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Nation Jul 07Crews give up hope of finding survivors at Florida condo collapse site
Emergency workers are giving up on any hope of finding survivors in a collapsed Florida condo building. Authorities told sobbing families Wednesday that there was “no chance of life” in the rubble.
Nation Jul 07WATCH: 10 more victims found in rubble of Florida condo; death toll now 46
The search for victims of the collapse of a Miami-area high-rise condominium reached its 14th day on Wednesday, as workers uncovered 10 more bodies from the rubble and officials sounded more and more grim about the prospects of finding anyone…
Nation Jul 04Drilling nearly done to demolish rest of collapsed condo
The decision to demolish the Surfside building came after concerns mounted that the damaged structure was at risk of falling, endangering the crews below and preventing them from operating in some areas.
Nation Jul 03With storm looming, demolition of collapsed condo to start
The search and rescue mission at the collapsed Florida condominium has been suspended as a crew prepares for the demolition of the remainder of the building, a fire official said Saturday.
Nation Jul 02WATCH: Officials give update on Florida building collapse as hurricane approaches
Elsa strengthened into the first hurricane of the Atlantic season on Friday as it blew off roofs and snapped trees in the eastern Caribbean, where officials closed schools, businesses, and airports.
Nation Jul 02WATCH: Tally of missing in condo collapse falls to 128 after audit
The tally of the missing in the Florida condominium collapse was substantially reduced Friday, from 145 to 128, after duplicate names were eliminated and some people reported missing turned up safe, officials said.
Nation Jul 01Safety concerns halt rescue efforts at condo collapse site
Rescue efforts at the site of a partially collapsed Florida condominium building were halted Thursday out of concern about the stability of the remaining structure, officials said.
Nation Jun 30WATCH: Officials give update on Florida building collapse as death toll rises to 16
Since the sudden collapse of the 12-story Champlain Towers South last week in Surfside, rescuers have been working to peel back layers of concrete on the pancaked building without disturbing the unstable pile of debris.
Nation Jun 28Rescuers continue searching collapsed Florida building as death toll rises to 11
Rescuers searching for a fifth day for survivors of a Florida condo building collapse used bucket brigades and heavy machinery Monday as they worked atop a precarious mound of pulverized concrete.
Nation Jun 27Families frustrated at slow pace of condo rescue
As the death toll rose Sunday to nine, relatives were growing increasingly desperate for news and worried about the slow progress and dwindling hopes. No one has been pulled alive from the pile since hours after the collapse on Thursday…