HURRICANE KATRINA AFTERMATH
Workers clean up what use to be a large tree that fell on 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale, Fla; from the devastation left in the wake of category one hurricane Katrina in Miami, Florida, on August 26, 2005. (UPI Photo/Steve Mitchell)
Two people in Minnesota and two in Florida are accused of filing more than 1,000 fake tax returns claiming nearly $7 million in refunds, federal officials said.
While U.S. coastal residents mostly fear a hurricane's winds, it's storm surge and inland flooding that are the most deadly storm hazards, a meteorologist says.
Authorities in Florida said a stolen boat was recovered when a federal agent spotted it being towed by a pickup truck on Interstate 95 in Florida.
A Florida high school band director was arrested for sexual assault after police investigated his relationship with a female student, court records show.
Approximately 60 people rappelled down the side of a 13-story Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hotel to raise $90,000 for cancer support, organizers said.
Three men were arrested by Casselberry, Fla., police, accused of participating in a statewide car-burglary ring based in South Florida, officials said.
Actress Lindsay Lohan helped plan an intervention for a friend but he was arrested for drugs in Florida before it could take place, TMZ.com reported Saturday.
The U.S. Air Force has apparently rejected Beechcraft's latest protest of the LAS program award and is sticking with Brazil's Embraer.
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A small plane crashed into several vehicles in a warehouse parking lot in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, killing all three people aboard, authorities said.