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Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone

May 24, 2015

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at... more »»

The Latest on flooding: Storms cause power cuts in 2 states

May 24, 2015

5:45 p.m.

Thunderstorms have knocked out power to more than 8,000 homes and businesses in Louisiana and Mississippi. more »»

After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland

May 24, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black... more »»

The Latest on flooding: Evacuation order in effect near dam

May 24, 2015

4:45 p.m.

A mandatory evacuation remains in place for about 1,000 people ordered from their homes north of Houston because authorities are concerned that heavy rains may cause a dam to fail. more »»

The Latest on flooding: Storm spreads across Missouri

May 24, 2015

4:20 p.m.

Storms packing high winds and heavy rain spread out across western Missouri, and forecasters say more is on the way. more »»

The Latest on flooding: 1 person killed in Central Texas

May 24, 2015

4:00 p.m.

One person has died and three are missing in Central Texas, where hundreds of homes have been destroyed by floodwaters. more »»

Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma prompts rescues, evacuations

May 24, 2015

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the U.S. more »»

The Latest on flooding: Several factors led to record rain

May 24, 2015

3:00 p.m.

A National Weather Service meteorologist says many factors are responsible for the record-breaking rainfall that has flooded areas of the southern Plains states. more »»

The Latest on flooding: Tornado struck Houston apartments

May 24, 2015

2:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado briefly touched down in Houston and damaged an apartment complex where two people were hurt. more »»

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

May 24, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. more »»

The Latest on flooding: Texas rivers cresting above normal

May 24, 2015

1:35 p.m.

Rainfall in some parts of Central Texas has reached record levels, resulting in many rivers and creeks cresting well above norma. more »»

John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

May 24, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr. more »»

The Latest on flooding: Oklahoma firefighter identified

May 24, 2015

12 p.m.

Authorities in northeast Oklahoma have identified the firefighter who died after he was swept away by floodwaters while assisting in a rescu. more »»

Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans

May 24, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives. more »»

The Latest on flooding: Residents evacuated by boats, copter

May 24, 2015

11 a.m.

A Central Texas resident says rescue personnel used pontoon boats and a helicopter to evacuate people overnight as floodwaters quickly surrounded their homes. more »»

The Latest on flooding: High winds damage Houston complex

May 24, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 10:15 a.m.

High winds have damaged rooftops, blown out windows and blown over trees at a Houston apartment complex, and two people were injured. more »»

 
 
 

 

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