Bidder offers up to $120 million for collapsed condo site

A private bidder is willing to offer up to $120 million to purchase the Miami-area oceanfront property where the collapsed Champlain Towers South building once stood. The offer was revealed Wednesday during a hearing before Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman, who is overseeing the dozens of lawsuits that have been filed since the condominium collapsed June […]

DeSantis thanks first responders, hands out bonus checks to law enforcement

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference in Surfside Tuesday morning during which he handed out $1,000 bonus checks to first responders at the Surfside condominium collapse. Governor Ron DeSantis returned to Surfside on Tuesday to thank first responders in person, expressing his gratitude for all their hard work and putting their lives on the […]

Video released of officers responding to Surfside condo collapse

Officials in Surfside released body camera footage Tuesday from the first police officers who responded to the collapse of a condo building that left 98 people dead. Officers arrived just minutes after the east side of Champlain Tower South pancaked in the early morning hours of June 24. Each video lasts about 18 minutes. Clouds […]

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Surfside condo collapse victims, families honored at memorial concert

The community around Surfside came together Sunday for a concert to remember the Champlain Towers South collapse victims and their family members. “We are here because we love those people, we love the people that are suffering right now,” said Juanita Sepulveda. She was among the hundreds of people who came together for the concert. […]

Saturday marked one month since Surfside tragedy devastated South Florida community

It’s been one month since our South Florida community was rocked by the tragedy of Surfside. The investigation is only just beginning, and at least one family waits for the closure they need. At around 1:30 a.m. on June 24, the calls came in. The Champlain Towers South condo building in Surfside came crumbling down. […]

Firefighters officially end search in Florida condo collapse

Firefighters officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building on Friday, even as police and forensic specialists continue working to identify human remains. Miami-Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah told The Associated Press that the fire department’s role in recovering remains at the collapsed Surfside condominium has finished. […]

Task force to recommend condo safety solutions to avert future disasters

Are you safe in your own home? That’s the question keeping many people up at night since the deadly condo collapse in Surfside. Only two Florida counties, Miami-Dade and Broward, require inspection of buildings 40 years after construction, but Friday will see a meeting to address the issue. A task force assigned to assess condominium […]

Surfside condo collapse rubble nearly cleared; 22M pounds of debris removed

New images of the site of the Champlain Towers South collapse site show just how much progress has been made in clearing the mountain of debris and rubble. More than 22 million pounds of debris have been cleared from the site. State Senator Jason Pizzo posted the images on Twitter which show the site is […]