After Ian, river flooding menaces Florida inland towns

Click Orlando 9/30 6:39P Adriana Gomez Licon And Curt And
As Hurricane Ian ravaged coastal towns in southwest Florida, residents in this quiet suburb thought they would be safe, having no beach and living outside areas under evacuation orders. But then the water kept flowing in. Since Ian's passage,...

Dozens dead from Ian, one of strongest, costliest US storms

Click Orlando 9/30 6:37P Meg Kinnard And Adriana Gomez Li
Rescuers searched for survivors among the ruins of Florida's flooded homes from Hurricane Ian while authorities in South Carolina waited for daylight to assess damage from the storm's second strike as the remnants of one of the strongest and...

US Army misses recruiting goal; other services squeak by

Click Orlando 9/30 6:31P Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Pre
The Army fell about 15,000 soldiers — or 25% — short of its recruitment goal this year, officials confirmed Friday, despite a frantic effort to make up the widely expected gap in a year when all the military services struggled in a tight jobs...

Crews tackle Orlando elementary school flood ahead of expected reopening

Click Orlando 9/30 4:34P Treasure Roberts, Anthony Talcot
After Riverdale Elementary School flooded due to heavy rainfall from Hurricane Ian in Orlando, crews went to work to get it back in order ahead of the district’s expected opening date. Orange County Public Schools announced that they plan to...

Royal Caribbean announces new cruise dates as Port Canaveral reopens

Click Orlando 9/30 2:37P Anthony Talcott
With Hurricane Ian expected to impact Florida Wednesday, Royal Caribbean announced it would postpone two of its upcoming cruises until Saturday, which is when Port Canaveral officials said that cruises will be cleared to resume. Due to Ian’s...

Vegas survivors signal hope even as mass shootings march on

Click Orlando 9/30 2:26P Lindsay Whitehurst And Ken Ritte
It's been five years since carnage and death sent his family running into the night, leaving them separated and terrified as a gunman rained bullets into an outdoor country music festival crowd on the Las Vegas Strip. The memories don't fade,...

NASA, SpaceX push Crew-5 launch back because of Ian

Click Orlando 9/30 12:36P Christie Zizo
SpaceX and NASA plan to launch the next crewed mission to the International Space Station next week, but it’s being pushed back a few days because of Hurricane Ian. [TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!) ] The four members of the Crew-5...

Disaster loans offered to Central Florida businesses hit by hurricane

Click Orlando 9/30 12:31P Anthony Talcott
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, federal loans are being offered to help Central Florida businesses that were impacted by the storm, according to a release from the Small Business Administration. The SBA announced that businesses in the...
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