Florida shooter identified

Man who opened fire at video game tournament in Jacksonville identified as 24-year-old David Katz.Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 2:49 AM

Multiple fatalities in mass-shooting at Florida video game event

Initial reports say at least 4 dead, 11 wounded in Florida shopping center shooting. 1 suspect reported dead at scene in apparent suicide.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2018, 10:49 PM

A Florida mayor's battle against BDS

Bal Harbour mayor explains the legislation that allows police to identify anti-Israel crimes as anti-Semitic.Yoni Kempinski, 6/21/2018, 11:35 AM

Disaster strikes Florida roller coaster

Riders fall 34-feet to the ground from dangling roller coaster car in FloridaUzi Baruch, 6/15/2018, 8:58 AM

4 child hostages murdered in Florida

Gunman who shot police officer before taking 4 kids hostage murders children, turns gun on himself.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2018, 12:42 PM

Watch: Shooting at Trump hotel in Florida

Police body-cam footage from shooting incident at Trump hotel in Florida released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 10:02 AM

Shooting at Doral's Trump National resort

Florida police injure, arrest, shooting suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 11:06 AM

Father of Jewish Parkland victim sues shooter - and deputy

Father of teenage Jewish girl shot and killed in high school shooting sues gunman and deputy who remained outside during shooting.JTA, 5/2/2018, 7:25 AM

US: Israel Independence Day event cancelled over terror threat

Celebration in Miami marking Israel's 70th Independence Day cancelled following warnings of credible terror threats.David Rosenberg, 4/9/2018, 10:07 PM

Watch: Unwanted visitor in Florida swimming pool

Local security officers summoned to deal with 11-foot-long alligator taking a swim in a residential pool.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 12:11 PM

'She put my kid in a closet when her daughter died'

This emotional speech by a Jewish legislator helped pass Florida’s new gun law.JTA, 3/17/2018, 11:15 PM

1 dead, 6 injured after Miami bridge collapses

Bridge under construction near Florida International University collapses, crushing cars beneath.David Rosenberg, 3/15/2018, 10:18 PM

Will year-round daylight saving time hurt the Jewish community?

Orthodox Jews in Florida make 11th hour push to stop all-year daylight saving time bill.JTA, 3/15/2018, 8:38 AM

Florida House approves gun control legislation

Florida lawmakers approve measure that would raise the minimum age for purchasing firearms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 3:39 AM

Jewish center bomb threat suspect charged with hate crimes

Grand juries indict Israeli-American teen suspected of making bomb threats to Jewish community centers.‏Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2018, 8:09 AM

AP retracts embarrassing misquote on Jewish tradition

Syndicated news agency botches quote on families of Jewish victims of Florida school shooting, saying Jews 'sit and shiver' after tragedy.David Rosenberg, 2/27/2018, 3:46 PM

Sheriff Scott Israel won't resign despite claims of negligence

Law enforcement official accused of ignoring warnings about Parkland school shooter, failing to discipline deputies who did not intervene.JTA, 2/26/2018, 7:51 AM

Florida tragedy: Haredi boy found lifeless

Missing haredi boy, a resident of Florida's North Miami Beach, is found lifeless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 11:04 AM

Florida cop resigns after failing to act during school shooting

Florida: Officer assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School resigns after failing to defend students during shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 9:30 AM

Jewish father demands Trump give schools security guards

Father of Parkland school shooting victim says US needs to concentrate on securing schools, regardless of what gun control laws are.JTA, 2/22/2018, 2:02 PM

Was Florida school shooter's mother Jewish?

Nikolas Cruz, who gunned down 17 in Florida high school, claimed his mother was Jewish - yet expressed hatred for Jews, blacks, immigrants.JTA, 2/18/2018, 6:00 PM

Fake News: No evidence Florida gunman tied to white supremacists

Associated Press admits claims it and ADL published by white nationalist group regarding Florida shooter were based on lies.David Rosenberg, 2/18/2018, 4:03 PM

'Scariest thing was not knowing if I'd see my brother again'

Jewish brothers who survived the Florida school shooting learn what they mean to each other.JTA, 2/17/2018, 8:40 PM

Bennett: Israel stamds in grief with Florida and all of America

Diaspora Affairs Minister sends condolence letter to families of Florida shooting victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2018, 8:23 PM

Police: Florida school shooter not tied to far-right militia

Despite claims Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz was linked to far-right militia group, police say no evidence of ties.JTA, 2/16/2018, 2:45 PM

Five Jewish victims identified in Florida school shooting

High school targeted by mass-murderer had large Jewish student population. At least six Jews shot during rampage.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2018, 7:29 PM

Florida gunman charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

19-year-old Nikolas Cruz charged with gunning down students at his former high school, killing 17.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2018, 4:31 PM

Florida shooting is the worst so far in 2018

Florida's school shooting is the eighteenth so far this year, and the third-worst in US history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 2:16 PM

Jewish students among Florida casualties

Victims of Florida school shooting included Jewish students, reports and community leaders say.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 2/15/2018, 8:51 AM

Florida shooter was expelled for 'disciplinary reasons'

Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz may have been identified as a potential threat to fellow students in the past.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2018, 3:07 AM

17 dead in shooting at Florida high school

Shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaves 17 dead. The suspect, a former student, is in custody.Tal Polon and Elad Benari, 2/15/2018, 1:43 AM

Watch: Trump waves to Chabad hasidim

US Pres. Trump stops, waves to Chabad hasidim as they hold signs thanking him for Sholom Rubashkin's release.Michal Levy, 12/23/2017, 11:16 PM

Florida village becomes first to pass anti-Semitism ordinance

Council defines anti-Semitism as a hate crime in effort to make investigations, identifications, easier for police.JTA, 12/18/2017, 8:29 PM

Florida governor: Trump needs to move embassy to Jerusalem

'Jerusalem is Israel's capital, that's where our embassy should be.' Governor Rick Scott calls on President Trump to transfer US embassy.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 11:42 AM

Would-be Florida synagogue bomber to serve time in prison

Man who planned to bomb Miami-area synagogue and Jewish school to undergo medical treatment and serve time in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:06 AM

Watch: Alligator on Florida front porch

Police in Cape Coral, Florida, called last week by a civilian to deal with a unique 'suspicious package.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2017, 1:36 PM

Jewish family’s adopted son accused of trashing Chabad preschool

Florida teenager scrawls Hitler slur on Chabad preschool, smashes bookshelves and televisions.JTA, 11/18/2017, 5:58 PM

Holocaust survivor pulled from car in path of oncoming train

Florida resident's tires get caught in train tracks. Witnesses pull man from vehicle before it is totaled by train.JTA, 11/5/2017, 6:57 PM

Florida: Police and firefighters rescue toddler from vehicle

Toddler takes keys from his mother and locks himself in car, responders break window to free him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2017, 9:07 AM

White supremacist Richard Spencer draws protest at U. of Florida

Spencer, who has called for whites-only ethno-state excluding Jews and other minorities, confronted by protesters at University of Florida.JTA, 10/20/2017, 9:06 AM

Anti-Semitic, racist flyers dropped in Florida neighborhoods

KKK drops anti-Semitic, racist flyers in several Jacksonville, Florida, neighborhoods.JTA, 10/13/2017, 3:08 PM

Reflections after the hurricanes

Chief officer of the ZAKA International Rescue Unit recounts devastation, aid efforts, following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Mati Goldstein, 9/18/2017, 8:49 PM

Florida policeman suspended over anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Police officer posts anti-Semitic jokes, statements, on Facebook. Police department: We take these allegations 'extremely seriously.'JTA, 9/18/2017, 8:02 AM

Israel aids hurricane-ravaged Florida residents

Leader of Israelife Foundation, speaking on Friday, recalls transfer of Israeli aid to Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma.Shlomi Anavi, Israelife, 9/17/2017, 8:18 PM

‘We don’t know when we’ll return to our home’

Watch: James and Ann Williams, World Bnei Akiva emissaries in Florida, tell Arutz Sheva about leaving their home due to Hurricane Irma.Yoni Kempinski, 9/12/2017, 9:44 AM

Storms, love and nonsense of biblical proportions

We are being taught a lesson in humility. Jack Engelhard, 9/11/2017, 1:15 PM

Irma knocks out power across Florida as Tampa Bay battered

Category 2 hurricane crashes into Tampa after ravaging south Florida. 3.3 million homes and businesses without electricity.David Rosenberg, 9/11/2017, 8:58 AM

Trump declares major disaster in Florida

Trump approves major disaster declaration for Florida as Hurricane Irma continues to pummel the state.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2017, 1:05 AM

'Pray for everybody in Florida'

Death toll rises to four, 2 million people lose power as Irma devastates Florida.David Rosenberg, 9/10/2017, 11:03 PM

Sheriff warns: Don't shoot at Hurricane Irma

'To clarify, DO NOT shoot weapons @ Irma. You won't make it turn around & it will have very dangerous side effects.'Mordechai Sones, 9/10/2017, 11:43 AM

Who stayed in Miami despite fear of Irma?

Many people from south Florida can't get out or are choosing to stay, prompting concerns about whether there is enough shelter space.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2017, 10:15 PM

Irma Could 're-energize' to Category 4

Florida Gov. Rick Scott warns people around the path of the storm to 'leave now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2017, 8:21 PM

2 nuclear plants in Hurricane Irma's path at risk

Officials debate whether to shut down Florida nuclear power plants which will be hit by one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded.Gary Willig, 9/7/2017, 4:54 PM

Massive traffic in Florida as residents flee Irma

Residents are fleeing Florida en mass, bringing highways to a halt. Delta, JetBlue cut prices.Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 12:01 PM

'Show up at hurricane shelter? Go straight to jail'

Polk Country Sherriff says that those with outstanding warrants who show up at hurricane shelters will be led directly to prison.Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 10:16 AM

Bubbe lives in the path of Hurricane Irma. Now what?

Jewish organizations help seniors prepare for hurricane, ask families to encourage seniors to evacuate.JTA, 9/6/2017, 3:32 PM

Trump declares emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Trump declares emergencies in Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as Hurricane Irma prepares for landfall.Elad Benari, 9/6/2017, 4:06 AM