Miami Beach bans some alcohol sales after 6 p.m. during state of emergency

(ABCactionnews.com) MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Miami Beach officials announced Wednesday that, starting Thursday, some alcohol sales will be banned as part of an effort to mitigate dangerous and illegal acts by unruly spring breakers.  Earlier this week, officials said a State of Emergency would go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday.  According to a press release, the “sale or distribution of any alcoholic beverage(s) for off-premises … Continue reading Miami Beach bans some alcohol sales after 6 p.m. during state of emergency

Houston issues boil water advisory amid winter storm: How to keep your water safe

ABCnews.com You should boil tap water, even if it’s filtered, the CDC said. As a dangerous winter storm pounds the South, officials in Houston and the surrounding Harris County have announced a boil water advisory. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe: During a boil water advisory, your community’s water might be contaminated, so you should use bottled water or boil tap water for … Continue reading Houston issues boil water advisory amid winter storm: How to keep your water safe

Tropical Storm Dorian takes aim at Puerto Rico, may hit Florida

Dorian strengthens as it threatens Puerto Rico, could hit Florida as Category 3 hurricane. Tropical Storm Dorian was hours away from thrashing the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as it gained strength and was expected to become a hurricane. Residents of Puerto Rico are bracing for Dorian, which is expected to reach the island — still recovering from Hurricane Maria — by Wednesday. Puerto Rico … Continue reading Tropical Storm Dorian takes aim at Puerto Rico, may hit Florida