Florida http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37585/all en Second sinkhole emerges in Tampa, near site of deadly accident (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130305/second-sinkhole-emerges-tampa-near-site-deadly-a Another sinkhole has emerged in Tampa, Florida, only days after a huge sinkhole swallowed up Jeff Bush on Feb 28, local authorities say — heralding the beginning of Florida's notorious "sinkhole season."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130305/second-sinkhole-emerges-tampa-near-site-deadly-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Americas Want to Know Science United States Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:23:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5773837 at http://www.globalpost.com Massacre thwarted at Florida university campus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130318/florida-university-campus-evacuated-after-suicid Police stop a massacre at the University of Central Florida. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130318/florida-university-campus-evacuated-after-suicid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida guns school shooting Americas Want to Know United States Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:43:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5786890 at http://www.globalpost.com Florida university student had planned wider attack prior to suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130319/florida-university-student-had-planned-wider-att University of Central Florida student James Oliver Seevakumaran had reportedly planned a wider attack before police responded to a 911 call placed by his roomate, prompting a police response that appears to have thwarted his plan.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130319/florida-university-student-had-planned-wider-att" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Need to Know Americas United States Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:49:56 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5787594 at http://www.globalpost.com Dozens injured after Miami bar deck collapses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130614/dozens-injured-after-miami-area-bar-deck-collaps Dozens were injured after the deck of a Miami sports bar collapsed during the popular NBA Finals, with some of those present critically injured by the accident.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130614/dozens-injured-after-miami-area-bar-deck-collaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Miami Need to Know Americas United States Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:12:06 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5857170 at http://www.globalpost.com Florida teen survives alligator bite to the head http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/130709/florida-teen-survives-alligator-bite-the-head A seventeen-year-old Floridian survived a surprise attack by an alligator while he took a dip in a swimming pool Monday, managing to escape after the reptile bit him on the head. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/130709/florida-teen-survives-alligator-bite-the-head" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Americas Strange But True United States Weird Wide Web GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:30:49 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5879413 at http://www.globalpost.com Florida boy dies from 'brain-eating' parasite http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/health/130826/florida-boy-dies-brain-eating-parasite A twelve-year-old Florida boy has died after a weeks-long battle with a 'brain-eating' amoeba, which he likely contracted while playing in fresh water. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/health/130826/florida-boy-dies-brain-eating-parasite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Need to Know Americas Health United States Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:44:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5918175 at http://www.globalpost.com Grave excavations begin at infamous Florida reform school (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130831/grave-excavations-begin-at-infamous-florida-refo Anthropologists will begin excavating dozens of graves at an infamous Florida reform school where many men allege they were severely abused. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130831/grave-excavations-begin-at-infamous-florida-refo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Americas Want to Know United States Sat, 31 Aug 2013 15:32:25 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5922156 at http://www.globalpost.com One dead, 2 injured in Miami lightning strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130902/one-dead-and-two-injured-miami-lightning-strike "Anytime you have a thunderstorm, no matter where you are, we do advise individuals to seek some type of shelter, we do recommend that you do not stand underneath a tree or close by metal objects."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130902/one-dead-and-two-injured-miami-lightning-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida lightning Americas Want to Know United States Tue, 03 Sep 2013 04:46:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5923082 at http://www.globalpost.com This river otter attacked a Florida alligator and ate it alive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/140310/river-otter-attacks-florida-alligator-crocodile-python <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> First snakes, now otters. When will the croco-gator buffet end? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sarah Dougherty </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nature has officially gone insane.</p> <p>Last week we gaped in horror at these photos of a <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/140303/snake-eats-crocodile-after-epic-battle-australia-photos">10-foot python strangling and swallowing an entire crocodile</a> in northern Queensland, Australia. The epic, 5-hour struggle ended when &ldquo;the snake uncoiled itself, came around to the front, and started to eat the crocodile face-first,&rdquo; according to an eyewitness. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/140310/river-otter-attacks-florida-alligator-crocodile-python" target="_blank">read more</a></p> alligator Florida Home otter Regions Americas Want to Know Asia-Pacific Wildlife News Culture & Lifestyle Science United States Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:49:55 +0000 Sarah Dougherty 6092126 at http://www.globalpost.com