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After Irma

After Irma

Complete coverage of Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that struck Florida

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 08:29 AM PDT

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:43 AM PDT

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 02:54 AM PDT

Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

Hurricane Maria was downgraded to Category 4 and its maximum sustained winds decreased slightly to 155 mph (250 kph), but the storm remained "extremely dangerous," with its core expected to reach southeastern...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 06:59 PM PDT

'Extremely Dangerous' Cat 5 Maria Moves Onshore Dominica

'Extremely Dangerous' Cat 5 Maria Moves Onshore Dominica

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica. Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph winds will likely travel...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:46 PM PDT

Caribbean Families Separate to Rebuild Lives After Storm

Caribbean Families Separate to Rebuild Lives After Storm

The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:51 AM PDT

Sewage Spills Add to Misery in Hurricane-Battered Florida

Sewage Spills Add to Misery in Hurricane-Battered Florida

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Loc...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 05:25 AM PDT

Irma Pushes Florida's Poor Closer to Edge of Ruin

Irma Pushes Florida's Poor Closer to Edge of Ruin

Millions of Floridians live in poverty, and an untold number of them have seen their lives up-ended by Irma. Their options, already limited, were narrowed even further when the hurricane destroyed possessions...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 02:35 PM PDT

Trump Dispenses Hoagies, Handshakes in Hurricane Zone

Trump Dispenses Hoagies, Handshakes in Hurricane Zone

President Donald Trump doled out hoagies and handshakes in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday as he took a firsthand tour of Irma's devastation and liberally dispensed congratulatory words about the federal...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 09:23 PM PDT

Manager of Nursing Home Where 8 Died Has Been Charged Before

Manager of Nursing Home Where 8 Died Has Been Charged Before

The manager of a Florida nursing home where eight people died following Hurricane Irma has a history of health-care fraud accusations. Federal court records show the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami filed civil...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:32 AM PDT

Officials: Dock Security Stopped Some From Boarding Ferry

Officials: Dock Security Stopped Some From Boarding Ferry

U.S. Virgin Islands officials on Thursday confirmed dock security in hurricane-ravaged St. Thomas prevented more than two dozen stranded people from boarding a ferry set to carry 600 Marriott customers to Puerto...

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Here is complete coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded north of the Caribbean and east of the Gulf of Mexico. It battered Florida after bringing destruction to islands in the Caribbean
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Car Jumps Guardrail, Slams into Point Loma Home
Car Jumps Guardrail, Slams into Point Loma Home

San Diego police officers who patrol the neighborhood say they recall at least two other similar crashes at the same address.

Chula Vista Officer Stabbed After Call to Neighbor Fight
Chula Vista Officer Stabbed After Call to Neighbor Fight

An officer was stabbed multiple times by a suspect in Chula Vista Tuesday night while responding to a call of a disturbance between neighbors.

Hurricane Maria Batters Puerto Rico With 140 MPH Winds
Hurricane Maria Batters Puerto Rico With 140 MPH Winds

One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday with sustained 140 mph winds as officials warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the...

Driver Pulled from Fiery Crash on Bear Valley Parkway
Driver Pulled from Fiery Crash on Bear Valley Parkway

The car veered off the road and slammed into a tree with such force the vehicle went up the tree and slid down, officers said.

South Bay Doctor Faces New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
South Bay Doctor Faces New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

A psychiatrist with offices in El Cajon and Chula Vista is accused of sexually assaulting a third former patient by pulling down her dress and licking her exposed breast and nipple, according to a recent...

Mexicans Seek Survivors as Quake Kills More Than 200
Mexicans Seek Survivors as Quake Kills More Than 200

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades...