Close call: Officer leaps to safety seconds before boat crash
Security camera footage shows a Florida marine officer leap to safety as a speeding boat bears down on his own craft.
Active day in the tropics continues as Tropical Storm Beta forms in the Gulf of Mexico — The National Hurricane Center reports Tropical Storm Beta has formed in the Gulf of Mexico just hours after Alpha formed off the coast of Portugal. It's the second named storm using the Greek alphabet. At the 5 p.m. advisory, Beta had maximum winds at 40 mph. It was moving north northeast at 9 mph.