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PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Stretch of I-10 closed for debris removal

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times Eastern): 6:45 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol has closed an 80-mile stretch of Interstate 10 to clear debris from Hurricane Michael. In an email sent early Thursday, spokesman Eddie Elmore said the road was closed “due to extremely hazardous conditions.” The agency is … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Stretch of I-10 closed for debris removal

PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Michael still a hurricane hours after landfall

PANAMA CITY, Florida— The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 11 p.m. Forecasters say Michael is weakening but still a hurricane with 75-mph (120-kph) winds as it crosses central Georgia. The National Hurricane Center said Michael was located at 11 p.m. EDT Wednesday about 45 miles (70 kilometers) south-southwest of Macon, Georgia. The low-level … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Michael still a hurricane hours after landfall

PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Possible tornadoes reported in central Georgia

PANAMA CITY, Florida — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 8:45 p.m. Hurricane Michael has begun weakening as it charges across southwestern Georgia with damaging winds and rains. It has dropped from a once formidable Category 4 to a bottom-tier Category 1 storm. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the eye of … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Possible tornadoes reported in central Georgia

PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Man killed in Florida home by fallen tree

PANAMA CITY, Florida — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 7 p.m. Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man was killed by a falling tree as Hurricane Michael tore through the state. Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Anglie Hightower says they received a call around 6 p.m. Wednesday, saying a tree had crashed through … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Man killed in Florida home by fallen tree

PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Reporters work in the dark as Michael hits land

PANAMA CITY, Florida — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 2:10 p.m. Local news reporters were working in the dark as Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida’s Panhandle. The News Herald in Panama City tweeted that conditions were “getting very nasty here” as the hurricane’s eye closed in. The newsroom was running on … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Florida | The Latest: Reporters work in the dark as Michael hits land

The Latest: Dodgers take NL West, Rockies to face Cubs in WC

The Latest on the Major League Baseball’s final day heading into the postseason (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Rookie Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy slugged two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 5-2 to earn a record sixth consecutive NL West title … Continue reading The Latest: Dodgers take NL West, Rockies to face Cubs in WC

The Latest: Yelich strengthening his case for NL MVP

The Latest on the Major League Baseball’s final day heading into the postseason (all times Eastern): 1:52 p.m. Christian Yelich strengthened his case for NL MVP when he slapped an RBI single back up the middle in the NL Central tiebreaker game, giving the Milwaukee Brewers a 1-0 lead over the Chicago Cubs in the … Continue reading The Latest: Yelich strengthening his case for NL MVP

The Latest: Bears’ Khalil Mack makes presence felt

The Latest on the NFL‘s first Sunday of the regular season (all times eastern): 8:30 p.m. It didn’t take long for new Bears linebacker Khalil Mack to get pressure against the Packers. Mack didn’t start but came in on the fourth play of the game’s opening drive. He got pressure on second-and-10 on Packers right … Continue reading The Latest: Bears’ Khalil Mack makes presence felt