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Regulators: North Carolina flooding too bad to tally environmental harm

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.

Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home

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.

Flood victims get food and water; rain spreads to Northeast

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.

Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

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.

Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland rivers

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.

In simulation, Category 4 hurricane devastated East Coast

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.


Hurricane Florence upgraded to Category 4

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.


Florence bans eating on sidewalks, doorsteps at meal times

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.

Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

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 …


Oregon couple gets 40-plus years in prison for sexual abuse

An Oregon woman and her husband have each been sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for sexual abuse charges.