On Oct. 1, 1971, Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream. In the five decades since, the vacation destination continued to expand with new stories and characters and adventures to cherish for a lifetime. And now with a major milestone approaching, guests can share in “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” beginning Oct. 1, 2021, in honor of the resort’s 50th anniversary. Continue reading
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 19, 2017) (REUTERS) – Hundreds of police officers were deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday (October 19) to guard against unrest over a speech by a white nationalist that was expected to draw thousands in protest. Continue reading
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 07, 2017) (NBC) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida was boarded up on Thursday (September 7) bracing for Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in half a century which resulted in hurricane and storm surge warnings for south Florida and the Florida Keys. Continue reading
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (MAY 07, 2017) (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – The U.S. military’s experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday (May 7) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.
U.S. authorities have arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, the U.S. attorney general says.
Gloria Williams, age 51, is charged with kidnapping at a South Carolina jailhouse hearing, accused of abducting Kamiyah Mobley, now 18-year-old, just hours after Mobley was born in a Jacksonville, Florida hospital.
Police in Alaska took a handgun from the man accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale’s airport, but gave it back to him last month. Continue reading
Airport passengers are seen running for cover at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, long after a shooter is reportedly taken into custody.
Morning footage captures the scene of a gay nightclub in Orlando where 50 people were killed and 53 wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Florida community discusses police officer’s fatal shooting of a black musician.