22-Year-Old Man Flies 1,000 Miles To Meet 81-Year-Old 'Words With Friends' PartnerThe 22-year-old flew over 1,000 miles to spend time with his 81-year-old pen pal, who lives in a Florida retirement community.
Suspected Serial Killer Was Teased By Co-Workers About Looking Like Wanted Serial KillerEmployees at the Ybor City McDonald's where Howell Donaldson worked told the Tampa Bay Times that they made fun of the suspected serial killer's resemblance to the drawing in police sketches.
Police Make Arrest In Florida Serial KillingsPolice have arrested a man and said they will charge him with murder in a string of killings that terrorized a Tampa neighborhood.
More Twin Cities Red Cross Volunteers Heading To Hurricane ZonesMore than 40 American Red Cross volunteers are training to help in the aftermath of the deadly hurricanes down south.
Nursing Home Deaths In Florida Prompts Efforts to Protect ElderlyEmergency workers around hurricane-scarred Florida worked to make sure elderly residents were safe, evacuating multiple assisted-living facilities, after eight people died in a sweltering nursing home that lost its air conditioning in the storm.
FEMA: One-Fourth Of Florida Keys Homes Could Be DestroyedSearch-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway connecting the islands and rush aid to Hurricane Irma's victims. Federal officials estimated one-quarter of all homes in the Keys were destroyed.
Floridians Allowed To Return To Hard-Hit KeysResidents were allowed to return Tuesday to some islands in the hurricane-slammed Florida Keys as officials tried to piece together the scope of Irma's destruction and rushed aid into the drenched and debris-strewn state.
Irma Loses Hurricane Status, But Still Spreads MiseryHurricane Irma weakened to a still-dangerous tropical storm Monday as it pushed inland, triggering record flooding in Florida's northeastern corner, while rescuers in its soggy, wind-battered wake mobilized to reach victims and learn the full extent of the damage.
More Than 2 Million Without Power As Irma Lashes FloridaMore than 2.1 million customers have lost power in Florida with Hurricane Irma striking the state.
'Pray For Us': Hurricane Irma Begins Assault On FloridaA monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida with 130 mph winds Sunday for what could be a sustained assault on nearly the entire Sunshine State, flooding streets, knocking out power to more than 1.8 million homes and businesses and snapping a construction crane over the Miami skyline.
Irma Now Taking Aim At Tampa As Floridians Hustle To LeaveHurricane Irma's outer bands blew into South Florida on Saturday as residents scrambled to leave ahead of the massive storm that's now aimed at the Tampa Bay area and the state's Gulf Coast.
4 Things To Know: Mexico Earthquake, I-94 Shutdown & MoreThey include the congressional deal to raise the debt ceiling, and Hurricane Irma's latest devastation.