Dead fish washed up on North Carolina interstate, but why?

U.S. 09/23/18, 12:25

Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence are leaving quite a fishy situation in North Carolina. As floodwaters from the hurricane begin to recede more a week after the storm made landfall, first responders on Saturday came across hundreds of dead fish on a stretch of Interstate 40 that had been hit hard by ...

Soldier returns from Florence relief effort, but his home burglarized

U.S. 09/23/18, 08:34

A North Carolina Army medic, who was put on state active duty to help with Hurricane Florence relief efforts, returned home Friday to find that he'd been robbed. National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in the low-lying riverfront city of New Bern for 10 days after it was battered by strong ...

President Trump embraces young boy who asked ‘Can I have a hug?’

U.S. 09/21/18, 03:52

President Donald Trump visited North and South Carolina on Wednesday to meet with families displaced by Hurricane Florence, which killed at least 37 people, some of them children. While handing out food to families in need, a young boy named Tucker approached him for a hug. President Trump stretched out his arms ...

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

U.S. 09/18/18, 00:57

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods.

Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

Business 09/17/18, 07:32

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans with flood insurance is on the rise, yet Hurricane Florence is likely to make it painfully clear that too many homeowners in the Carolinas and other vulnerable regions remain unprotected.

Photos: How terribly Florence deluges the Carolinas

U.S. 09/17/18, 03:29

The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It’s still raining, and rivers are still rising. All roads in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater. Residents of inland communities who thought they were safe from the storm have to find high ground because of expected ...

Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington

U.S. 09/17/18, 00:34

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Throwing a lifeline to a city surrounded by floodwaters, emergency crews delivered food and water to Wilmington on Monday as rescuers picked up more people stranded by Hurricane Florence and the storm's remnants took aim at the densely populated Northeast.

Video: How people trapped by Florence rescued by helicopter

U.S. 09/16/18, 10:19

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued people affected by the flooding from Hurricane Florence via helicopter in Onslow County, North Carolina. The Coast Guard said they currently have seven helicopters in New Bern, North Carolina, that are coordinating with state emergency operators to get victims to higher ground. "We'll send a rescue basket ...

Family helping family in Florence amid numerous flooded roads (video)

U.S. 09/15/18, 23:51

The Coast Guard, Cajun Navy and other groups have come to the Carolinas to rescue people from Hurricane Florence. But in the end, it’s family that most people turn to. Meanwhile, as the storm headed toward land Thursday night into Friday morning, Cajun Navy helped to rescue more than 150 people, ...

Photos: Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas – ‘Uninvited brute’

U.S. 09/14/18, 13:09

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence lumbered ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, splintering buildings and trapping hundreds of people in high water as it settled in for what could be a long and extraordinarily destructive drenching. More than 60 people had to ...

‘Threat becomes reality’: Florence begins days of rain, wind

U.S. 09/13/18, 16:58

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The big slosh has begun, and the consequences could be disastrous. Hurricane Florence's leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 105 mph (165 kph) winds for a ...

Photos: Speedways, makeshift shelters offer rest to storm evacuees

U.S. 09/13/18, 02:52

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Some of the Southerners escaping Hurricane Florence have found refuge in makeshift shelters, including campgrounds at three of the nation's largest motor speedways. But gas shortages and jammed freeways loomed for evacuees seeking safety from the storm. In North Carolina, 1 in 10 gas stations in Wilmington and ...

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