Hurricane Dorian

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DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A month after Hurricane Dorian destroyed houses and livelihoods, Steven Gardiner said he was hopeful his world championship victory could bring a little happiness to the Bahamas. Gardiner’s family home on the Abaco islands was one of many damaged in the Sept. 1 hurricane. His win in the 400 meters on […]

HIGH ROCK, Grand Bahama (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend who sat in shock when part […]

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The Trump Administration will not grant temporary protected status to Bahamians displaced by Hurricane Dorian. Temporary protected status, also known as TPS, would have allowed Bahamians to work and live in the U.S. until deemed safe for them to return home. TPS, a form of humanitarian relief, normally applies to people who would face extreme hardship if […]

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MIAMI (AP) — A Bahamian girl who evacuated to Florida after Hurricane Dorian was transferred to the government’s custody because she arrived in the U.S. with an adult who was not a family member, immigration officials said Wednesday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials “made multiple attempts” to contact the family of 12-year-old Katyora Paul […]

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath, the government said Wednesday. But it cautioned that the names had yet to be checked against the rosters of people evacuated from the devastated islands or staying in shelters. Carl Smith, a spokesman for the country’s […]

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NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas on how or where to begin. Some sat in hotel lobbies as they debated their next steps. Others were bused to […]

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ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate people gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, as an international disaster-relief effort took shape. The search for victims and survivors continued, five days after Dorian blasted the […]

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Friday — a much weaker version of the brute that wreaked havoc in the Bahamas — flooding homes in the low-lying ribbon of islands and throwing a scare into year-round residents who chose to tough it out. Hundreds were feared trapped on […]

Hurricane Dorian slammed North and South Carolina after devastating the Bahamas. It left hundreds of thousands in the Carolina’s without power. Our President sprung into action and declared a state of emergency for all of Alabama, which is nowhere near the Carolina’s. Someone should really give this guy a geography lesson.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian raked the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain Thursday, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses as it pushed northward toward the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. Leaving at least 20 people dead in its wake in the devastated Bahamas, […]

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It started as a light-hearted challenge between a Florida couple, can a Smart car fit into their kitchen? The answer: Yes it can. Patrick Eldridge parked his smart car in his kitchen to protect it from Hurricane Dorian because he didn’t want it to “blow away” and to prove that he […]

Before heading to the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, some people were worried that Hurricane Dorian would ruin the event. But, just like Tom kept saying, the party went on! They had such a great time and everyone stayed safe and dry. Sybil really enjoyed seeing the Bonfyre and Tom had a blast with Robin […]