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Judge approves $1B+ deal in deadly Florida condo collapse

MIAMI (AP) — A judge gave final approval Thursday to a settlement topping $1 billion for victims of the collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium building that killed 98 people, one of the deadlies...

Florida building collapse probe to begin structural testing

The federal investigation into the deadly collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium building is entering a new phase that involves cutting and drilling into concrete and steel to determine what rol...

Attorneys in Florida condo collapse seek about $100M in fees

Attorneys who worked to secure settlements topping $1 billion in the collapse of a beachfront Florida condominium building in which 98 people died are requesting about $100 million in fees and costs, ...

Florida condo collapse settlement reached, tops $1 billion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the families who lost relatives in last year's collapse of a Florida condominium tower that killed 98 people reached a $1.02 billion settlement Friday, provi...

Florida gov signs condo safety bill after building collapse

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will require statewide recertification of condominiums over three stories tall under new legislation Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Thursday as a respons...

Florida passes condominium safety bill in wake of Surfside

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would require statewide recertification of condominiums over three stories tall under a bill sent Wednesday to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis by lawmakers, their legisla...

Judge: Surfside collapse property owners bumped up to $96M

Homeowners with condos in the Florida building that collapsed and killed 98 people nearly a year ago but whose families suffered no loss of life will share at least $96 million from a court settlement...

Lawyers: Nearly $1B tentative settlement in condo collapse

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A nearly $1 billion tentative settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit brought by families of victims and survivors of last June's condominium collapse in Surf...

Pulitzers Live Updates: Slain photographer among winners

NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer for feature photography. Danish Siddiqui a...

Residents evacuated from Florida apartments deemed unsafe

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Residents of a five-story apartment building near Miami have been evacuated after an engineer said its foundation was unsound, as officials heighten focus on the safety ...

Florida mayor voted out less than year after condo collapse

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Residents of a small South Florida town where a beachfront condominium building collapsed last summer killing 98 people voted their mayor out of office on Tuesday. ...

Miami-Dade approves public records for condo associations

MIAMI (AP) — The financial statements and structural safety reports of condominium and homeowner associations must be made public under a new law approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission following...

Florida House OKs bill to prevent condominium collapses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In response to the Surfside condominium collapse that killed 98 people, the Florida House unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would require statewide recertification of an...

Pence: Trump is 'wrong' to say election could be overturned

Former Vice President Mike Pence has directly rebutted Donald Trump's false claims that he somehow could have overturned the results of the 2020 election, saying that the former president was simply “...

Pence: Trump is 'wrong' to say election could be overturned

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday directly rebutted Donald Trump’s false claims that he somehow could have overturned the results of the 2020 election, saying that the former president ...