Red Sox infielder Justin Turner hit in face by pitch
Boston Red Sox infielder Justin Turner needed 16 stitches after he was hit in the face by a pitch during Monday's spring training game against the Detroit Tigers. The 38-year-old Turner fell to the ground after getting drilled by right-hander Matt Manning. Medical personnel rushed to the plate, and Turner was bleeding and had a towel on his face as he walked off the field.news.yahoo.com
Ian ruins man-made reefs, brings algae bloom to Florida
Hurricane Ian not only ravaged southwest Florida on land but was destructive underwater as well. It destroyed man-made reefs and brought along red tide, the harmful algae blooms that kill fish and birds, according to marine researchers who returned last week from a six-day cruise organized by the Florida Institute of Oceanography. Researchers who used the cruise to study marine life in the Gulf of Mexico following the hurricane say it left in its wake red tide and destroyed artificial reefs from as far away as 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the coast of southwest Florida.news.yahoo.com
Amendment 1: What are your questions about ballot measure involving flood improvement tax changes?
The first of three proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution that the Florida Legislature voted to place on the ballot this November is an effort to help homeowners fight the effects of rising sea levels and climate change.
Their father, 87, evacuated for Hurricane Ian. Rattled by storm surge, he died in his car
The day Hurricane Ian hit Florida, Tom Cummiskey, 87, had evacuated his Fort Myers trailer and was driving about 35 miles east from the coast, fielding calls on his flip phone from friends and family urging him to get off the road.news.yahoo.com
He swam to safety from of his flooded Florida home as Hurricane Ian destroyed his business: "I lost my entire life"
The owner of Fort Myers' Green Cup Cafe describes how Hurricane Ian forced him to battle carbon monoxide and raging floodwaters as it tore through his beloved small business.cbsnews.com
Survivors cope with destruction on Sanibel Island
Florida's Sanibel Island bore the brunt of Hurricane Ian, as homes were destroyed and the only bridge connecting the island to the mainland was knocked out. Those who survived the storm now face the daunting task of repairing what remains. Manuel Bojorquez has more.news.yahoo.com
Hurricane Ian: Florida grapples with ‘500-year flood’
After making landfall in Southwest Florida as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Ian has caused severe flooding in the Sunshine State and left millions of residents without power. Footage captured on the ground shows continued rescue attempts, devastation and many Floridians coming to terms with what Gov. Ron DeSantis described as a “500-year flood event.”news.yahoo.com
‘First time I’ve ever lost everything.’ Florida Gulf coast residents in shock at historic devastation left in Hurricane Ian’s wake
One by one, armed with handfuls of belongings or cellphones and cameras, residents of cities along Florida’s Gulf coast returned to their homes on Thursday to survey the damage. Some of the first signs of the historic destruction left by Hurricane Ian were evident on Interstate-75 near Golden Gate, about 40 miles south of Fort Myers Thursday morning as at least 50 Florida Fish and Wildlife ...news.yahoo.com
Causeway to Sanibel Island severed as Florida wakes up to Ian’s trail of destruction
As Ian continued its destructive trek across Florida, over a million households across the state awoke on Thursday without electricity as residents and emergency crews along the Gulf Coast began to assess the toppled buildings, flooded streets and crippled infrastructure.news.yahoo.com