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After Irma

Complete coverage of Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that struck Florida

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:40 AM PDT

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

The Florida Legislature finds itself dealing with not only the aftermath of Hurricane Irma but also the impact of Hurricane Maria. State economist Amy Baker told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 09:29 AM PDT

Yellow Wristbands, Segregation for Florida Homeless in Irma

Yellow Wristbands, Segregation for Florida Homeless in Irma

Shelby Hoogendyk says that when she, her husband and her 17-month-old son arrived at an emergency shelter as Hurricane Irma closed in, they were separated from others by yellow wristbands and told to stay in an...

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 04:07 AM PDT

2 Electric Workers Lose Wedding Rings Doing Irma Cleanup

2 Electric Workers Lose Wedding Rings Doing Irma Cleanup

Two linemen who spent days restoring power in the Tampa Bay area had the same unfortunate mishap: They lost their wedding rings. Both were heartbroken, frustrated and hoping for some kind of mini miracle....

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:57 AM PDT

Fla. Nursing Home Victims' Body Temps Nearly 110: Officials

Fla. Nursing Home Victims' Body Temps Nearly 110: Officials

By the time a 70-year-old woman was evacuated from Florida's Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills at 6:42 a.m. last Wednesday, she was in cardiac arrest and her body was blazing hot, according to officials....

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:01 AM PDT

Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic

Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed catastrophic flash flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:47 AM PDT

This Time, FEMA Isn't Responding to Hurricanes With Trailers

This Time, FEMA Isn't Responding to Hurricanes With Trailers

The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents without homes more than...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 05:18 PM PDT

'Long Road to Go': Officials Talk Irma Relief in the Keys

'Long Road to Go': Officials Talk Irma Relief in the Keys

With the lower Florida Keys reopened, residents were trying to get back to business as usual Monday though there's some serious cleanup that needs to be done first. Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Health and Human...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 09:29 AM PDT

Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing

Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing

Officials in Manatee County, Florida, are under fire after an interpreter for the deaf warned residents about "bears" and "monsters" during a Hurricane Irma emergency press conference.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:57 AM PDT

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is scheduled to survey agricultural damage in Florida from Hurricane Irma. Perdue will visit the state Monday, starting in Clewiston. According to a news release,...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 08:29 AM PDT

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from...

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Red Flag Warning Issued for LA and Ventura Counties
Red Flag Warning Issued for LA and Ventura Counties

Due to moderate to strong winds and low humidity, red flag warnings were issued for the mountains and valleys of Los Angeles County, along with the mountains of Ventura, the National Weather Service announced...

Chargers Fumble on Goal Line Late, Lose to Titans 23-20
Chargers Fumble on Goal Line Late, Lose to Titans 23-20

Jurrell Casey recovered a fumble by Melvin Gordon at the goal line with 15 seconds left, and the Tennessee Titans pulled out a 23-20 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Chargers after a frantic finish.

Woman's Name Added to California Vietnam Memorial for First Time
Woman's Name Added to California Vietnam Memorial for First Time

Southern California troops were among 20 names added to the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Sacramento Sunday, including the first woman to have her name etched on the monument.

US Troops in Syria Going to Iraq, Not Home as Trump Claims
US Troops in Syria Going to Iraq, Not Home as Trump Claims

While President Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his Pentagon chief says all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the American military will...

Rams Snap Skid by Beating Falcons 37-10 as Ryan Hurts Ankle
Rams Snap Skid by Beating Falcons 37-10 as Ryan Hurts Ankle

The Rams (4-3) snapped a three-game losing streak in the debut of Ramsey, the former All-Pro cornerback acquired from Jacksonville earlier in the week.

Saddleridge Fire Containment at 80%
Saddleridge Fire Containment at 80%

Firefighters working under a red flag warning Sunday continued the process of containing the Saddleridge Fire in the northern San Fernando Valley and looking for hot spots to put out as low humidity and gusty...