The death toll from the storm rose to an estimated 29 on Tuesday, including at least 15 in Bay County, Fla. Many believe the toll will rise as the search for the missing goes on.
Michael Dunn told the police that he confronted Christobal Lopez after he saw him take and conceal a hatchet in Mr. Dunn’s store.
The damage done to power lines and poles by Hurricane Michael was so complete in some areas that utility workers must start from scratch, officials say.
Hurricane Michael wrecked every other beachfront house on the block, but one came through the storm nearly pristine, as if protected by grace. How did it survive?
Hurricane Michael battered inland rural communities with such force that it stunned residents and left them with a daunting recovery they didn’t expect.
The small oyster town of Apalachicola, on a remote point on the Gulf of Mexico, had already suffered through drought and an oil spill. Then Hurricane Michael swept through.
“When is anybody coming to do something?” one woman asked as Panhandle residents began searching for basic necessities.
Hurricane Michael has passed on to Georgia and the Carolinas, but it has left behind substantial damage in communities like Mexico Beach, where it made landfall, and Panama City.
This footage taken from a helicopter shows how Hurricane Michael’s powerful winds wiped out many parts of Mexico Beach, Fla.
Striking photography from Hurricane Michael
Residents and emergency workers spent most of the day hunkered down, only emerging after nightfall to begin assessing the Category 4 storm’s toll.
As the storm made landfall on the coast of the Florida Panhandle, those left near ground zero were in for a terrible beating.
Hurricane Michael arrives in the height of campaign season in Florida, and Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for the Senate, already is in heavy public service mode. So are other Florida politicians.
The storm, expected to make landfall on Wednesday, is poised to be the most powerful hurricane to strike the mainland United States so far this year.
Donte Palmer posted a photo online showing how he changes his son’s diaper in public restrooms without changing stations. Messages of support flooded in from fathers around the world.
Donna Shalala, a former cabinet secretary, is in a tighter race than Democrats had hoped against the Republican contender, Maria Elvira Salazar.
Perhaps the disaster that struck Florida’s southwest coast this summer will cause residents to rethink the way they live.
He protested during the national anthem. Then he interned on Capitol Hill. He may run for political office. First, though, is the Saints on Sunday.
On its own and in league with other cities, Orlando is working to curb climate change, starting with the electricity it generates.