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Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina, downgraded to tropical storm

2 hours 6 min ago

Isaias is once again a hurricane as it is poised to make landfall in the Carolinas on Monday night.

One hour apart, Florida corrections officer, his wife die of COVID-19

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 18:04

Jackson Correctional Institution officer Robert “Wayne” Rogers, 65, is the first state prison officer to have died of COVID-19, the deadly respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, a disease raging through the Florida prison system.

MAP: Here’s the latest forecast track of Tropical Storm Isaias

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 14:34

Here's the latest forecast track of Tropical Storm Isaias, which was downgraded from hurricane status. The storm left the area of the Florida coast and is expected to make landfall near Myrtle Beach, N.C., as a Category 1 hurricane in the next 12 hours.

When a storm approaches, shelters will point some to a COVID hotel

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 14:25

Florida used Isaias as a trial run for storm season, trying out its evacuation plan. When people showed up with COVID-19 at shelters, the state put them up in nearby hotels.

State Rep. Randy Fine admitted to hospital with coronavirus

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:36

State Rep. Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) was admitted to a hospital Sunday because of his downward progress from a battle with COVID-19.

As Trump resumes Florida ads, a blunt campaign urges young Black voters to vote against him

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 10:36

A series of three new ads are going online in Florida and three other states, aimed at encouraging young Black votes to turnout in this year’s election – to vote against President Donald Trump. Like many political ads, the spots use stark imagery to deliver their message.

Monitoring Florida’s COVID-19 case surge: These are the numbers to watch.

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:24

A month after Florida began the first phase of reopening, a critical point in which experts say we would begin to see any effects the moves have had on coronavirus cases. Use these updating charts to monitor new cases, testing, deaths and hospitalization trends by county.

Here are South Florida’s state legislative races to watch

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:22

Florida voters will effectively decide several legislative races on Aug. 18. The Florida Legislature will be making some tough decisions as the coronavirus pandemic sends the state’s revenues plummeting.

Florida: Todo sobre el sorpresivo video viral de hombre que recorre 9 millas en autopista sobre el capó de un tractor de remolque | Mira el vídeo

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:22

Vestido solo con una camiseta y lo que parece un par de ropa interior gris, un hombre de Florida dio un paseo de 9 millas en el capó de un camión con remolque que viajaba hacia el norte en la autopista de Florida este sábado por la tarde. Las autoridades dicen que era un adorno de capucha inoportuno.

Map: Find out if you are in a watch or warning area as Hurricane Isaias approaches Florida

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:18

Find out if you're under a watch or warning for Hurricane Isaias, which is forecast to track toward Florida's east coast over the next 36 hours. The maps are updated every 10 minutes.

Broward clerk of courts race heats up headed into Aug. 18 primary

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:16

Incumbent Brenda Forman is up against two retired Broward Circuit judges, Paul Backman and Mark Speiser.

Broward’s next top prosecutor: A look at the many candidates as election draws near

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:11

A crowded pack of candidates is in the running to become Broward County's new state attorney. With longtime prosecutor Mike Satz departing, it'll be the first change in decades.

Tropical system could form this week in mid-Atlantic, NHC says

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 06:47

New system, located east of the Caribbean, has 60% chance of forming over the next five days, NHC said Monday.

Federal judge whose son was killed by gunman dressed as FedEx driver speaks out: ’We are living every parent’s worst nightmare’

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 06:11

A federal judge whose son was killed and husband wounded by a crazed gunman disguised as a FedEx driver detailed her last moments with your only child in an emotional video posted online.

Tropical Storm Isaias spared South Florida, but it was a good practice run in a busy hurricane season

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 20:12

The slow-moving Isaias frustrated Floridians who didn’t know what to expect or when, and it grew into a hurricane for a time, but it couldn’t keep up its strength against unfavorable conditions and ultimately slid past South Florida without causing much damage.

NASA, SpaceX make history with astronaut splashdown: ‘Welcome back to planet Earth’

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 18:13

America’s quest to once again fly humans to space and bring them back again was realized Sunday with a cannonball splash into the Gulf of Mexico.

Florida heads toward 500,000 COVID-19 cases; 62 more deaths reported

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 13:37

The state has tallied 487,132 cases and 7,206 deaths since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to the Florida Department of Health.

After Tropical Storm Isaias, some businesses remain closed Sunday

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 08:53

Even before the storm arrived, several businesses announced they would be closed Saturday and Sunday. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed.

First astronaut splashdown in 45 years is set for Sunday, in the Gulf of Mexico to avoid Isaias

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 05:28

Two very special mementos will splash down on Earth with astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley who, if schedules hold, will return home Sunday after two months in space.

Florida man takes 9-mile turnpike ride on hood of a tractor trailer | Video

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 15:53

Clad only in a t-shirt and what looks like a pair of grey underwear, a Florida man took a 9-mile ride on the hood of a tractor trailer traveling northbound on Florida’s turnpike this Saturday afternoon. Authorities say he was an unwelcome hood ornament.

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