Greg Allen appears in the following:
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Hurricane Irma is forecast to hit Florida over the weekend. Officials and residents are preparing for a storm they worry may equal or surpass Hurricane Andrew from 25 years ago.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Hurricane Irma is a major hurricane and on a path that may take it to south Florida by the weekend. Residents and officials in Florida are taking the storm very seriously and preparations are already well underway.
Saturday, September 02, 2017
With streets mostly dry and shelters closing, people displaced by Harvey are returning home. Now, residents are focused on whether their homes are habitable, and many are worried about paying rent and mortgages.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
As the heavy rains have let up in Houston, officials are assessing when they can reopen the city's port and airports. Both airports opened with limited service Wednesday. The port will take longer.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
U.S. officials say they're considering additional sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro regime, including measures targeting the country's oil industry. But the U.S. imports Venezuelan oil.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in Miami highlighting one of the city's communities cooperating with the Trump administration in helping deport immigrants here illegally, but he's still singling out cities who aren't complying.
Friday, August 11, 2017
President Trump announced Thursday that his administration plans to declare a national emergency to deal with the opioid epidemic. Six states have already taken this step.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Some local and state officials in South Florida are calling for more regulation of addiction recovery residences to help combat insurance scams.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Addiction treatment professionals are praising many of the recommendations of a White House commission on the opioid crisis. But some question the recommendation to declare it a national emergency.
Monday, July 31, 2017
The new bill was pushed by a conservative group critical of the way evolution, climate change and government were being taught in Florida schools.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans in Florida were expected to vote in the referendum organized by opponents of Venezuela's president. Anti-Maduro anger is boiling over in South Florida communities.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Gov. Rick Scott announced the plan Monday. More than 100,000 Venezuelans live in Florida — many of whom fled repression from the regimes of Hugo Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro.
Monday, July 10, 2017
U.S. cruise operators are among those who stand to benefit from President Trump's changes to the Obama administration's Cuba travel policies. The new rules don't affect cruises, and may help them.
Friday, July 07, 2017
Septic tanks, long considered safe and effective, are increasingly seen as a major contributor to coastal pollution. Florida is now starting the costly job of switching hundreds of thousands of homeowners from septic to sewer.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Just weeks after the backlash to pulling out of the Paris climate deal, U.S. mayors gathered in Miami are putting climate change at the top of their agenda.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
South Florida's large Venezuelan-American community has been actively sending goods to the beleaguered nation for years and a large number of express services have set up shop in Miami. Now, shipments are being intercepted by the government in Venezuela and some goods, including medical supplies, are banned.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
As we head into what's forecast to be a more active than normal hurricane season, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is in an uncertain position. The agency that responds to disasters still doesn't have a director, and some key programs are slated for big cuts under the Trump budget.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
As hurricane season begins, there are concerns that FEMA, the federal agency in charge of dealing with disasters, may be less prepared than usual and hampered by proposed budget cuts.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Travelers infected with the Zika virus in the Caribbean brought it to South Florida multiple times before officials realized it had reached the U.S., an analysis of virus genomes finds.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Some 58,000 Haitians are in the U.S. under a program known as Temporary Protected Status, which Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has extended for six months.