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Jan 4, 2019

Officers Charged After 2 Patients Drowned in Van

Officers Charged After 2 Patients Drowned in Van

Two South Carolina law officers were charged Friday in the deaths of two women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff's department van during Hurricane Florence. Stephen Flood is charged with...

Nov 21, 2018

Michael Jordan Returns Home, Meets With Hurricane Victims

Michael Jordan Returns Home, Meets With Hurricane Victims

Stephanie Parker isn't quite sure how her family of six would have managed the last two months without the help of Michael Jordan and the American Red Cross following Hurricane Florence. So when Parker...

Sep 29, 2018

Florence Worsened Housing Crisis in NC Town, Residents Say

Florence Worsened Housing Crisis in NC Town, Residents Say

Nearly two weeks ago, when Hurricane Florence pummeled the Carolinas, the storm destroyed the trailer Army veteran Paganda Howard lived in with her husband and two daughters. Now she's like many others in...

Sep 26, 2018

Florence Flooding Slowly Envelops South Carolina Homes

Florence Flooding Slowly Envelops South Carolina Homes

A week ago, firefighters in Conway went to a neighborhood and told surprised residents their houses would flood from Hurricane Florence even though they had never had water in them before. On Monday and...

Sep 25, 2018

Florence: an Unwelcome Visitor Who Refuses to Leave

Florence: an Unwelcome Visitor Who Refuses to Leave

For many living near South Carolina's coast, Florence is the visitor they never wanted who now refuses to leave. Eleven days after the once-fierce hurricane arrived on the coast, and more than a week after...

Sep 22, 2018

Fla. First Responders Return Home After Helping Carolinas During Florence

Fla. First Responders Return Home After Helping Carolinas During Florence

Some South Florida heroes reunited with their families Saturday after helping the victims of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas. There were signs, balloons and yelling as the lights and sirens pulled up to the...

Sep 22, 2018

Travel Still Dangerous Amid Flooding in Parts North Carolina

Travel Still Dangerous Amid Flooding in Parts North Carolina

Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of "treacherous" floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, and urged residents to...

Sep 21, 2018

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington, North Carolina power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River. Duke...

Sep 20, 2018

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

It’s been 11 days since Dick and Linda Dunmire have set foot in their home in Boiling Spring Lake, North Carolina. Staying with family in North Wildwood, New Jersey for the past week and a half, the couple...

Sep 20, 2018

Florence-Weary Carolinas Could Get More Record Flooding

Florence-Weary Carolinas Could Get More Record Flooding

Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer...

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Some NY Clerks to Refuse Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants
Some NY Clerks to Refuse Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

Some county clerks in New York said Wednesday they will defy a new state law authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.

NJ Uber Eats Driver Accused of Masturbating in Car: Police
NJ Uber Eats Driver Accused of Masturbating in Car: Police

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Suspect Behind Anti-Muslim Graffiti in Brooklyn Arrested
Suspect Behind Anti-Muslim Graffiti in Brooklyn Arrested

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White House Offers Budget Freeze If Dems Don't Agree to Deal
White House Offers Budget Freeze If Dems Don't Agree to Deal

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Tri-State Gets More Heavy Rain; Severe Weather Risk Thursday
Tri-State Gets More Heavy Rain; Severe Weather Risk Thursday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to soak the tri-state area yet again Wednesday, firing up in the afternoon as they have over the last several days, Storm Team 4 says.