CBS4 News Morning Headlines 2/19/2021Get a quick look at the news making headlines this morning.
WEB EXTRA: People Are Taking 'Fake Commutes' While Working From HomeMillions of people are working from home because of the pandemic. The good news is they don't have to commute, but that isn't necessarily a good thing. Here is a look at why some people are taking part in a new trend: the fake commute.
CBSMiami.com Weather 2/18/2021 12PMPartly to mostly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 80s.
WEB EXTRA: Ice Covered Trees In LouisianaA boater spotted these trees covered in ice along Louisiana's Lake Fausse Pointe State Park on Tuesday (2/16). Cold temperatures, ice, and snow have been hitting the South over the past few days.
WEB EXTRA: Lava Flowing From Mount EtnaCheck out the lava flowing from Mount Etna on Feb. 18. The volcano has been bursting with activity over the past few weeks.
WEB EXTRA: People In Texas Go SleddingSome people in the Dallas, Texas area went sledding on Wednesday. The state is experiencing heavy snowfall and single-digit temperatures.
WEB EXTRA: Cold-Stunned Turtles Rescued In TexasSea turtles off the coast of Texas are being rescued because of the cold weather that's descended on the state. It's left them cold-stunned.
WEB EXTRA: Mars Rover To Land On Red PlanetNASA's Perseverance rover is scheduled to arrive on Mars Thursday afternoon after a nearly 300-million-mile journey. It's a mission full of firsts.
WEB EXTRA: Rush Limbaugh Received Presidential Medal of Freedom In February 2020In February 2020, then-President Trump awarded radio host Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the State of the Union address. It was just after Limbaugh received his cancer diagnosis. Limbaugh died Wednesday (2/17/21) at the age of 70.
WEB EXTRA: Sea Foam Covers Irish villageSea foam blanketed buildings and streets in the seaside village of Bunmahon, Ireland on Sunday (2/14). Local media says the weather phenomenon occurs regularly in the area, but rarely with this amount of foam.
WATCH: Gov. Ron DeSantis Threatens To Divert Vaccines From Critics Of Distribution PlanAt a news conference in West Central Florida Wednesday morning, the governor was asked about criticism over the state setting up an exclusive vaccination site for well-off neighborhoods in Manatee County.
WEB EXTRA: Burglar Caught On Camera WavingBroward Sheriff's Office detectives say they are looking for a burglar who waved at a surveillance camera while rummaging through a vehicle in Oakland Park.
WEB EXTRA: Former Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino Imploded In Atlantic CityThe former Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ was imploded on Wednesday morning. It has been closed since 2014. People gathered on the beach to watch the building come down.
WEB EXTRA: Ukrainian Baker Makes Lifelike CakesA Ukrainian pastry chef is making lifelike 3D cakes that are inspired by pop culture, everyday objects, or places. Check out her mouthwatering bakes.
WEB EXTRA: Snow in TexasSnow and ice covered Dallas, Texas Tuesday (2/16). Temperatures dropped to below zero in some places, and the winter weather caused power outages across the state.
WEB EXTRA: Polar bear Named 'Blizzard' Plays In Snow"Blizzard" the 25-year-old polar bear was in his element as he played in the snow at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington Saturday. The zoo said the polar bear was rescued as an orphaned cub in Churchill, Canada.
WEB EXTRA: No Crowds In French Quarter on Fat Tuesday 2021The French Quarter in New Orleans looks a little different this Fat Tuesday. Roads are blocked off and the crowds that typically flood the area aren't there because of restrictions during the pandemic.
WEB EXTRA: Americans Still Traveling To MexicoThe CDC is encouraging Americans to avoid all travel to more than 160 destinations because of very high COVID-19 risk. While that Level 4 warning includes Mexico, Americans are still flying there for getaways. Popular all-inclusive resorts are adding safety measures.
WEB EXTRA: Damage From Deadly Tornado In Brunswick County North CarolinaThis is a look at the damage Tuesday morning after a deadly tornado swept through parts of Brunswick County, NC overnight. Brunswick County Emergency Services said at least three people were killed, 10 injured, and an estimated 50 homes were affected.
WEB EXTRA: Miami-Dade Police Seek Killer In 'Violent And Vicious' Death Of Transgender WomanMiami-Dade police are searching for a killer in what they say is the "violent and vicious" death of a transgender woman.
WEB EXTRA: People Relaxing On Miami BeachFile video of people relaxing on Miami Beach. (Video courtesy: Storyblocks)
WEB EXTRA: Former President Trump Waves To SupportersFormer President Donald Trump drove by and waved to supporters during a rally held in West Palm Beach on President's Day.
WEB EXTRA: Rare Snow In Greece Covers Ancient LandmarksSnow covered the Acropolis and other ancient landmarks in Athens, Greece Tuesday. Snow is common in the mountains, but it's rare to see in the Greek capital.