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Hurricane Ian videos capture heroic rescues and widespread devastation in Florida

As Ian’s floodwaters spread across Florida on Wednesday, good Samaritans and rescue crews were seen helping people out of submerged cars.

About two dozen Cuban migrants went missing after their boat sinked off the Florida Keys

Four Cubans were able to swim to shore as Hurricane Ian closed in. Three others were rescued later, and as many 17 remained unaccounted for.
Hurricane Ian moves up the Florida coast on Sept. 28, 2022.
Hurricane Ian moves up the Florida coast on Sept. 28, 2022.

Millions without power in Florida as Ian surges north; Biden declares a major disaster

Ian was a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 mph when it struck Florida’s western coast Wednesday. Though weaker, it still posed a threat early Thursday.
Image: Hurricane Ian Fort Myers
Image: Hurricane Ian Fort Myers

Track Hurricane Ian's path as it takes aim at Florida's west coast

What was Tropical Depression Nine strengthened to a tropical storm late Friday, before becoming a hurricane Monday. Ian made landfall in Cuba early Tuesday before strengthening into a Category 4 storm and hitting Florida on Wednesday.
Image: Tropical Depression Nine
Image: Tropical Depression Nine
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Man pleads guilty in hit-run death of 'Gone Girl' actor Lisa Banes

Brian Boyd, 27, will be sentenced Nov. 30 in the death of Banes, who was hit by the scooter Boyd was operating.
Image: Lisa Banes
Image: Lisa Banes

DeSantis: Lee and Charlotte counties are ‘basically off the grid’ after Hurricane Ian

During a press conference in Tallahassee, Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis gave an update on the impact of Hurricane Ian, saying Lee and Charlotte counties are “basically off the grid” due to widespread power outages. 
DeSantis: Lee and Charlotte counties are ‘basically off the grid’ after Hurricane Ian
DeSantis: Lee and Charlotte counties are ‘basically off the grid’ after Hurricane Ian

Bed Bath & Beyond reports a 28% drop in sales as it presses ahead with its turnaround plan

In late August, the company said it would change its merchandise strategy, close 150 stores and lay off some employees, as it also secured a new loan ahead of the holiday season.
Bed Bath & Beyond Cuts 56 Stores In Latest Turnaround Move
Bed Bath & Beyond Cuts 56 Stores In Latest Turnaround Move

Hurricane Ian live updates: Millions without power as Ian is downgraded to a tropical storm

More than 2.5 million customers across Florida were without power Thursday morning as many grappled with flooding and damaged homes.
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Image: Image: US-WEATHER-HURRICANE-IAN
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Las Vegas police catch inmate who escaped prison while serving life for fatal bombing

Porfirio Duarte-Herrera, 42, was taken into custody by patrol officers “without incident," the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said in a tweet early Thursday.
Southern Desert Correctional Center in Indian Springs, Nev.
Southern Desert Correctional Center in Indian Springs, Nev.

Smith & Wesson sued over link to July 4 Illinois parade shooting

Survivors of the attack in Highland Park and relatives of those who were killed repeatedly blamed the firearms producer for enabling the shooter.
Law enforcement search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Ill., on July 4, 2022.
Law enforcement search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Ill., on July 4, 2022.

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida

The Category 4 storm hit the west coast of Florida on Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center, which has warned of "life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding."