Some 750,000 cars were flooded during Hurricanes Florence, Harvey and Irma. Many were taken off the market, but experts warn that some have been refurbished and resold. NBC’s Tammy Leitner looks into what you need to know as you shop for a used vehicle.
Matt Pothier, a civilian contractor and former Navy fighter pilot, was flying a jet during military exercises in Hawaii when he noticed something was very wrong. He’s now talking about the near-death experience, when he ejected out of the plane and splashed-down into the water below.
Nearly 500 bridges in the state are in such disrepair that they’re closed and state, county and local governments lack the funding for repairs. This has serious, sometimes deadly, consequences for residents when emergency responders can’t quickly reach those in need.
More than 2,000 animals were displaced during the deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history. Some families are still desperately searching for their pets, while others have no homes to bring their animals back to. Volunteers have stepped in to care for them, a gesture of hope for the many who are grieving.
“Everybody’s like, ‘Who’s the Asian dude over there?’ I just start laughing. I said, ‘That’s my boy, Lin,’” Barkley told Shirley Wang.