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New Orleans’ levees face a hard test as storm bears down

Even as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the Mississippi River's levees held up when those in other parts of the city did not.

North Carolina asks Congress for $8.8B in Florence recovery

North Carolina's governor is asking Congress for more federal funding to recover from Hurricane Florence.

Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits

More than six months after Hurricane Irma's catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, the number of deaths attributed to the storm increased to 129 — more than twice the amount reported at the end of the storm.

A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast

Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage left by a series of hurricanes that hit the southern U.S. and Caribbean in recent weeks.

Maria television reporting raises echoes of Katrina coverage

As the days pass since Hurricane Maria ripped across Puerto Rico, television reports increasingly echo those after Katrina a dozen years ago in sounding the alarm for a desperate population frustrated by the pace of relief efforts.

Class action status OK’d in major post-Katrina flood case

A federal judge who ruled last year that the federal government is responsible for some of the flooding that hit the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina has granted class-action status in the case.

5 ex-cops to plead guilty in bridge shootings after Katrina

Five former police officers said in court Wednesday they intend to plead guilty to lesser charges in the deadly shootings on the Danziger Bridge in the days following Hurricane Katrina.

Port City musicians reflect on Hurricane Katrina’s benefit shows

When Katrina hit and the damage began to unfold, local musicians came together in the Port City to do benefit shows.

10 years later 4-legged Katrina survivor calls Wilmington home

As we mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a four-legged survivor who lives right here in the Cape Fear has come a long way since the disaster.

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