBlue Airways is expanding in 2021 with 24 new routes across the US and Central America. Four new cities will be added to JetBlue’s route network including Miami; Key West, Florida; Guatemala City, Guatemala; and Los Cabos, Mexico. Mint business class will also be expanding to its 19th destination, Miami, […]
Texas and Florida are challenging California and New York, but will they replace them? Tech elites from Silicon Valley have been flocking to Texas, mirroring Big Apple financiers on the East Coast fleeing to Florida. They’re all seeking warm weather, affordability, and low taxes as they leave behind a higher […]
Attorneys for the Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have called for sanctions against lawyer Daniel Uhlfelder, who sued the governor over his response to COVID-19. Uhlfelder made headlines earlier this year for going to Florida beaches dressed as the Grim Reaper to encourage people to stay home. He said DeSantis didn’t […]
The Orlando Sentinel’s editorial board on Friday issued an apology for previously endorsing Rep. Michael Waltz, an incumbent of Florida’s 6th congressional district who was reelected to maintain his seat in the 2020 general election. Waltz was among the many House Republicans who signed an amicus brief in support of […]
Ivanka Trump is considering the state of Florida as the place to launch her political career, sources close to her told CNN on Friday. The reports come as the first daughter and husband Jared Kushner recently spent over $US30 million on a waterfront lot on Indian Creek village, a private […]
Aerion has broken ground on a new campus in Melbourne, Florida that will house the production facilities for its AS2 supersonic business jet. The $US300 million campus will be known as Aerion Park and span 110.6 acres at Melbourne International Airport on Florida’s Space Coast. Aerion expects to begin building […]
Rebekah Jones, a former Florida health department employee who was fired in May, posted a video of Florida state police with a search warrant entering her home with guns drawn. Jones said she was fired for refusing to fudge COVID-19 numbers and she has been running her own dashboard since […]
President Donald Trump has asked for renovations to be made to his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida, People reported Thursday. The White House has not officially announced Trump’s post-presidency plans, but sources told People the family’s private residence at the resort in Palm Beach “will be expanded and spruced up.” Melania […]
Alligator farms are a multi-million-dollar industry in Florida, where farmers legally harvest and sell alligator skin, meat, and other products. But COVID-19 has threatened the livelihoods of many families in the industry as their consumer base has dried up. Tourism at gator farms also decreased, but is slowly on the […]
Turning Point USA, a pro-Trump conservative student group, is moving forward with an in-person event in Florida despite a national increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths. The group’s annual Student Action Summit, which takes place in West Palm Beach, Florida, typically brings in thousands of young conservatives from across the […]
Even though President Donald Trump lost his reelection bid, thousands of Cuban-Americans helped him secure a wide margin of victory in Florida. For them, Trump’s hardline on Cuba, immigration, and socialism were appealing, but for Cuban migrants stuck in Mexico because of Trump’s policies, that support was a source of […]
Stuart Bee, 62, went out for a boat ride off the coast of Florida on Friday but never returned. He was found on Sunday by the US Coast Guard, clinging to his capsized boat. The Coast guard said Bee’s boat had experienced mechanical issues that left Bee stranded on Saturday. […]
Family and friends gathered on Saturday to bury Sincere Pierce, one of the teens shot and killed by a Florida county sheriff’s deputy earlier this month. At the burial, Pierce’s 39-year-old mother was shot in the leg after a 16-year-old attendee accidentally fired off a weapon he was carrying, deputies […]
A retiree rescued his 3-month-old puppy from the jaws of an alligator. The Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Gunner, was snatched by the creature from a pond in Estero, Florida, and the dramatic incident was captured on surveillance camera. Wilbanks told CNN that natural instinct took over, and he immediately got […]
The country’s longest-serving prisoner for marijuana offences will be released early after spending almost 32 years behind bars. Richard DeLisi, 71, will be released from Florida’s South Bay Correctional Facility after being sentenced to 90 years in prison. DeLisi’s official release date will be announced by the Florida Department of […]
Florida residents voted to increase the minimum wage to $US15, a gradual raise that will start with an increase to $US10 next September. But $US15 in one state may not get you as far as in another state with a lower cost of living. Using 2018 regional price parities data […]
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