UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Gilbert Limones and a coworker at a funeral home were among the first people shot at by the gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. He's spent most of his days since helping prepare for the young victims' burials and consoling shattered families.
LaPLACE, La. (AP) – Debbie Greco and her family cowered on a stairway landing as Hurricane Ida sent 4 feet of muddy water rushing into her home in LaPlace along the west side of Lake Pontchartrain.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Storms that left splintered homes and broken trees across Alabama and Mississippi moved into Georgia and Florida on Thursday (March 18), rousing residents with early morning warnings as forecasters said the threat of dangerous weather would move up the south Atlantic seaboard.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105-mph winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, swamping homes and trapping people in high water as it pushed inland for what could be a slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South.