The powerful storm terrorized millions for most of the week, hitting western Cuba before raking across Florida and then South Carolina.
"The flooding has been catastrophic," the police department on Pawleys Island, S.C., said around midday. As the storm arrived, the state was under 85 weather alerts.
The storm has landed in South Carolina after devastating southwest and central Florida. Ian brought heavy rain, high winds and flooding along South Carolina coast, causing damage in some areas.
A revived Hurricane Ian is bearing down on South Carolina's coast and the historic city of Charleston, with forecasters predicting a storm surge and floods.
Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday and left 1 million people without electricity. Now it's on a collision course with Florida over warm Gulf waters expected to strengthen it into a catastrophic Category 4 storm.
Brittany Martin, 34, was convicted of breaching the peace in a high and aggravated manner, and may have to give birth in prison. An advocate notes that some Jan. 6 rioters are serving far less time.
Parts of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia were under flash flood watches through Monday evening. Among the hardest-hit areas in this weekend's storm was northwest Georgia.
Emily Meggett has spent decades caring for her community and family with her delicious, traditional Gullah Geechee food from South Carolina. Now, she's sharing that cuisine with the world.
Composers Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels have brought a true story to the opera stage: the life of Omar Ibn Said, a Senegalese Muslim scholar who was enslaved and brought to the Carolinas.
South Carolina's governor signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges.
Rare loggerhead sea turtles are busy digging nests and laying eggs on beaches in Georgia and South Carolina. Wildlife officials in both states report finding dozens of nests since May 1, considered the unofficial start of the sea turtle nesting season.
The state Supreme Court is temporarily blocking what was set to be South Carolina's first-ever firing squad execution. The planned April 29 execution of Richard Bernard Moore is now on hold.
Richard Bernard Moore is the first prisoner in South Carolina to face the choice of execution methods since the state made electrocution the default and gave inmates the option to face rifles instead.
Georgia's wildlife agency is asking residents to report sightings of an invasive lizard that can pose a threat to native species. The Department of Natural Resources is trying to locate and remove South American tegus from Georgia before the lizards can thrive in greater numbers.