North Carolina

An unidentified family member carries Ruth Brady to safety at the Wilmington airport in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
September 18, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were...
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Rescue personnel paddle through a flooded apartment complex to evacuate residents as flooding continues in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Spring Lake, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
September 17, 2018 - 6:27 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The river seethed a quarter-mile away, bulging from its banks, so the patrol cars circled the neighborhood three times. "Get out now," a voice boomed from a bullhorn. "This is an emergency." Waheeda Reese and her 14-year-old daughter, Anissa, were inside watching news...
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Keonna Graham, who lives in Leland, North Carolina, witnesses a fallen tree in her neighborhood.
Courtesy of Keonna Graham
Antionette Lee
September 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
LELAND, N.C. (KYW Newsradio) — As Hurricane Florence made its way through the Carolinas, coming out the other side as a tropical depression, residents are now dealing with what's next to come. Record rainfall and flooding will affect the region for weeks to come. As the rivers continue to overflow...
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A member of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wades through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
September 16, 2018 - 8:49 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. "The risk to life is rising with the angry waters," Gov. Roy Cooper declared as...
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Mimi Razzi of Pawleys Island, S.C. looks out the window from her room at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City N.J. on Friday Sept. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
September 15, 2018 - 9:10 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jennifer Liebelt and her family were rescued by boat from their home in Union Beach, New Jersey, as Superstorm Sandy destroyed it in 2012. Rather than rebuild, they moved to Wilmington, North Carolina — where Hurricane Florence threatened their new home this week. This...
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Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
September 14, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday that Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with pieces of clear, hard plastic. The recalled...
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Hurricane Florence
Tariq Zehawi / NorthJersey.com-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 14, 2018 - 7:40 am
By Faith Karimi, Jason Hanna and Steve Almasy (CNN) -- Tropical Storm Florence's relentless rain is flooding parts of the Carolinas and promises even more for days, officials said Saturday, a day after it landed as a hurricane and left at least 13 people dead -- including a baby. The issues...
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Philadelphia International Airport
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 13, 2018 - 9:23 am
PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KYW Newsradio) — As Hurricane Florence moves ever closer to the Atlantic Coast, many people are having to change their travel plans. Some of them flew out of harm’s way. Several flights from Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina, that were...
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Waves crash under the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.
AP Photo/Gerry Broome
September 13, 2018 - 6:51 am
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The outer bands of wind and rain from a weakened but still deadly Hurricane Florence began lashing North Carolina on Thursday as the monster storm moved in for an extended stay along the Southeastern coast, promising to drench the homes...
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This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as it threatens the U.S. East Coast.
NASA via AP
September 12, 2018 - 8:49 am
By Jonathan Drew and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — People who thought they were relatively safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesday as uncertainty over the path of the monster storm...
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