Court Backs Moves To Shutter Hollywood Nursing Home After DeathsA state appeals court Wednesday upheld moves by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration to shut down a Broward County nursing home that drew nationwide attention last year after the deaths of residents following Hurricane Irma.
Debris Debacle: “The Governor Was Actually Doing The Price Gouging”In an interview with CBS4 News, Governor Rick Scott continued to defend his decision to issue emergency contracts to remove storm debris after Hurricane Irma and ignore the companies already in place to do the work.
Facing South Florida: CBS4 News Investigates- Debris DebacleCBS4 continues with its investigation into the millions of taxpayer dollars that appear to have been wasted during the cleanup in the Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma Insurance Losses Close To $10 BillionInsurance loss estimates from Hurricane Irma have hit $9.7 billion, up by more than $1 billion since April, according to the latest numbers posted by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
Governor On Costly Debris Contracts: 'I Would Do The Same Thing Again'In a sworn deposition, the emergency manager for Monroe County denied requesting help from the state to remove storm debris immediately after Hurricane Irma, sharply undercutting the reason Governor Rick Scott and his staff have given for why they needed an emergency contract that needlessly cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
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.