Florida



Hurricane Dorian strengthen in Caribbean, expected to reach Fla. by Monday

Hurricane Dorian continues to strengthen as it makes its way toward the U.S. The storm is currently a category 4, but experts fear it could strengthen to a category 5. Dorian brought wind speeds of 150-miles per hour to the Caribbean Saturday, just six miles per hour short of category 5 status. Satellite imagery shows the storm heading toward the Bahamas, where residents are gathering supplies and reinforcing their homes in preparation for the severe storm.





Tethered balloons aid in effort to secure border

It looks like a giant white blimp hanging lazily in the air, but what appears to be nothing more than a simple balloon is part of America’s ongoing fight to keep its borders secure. It’s called the Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS.



Coast Guard searches for 2 missing firefighters

The Coast Guard is searching for two firefighters who have been missing since departing on a fishing trip in Florida on Friday. Brian McCluney and Justin Walker were last seen on a boat ramp at Port Canaveral, and were reportedly going fishing at spot 8A Reef.