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3 years ago

'It should have never happened,' chief says as 4 charged in deadly Hurricane Irma nursing home horror

Autopsies showed that all 12 patients died from heatstroke.
3 years ago
4 nursing home staffers charged in deadly Hurricane Irma horror
3 years ago

4 people charged in death of nursing home patients during Hurricane Irma

Twelve people not evacuated before the storm later died.
3 years ago
4 people charged in death of nursing home patients during Hurricane Irma
3 years ago

Former nursing home workers to be charged in connection patients' deaths after 2017 Hurricane Irma

Nursing home officials said they reached out to the state and even the governor for help, but the state said they still failed to act.
3 years ago
Former nursing home workers to be charged in connection with patients' Irma deaths
4 years ago

Hotel shuttered by Irma reopens in St. Barts

Le Plage Suite at Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa is the hotel suite of the week.
4 years ago
Hotel shuttered by Irma reopens in St. Barts
4 years ago

First responders use drones to aid hurricane rescues

This new technology is helping rescuers survey damage, find stranded storm survivors and drop supplies.
4 years ago
First responders use drones to aid hurricane rescues, emergency response
4 years ago

Hurricane Irma roars into the Florida Keys and continues up the coast

The Category 2 hurricane made landfall at Cudjoe Key at 9 a.m. as a Category 4 storm.
4 years ago
Hurricane Irma roars into the Florida Keys and continues up the coast
5 years ago

Meet the school principal who brought his community together after Hurricane Irma

Florida Keys resident Harry Russell turned his school into a daycare and a distribution center for donated supplies in the aftermath of the storm.
5 years ago
Meet the school principal who brought his community together after Hurricane Irma
5 years ago

New 911 calls underscore devastation at Florida nursing home

A relative of one of the 14 victims tells ABC News the tragedy is "heartbreaking" and "unfathomable" as newly released 911 calls capture the unfolding crisis at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills during Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
New 911 calls underscore devastation at Florida nursing home
5 years ago

911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died

Fourteen died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the facility's air conditioning.
5 years ago
911 calls capture unfolding crisis at nursing home where patients died
5 years ago

911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died

Fourteen died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the facility's air conditioning.
5 years ago
911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died
5 years ago

94-year-old sues Florida nursing home where 8 residents died in wake of Hurricane Irma

The nursing home says it repeatedly called emergency hotlines for help.
5 years ago
94-year-old sues Florida nursing home where 8 residents died in Irma's aftermath
5 years ago

Husband, wife die weeks apart after their Florida nursing home overheated

The facility is the subject of a criminal investigation.
5 years ago
Husband, wife die weeks apart after their nursing home overheated
5 years ago

Wood from canoe unearthed by Irma estimated to be more than 300 years old

The highest percentage of dates from the testing are between 1640 to 1680 A.D.
5 years ago
Canoe unearthed by Irma likely 300 years old
5 years ago

Reporter's Notebook feat. Gio Benitez

ABC News' Gio Benitez talks about life on the road as a reporter and what it was like to cover Hurricanes Maria and Irma.
5 years ago
Reporter's Notebook feat. Gio Benitez
5 years ago

The heroism and heart of first responders

People who came through and risked their lives to save others amid hurricane devastation.
5 years ago
The heroism and heart of first responders
5 years ago

Deadly Florida nursing home horror sparks criminal investigation

Nursing home operators detail their many attempts to get help from state authorities when the air conditioning failed after Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
Deadly Florida nursing home horror sparks criminal investigation
5 years ago

Family of nursing home residents reveals conditions inside

A Florida nursing home is facing a criminal investigation after 8 residents died after the facility's air-conditioning system failed in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
Family of nursing home residents reveals conditions inside
5 years ago

Florida Keys residents start to return after Hurricane Irma

Residents of the Keys returning home will see firsthand what was wrecked by the storm and what remains.
5 years ago
Florida Keys residents start to return after Hurricane Irma
5 years ago

Florida Keys residents return to ruins

Devastating losses are coming to light for many residents as they return home after Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
Florida Keys residents return to ruins
5 years ago

Florida Keys residents return home after Irma

Cudjoe Key resident Dean Madison told ABC News that seeing his home completely destroyed is "heartbreaking."
5 years ago
Florida Keys residents return home after Irma
5 years ago

Sinkholes appear in Florida neighborhood after Hurricane Irma's heavy rains

Just down the street from where a massive sinkhole opened up on Tuesday, another sinkhole formed on Thursday.
5 years ago
Sinkholes appear in Florida neighborhood after Hurricane Irma's heavy rains
5 years ago

10th patient dead after Florida nursing home lost air conditioning in Irma

The victim, who was 94 years old, died Wednesday.
5 years ago
10th patient dead after Florida nursing home lost air conditioning in Irma
5 years ago

Sinkholes threaten Florida homes after Irma

At least eight reported sinkholes have opened up in the state since Irma made landfall, including one sinkhole in Apopka that damaged a home lived in by its owners for the past nearly 50 years.
5 years ago
Sinkholes threaten Florida homes after Irma
5 years ago

Firefighter helps deer hydrate after Hurricane Irma

A firefighter in Monroe County, Florida, encountered a dehydrated deer on Sept. 18, and decided to lend a helping hand.
5 years ago
Firefighter helps deer hydrate after Hurricane Irma
5 years ago

Florida nursing home called governor's personal cellphone for help

Eight residents died earlier this week after Irma knocked out the facility's AC.
5 years ago
Florida nursing home called governor's personal cellphone for help
5 years ago

Special Report: Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida

Parts of Florida could see 15-foot storm surges, 127-mph winds and 15 inches of rain.
5 years ago
Special Report: Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida
5 years ago

Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old

"It was extremely exciting. I’m still giddy," Randy Lathrop said of his find.
5 years ago
Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old
5 years ago

94-year-old grandma surprised with hurricane supplies from police

A 94-year-old grandmother was surprised by a group of local police officers after she lost power in Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
94-year-old grandma surprised with hurricane supplies from police
5 years ago

Shrimp boat captain opens up about losing first mate during Hurricane Irma: 'I love that man'

A shrimp boat captain who rode out Hurricane Irma in the middle of the sea on a lifeboat finally got to embrace his family after a cruise ship rescued him.
5 years ago
Shrimp boat captain opens up about losing first mate during Irma: 'I love that man'
5 years ago

Grandma surprised with hurricane supplies from police

Betty Helmuth of Clearwater, Florida, was thrilled to see police officers at her door on Sept. 7, with water and groceries in tow.
5 years ago
Grandma surprised with hurricane supplies from police
5 years ago

Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old

Randy Lathrop of Cocoa, Florida, discovered the dugout canoe on Sept. 11 during an early-morning bike ride.
5 years ago
Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old
5 years ago

Over 1.5 million Irma-weary Floridians still without power as crews work 'around the clock'

It's "the largest power restoration undertaking in history for a single state."
5 years ago
Over 1.5M Irma-weary Floridians still without power as crews work 'around the clock'
5 years ago

Rescued shrimp boat captain returns to dry land after Hurricane Irma

A shrimp boat captain who rode out Hurricane Irma in the middle of the sea on a lifeboat finally got to embrace his family after a cruise ship rescued him.
5 years ago
Rescued shrimp boat captain returns to dry land after Hurricane Irma
5 years ago

More details emerge about 8 deaths at Florida nursing home

After some residents were taken to a hospital across the street, doctors and nurses were concerned by what they saw and went to the nursing home.
5 years ago
More details emerge about 8 deaths at Florida nursing home
5 years ago

Americans still stranded on Caribbean islands

Many Americans are trying to get out as conditions continue to deteriorate.
5 years ago
Americans still stranded on Caribbean islands
5 years ago

Trump meets with Hurricane Irma responders and victims in Florida

The visit is Trump's third to sites of natural disaster.
5 years ago
Trump meets with Hurricane Irma responders and victims in Florida
5 years ago

Photos: Irma leaves path of destruction

Slideshow of images of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, Florida and Atlantic Coast of the U.S.
5 years ago
Photos: Irma leaves path of destruction
5 years ago

Florida nursing home patients had body temperatures of up to 106 degrees, officials say

Police are investigating the deaths of eight nursing home patients.
5 years ago
Florida nursing home patients had body temperatures of up to 106 degrees
5 years ago

Trump to Fla. residents: 'We're there for you 100%'

ABC News' Amna Nawaz and political director Rick Klein check in with Cecilia Vega and Molly Hunter as the president makes his way through Florida, meeting people affected by Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
Trump to Fla. residents: 'We're there for you 100%'
5 years ago

At least 31 dead from Irma's wrath, more than 2M without power

ABC News' Amna Nawaz checks in with Molly Hunter in Bonita Springs, Florida.
5 years ago
At least 31 dead from Irma's wrath, more than 2M without power
5 years ago

Georgia officers raise American flag knocked over by Irma

Police officers found the flag while patrolling for storm damage in Georgia.
5 years ago
Officers raise American flag knocked over by Irma
5 years ago

Trump thanks first responders in the aftermath of Irma

In Florida the president said, "The job that everyone has done is incredible."
5 years ago
Trump thanks first responders in the aftermath of Irma
5 years ago
St. Thomas regains some services, residents decide whether to rebuild
5 years ago

Florida Keys residents struggle to find food, water after Irma

More than 20,000 military personnel are on the ground in the Keys as rescue crews go door to door looking for survivors, and residents live under tight water restrictions as they start to rebuild.
5 years ago
Struggle for food, water in Florida Keys after Irma
5 years ago

8 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma

Authorities also evacuated 170 people from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after Irma knocked out the center's air conditioning.
5 years ago
8 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma
5 years ago

Irma death toll rises to 31 across 3 states

At least 31 people in the U.S. have died as a result of Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
Irma death toll rises to 31 across 3 states
5 years ago

Photos capture obliterated homes, resilient survivors in Irma-slammed Florida Keys

Photos from the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma.
5 years ago
Photos capture obliterated homes, resilient survivors in Irma-slammed Florida Keys
5 years ago

8 dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home

The entire facility was evacuated due to cooling issues.
5 years ago
8 dead at nursing home after Irma knocks out air conditioning
5 years ago

Elderly couple found safe after going missing during evacuation from Florida amid Hurricane Irma

Milan and Lucille Yezic were last seen Saturday night at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET at a gas station near Interstate 75 in Ocala, Florida.
5 years ago
Elderly couple found safe after going missing during Hurricane Irma evacuation
5 years ago

8 residents found dead in Florida nursing home

They were found after the air conditioning failed, and the center was evacuated this morning.
5 years ago
8 residents found dead in Florida nursing home