Father of Orlando nightclub attacker was FBI informer

2018-03-27 09:33

The father of Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people in a 2016 attack on an Orlando nightclub, was a long-time confidential informant for the FBI, according to court documents.

Services to mark year since Orlando gay club massacre

2017-06-11 19:31

Church bells will toll throughout the Orlando area as residents reflect on the 49 patrons killed during a massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse in the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

WATCH: New police bodycam video released from nightclub massacre

2017-06-01 13:16

Newly-released video from bodycams on officers responding to a mass shooting at a Florida gay nightclub shows shattered glass inside the club, the sounds of automatic gunfire and an officer shouting, "Come out with your hands up or you will die!"

Prosecutors seek to stop release of Pulse gunman's wife

2017-03-03 06:58

Federal prosecutors are fighting to keep the wife of the Orlando, Florida, nightclub shooter in jail until she is tried on charges she helped her husband scout out potential targets.

City: Pulse calls record killings, shouldn't be disclosed

2016-10-05 09:15

The city of Orlando says 232 emergency calls made inside the Pulse nightclub record a killing or the moments before or after a killing, and they shouldn't be released to the public.

Pulse survivor: Audit needed before $29m pay-out

2016-09-27 17:31

A patron who survived the Pulse nightclub massacre in Florida wants a temporary stop to the distribution of money raised for the victims until an audit is done.

Last hospitalised Orlando shooting survivor discharged

2016-09-07 14:17

Officials at an Orlando hospital say the only survivor of the Pulse nightclub massacre who was still hospitalised has been released.

Orlando nightclub dead felled by 200 bullets

2016-08-09 12:10

The 49 people who were killed in June in the Orlando gay nightclub massacre were struck by 200 bullets, a report by the Orange County coroners' office says.

No go for 'kill the gays' pastor at Spur, Wimpy, Joburg hotel

2016-07-13 14:09

A US pastor who made headlines for praising the mass killings of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida has had his plans for Johannesburg events scuppered by South African businesses not wanting to associate with him.

Gay Pride parade in Germany remembers Orlando victims

2016-07-03 21:29

Hundreds of thousands of people have joined the Gay Pride parade in western Germany, with marchers waving rainbow flags and honouring the victims of the Orlando massacre.


Half-staff flags, bells mark year since Pulse massacre

2017-06-12 09:50

A year after the worst mass shooting in modern US history, people have gathered in the heart of downtown Orlando to remember the 49 patrons killed at a gay nightclub.

How a Pulse nightclub survivor learned to forgive the gunman

2017-06-08 08:06

Ever since the massacre at a US gay nightclub a year ago, Demetrice Naulings positions himself in bed when he goes to sleep so he has a view of his apartment's front door in case anybody tries to get in.

'If you're alive, raise your hand,' officer tells Pulse patrons

2017-04-14 21:13

The sight of so many injured people lying on the dance floor after the Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando led one officer to ask patrons, "If you're alive, raise your hand," according to a new report from police.

Owner no longer wants to sell club targeted by mass shooting

2016-12-06 06:07

The owner of the Florida nightclub where the worst mass shooting in modern US history took place says she is no longer interested in selling the property to the city of Orlando.

Slain Florida club victims' estates to get R4.7m each

2016-09-28 07:07

Official with OneOrlando Fund: estates of the 49 patrons killed in gay nightclub massacre in Orlando to each get $350 000 (about R4.7m) from donations raised for the victims.

WATCH: Katy Perry surprises Orlando shooting survivor in emotional interview

2016-09-09 22:00

Katy Perry surprised an Orlando shooting survivor on The Ellen Show.

Orlando killer's dad at Clinton rally

2016-08-10 08:17

The father of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has been spotted at a speech Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton gave to supporters in the swing state.

Families of deceased Pulse patrons to get highest payments

2016-07-14 21:27

Families of patrons killed at the Pulse nightclub in the US will get the highest payments from a fund established to help victims' families and survivors.

10 bloody attacks around the world this Ramadan

2016-07-06 16:19

A series of attacks, most linked to the Islamic State group, has killed nearly 350 people in eight countries during the holy month of Ramadan.

LGBT gun group membership spikes after Florida shooting

2016-07-03 07:00

Memberships have more than doubled in a national LGBT pro-gun rights organisation since a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 49 people.

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