October 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Pati Mestas was a firecracker. Candice Bowers a tough-minded mom. Hannah Ahlers her family’s sunshine. The victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert lived their lives with passion
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, FL/September 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys’ farthest reaches Tuesday, while authorities rushed to repair the lone highway connecting the islands and deliver aid to
MIAMI, FL/September 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Aid rushed in to hurricane-scarred Florida early Tuesday, residents began to dig out, and officials slowly pieced together the scope of Irma’s vicious path of destruction across the peninsula.
MIAMI, FL (AP)(STL.News) — Authorities sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to help with search-and-rescue operations in Florida on Monday as a flyover of the hurricane-battered Keys yielded what the governor said were
JACKSONVILLE, FL (AP)(STL.News) — A weakened Irma took its parting shot at Florida on Monday, triggering severe flooding in the state’s northeastern corner, while authorities along the storm’s 400-mile path struggled to rush aid to
TAMPA, Florida/September 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A massive but weakened Hurricane Irma zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.
MIAMI, FL/September 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida with 130 mph winds Sunday for what could be a sustained assault on nearly the entire Sunshine State, submerging streets, knocking out
ST. PETERSBURG, FL/September 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Announcing itself with roaring 130 mph winds, Hurricane Irma plowed into the mostly emptied-out Florida Keys early Sunday for the start of what could be a slow, ruinous
ST. PETERSBURG, FL/September 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Hurricane Irma began its assault on Florida early Sunday with the storm’s northern eyewall reaching the lower Florida Keys as a powerful Category 4 storm. Irma lashed the
ST. PETERSBURG, FL/September 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Hurricane Irma regained strength as it closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday and forecasters monitored a crucial shift in its trajectory — just a few more
MIAMI, FL/September 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Dozens of personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency worked to secure some of the nation’s most contaminated toxic waste sites as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida. The agency