Hurricane Florence

Dam breach at Duke plant in NC; coal ash could spill

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Duke Energy said Friday that a dam containing a large lake at their Wilmington, N.C. power plant has been breached by floodwaters from Florence, and it's possible coal...Read more

Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding

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The trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence continue to slowly meander their way to the sea, leaving billions of dollars of damage in their wake.Read more

Indiana National Guard unit helping with hurricane relief

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The Indiana Army National Guard has sent two helicopters and 14 pilots and crewmembers to North Carolina to help with Hurricane Florence relief efforts.Read more


Indiana Task Force 1 coming home after helping victims of Hurricane Florence

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After more than 100 water rescues in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, a group of Indiana first responders will soon be leaving one of the cities that was hardest hit...Read more

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in North Carolina

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Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to...Read more

Facebook tool helps charities find evacuees who need help

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During a disaster like Hurricane Florence, many emergency responders need to pinpoint the trouble spots so they can rescue people. For others, it's more important to...Read more

1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen by Florence

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About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being...Read more

Baby swept away in Florence floodwaters

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The mother of 1-year-old Kaiden Lee Welch is living in her own nightmare after the boy was swept from her arms by Florence's floodwaters.Read more

Florence's damage means dealing with insurance

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Damage assessments from Hurricane Florence are just getting started, and so are the calls from homeowners to their insurance agents.Read more


Indy's Task Force 1 helps rescue over 100 people from flood waters in N.C.

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Members of Indiana Task Force 1 worked through the night to help rescue people from flood waters in New Hanover County, N.C.Read more

WTHR Cares - How to help disaster relief effort

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WTHR Cares has launched a community-wide campaign to aid victims of disasters in times of need. When disasters strike and people are suffering, WTHR Cares mobilizes the...Read more