Outer Banks

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America’s Best Fall Break Destinations For College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.


Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (Source: CBS4)

Cutting-Edge Coast Guard Cutter Ready For Service

The new Coast Guard cutter Richard Etheridge was formally commissioned into service in Port Everglades Friday morning.

CBS Miami–08/03/2012


East Coast Checks Bridges, Readies Plans For Irene

Hurricane Irene continues to barrel towards the East Coast. The category three storm could make landfall anywhere from North Carolina to New York this weekend. Evacuations began for tourists Wednesday on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and residents have been told to get out starting Thursday.


In this handout GOES satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irene, with sustained winds of 100 mph, becomes a Category 2 hurricane August 23, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

NHC: Irene Rip Currents & Swells Biggest Problem For Florida

Florida is outside of the forecast cone for Hurricane Irene, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be problems in the Sunshine State due to the storm.