July 29, 2021

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Miami Beach apartment building evacuated due to concrete deterioration

City officials in Miami Beach, Florida, evacuated an apartment building Monday because of concrete deterioration, an attorney for the building's owners said. The building, at 6881 Indian Creek Drive, is at least the fourth in Florida to be have been evacuated or partly evacuated since the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in...

‘Tragic accident’: Boy, 6, drowns while on family vacation in Florida

July 7, 2021 | 8:54pm | Updated July 7, 2021 | 8:54pm Enlarge Image The body of little Enrique Cortez-Dubon was discovered in sand on the shores of Panama City Beach. Panama City Beach / Twitter A 6-year-old boy is believed to have drowned in the Gulf of Mexico during a family vacation to Florida,…

Boeing 737 cargo jet crashes into sea off Honolulu, Hawaii

image captionThe plane was en route from Honolulu to Kahului on the island of Maui when it crashedA Boeing 737 cargo plane with two people on board has crashed off the coast of Hawaii after experiencing engine trouble.The aircraft was en route from Honolulu to the island of Maui, but went down in the water…

Three dead, two missing after group floating North Carolina river goes over dam

Three people are dead and two others are missing after a group floating a North Carolina river on inner tubes went over a dam, officials said Thursday night.Four people were rescued from the Dan River, officials said.The incident at the dam happened near dark Wednesday, but authorities weren’t notified until a Duke Energy employee saw…

Cop hit by ricochet at NYPD firing range in the Bronx

June 17, 2021 | 7:46pm | Updated June 17, 2021 | 7:46pm Enlarge Image A NYPD officers was injured at the Rodman's Neck Outdoor Range on June 17, 2021 in the Bronx. Matthew McDermott An NYPD cop was wounded when a ricocheting bullet at the Rodman’s Neck police firing range struck him in the neck…

Retailers stuck in the middle of CDC’s ‘confusing’ new mask policy

May 14, 2021 | 1:01pm | Updated May 14, 2021 | 5:57pm Enlarge Image Retailers are unsure how to address the situation since many states have not yet lifted their own mask mandates. Newsday via Getty Images Welcome to “maskageddon.” The CDC’s new mask policy — allowing vaccinated people to largely ditch their masks —…

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