Listen to our podcast on your phone: Apple Podcasts | Google Play The year 2017 was a historic year for hurricanes. It was not only one of the most active seasons on record, but early damage estimates place it as the most expensive in United States history. According to some experts like former Federal Emergency Management …
When Hurricane Irma swept through Florida, the power was knocked out to thousands of people in the Gainesville area. WUFT News reporter Luke Sullivan found out that even more than three months after the storm, some families are still in the dark. This week, we dedicate our entire podcast episode to one family's story of life without electricity.
We're midway through a pivotal school year at Hawthorne Middle/High School, where anything less than a "C" grade on this year's school accountability report would mean the school's closure. Reporter Bailey Lefever joins us to talk about how people there are feeling and what has been done to turn it around in time.
Tower Oaks Glen and Majestic Oaks Apartments have the two highest per-unit annual averages of calls for emergency service among the 15 apartment complexes in an especially problematic area known by law enforcement as the "Tower triangle," according to a WUFT News analysis of two years' worth of emergency calls.
This week on The Point podcast, a story from Florida's death chamber, a lesson on the First Amendment and university campuses, and the scene at Lochloosa Lake after Hurricane Irma hit. Find it at WUFT.org.
On Find Out Florida at WUFT.org today, explore the answer to this audience question: “Our hospitals advertise how short the waiting times are in their emergency rooms. How long do people actually wait?”