When the Elizabeth River crested, it sent water about eight to 10 feet high, trapping some people in their ground-floor apartments with nowhere to go. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
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- Charlotte Observer
Add this latest discovery to the list of strange things found in Lake Wylie over the years.
- Associated Press
Martin Diky said he panicked as a huge wildfire started racing down a slope toward his wooden house near Lake Tahoe. The material that can withstand intensive heat for short periods resembles tin foil from the kitchen drawer but is modeled after the tent-like shelters that wildland firefighters use as a last resort to protect themselves when trapped by flames. Diky, who lives most of the time in the San Francisco Bay Area, bought $6,000 worth of wrapping from Firezat Inc. in San Diego, enough to cover his 1,400-square-foot (130-square-meter) second home on the edge of the small California community of Meyers.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Surveillance video provided to Denver7 by the manager of the Conoco on Zuni Street and Speer Boulevard shows three people, two of them armed with a gun, walk into the convenience store about 5 a.m.
- Idaho Statesman
In 2016, an Oregon man may have dissolved after trying to soak in a thermal area.
- LA Times
The KNP Complex fire reaches the edge of the Giant Forest, which is home to about 2,000 giant sequoias.
(Bloomberg) -- Wisconsin is investigating a methane plume that was spotted by a satellite last week. The state launched a probe after being contacted by Bloomberg News about a plume of methane detected in southwest Wisconsin by Kayrros SAS, which relied on a Sept. 10 satellite observation from the European Space Agency. The geoanalytics company estimated an emissions rate of 30 tons of methane an hour was needed to generate the release.“The DNR was made aware of a potential methane plume in Sout
- The Weather Network
The World Meteorological Organization puts the odds of a weak La Niña re-emerging at around 40 per cent.
A group of thieves smashed display cases at a jewelry store in Daly City and made off with merchandise in an incident captured on video. Betty Yu reports. (9-17-21)
- Associated Press
Forecasters announced the formation of a new tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday night, as the former tropical storm named Odette headed well offshore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Tropical depression Sixteen was located 670 miles (1,080 kilometers) east of the Northern Leeward Islands, forecasters said. Forecasters expected it to become a tropical storm on Sunday, at which time it would be named Peter, the next name on the list.
Snow accumulation possible Sunday night through Monday in southwest mountains
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The ice cream truck driver was sentenced to 33 months in prison.
- The Guardian
The Anishinaabe people are rallying to save their lakes and their traditional wild rice harvests Low water levels mean rice harvesters can’t paddle their canoes to their traditional harvesting areas. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images Along the eastern boundary of the White Earth Indian Reservation in north-western Minnesota, Indigenous Anishinaabe wild rice harvesters Jerry and Jim Libby set down a row of wooden pallets into the mud just beyond the dock of Upper Wild Rice Lake. It was a c
On a cool July dawn, 11-year-old Henry Herrera and his father were outside their home in Tularosa, New Mexico, when they saw a bright light and heard the boom of what turned out to be the world's first atomic bomb test. Hours later, their home was covered in ash.Why it matters: Three-quarters of a century later, Hispanic and Mescalero Apache families and descendants of those living near the Trinity Test are dealing with rare cancers that have devastated nearly four generations, while the federal
Although the oldest members of Generation Z are just now entering their mid-20s, it was an 80-year-old man who gave a voice to their collective disgust with the system that they were inheriting....
- Business Insider
An in-person bar mitzvah for Chris Christie's nephew led to several positive COVID-19 cases at a New Jersey middle school
The Mendham Township schools superintendent told Insider the school switched to remote learning on Friday and will be back in person on Monday.
- The Daily Beast
Amy Sussman/APSIOUX FALLS, South Dakota—Some of the most successful and well-known senior golfers in the world teed off in Sioux Falls on Friday.They are competing in a tournament that bears the name of a billionaire caught up in a child pornography investigation, but the golfers and fans are more concerned with pars than porn.T. Denny Sanford, a banker and philanthropist and the richest man in South Dakota, donated $1 billion to a health service that put his name on it. Four years ago, it start
Firefighters in Sequoia National Park were working into the night after two wildfires merged to reach the Giant Forest Saturday. Why it matters: This forest contains over 2,000 giant sequoias, including the General Sherman Tree — the world's largest tree by volume. Park officials wrapped the redwoods in foil last week as the Paradise and Colony Fires, now known as the KNP Complex Fire, neared. Protection efforts appeared to be working overnight.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Mark
710 Indigenous people, mostly girls, were reported missing over the past decade in Wyoming, the same state where Gabby Petito reportedly disappeared
Search efforts for Petito, whose disappearance has caused a national furor, have focused on Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
An earthquake that rattled homes and businesses across the Los Angeles area spurred a flurry of social media on Friday night. The quake measured 4.3 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey page. It was measured 9.2 miles deep and centered in the Carson area. The quake was first reported as a […]
- USA TODAY
The storm was not forecast to spin close to any land areas, but is expected to kick up some dangerous surf along the East Coast over the next couple of days.