8 p.m. UPDATE: Tropical Storm Erika maintained its strength Thursday evening as it lashed the Lesser Antilles and continued on a path that that would have it run up the East Coast of Florida as a Category 1 hurricane early next week.
Area emergency operations centers are activated and monitoring as Tropical Storm Erika continues on a path that could bring it to Florida as a hurricane early next week. Gov. Rick Scott says the state will be prepared despite not having faced a hurricane since 2005. He urges citizens to 'hope for the best; prepare for the worst.'
The killing of news photographer Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker, both employees of Roanoke, Virginia, TV station WDBJ, has taken its toll on friends, family and those working in newsroom across the country.
Wednesday morning’s shooting of Adam Ward and Alison Parker, two journalists who were killed on live TV by a disgruntled co-worker police said, is not only a tragedy, but a startling reminder that workplace violence can strike anyone in any field.
Of all the preseason games, the third one is the most critical for most teams. It’s the game where the starters play the most and given a chance, players who want to make the team throughout the rest of the roster have to show something in this game.