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Zachary Fagenson

No vacancy: Housing crisis dogs Florida Keys months after Irma

Jun 14 2018

MARATHON, Fla. For eight months Terri Metter has made her home in a government trailer parked along a debris-clogged canal in the Florida Keys and she considers herself lucky since Hurricane Irma forced many of her former neighbors to move off the once-idyllic archipelago. | Video

U.S. veteran pleads guilty to airport killings to avoid death penalty

May 23 2018

MIAMI A U.S. veteran of the war in Iraq on Wednesday pleaded guilty to fatally shooting five people to death at Fort Lauderdale International Airport in January 2017, in a deal approved by a federal judge that spared him the death penalty.

'DO SOMETHING,' Parkland survivors urge action after Texas school shooting

May 18 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. Survivors of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, vowed support on Friday for Texas students caught up in the latest deadly school shooting, saying tighter gun laws were needed to stop further bloodshed.

'DO SOMETHING,' Parkland survivors urge action after Texas school shooting

May 18 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. Survivors of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, vowed support on Friday for Texas students caught up in the latest deadly school shooting, saying tighter gun laws were needed to stop further bloodshed.

Gunman shouting anti-Trump slogans arrested at Miami resort

May 18 2018

DORAL, Fla. A gunman railing against U.S. President Donald Trump opened fire in one of the Republican's Florida golf resorts early on Friday, exchanging gunshots with Miami police who wounded and arrested him, officials said. | Video

Florida man's Princess Di collection celebrates her legacy, fills house

Apr 27 2018

MIAMI John Hoatson's home is a shrine to Princess Diana, with everything from a wedding day portrait to a plush doll and miniature replicas of her wedding shoes. | Video

Parkland students scarred, determined after lives changed forever

Mar 23 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Madeline Gaffney, Diego Pfeiffer and Kayla Sanseverino were normal teens focused on homework and college applications before last month's mass shooting catapulted them into the U.S. debate on gun rights. | Video

Students return to Miami school where bridge collapse killed six

Mar 19 2018

MIAMI Students returned to Florida International University on Monday for their first day of classes since a newly installed pedestrian bridge collapsed last week and killed six people including a student at the school. | Video

Florida school aware of bridge crack before collapse that killed six

Mar 18 2018

MIAMI Engineers and 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 not a safety concern, Florida International University said on Saturday. | Video

Engineer reported cracks in bridge before fatal collapse: transportation agency

Mar 17 2018

MIAMI The engineer overseeing a newly built footbridge that crumbled onto a Miami roadway, killing at least six people, had called the state Transportation Department two days before the collapse to report cracks found in the span, the agency said on Friday. | Video

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