Latest Hurricane Dorian forecast and satellite images. "All indications are that by this Labor Day weekend, a powerful hurricane will be near or over the Florida peninsula," NOAA says
Florida declares state of emergency ahead of HurricaneDorian
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is responding to reports of a shooting in Northwest Jacksonville on Wednesday afternoon
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The governor of Puerto Rico has activated the National Guard due to the passage of the storm. The island is not yet fully recovered from the devastation that Hurricane Maria left.
"It has been a very politically turbulent period of time" but most Americans retain trust in US service members, says @thejointstaff Chairman Dunford
In current environment today in Afghanistan, some degree of US support is necessary, says @thejointstaff Chairman Dunford, but if security situations changes in future "then our posture might adjust."
Any agreement on Afghanistan is going to be "conditioned-based," says @thejointstaff Chairman Dunford. Any agreement would be something "we're doing with, not to" the government of Afghanistan
Best way to keep @DeptofDefense apolitical is for him and @thejointstaff chairman not to make political statements, responds @EsperDoD
: First Dragon to complete three missions to and from the @space_station
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Select Committee on Ethics, @SenatorIsakson, says he's resigning at the end of this year, citing health issues
: Puerto Rico is one of the most corrupt places on earth. Their political system is broken and their politicians are either Incompetent or Corrupt. Congress approved Billions of Dollars last time, more than anyplace else has ever gotten, and it is sent to Crooked Pols. No good
: ..And by the way, I'm the best thing that's ever happened to Puerto Rico
Crash sends car off the Howard Frankland Bridge, into Tampa Bay
: We are tracking closely tropical storm Dorian as it heads, as usual, to Puerto Rico. FEMA and all others are ready, and will do a great job. When they do, let them know it, and give them a big Thank You - Not like last time. That includes from the incompetent Mayor of San Juan
President Donald Trump approves emergency declaration for Puerto Rico due to incoming tropical storm - Reuters
: Good splashdown of Dragon confirmed, completing this spacecraft's third mission to and from the @space_station
: Dragon's de-orbit burn is complete and its trunk has been jettisoned; Pacific Ocean splashdown in ~30 minutes
Police are investigating a shooting in Boynton Beach
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Here is the latest on Tropical Storm Dorian as of 11 AM EDT. flwx
: Wow. Yet another big storm heading to Puerto Rico. Will it ever end Congress approved 92 Billion Dollars for Puerto Rico last year, an all time record of its kind for "anywhere."
: Dragon will re-enter Earth's atmosphere in ~5 hours; Pacific Ocean splashdown around 1:20 p.m. PDT
: The three departure burns to move Dragon away from the @Space_Station are complete
: Dragon has been released from the @Space_Station. Three departure burns are underway
Springfield Apartments, the scene of Friday's shooting death
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An arrest has been made in the shooting case from 826 near Hoffner and Conway: 70-year-old Lannis Cannady arrested on charges of attempted second degree murder. The man he shot, who lived in the same home, is expected to survive
Brooksville Central High School on lockdown due to reported suspicious person on campus. Police presence also at nearby West Hernando Middle School and Pine Grove Elem School
Deputies say one person is dead following a crash on Wheeler Road near the intersection of Parsons Avenue.
Someone broke into a refrigerator located in the pool area in the 200 block of High Point Boulevard. Items removed from the fridge were found nearby. A unknown male was discovered asleep on a lounge chair in the area and was asked to leave by a representative of the development.
State of emergency declared in Puerto Rico in the wake of the Dorian storm
Three people have died following a crash involving two vehicles on State Road 100
Authorities say a 5-year-old boy was killed and his mother was left critically injured after they were involved in a single-vehicle crash in Margate.
A 32-year-old man from Dunnellon died in a car crash on State Road 200. He hit two other cars