Alleged Colorado gunman James Holmes appeared more alert and focused in court Monday. He officially faces 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder. Pierce O’Farrill, who was shot three times during the incident, said he thought he was going to die. He told his church congregation he forgives the alleged shooter.
A small child was rushed to the hospital Friday evening after a dog attack in Florida City.
One person was tased and arrested during a transgender rights march in Fort Lauderdale Friday night.
A burglary suspect picked the wrong house in a Fort Myers neighborhood Tuesday.
News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the briefing after White House press secretary Sean Spicer restricted the number of journalists included. Typically, the daily briefing is televised and open to all news organizations credentialed to cover the White House.
Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories. With the outcome of Saturday's vote uncertain, former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison made a final push Friday to cajole support from the hundreds of state party leaders, donors and activists who make up the Democratic National Committee and determine the party's direction.
Tourists from all over the world travel to Miami Beach to enjoy the beaches and the bars. However, the tourist hotspot is also a popular hangout for some trouble maker, which is a growing concern for both neighbors and city leaders.