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An Air Force fighter pilot died Wednesday after his jet and another likely collided during a training exercise and crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The other pilot was rescued and is expected to survive. The single-seat F-15C Eagles crashed Wednesday off...
Tags: Armed Forces, Death, Defense
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMIAMI -- Hurricane Ike churned through central Cuba today with 100 mph winds, whipping up a five-story storm surge that crashed over seaside towns and villages and toppled utility poles and dilapidated buildings. Images broadcast by Cuban state...
Tags: Politics, U.S. Embassy, Disasters, Armed Forces, Haiti
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersMEXICO CITY -- A weakened Hurricane Dean passed west from the Yucatan peninsula into the Gulf of Mexico, reaching land about 10 a.m. today in Tecolutla, on Mexico's eastern mainland, about halfway between Tampico and the port of Veracruz. Coastal...
Tags: Disasters, Death, Weather Reports, Hurricanes, Labor Day
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLeaders of this fast-eroding barrier island -- the scene of the deadliest hurricane in American history -- are about to approve nearly 4,000 new homes and two midrise hotels despite geologists' warnings that the massive development would sever a ridge...
Tags: Government, Oceans, Disasters, Public Officials, Death
Special to The Times"We came to Cedar Key from Tampa with an Audubon tour," said Connie Crane, an artist staffing the counter at the Cedar Keyhole gallery cooperative. "I saw a cat lying in the middle of the street nursing her kittens, and I said, 'Oh, that's the kind of...
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The News Herald, Panama City, Fla.PANAMA CITY BEACH -- Despite anglers' efforts to persuade federal fishery managers to rescind a set of rules affecting this year's red snapper season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service announced Tuesday it denied...
If your definition of paradise involves awe-inspiring natural beauty, shameless pampering 24/7 and experiences your family will always cherish, consider your paradise found on Florida’s Paradise Coast of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. ...
WASHINGTON Over 18 years of running Old Dixie Seafood in Boca Raton, Larry Siemsen has seen supplies of locally caught red snapper dwindle and prices double, thanks to decades of over-fishing and recent federal restrictions to help the popular fish...
PORT ST. JOHN — Competing with the high-pressure whine of natural gas surging through gleaming pipes, Florida Power & Light Co. executives on Wednesday dedicated their newest power plant: a monster overlooking the Indian River Lagoon that bolsters...
St. Pete Beach is a barrier island in Pinellas county with award-winning, beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. With miles of pristine white sand, St. Pete Beach offers visitors a variety of views, activities and Florida sun. St. Pete Beach is nestled...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Firefighters on Thursday extinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded in Mobile, Ala., leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship....
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