Sunday, September 24, 2017

Florida

This photo provided by Shawn Woodward shows the scene on the tarmac at the Miami Airport, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.

BY KELLI KENNEDY Police shot a man who wielded a knife and tried to get into a Miami airport terminal from a runway, prompting the closure of a busy concourse ...
Northbound traffic, right, on I-75 through Sarasota, Fla., is heavier than normal, but still moving on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.

BY JAY REEVES, JENNIFER KAY and FREIDA FRISARO MIAMI (AP) — The race to flee Hurricane Irma became a marathon nightmare as more than a half-million people were ordered to ...
This Aug. 24, 1992 file image provided by NOAA shows a NOAA GOES-7 thermal infrared geostationary satellite image of Hurricane Andrew approaching landfall south of Miami.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out ...
Northbound traffic on the turnpike near Sunrise Blvd. is backed up in the rain as motorist prepare for Hurricane Irma on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 in Sunrise, Fla.

BY JENNIFER KAY and FREIDA FRISARO MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol escorted gasoline trucks to dry fuel pumps, SpaceX squeezed out a rocket launch and officials in Georgia ...
In this Aug. 25, 1992, file photo, rows of damaged houses sit between Homestead and Florida City, Fla., after Hurricane Andrew struck.

BY JENNIFER KAY MIAMI (AP) — After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building codes had become in the country’s most storm-prone state, Florida began requiring sturdier construction. Now, ...
In this May 15, 2014, file photo, a JetBlue Airways Airbus A320-232 takes off from the Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla.

BY DAVID KOENIG Airlines are adding last-minute flights out of Florida after people snapped up seats to escape Hurricane Irma. American, United and Delta all said Thursday that they were ...
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi addresses price gouging complaints during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in Tallahassee, Fla

BY JENNIFER KAY and GARY FINEOUT MIAMI (AP) — Residents in parts of the Miami metro area are under mandatory orders to leave their homes Thursday morning as Hurricane Irma ...
This June 7, 2017 file photo shows Peggy Wallace walking near her flooded neighborhood in Davie, Fla.

BY TERRY SPENCER and MEGHAN HOYER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across ...

BY | Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 6, 2017……… Pointing to a new state law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday that the Palm Beach ...
Motorists head north of Key Largo, Fla., on US 1, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

BY JENNIFER KAY and GARY FINEOUT MIAMI (AP) — Florida residents picked store shelves clean and long lines formed at gas pumps Wednesday as Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 monster ...
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