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Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 5 by NOAA

NOAA officially upgraded Hurricane Michael to a Category 5 hurricane.

Friday marks the start of Passover, the most observed holiday in the Jewish religion. Jews remember the journey ancient Israelites made from enslaved Egypt to freedom.

The upgraded categorization of Hurricane Michael has many local officials excited for what could come from being a Category 5.

State lawmakers were not surprised to see the category upgrade.

Historical Society of Bay County Presents "The Salt Works of St. Andrews Bay"

Law enforcement open house

Dr. Ingram will be missed by staff at Emerald Coast OBGYN and the community

Passover Observances

Tuesday Morning Weather

Lawmakers React to Category 5

Coach Roonie Scovel received recognition at Gulf Coast Board of Trustees meeting

Marianna man killed after being hit by vehicle

Repairs at Gulf Coast State College

What happens if a county or city goes bankrupt?

Hurricane resources and Easter egg hunt

TOWNE to perform at the Seaside REP

Three men arrested after attempted burglaries in Jackson County

Locals voice concerns about lack of housing options

FDA approves first generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

Firefighters benefits clears first House committee

Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

Highway 390 expansion, other road projects underway after Hurricane Michael

Severe storm rolls mobile home, throws husband out bedroom window

Severe weather threat for northwest Florida

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

Friday Morning Forecast

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

Notre Dame rector: "Computer glitch" possible fire culprit

Local man finds healing through art

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Ohio wrestling coach wanted in alleged hazing turns himself in

The alleged incident involved a 15-year-old wrestler, but few details have been released as authorities wait for other possible victims to come forward.

Seagram's heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex cult case

Bronfman faces a maximum of 25 years in prison but the government's sentencing guidelines suggest 21 to 27 months instead.

It’s an aviation enthusiast’s dream: Bringing a piece of an airplane home

Every month, people line up in Atlanta for a chance to buy Delta gear. Everything from old seats to galley carts, silverware and even the bathrooms are up for grabs.

Video shows dramatic underwater cave rescue in Tennessee

British diver Josh Bratchley, who helped save the Thai soccer team last year, was trapped inside a Tennessee cave for hours after getting separated from his group. He escaped the dark, muddy waters with the help of rescuers.

Columbine families and survivors reflect on shooting 20 years later

Saturday marks 20 years since the shooting massacre that claimed 13 lives at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. "This is an amazingly strong, loving community,” Dawn Anna, who lost her daughter Lauren Townsend that day, tells NBC’s Joe Fryer. “Columbine, that word 'Columbine,' should mean that. United.”