• Decision 2020 Oct 9, 2020

    Ohio County Says Nearly 50,000 Voters Received Wrong Ballots

    Ohio’s Republican secretary of state is assuring residents that the election will be secure and accurate after a county sent wrong ballots to 50,000 voters

  • Attorney Jun 6, 2019

    Ohio Doctor Charged With 25 Counts of Murder, Accused of Prescribing Excessive Doses of Painkillers

    An Ohio doctor was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients who, authorities say, were killed with deliberate overdoses of painkillers, many of them administered by other medical workers on his orders. In one of the biggest cases of its kind ever brought against an American health care professional, William Husel was accused of ordering outsize...

  • Facebook Nov 2, 2018

    Storm Threat Spreads Up East Coast as South Recovers

    Forecasters said most of the East Coast was at risk for severe weather Friday, with winds as strong as 60 mph, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain possible as the Gulf Coast recovered from storms blamed for two deaths. Waves of weather moving in from the Gulf of Mexico at daybreak brought rain and lightning to parts of the Florida Panhandle...

  • Gulf of Mexico Oct 21, 2018

    19th Century Shipwrecks Unearthed by Hurricane Michael

    Hurricane Michael’s deadly storm surge unearthed shipwrecks caused by another hurricane — in 1899.

  • Facebook Oct 14, 2018

    Hurricane Michael Death Toll, Now 19, Expected to Rise Drastically

    Rescuers intensified efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be trapped amid the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, where one body has already been recovered, tempers are flaring, and power could be out for weeks. Crews with dogs went door-to-door in Mexico Beach, pushing aside debris to get inside badly damage structures in...

  • Facebook Oct 13, 2018

    Hurricane Michael: At Least 14 Dead, Obliteration in Disaster Zone

    Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm’s fury became ever clearer. The death toll across the South stood at 14 including the victim discovered in Mexico Beach.

  • Facebook Oct 11, 2018

    ‘Apocalyptic:' One Florida Town Demolished by Michael

    The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of Old Florida....
    Now it lies in splinters....
    Hit head-on by Hurricane Michael, homes in this town of about 1,190 people were shattered or ripped from their foundations. Boats were tossed like toys. The streets closest to the water looked as if a bomb had gone off....
    What the 9-foot...

  • Facebook Oct 11, 2018

    ‘Apocalyptic:' One Florida Town Demolished by Michael

    The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of Old Florida....
    Now it lies in splinters....
    Hit head-on by Hurricane Michael, homes in this town of about 1,190 people were shattered or ripped from their foundations. Boats were tossed like toys. The streets closest to the water looked as if a bomb had gone off....
    What the 9-foot...

  • Facebook Oct 12, 2018

    ‘Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle Devastated by Hurricane Michael

    The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At least six deaths were blamed on Michael, the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in over...

  • Facebook Oct 11, 2018

    Panhandle Residents Deal With Destruction After Michael

    NBC 6’s Laura Rodriguez speaks to Panama City residents who rode out Hurricane Michael.

  • Facebook Oct 11, 2018

    Michael Weakens to Tropical Storm, Charges Into Southeast; 2 Dead

    After slamming into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive charge inland across the Southeast, Hurricane Michael weakened to a tropical storm overnight. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years and at least two deaths have been reported. Supercharged by...

  • Donald Trump Aug 9, 2018

    Ohio Special Election Tuesday Watched for Clues to November

    A Democrat is within striking distance of winning a congressional race in Ohio on Tuesday for an open seat that has been reliably Republican for more than three decades. Both national parties are focusing on the contest for clues to whether Democrats will retake the U.S. House in November. Republican President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have campaigned...

  • Facebook Jul 20, 2018

    Worker Injured in Pennsylvania Army Depot Explosion Dies

    The U.S. Army says one of five civilian employees injured in an explosion and fire at a military depot in Pennsylvania has died.

  • Facebook Jul 20, 2018

    5 Injured in Explosion at Pennsylvania Army Depot

    An explosion at an army facility in southern Pennsylvania Thursday morning left at least three people severely injured, officials said. Emergency officials responded to a blast at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County at 7:13 a.m., according to Franklin County Emergency Services. It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion, but officials said there is no suspicion of...

  • Congress Apr 2, 2018

    Old, New Drugs Mix to Raise Death Tolls in Ohio

    New surges in use of methamphetamine and cocaine mixed with a powerful synthetic opioid are contributing to rising drug overdose death tolls in already hard-hit Ohio. As county coroners have begun releasing their 2017 tallies, a trend has emerged of more deaths involving meth or cocaine mixed with fentanyl, the painkiller blamed for increasing U.S. fatalities in recent years as...

  • Attorney Mar 19, 2018

    Ohio Man Charged With Providing Gun That Killed Officers

    A man was charged Monday with providing the gun used to kill two Ohio policemen, as the officers’ bodies were escorted in a procession to funeral homes in the suburban community they served. Gerald Lawson, 30, of suburban Cleveland, is accused of buying the handgun for shooting suspect Quentin Smith last summer. Smith gave Lawson the money to buy the...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 30, 2017

    Bath Salts Disguised As Candy Found in Florida

    Bath salts are being mixed with a variety of candies this Halloween to create a deadly cocktail in Florida. Just last week, Franklin County deputies found mason jars and packages filled with the bath salts. It was so hard to distinguish candy from the synthetic drug, they had to take it to a lab for testing.

  • Attorney Sep 21, 2017

    Key Suspect in Pricey Kentucky Bourbon Heist Pleads Guilty

    A rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of liquor has pleaded guilty in a case that has secured a place in Kentucky lore. Gilbert “Toby” Curtsinger, accused as the ringleader of the operation that stole bourbon from a pair of Kentucky distilleries, entered the plea Wednesday in...

  • Donald Trump Aug 17, 2017

    Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

    A neo-Nazi website’s publisher said Wednesday that he has “effectively been completely banned from the internet” after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. “Clearly, the powers that be believe that they have the ability to simply kick me off the internet,” Andrew Anglin, who has published the site from an undisclosed...

  • New York Jun 9, 2017

    Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were ‘God's Work': PD

    A man accused of bringing more than a thousand doses of fake drugs to the Bonnaroo music festival said he was doing “God’s Work” with the bogus substances, Tennessee authorities said Thursday. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department David E. Brady of Albany, New York, has been charged with two counts of counterfeit controlled substances. Brady, 45, is accused of attracting...

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