Evacuation Ordered For Piney Point Area, DeSantis Orders State Of EmergencyGovernor Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency for the Tampa-area reservoir that officials suggest could cause structural collapse at any time, forcing many to evacuate on Easter Sunday.
Knife-Wielding Suspect Causes Marietta Walmart EvacuationPolice arrested the suspect within minutes after a 9-1-1 call came in. The suspect was initially reported to have a gun.
Turbocharged Overnight, Hurricane Michael Menaces FloridaWith more than 375,000 people up and down the Gulf Coast warned to clear out, the hurricane's leading edge began lashing the white-sand shoreline with tropical storm-force winds, rain and rising seas before daybreak, hours before Michael's center was expected to blow ashore.
Stronger Than Expected: Michael Now A Category 4 StormMichael is thundering down on the Florida Panhandle strengthening into a Category 4 hurricane early Wednesday before it crashes against the region's white-sand beaches, fishing villages and coastal communities later in the day.