Articles by Angie Wang and Jay Reeves

Hurricane Sally Adds to Mounting Losses in Historic Gulf Coast Storm Season

Hundreds of thousands of people were without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that included a broken bridge in Pensacola and ships …

Destruction from Storms Across Southeast ‘Worst in a Decade;’ Death Toll Rises to 30

Storms that killed more than 30 people in the Southeast, piling fresh misery atop a pandemic, spread across the eastern United States on Monday, leaving more than 1 million homes and businesses without power amid floods and mudslides. In Alabama, …

Alabama Neighborhood Slammed by Twister During Virus Quarantine

An apparent tornado slammed into an Alabama neighborhood, shattering more than a dozen homes Tuesday while people were hunkered down inside because of the coronavirus outbreak, as storms caused damage from Mississippi to Georgia. Near the Alabama-Georgia line in Eufaula, …

Officials Monitoring Dams as Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc Across Multiple Southeast States

A Tennessee hillside collapsed, roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Southeast on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National …

Severe Storm Sweeps Through Southeast, Causes 5 Deaths

More than 260,000 homes and businesses in the southeastern United States were without power early Friday after a powerful storm raked the region. At least five people were killed. North Carolina had the most customers without electricity on Friday, followed …

Winter Storm in Deep South Brings Snow, Floods, 1 Death

A powerful winter storm raked across the Deep South early Thursday, with high winds and flooding causing damage that killed one person, injured several others and littered at least 10 states. Rescue crews repeatedly pulled people from flooded cars, and …

Investigators Probe Cause of Deadly Fire at Alabama Marina

Roughly two dozen people lived on Dock B at Jackson County Park Marina, and none was rich or famous. They were middle-class adults and children, not yachters, folks who liked having a Tennessee River bywater for their backyard. A fire …

At Least 8 Killed, 35 Vessels Burned in Alabama Marina Fire

A massive fire that killed at least eight people and destroyed dozens of boats in an Alabama marina early Monday was spread so rapidly by the wind that “we didn’t have time to do nothing,” said one resident who survived …

Kim Kardashian West Sues Alabama Doctor over ‘Vampire Facial’

Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial.” West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr. Charles Runels …

4 Dead After Storms Leave ‘Trail of Destruction’ Across the South

A swarm of tornadoes and storms that left a trail of destruction across the Southeast killed four people, injured at least a dozen more and left victims to bundle up against the cold as they picked up pieces of their …