Tumultuous weather pattern to renew river flooding fears in U.S.

Tumultuous weather pattern to renew river flooding fears in U.S.

Even though rain has become less frequent over portions of the South and the Ohio Valley in recent days, a stormy pattern during the first week of March may aggravate the flooding situation in some areas. The stormy pattern will evolve as cold air that has settled over the eastern half of the United States late this week begins to retreat northward. A large portion of the South Central and Southeastern states as well as…

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'This Is A Cluster': Massive Water Main Break Floods Houston's East Loop

'This Is A Cluster': Massive Water Main Break Floods Houston's East Loop

Updated 2:41 p.m. CT Parts of the city were left without water and drivers were left stranded standing on their cars to stay dry, as a massive water main break flooded a swath of the East Loop Thursday. The 96-inch water main near Fidelity and North Carolina streets in the Galena Park area broke just after noon Thursday and flowed onto the southbound lanes near the Ship Channel Bridge, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez….

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People rescued after water main break floods Houston freeway

People rescued after water main break floods Houston freeway

Updated 3:03 pm CST, Thursday, February 27, 2020 HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency crews rescued stranded drivers from the roofs of their vehicles on Thursday after a water main broke and flooded a Houston freeway. The flooding submerged vehicles on an eastern section of Loop 610, a highway that circles the city. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted early Thursday afternoon that all occupants were out of flooded vehicles. There were no reports of injuries. Drivers in…

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Massive water main break causes widespread water outages; 3 rescued after East Loop floods

Massive water main break causes widespread water outages; 3 rescued after East Loop floods

HOUSTON — A massive water main break is causing major flooding in east Houston and water pressure problems in several neighborhoods.  The Houston Health Department is warning all food service establishments without water or flushing toilets to cease operations immediately.  The eight-foot water main break has left people all over the city without water, including Midtown, Montrose, The Museum District, The Heights, Timbergrove and the Memorial Park area. Some fire departments and Texas Medical Center…

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Massive water main break causes widespread water outage; 3 rescued after East Loop floods

Massive water main break causes widespread water outage; 3 rescued after East Loop floods

HOUSTON — A massive water main break is causing major flooding in east Houston and water pressure problems in several neighborhoods.  A City of Houston contractor caused the 96-inch water line to burst when soil was moved during work on a city project, according to AlertHouston.  The northbound and southbound lanes of the East Loop are closed because of high water near Clinton and traffic is backed up for miles. 225 is also shut down….

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HFD rescues 3 people after massive water main break floods East Loop, causes widespread water outage

HFD rescues 3 people after massive water main break floods East Loop, causes widespread water outage

A massive water main break is causing major flooding in east Houston and water pressure problems in several neighborhoods.  A City of Houston contractor caused the 96-inch water line to burst when soil was moved during work on a city project, according to AlertHouston.  The northbound and southbound lanes of the East Loop are closed because of high water near Clinton and traffic is backed up for miles. 225 is also shut down. Many drivers…

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HFD rescues 3 people after massive water main break floods East Loop; several areas have no water

HFD rescues 3 people after massive water main break floods East Loop; several areas have no water

A massive water main break is causing major flooding in east Houston and water pressure problems all over the city.  The northbound and southbound lanes of the East Loop are closed because of high water near Clinton and traffic is backed up for miles. 225 is also shut down. Many drivers were caught off-guard as the water rose quickly and some were stranded on tops of their cars. The Houston Fire Department rescued three people…

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‘This Is A Cluster’: Massive Water Main Break Floods East Loop

‘This Is A Cluster’: Massive Water Main Break Floods East Loop

A massive water main break flooded part of the East Loop Thursday. Parts of the city were left without water and drivers were left stranded standing on their cars to stay dry, as a massive water main break flooded a swath of the East Loop Thursday. The 96-inch water main near Fidelity and north Carolina streets in the Galena Park area broke just after noon Thursday and flowed onto the southbound lanes near the Ship…

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Rescues underway after massive water main break floods East Loop

Rescues underway after massive water main break floods East Loop

A massive water main break is causing major flooding in east Houston and water pressure problems all over the city.  the northbound and southbound lanes of the East Loop are closed because of high water near Clinton and traffic is backed up for miles. 225 is also shut down. Many drivers were caught off-guard as the water rose quickly and some are stranded on tops of their cars. From Air 11, we could see Houston…

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Community Spread Of COVID-19 Is Starting In The U.S. — Is San Antonio Ready?

Community Spread Of COVID-19 Is Starting In The U.S. — Is San Antonio Ready?

The first case of COVID-19 in the United States not linked to travel or contact with someone known to have the virus has been confirmed in California. This is what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned about last week, and again Tuesday: Community spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States.  Hear Bonnie Petrie’s story on San Antonio’s preparations for possible community spread of COVID-19 here. CDC Director of the National Center for…

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Massive water main break floods East Loop near Clinton; some cars stranded

Massive water main break floods East Loop near Clinton; some cars stranded

A massive water main break is causing major flooding in east Houston and water pressure problems all over the city.  the northbound and southbound lanes of the East Loop are closed because of high water near Clinton and traffic is backed up for miles.  Many drivers were caught off-guard as the water rose quickly and some are stranded on tops of their cars. From Air 11, we could see Houston Fire Department crews preparing to…

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Broken water line in east Houston floods Loop 610, disrupts city

Broken water line in east Houston floods Loop 610, disrupts city

High water from a water main break floods the East Loop 610 on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Houston. The flooding closed the major freeway that circles the city. High water from a water main break floods the East Loop 610 on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Houston. The flooding closed the major freeway that circles the city. Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Photographer/Houston Chronicle Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Photographer/Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 38…

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There's a flooding mess on the East Loop and surrounding area

There's a flooding mess on the East Loop and surrounding area

It’s not been raining today, but there is a flooding mess on the East Freeway.  The flooding continues into a nearby neighborhood. The flooding is on the northbound lanes of the East Loop.  Transtar moved their cameras and we could also see flooding in a nearby neighborhood, too. The city of Houston Public Works is aware and working to find the source of the flooding.  We also have a crew on the way to the…

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Six months after Hurricane Dorian, volunteer kitchen on Ocracoke Island serves its last meal

Six months after Hurricane Dorian, volunteer kitchen on Ocracoke Island serves its last meal

By Bryan Mims, WRAL reporter Ocracoke, N.C. — Six months after Hurricane slammed Ocracoke Island, there’s a bittersweet sign of progress. A volunteer kitchen served its last free lunch on Tuesday. Jason Wells started Ocracoke Strong Kitchen soon after Dorian hit in September, serving free lunches to full-time residents of Ocracoke. All of it was paid for with private donations. “We probably got $20,000, all told,” Wells said. Serving food is his forte: He owns…

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Potential for rain, severe weather as two fronts impact NC

Potential for rain, severe weather as two fronts impact NC

By Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — Unsettled weather is keeping the Triangle on its toes this week. Highs reach the 70s. Lows reach the 20s. Rain and potentially severe storms march across the state. Tuesday’s morning commute was a bit foggy and rainy, causing potential for visibility issues and slower traffic. Temperatures will warm up to the high 60s Tuesday afternoon as the rain begins to taper off. However, another front developing in…

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Potential for rain, severe weather as two systems impact NC

Potential for rain, severe weather as two systems impact NC

By Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — Unsettled weather is keeping the Triangle on its toes this week. Highs reach the 70s. Lows reach the 20s. Rain and potentially severe storms march across the state. Tuesday’s morning commute was a bit foggy and rainy, causing potential for visibility issues and slower traffic. Temperatures will warm up to the high 60s Tuesday afternoon as the rain begins to taper off. However, another front developing in…

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Thousands caught in floods in Indonesia's sinking capital

Thousands caught in floods in Indonesia's sinking capital

By NINIEK KARMINI, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia — Floods that have crippled much of Indonesia’s capital worsened Tuesday, inundating thousands of homes and buildings, including the presidential palace, and paralyzing transport networks, officials and witnesses said. Overnight rains caused more rivers to burst their banks in greater Jakarta starting Sunday, sending muddy water up to 1.5 meters (5 feet) deep into more residential and commercial areas, said Agus Wibowo, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency’s spokesman….

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Armstrong: Hurricanes' crazy day of trades signal they're in it to win it

Armstrong: Hurricanes' crazy day of trades signal they're in it to win it

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — I remember the placid old days of Jim Rutherford or Ron Francis sitting quietly in front of us on deadline day and explaining why they only made one minor league move or no moves at all. It was a quaint time. It was also impossibly dull. Nothing like the chainsaw juggling act that Don Waddell unfurled Monday. While the fanbase was still buzzing from a weekend that saw the Hurricanes become…

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Zamboni driver turned Carolina Hurricanes emergency goalie will be siren sounder Tuesday in Raleigh

Zamboni driver turned Carolina Hurricanes emergency goalie will be siren sounder Tuesday in Raleigh

TORONTO (WTVD) — A 42-year-old zamboni driver was called on to help the Carolina Hurricanes win a regular season NHL game. In one of the wildest sports stories of recent memory, David Ayres left his seat in the stands to suit up and eventually get on the ice and face down professional hockey players. It happened because the Canes’ two goalies both got injured during the Saturday night’s match against the Toronto Maple Leafs. A…

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Zamboni driver David Ayres makes NHL debut as 42-year-old emergency goalie, helps Hurricanes win

Zamboni driver David Ayres makes NHL debut as 42-year-old emergency goalie, helps Hurricanes win

TORONTO (WTVD) — A 42-year-old zamboni driver was called on to help the Carolina Hurricanes win a regular season NHL game. In one of the wildest sports stories of recent memory, David Ayres left his seat in the stands to suit up and eventually get on the ice and face down professional hockey players. It happened because the Canes’ two goalies both got injured during the Saturday night’s match against the Toronto Maple Leafs. A…

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Zamboni driver David Ayres makes NHL debut as emergency goalie, helps Hurricanes secure 6-3 win in Toronto

Zamboni driver David Ayres makes NHL debut as emergency goalie, helps Hurricanes secure 6-3 win in Toronto

TORONTO — In an unprecedented turn of events, the Carolina Hurricanes had no choice but to put their emergency goalie on the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Forty-two-year-old David Ayres, who drives the Zamboni for the AHL Toronto Marlies and works as a maintenance man at another Toronto arena, came into face the franchise he works for late in the second period. Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena…

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Zamboni driver makes NHL debut as emergency goalie, helps Hurricanes secure 6-3 win in Toronto

Zamboni driver makes NHL debut as emergency goalie, helps Hurricanes secure 6-3 win in Toronto

TORONTO (WTVD) — In an unprecedented turn of events, the Carolina Hurricanes had no choice but to put their emergency goalie on the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Forty-two-year-old David Ayres, who drives the Zamboni for the Leafs and works as a maintenance man at another Toronto arena, came into face the franchise he works for late in the second period. The Canes with a ZAMBONI DRIVER in net ripping the Leafs! — Joe…

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Zamboni driver backstops Hurricanes to an improbable win, 6-3

Zamboni driver backstops Hurricanes to an improbable win, 6-3

TORONTO (WTVD) — In an unprecedented turn of events, the Carolina Hurricanes had no choice but to put their emergency goalie on the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Forty-two-year-old David Ayres, who drives the Zamboni for the Leafs and works as a maintenance man at another Toronto arena, came into face the franchise he works for late in the second period. The Canes with a ZAMBONI DRIVER in net ripping the Leafs! — Joe…

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“Sky Loop” Heals Memories of Hurricane Harvey, And American Idol’s Tamyra Gray Comes To TUTS

“Sky Loop” Heals Memories of Hurricane Harvey, And American Idol’s Tamyra Gray Comes To TUTS

To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: <iframe src=”https://embed.hpm.io/361541/361372″ style=”height: 115px; width: 100%;”></iframe> In this episode of the podcast “Unwrap Your Candies Now,” Catherine Lu heads to Lawndale Art Center to interview Houston artist Virginia Lee Montgomery about her solo exhibition Sky Loop. Incorporating video, sound, sculpture and Houston-centric symbols, the immersive installation is inspired by the artist’s personal experience and memories of Hurricane Harvey, on view through March…

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Mississippi continues to deal with devastating Pearl River flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Temporary relief is in the forecast for South Mississippi as they continue to deal sun up to sun down with devastating flooding along the Pearl River.  The “Pearl” commonly referred to some, stretches some 400-plus miles from Neshoba County in Central Mississippi down through Jackson, Georgetown, Monticello, Columbia, Picayune, Bogalusa, Louisiana, and Pearl River, Louisiana.  Since December, the river has been on the rise because of heavy rains. The Ross Barnett Reservoir…

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Flash flood kills 6 students on Indonesian school trip

Flash flood kills 6 students on Indonesian school trip

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia — A flash flood hit hundreds of students and teachers who were hiking along a river on Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing at least six of the students, officials said. Five others were reported missing. The group of 250 junior high students was conducting scouting activities in Sleman district of Yogyakarta province and wasn’t paying attention to weather conditions, National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Agus Wibowo said. Local military chief Lt. Col….

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Lake Conroe Lowering To Continue In Effort To Fight Flooding

Lake Conroe Lowering To Continue In Effort To Fight Flooding

The seasonal lowering of Lake Conroe will continue, following a vote Thursday night by the San Jacinto River Authority. After several hours of public debate, the SJRA board voted 5-1 to continue lowering water levels. A pair of public meetings on the issue drew hundreds of residents from Lake Conroe and areas downstream like Kingwood and Lake Houston, which experienced extensive flooding during Hurricane Harvey.  Downstream residents say lower water levels help mitigate flooding, while…

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Hurricane-damaged N. Front Theatre reopens with musical &#039;Lizzie&#039;

Hurricane-damaged N. Front Theatre reopens with musical 'Lizzie'

The historic downtown Wilmington venue, formerly known as City Stage, reopens Feb. 27 after millions in renovations. Hurricane Florence did a lot damage to Wilmington back in 2018. But the storm couldn’t stop Lizzie Borden — or the North Front Theatre, for that matter. Located on the top floor of the historic, turn-of-the-century Masonic Temple Building in downtown Wilmington, the theater, formerly known as City Stage, sustained substantial damage during the hurricane, as as did…

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Tornado forecast: March tornadoes could be an indicator

Tornado forecast: March tornadoes could be an indicator

An early start in a particular area of the United States for tornado-related weather could signal what’s ahead for the 2020 tornado season in the U.S. AccuWeather forecasts a normal to slightly above-normal number of tornadoes in 2020 with a range of 1,350 to 1,450, according to AccuWeather meteorologists. That range is close to what occurred in 2019 and 5 to 15 percent more than the U.S. annual average. There were 1,422 tornadoes in 2019…

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Pilots aboard Hurricane Hunter plane chasing a winter storm experience strange phenomenon

An experienced hurricane hunting crew chasing a winter storm came across a far different discovery this past weekend. In what is know as St. Elmo’s fire, footage of the forking electric discharge was captured on Saturday by pilots as the spectacle flashed throughout the cockpit. The video, captured by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aircraft Operations Center (AOC), was taken as pilots flew across the Atlantic Ocean amid thunderstorms. NOAA deployed the hunters…

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Pilots aboard Hurricane Hunter plane chasing a winter storm experience strange phenomenon

Pilots aboard Hurricane Hunter plane chasing a winter storm experience strange phenomenon

An experienced hurricane hunting crew chasing a winter storm came across a far different discovery this past weekend. In what is know as St. Elmo’s fire, footage of the forking electric discharge was captured on Saturday by pilots as the spectacle flashed throughout the cockpit. The video, captured by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aircraft Operations Center (AOC), was taken as pilots flew across the Atlantic Ocean amid thunderstorms. NOAA deployed the hunters…

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Judge: Army Corps not responsible for Harvey flooding damage

Judge: Army Corps not responsible for Harvey flooding damage

Updated 2:34 pm CST, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 FILE – In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods from floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. A federal judge ruled the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was not liable for damages to thousands of Houston homes that were inundated by two federally owned reservoirs in the days following Hurricane Harvey because they would have flooded regardless. U.S. Judge…

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Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against Army Corps For Post-Harvey Flooding

Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against Army Corps For Post-Harvey Flooding

A neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway in Houston was flooded by water released from the Addicks Reservoir in August 2017. A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers isn’t liable for flood damage to thousands of Houston homes after the agency cracked open the gates on two massive dams in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. In a brusque, 19-page ruling that granted the government’s request to dismiss the case, U.S. Judge Loren…

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Federal judge dismisses suit against Army Corps for post-Harvey flooding

Federal judge dismisses suit against Army Corps for post-Harvey flooding

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers isn’t liable for flood damage to thousands of Houston homes after the agency cracked open the gates on two massive dams in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. In a brusque, 19-page ruling that granted the government’s request to dismiss the case, U.S. Judge Loren A. Smith of the Court of Federal Claims said the homes downstream of the dams, called Addicks and Barker,…

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NC State study finds levees are at risk with frequent flooding

NC State study finds levees are at risk with frequent flooding

By Mandy Mitchell, WRAL reporter Raleigh, N.C. — New research out of North Carolina State University is showing how the United States’ aging levee system could have hidden dangers inspectors may not be able to see. Researchers chose to use the levee in Princeville as a case study. Princeville was nearly destroyed during Hurricane Floyd in 1999 and suffered heavy damage during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. “With the climate change, this kind of flood events…

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Soggy neighborhoods under flash-flood warning in Mississippi

Soggy neighborhoods under flash-flood warning in Mississippi

By ROGELIO V. SOLIS, Associated Press RIDGELAND, Miss. — Forecasters expected more heavy rains in parts of the flood-ravaged South on Tuesday, prolonging the misery for worried people who still can’t get back into homes surrounded by water. Some of the hardest-hit areas were under a flash flood watch, as the National Weather Service said as much as 2 inches (5 centimeters) of rain, and even more in some spots — was expected to fall…

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Many Tornado Alley Residents With Disabilities Lack Safe Options In A Storm

Many Tornado Alley Residents With Disabilities Lack Safe Options In A Storm

John High has diabetes, which led to his leg being amputated below the knee two years ago. He’s been using a wheelchair since then, and hasn’t gotten used to having to work out solutions to everyday problems — such as getting in and out of the shower in the small rental house he shares with his son in Norman, Okla. But when he hears a tornado siren blaring out its high-pitched warning he feels a…

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How Warming Winters Are Affecting Everything

How Warming Winters Are Affecting Everything

Winters are warming faster than other seasons across much of the U.S. While that may sound like a welcome change for those bundled in scarves and hats, it’s causing a cascade of unpredictable impacts in communities across the country. Temperatures continue to steadily rise around the globe, but that trend isn’t spread evenly across the map or even the yearly calendar. “The cold seasons are warming faster than the warm seasons,” says Deke Arndt, chief…

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Parents, ponies and pucks at PNC: Hurricanes host clinic for daughters, parents

Parents, ponies and pucks at PNC: Hurricanes host clinic for daughters, parents

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Taking advantage of a teacher work day in Wake County, the Hurricanes got girls and parents on the ice together. There were a few spills but way more smiles. The Hurricanes recently employed Alyssa Gagliardi to weave more women’s hockey into the community. “It was mostly just to make sure people were having fun. I think just to be able to have a parent and their daughter out there on the…

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Crooked contractor sentenced to 10 years in prison for fraud during Hurricane Harvey

Crooked contractor sentenced to 10 years in prison for fraud during Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON — A building contractor who ripped off dozens of people after Hurricane Harvey was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced. Benjamin Wood, 36, pleaded guilty to stealing $180,000 from 26 different victims, including homeowners, workers and suppliers. After the storm ravaged the area, Wood was able to dupe dozens of people into paying him for work he never did.  Sheila Hansel, the consumer fraud prosecutor who…

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Storm Dennis punishes UK, northern Europe with damaging winds and flooding rain

Storm Dennis punishes UK, northern Europe with damaging winds and flooding rain

Rescue and recovery efforts continued across parts of northern Europe Monday in the wake of Storm Dennis which ripped through the region over the weekend. The storm is to blame for at least two deaths, devastating flooding and travel delays. Dennis swept through Ireland and the United Kingdom and into north-central Europe, spreading damaging wind gusts and areas of heavy rain. Many of these locations were still recovering after receiving the wrath of Storm Ciara…

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Building contractor pleads guilty to stealing $180K from Hurricane Harvey victims

Building contractor pleads guilty to stealing $180K from Hurricane Harvey victims

A building contractor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty  to stealing $180,000 from 26 Hurricane Harvey victims. Benjamin Wood, 36, was arrested and indicted in 2019 for aggregate theft, KPRC reported. Wood has been known to take advantage of his workers, suppliers and his clients, according to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday. Harris County investigators were able to combine…

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Report: Why Are San Antonio&#039;s Mobile Home Parks Disappearing?

Report: Why Are San Antonio's Mobile Home Parks Disappearing?

Mobile home parks are closing at an alarming rate in San Antonio, and a new report highlights the reasons behind these closures that threaten an already vulnerable population. Often used as examples in class commentary, mobile home parks are also a unique part of Americana. They are the subject of country songs and poor-taste jokes about tornadoes. But these homes offer affordability not found elsewhere in the San Antonio real estate market. The report is…

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Floods put Mississippi capital in ‘precarious situation’

Floods put Mississippi capital in ‘precarious situation’

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Flooding in Jackson, Mississippi. (Photo: CBS News) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — People in and around the Mississippi capital of Jackson are bracing for more flooding as the rain-swollen Pearl River continues to rise. In a suburb of Jackson, John and Jina Smith were rowed to their home to check on flood damage and discovered about a foot and a half of water was inside. Jina Smith said they packed…

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Mississippi braces for near-record flooding

Mississippi braces for near-record flooding

By ROGELIO V. SOLIS and REBECCA SANTANA JACKSON, Miss. — Authorities in Mississippi were bracing Sunday for the possibility of catastrophic flooding in and around the state capital of Jackson as water levels rise precipitously in a river swollen by days of torrential rain. Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said water from the rain-swollen Pearl River would continue to rise throughout the day, and he warned the state is facing a “precarious situation that can turn…

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Mississippi braces for near-record flooding over days of torrential rain

Mississippi braces for near-record flooding over days of torrential rain

JACKSON, Miss — Authorities in Mississippi are bracing for the possibility of catastrophic flooding around the state capital of Jackson as water levels rise precipitously in a river swollen by days of torrential rain.  Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday to amass the resources necessary to cope with the cresting of the Pearl River, which runs in the area around the state capital of Jackson.  The river is expected to crest…

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Shooting investigation underway in Florence, one victim found at local hospital

Shooting investigation underway in Florence, one victim found at local hospital

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Shooting background (Photo: MGN Online) FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Police in Florence are investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting near downtown Florence. Around 4:21 p.m, officers from the Florence Police Department responded to the area of Walnut Street and Jarrott Street in reference to multiple reports of shots fired. – Advertisement – While in the area officers were notified that a victim from this incident was dropped off at the hospital….

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Coroner investigating apparent homicide in Florence County

Coroner investigating apparent homicide in Florence County

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is looking for this person in connection with a homicide, Feb. 14, 2020. (Credit: FCSO) FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — The Florence County Coroner’s Office and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a suspicious death Friday morning on Linfield Circle off of Alligator Road in the Effingham community. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said they’re treating the death as a homicide. – Advertisement…

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