Jeff’s Recent Stories
Nation Oct 03Drought conditions worsen across 14 southern U.S. states
Overall, nearly 20 percent of the lower 48 U.S. states is experiencing drought conditions.
Nation Mar 05Tallying the dead, Alabama officials identify 7 tornado victims in one family
The tornado was an EF4 packing winds estimated at 170 mph and chewed a path of destruction up to nine-tenths of a mile wide in Alabama for nearly 27 miles, the National Weather Service said.
Nation Mar 04WATCH: Officials discuss deadly Alabama tornado
Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses Monday in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed at least 23 people, including children.
Nation Feb 01Drones deluge Super Bowl stadium despite ban
The sky above the stadium that will host Sunday's Super Bowl is being "inundated" with an alarming number of drones, raising the specter of injuries to tourists or others — or a possible collision with aircraft, the FBI said Friday.
Nation Jan 14Airport security no-shows are soaring as shutdown enters 4th week
Monday marked the first business day after screeners did not receive a paycheck for the first time since the shutdown began.
Politics Nov 08Lucy McBath, Democrat and gun control advocate, wins long-red Georgia seat
Republican Rep. Karen Handel has conceded her long-red House seat in the Atlanta suburbs to an African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office.
Nation Feb 28Georgia teacher fires gun in classroom
A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a locked classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and apparently fired a single shot from a handgun, authorities said.