Tyndall Air Force Base sustains ‘catastrophic’ damage

U.S. 10/12/18, 10:28

Tyndall Air Force Base suffered catastrophic damage when Hurricane Michael tore through the Florida Panhandle, ripping roofs off airplane hangars, tossing vehicles around a parking lot and leaving a fighter jet that had been on display flipped over on the ground.The home to the nation's 325th Fighter Wing "took a ...

After Michael’s rampage on Florida Panhandle: ‘Nothing Left’

U.S. 10/12/18, 00:14

Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there's utter devastation in their Florida Panhandle community: fishing boats tossed like toys, ...

Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida’s Mexico Beach in shreds

U.S. 10/11/18, 18:48

Hurricane Michael all but erased the tiny community of Mexico Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast, reducing some homes to mere concrete slabs and leaving others in shreds. The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Fla., lays devastated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida ...

Update: Official: Michael responsible for Georgia death

U.S. 10/11/18, 02:46

The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local):2:00 a.m.Storm Surge retreats from inland areas, foreground, where boats lay sunk and damaged at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Fla. Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed ...

Michael charges into Southeast after slamming north Florida

U.S. 10/11/18, 00:36

Hurricane Michael's battering waves swamped streets and docks and shrieking winds splintered trees and rooftops. The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Florida's Panhandle left widespread destruction and wasn't finished Thursday as it crossed Georgia toward the Carolinas, a region still reeling from epic flooding in Hurricane Florence.Derailed box ...

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

U.S. 10/10/18, 20:18

Powerful Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive march inland across the Southeast. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years and at least one death was ...

Florida Panhandle reporters in the dark as Michael hits land

Florida 10/10/18, 15:46

Local news reporters were working in the dark as Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida's Panhandle.The News Herald in Panama City tweeted that conditions were "getting very nasty here" as the hurricane's eye closed in. The newsroom was running on generator power without internet access.The newspaper tweeted that reporters were ...

Evacuate or not? Some gamble on staying despite Michael

U.S. 10/10/18, 03:15

Timothy Thomas isn't budging from his home on Ocean View Drive, even though it's directly in the path of Hurricane Michael. Thomas, a 50-year-old air conditioning repairman, plans to defy an evacuation order and ride out the monster storm in an apartment that's just a few hundred yards from the beach ...

Update: Michael strengthens to a Category 4 hurricane

U.S. 10/10/18, 02:25

The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local):2:10 a.m.Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;The National Hurricane Center says Michael has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.Graphic shows the predicted wind speeds over ...

Michael strengthens into Category 2 hurricane

U.S. 10/09/18, 07:23

The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 8 a.m. Hurricane Michael has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top wind speeds of 100 mph (155 kph) as it continues its path toward the Florida Panhandle. As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was moving north-northwestward over the southern Gulf of Mexico ...

Alabama police chief charged with lewd act at Florida beach

U.S. 10/05/18, 07:16

An Alabama police chief has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for actions at a Florida beach.News outlets reported 44-year-old Billy Maurice Driggers was arrested Thursday at his office in Level Plains, Alabama.Panama City Beach, Florida, police said Driggers is accused of fondling himself while watching women at a ...

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

America 09/24/18, 07:26

The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela. Around a U-shaped table in a hotel towering above the Panama Canal, U.S. Treasury Department officials distributed a list of suspected shell companies that they believe senior Venezuelan officials have used across the globe ...

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