Exclusive: Rick Scott's 'Rookie Mistake' May Have Cost Taxpayers MillionsSoon after Hurricane Irma slammed into the state, Governor Rick Scott made the decision to ignore the debris removal contracts already in place in the Florida Keys.
Facing South Florida: Hurricane HeroesAs we begin a new hurricane season, we take a look back at lessons learned from Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma Nursing Home Tragedy: “This Could Happen Again”If there was a single tragedy that defined Hurricane Irma, it was the deaths of at least a dozen people at a Hollywood Hills nursing home.
'We Did Something Special': US1 Radio Host On Hurricane Irma CoverageWhen the leading edge of Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys, it almost immediately knocked out power, leaving residents in the Keys without access to information from the internet or television. But thanks to a man behind a microphone at a radio station, they were not alone.
A Look Back At Hurricane Irma And It's Impact In The Florida KeysA year ago, South Florida was dealing with Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. Flooding, power outages, and mass amounts of people fleeing the path of the storm. Many of those who left were evacuated from the Florida Keys where recovery is a slow going process.
Record 72 Million Tourists Came To Orlando Last YearThere is no denying that Orlando, Florida is one of the world’s top tourist destinations.
Famed Swimmer Helps Rebuild Homes Damaged By Hurricane IrmaMarathon swimmer Diana Nyad has been helping rebuild homes in the Florida Keys that were ravaged by Hurricane Irma.
Six Months After Hurricane Irma, Iconic Cheeca Lodge Reopens On IslamoradaOne of the Florida Keys most iconic hotels has re-opened more than six months after being heavily damaged by Hurricane Irma.
Florida Keys Seeking Millions From Feds For Hurricane DamageThe cleanup and re-opening of the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma cost Monroe County nearly $100 million.
Gov. Scott Signs Bills Ratifying Generator RequirementsFlorida Gov. Rick Scott signed two bills to nail down requirements for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have backup generators and fuel supplies.
Expert: Coolers At Nursing Home Where 12 Died Made It WorseCoolers at a Hollywood nursing home where 12 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma actually made things worse, according to testimony released this week.
Tourism Numbers Hit New High In 2017Hurricane Irma kept Florida from reaching a goal of 120 million visitors last year but the state still hit a new single-year tourism high.
Backup Power Rules For Nursing Homes Passes In State House With less than a week left in the legislative session, the Senate and House continued to have differences Monday about ratifying a pair of high-profile rules that are a priority of Gov. Rick Scott.
Rules For Backup Power For Nursing Homes Go To Florida HouseFlorida lawmakers are trying to ensure that a power outage will not cost anyone their life, as was the case in a South Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma.
Medical Examiner: Hollywood Nursing Home Staff Had Chance To Save Patients One of the people who performed autopsies on some the people who died at a nursing home after the power went out during Hurricane Irma gave jaw-dropping testimony.