Irma Swiftly Lays Claim to Florida’s Sea of Trees

September 11, 2017 MIAMI — After the wind and rain had passed, and with the Florida sun shining again, Bruce Mawry emerged from his Miami Beach home to find a grisly scene of fallen trunks, scattered fronds and rolling coconuts. It amounted to a palm tree...

Irma’s Fearsome Winds Reach Florida Shores, With Full Strike Yet to Come

By MARC SANTORA, HENRY FOUNTAIN and VIVIAN YEE September 9, 2017 MIAMI — After carving a path of destruction through the Caribbean and forcing hundreds of thousands in its path to flee in one of the largest evacuations in American...

2 Killed in Power Plant Explosion Near Tampa, Florida

By MATTHEW HAAG June 29, 2017 Two people were killed and four others were critically injured on Thursday afternoon in a reported explosion at a large coal power plant near Tampa, Fla., the authorities said. Emergency workers responded around 4:20 p.m. to the...