Number of dead rises to 8 after Florida nursing home left without power by Irma

Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 10:58 AM
Updated: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 1:55 PM

At Least 5 Dead After Irma Leaves Nursing Home Without Power

A criminal investigation was launched as the number of deaths in a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, increased to eight on Wednesday afternoon. The home was evacuated Wednesday morning, days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, creating dangerous conditions for the elderly residents.

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Paramedics were called around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, WPLG reported.

The center is a 152-bed, skilled nurse facility located across the street from the Memorial Regional Hospital, according to the center’s website.

Irma Aftermath In Florida

One dies, 7 injured in explosion on training field at Fort Bragg

Published: Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 12:21 PM
Updated: Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 3:22 PM

Explosion Injures Over a Dozen Soldiers at Fort Bragg

One soldier has died after a training exercise accident at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. He was identified Thursday evening as Staff Sgt. Alexander P. Dalida, 32, of Dunstable, Mass.

Another seven people were injured in the explosion.

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 The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Barcelona van attack: At least 15 killed in terror attack; arrests made 

Published: Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 7:44 PM
Updated: Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 7:56 AM

Terror Attacks in Spain

Authorities said a terror attack in Barcelona claimed at least 15 lives on Thursday and left 80 others injured after a van slammed into pedestrians on Barcelona's popular La Rambla street.

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Mossos d'Esquadra, the Catalonia police force, confirmed the attack in a Twitter post around 5:10 p.m. local time.

5 missing after Army helicopter reported down off coast of Hawaii

Published: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 8:58 AM
Updated: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 9:02 AM

5 Missing After Army Helicopter Reported Down Off Coast Of Hawaii

U.S. Coast Guard and Army officials were responding Wednesday morning to reports of a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter off the coast of Hawaii.

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The helicopter had five crew on board when it reportedly went down, Coast Guard officials said. Officials spotted a debris field just before 11:30 p.m. local time Tuesday near Oahu’s Kaena Point.


Anthony Scaramucci out as White House communications director

Published: Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 2:44 PM
Updated: Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 3:16 PM

Anthony Scaramucci Resigns as White House Communications Director

Anthony Scaramucci has resigned from his position as White House communications director just days into his tenure, officials said Monday.

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"Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team," White House officials said in a statement. "We wish him all the best."