Tallahassee-based Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has activated its mutual aid network and is lining up crews to restore power to areas that will be affected by Hurricane Irma, according to a FMEA statement.
Pilots of the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron have been flying into the eye of Hurricane Irma for the past four days.
Maximum winds were recorded at a jaw-dropping 185 miles per hour, said Maj. Brad Roundtree, making it one of the strongest Atlantic storms in history.
Roundtree says, "Our Hurricane Hunters will continue to fly until landfall."
Part of the 403rd Wing, based out of Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., the Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is the only U.S. military unit that flies into tropical storms and hurricanes.
The federal government will officially end a program protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation, but with a “wind down” period in order to give Congress ample time to create a replacement plan.
On Aug. 21, Sunshine State News published a guest column by Barney Bishop headlined "A Conservative Democrat Handicaps the Dem Gubernatorial Primary."
Former State Sen. Greg Evers died suddenly and unexpectedly Monday evening in a car crash, causing a wave of reactions from throughout the state.
The South Florida Water Management District has been closely monitoring a tropical low pressure system that could bring above-average rainfall to South Florida starting Tuesday, Aug. 22, and lasting most of the week.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board's innovative Python Elimination Program hit a major milestone Thursday when hunters bagged their 500th Burmese python in less than five months.
White nationalists descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a statue of a Confederate general on Saturday, but the protest soon spiraled out of control into a violent, chaotic and deadly scene as the day went on.
Gov. Rick Scott announced today he will propose $30 million in pay raises for state law enforcement agencies to use for officer recruitment and retention in his 2018-2019 recommended budget.
Indian River and Martin Counties have NOT ended their fight to right the wrongs they say are chugging through government channels -- wrongs that would bring a high-speed rail project through the Treasure Coast at great cost to taxpayers.