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October 6, 2021, 6:23 PM

Judge: Mediator will sort claims in Florida condo collapse

A judge says a mediator will be named to sort through claims arising from the collapse of a Florida condominium that killed 98 people
October 6, 2021, 6:23 PM
1 month ago

Recovered items will be returned to condo collapse victims

Personal property recovered from the destroyed units of a South Florida condo building that collapsed will be divided into two categories: soft items and hard items
1 month ago
1 month ago

Surfside tragedy

Surfside, Florida, Congress woman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on marking 3-month anniversary of condo collapse.
1 month ago
Surfside tragedy
1 month ago

Surfside land swap for Florida condo collapse site rejected

Commissioners in Surfside, Florida, have rejected a proposal to trade public land to the eventual buyer of the condominium collapse site
1 month ago
2 months ago

4th person accused of stealing IDs from Surfside victims

Authorities say a fourth person has been accused of stealing the identities of victims in the South Florida condominium collapse that killed 98 people
2 months ago
4th person accused of stealing IDs from Surfide victims
2 months ago

Officials: 3 arrests made in condo collapse victim ID thefts

Prosecutors say three people have been arrested on charges involving the theft of the identities of some of the victims of June’s deadly South Florida condominium collapse
2 months ago
2 months ago

Museum preserves memorial wall for building collapse victims

Officials with a South Florida museum are collecting the photos, notes and other personal items that make up a memorial wall near the site of the deadly building collapse that killed 98 people
2 months ago
2 months ago

Report: Evidence of extensive corrosion in collapsed condo

Video released by a team of federal investigators shows evidence of corrosion.
2 months ago
Report: Evidence of extensive corrosion in collapsed condo
2 months ago

Helping those who responded to the Surfside condo collapse

A team from the University of Central Florida was deployed to Surfside to make sure first responders had the mental health support they needed.
2 months ago
Helping those who responded to the Surfside condo collapse
3 months ago

Bidder offers up to $120 million for collapsed condo site

A private bidder is willing to offering up to $120 million to purchase the Miami-area oceanfront property where the collapsed Champlain Towers South building once stood
3 months ago
3 months ago

Miami orders residents to evacuate 8-story condo building

Another South Florida condo building is being evacuated six weeks after the collapse of a Surfside condominium
3 months ago
3 months ago

Judge: Preserving evidence key to Florida collapse probe

A judge says preserving the evidence is critical to understanding why a Florida oceanfront condominium collapsed and to protecting the legal rights of victims and others
3 months ago
3 months ago

Body camera shows initial response after Surfside building collapse

Newly released footage shows first responders just minutes after the fatal building collapse near Miami Beach in June.
3 months ago
Body camera shows initial response after Surfside building collapse
3 months ago

Newly released body cam footage shows chaos, shock minutes after Surfside building collapse

The screams of people shouting for help can be heard in newly released body cam footage from officers responding to the June 24 collapse of the Surfside condo building.
3 months ago
Newly released footage shows chaos, shock minutes after Surfside building collapse
3 months ago

Newly released video shows chaotic moments after Surfside condo collapse

Ninety-eight people were killed when the condominium in Miami collapsed in late June.
3 months ago
Newly released video shows chaotic moments after Surfside condo collapse
3 months ago

Final Surfside building collapse victim is identified

The remains of the last victim of the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse have been identified, a relative confirmed to ABC News Monday.
3 months ago
Final Surfside building collapse victim is identified
3 months ago

What we know about the victims of the Surfside building collapse

Local police have released the names of all but three of the victims.
3 months ago
What we know about the victims of the Surfside building collapse
3 months ago

Family: Last victim ID'd in Florida condo building collapse

A relative says the last victim of the Florida building collapse has been identified
3 months ago
3 months ago

Firefighters return home a month after Surfside collapse

The firefighters had been camping out at the site of the building collapse for weeks as the rescue mission turned into a recovery effort.
3 months ago
Firefighters return home a month after Surfside collapse
3 months ago

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

Firefighters have officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building
3 months ago
Firefighters officially end search in Florida condo collapse
3 months ago

Judge: $150M initially for victims in Florida condo collapse

A judge says victims and families who suffered losses in the collapse of a 12-story oceanfront Florida condominium will get a minimum of $150 million in compensation initially
3 months ago
3 months ago

Judge: All options on table for site of collapsed building

A South Florida judge says all options remain on the table as a decision is made over what to do with the property where a 12-story condominium tower collapsed last month
3 months ago
Recovery effort at Surfside building collapse could end soon
3 months ago

911 calls from condo collapse reveal residents’ terror

Some of the calls came from residents trying to escape. ABC News’ Andrew Dymburt has the details.
3 months ago
911 calls from condo collapse reveal residents’ terror
3 months ago

Chilling 911 calls released from Surfside condo collapse

For the first time, officials released calls from residents who raced to escape the collapse. Plus, documents show warning signs were reported as early as 1996.
3 months ago
Chilling 911 calls released from Surfside condo collapse
3 months ago

911 calls from Surfside residents convey panic, disbelief in wake of collapse

911 calls from Surfside residents convey panic and disbelief in wake of the condo building's partial collapse last month.
3 months ago
'You gotta get us out of here': Surfside 911 calls convey panic, disbelief
3 months ago

911 calls released in Surfside condo collapse

Authorities released 911 calls from witnesses and people who were trapped in the Surfside building collapse. Town documents have revealed problems with the pool deck and underground parking garage.
3 months ago
911 calls released in Surfside condo collapse
3 months ago

Surfside building collapse latest: Death toll rises to 94

At least 94 people have been confirmed dead since a 12-story residential building partially collapsed in South Florida last month.
3 months ago
Surfside building collapse latest: Death toll rises to 94
3 months ago

Collapsed Surfside building needed repairs in 1996

Documents show that areas of the collapsed building in Surfside, Florida, needed repairs as early as 1996.
3 months ago
Collapsed Surfside building needed repairs in 1996
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Documents show garage ceilings of Surfside building were problematic as early as 1996
3 months ago

Coffin of nanny killed in condo collapse returns to Paraguay

The remains of a young Paraguayan nanny among those killed in the collapse of a Florida condominium tower has arrived home, her coffin wrapped in a national flag and with a photograph of her young face
3 months ago
3 months ago

Searchers recover personal possessions from collapse rubble

Recovery crews at the Florida condominium collapse are cataloging all personal possessions found in the rubble in hopes of returning them to families of the dead or survivors
3 months ago
3 months ago

At least 94 bodies recovered from Surfside condo collapse

Up to 22 people remain unaccounted for as crews continue to remove over 14 million pounds of concrete and debris.
3 months ago
At least 94 bodies recovered from Surfside condo collapse
4 months ago

Miami-Dade County official tests positive for COVID-19, raising concern about Surfside site

Jose "Pepe" Diaz, chairman of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, and his chief of staff, Isidoro Lopez, have both tested positive for COVID-19.
4 months ago
Florida official tests positive for COVID-19, raising concern about Surfside site
4 months ago

Lively leader of Cuban American community among Fla. victims

One of the at least 90 people killed fought in the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.
4 months ago
Condo collapse victim fought at failed Bay of Pigs invasion
4 months ago

90 confirmed dead in Surfside collapse

The death toll in the Surfside building collapse reached 90 after crews recovered additional victims over the past day, officials announced.
4 months ago
90 confirmed dead in Surfside collapse
4 months ago

Search at collapse site revives memories of past tragedies

Rescuers say the search in Surfside brings back memories of past disasters.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Awaiting news, families of condo victims bond together

Families waiting in agony for news on relatives who were in the Florida condo building when it collapsed are turning to each other for support
4 months ago
4 months ago

Officials give latest update on Surfside recovery

There are now 211 people accounted for and 86 confirmed dead.
4 months ago
Officials give latest update on Surfside recovery
4 months ago

Surfside building collapse death toll rises to 86

Officials announced 62 victims are now identified, 211 people are accounted for and 43 are potentially unaccounted for as the recovery effort entered its 17th day.
4 months ago
Surfside building collapse death toll rises to 86
4 months ago

'Heartbreaking': Death toll in Florida condo collapse now 79

No one has been found alive since the first hours after building fell June 24.
4 months ago
Mayor: Death toll in Florida condo collapse now 78
4 months ago

Artist uses his brush to turn Surfside's pain into hope

A Dallas artist was turned away last month when he offered to help dig for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed condo tower near Miami
4 months ago
4 months ago

DeSantis parts with Trump in response to Surfside tragedy

The tragedy in Surfside, Florida, is exposing voters to a different side of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis as he prepares for a reelection bid next year that could propel him into a presidential campaign
4 months ago
4 months ago

Death toll rises to 78 after 14 more bodies recovered in Surfside building collapse

Officials said that 62 people are still unaccounted for.
4 months ago
Death toll rises to 78 after 14 more bodies recovered in Surfside building collapse
4 months ago

Residents evacuated from condo can retrieve essential items

Residents of a Florida condo who evacuated over safety issues can collect items.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Emotional moments from Surfside building collapse

Mayor Charles Burkett delivered an emotional speech as first responders continue to look for victims of the Surfside building collapse. Over 80 people are still unaccounted for.
4 months ago
Emotional moments from Surfside building collapse
4 months ago

Recovery workers vow not to let up in Florida condo collapse

A somber moment of silence marked the end of the search for Surfside survivors.
4 months ago
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Surfside survivor recalls harrowing escape from collapsed building

On June 24, Zulia Taub watched her life crumble to the ground.
4 months ago
Surfside survivor recalls harrowing escape from collapsed building
4 months ago

Recovery crews at Surfside building collapse find 4 more bodies

Officials give an update in the recovery efforts at the building collapse, as the death toll rose to 64.
4 months ago
Recovery crews at Surfside building collapse find 4 more bodies
4 months ago

At least 60 dead, 80 still unaccounted for two weeks after Surfside collapse

Authorities announced overnight that search and rescue efforts are transitioning to a recovery operation.
4 months ago
At least 60 dead, 80 still unaccounted for two weeks after Surfside collapse
4 months ago

City: Evacuated Miami area condo still unsafe for occupancy

North Miami Beach officials say a condominium building that was evacuated because of safety concerns must stay unoccupied until the condo association submits a new 40-year recertification report that addresses all structural and electrical issues
4 months ago
City: Evacuated Miami area condo still unsafe for occupancy