Stories tagged: Florence
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 9 a.m.
A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday in the shooting of seven law enforcement officers, one of whom died, as deputies tried …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday, one fatally, in a confrontation with a man who held children hostage as he fired on the officers, officials said.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed for at least 37 deaths, including …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Stranded by Florence’s epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles Saturday to rescue hundreds of people trapped by Florence’s shoreline onslaught, even as North Carolina …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Just months ago, disaster planners simulated a Category 4 hurricane strike alarmingly similar to the real-word scenario now unfolding on a dangerously vulnerable stretch of the East Coast.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
Florence has been upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane and is likely to cause “life-threatening” surf and rip current conditions in Bermuda later this week.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
The tourist magnet of Florence is cracking down on visitors who eat on sidewalks, doorsteps or driveways during lunch or dinner time.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence chugged across the Atlantic on Sunday toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week, triggering warnings to people up and down …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
An Oregon woman and her husband have each been sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for sexual abuse charges.