Flooding was reported in Annapolis and Harford and Frederick counties Thursday
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- The Weather Network
The resurgent phenomenon typically has effects far from its normal Pacific Ocean locale.
- LA Times
What does another La Niña winter mean for drought-stricken Southern California? Nothing to cheer about.
Data: Pew Research; Chart: Jared Whalen/AxiosAmericans are taking notice of extreme weather events, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.Details: Two-thirds of Americans say extreme weather events in the U.S. have been occurring more frequently than in the past, while only 28% said they've been taking place about as often, and just 4% perceiving a dropoff in frequency.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeSo far in 2021, the
- CBS News
The President of the Canary Islands says the eruption is the "most damaging volcano in Europe in the last 100 years."
A wildland fire burning near Watsonville that quickly grew to 150 acres Friday evening, forcing evacuations, was sparked by a prescribed burn earlier in the day.
- NBC News
Cal Fire said it had the blaze surrounded with fire retardant Friday night.
- Associated Press
A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said “should have done something." Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said officers were called to the 69th Street terminal around 10 p.m. Wednesday after the assault on the westbound train on the Market-Frankford Line. An employee of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority who was in the vicinity as the train went past called police to report that “something wasn't right" with a woman aboard the train, Bernhardt said.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos via TwitterThe audience at a meeting last month of the Ankeny, Iowa, school board exploded over the prospect of the board reinstating a mask mandate, with parents shouting at board members who supported the mask rule.“We know where you live!” one parent yelled at the school board members. “We’re going to stalk you!”The scene, which ended with the board voting to reimpose the mask rule, looked like so many other school board meetings across the count
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Courtesy of Connie Chavis/ Cecil ArdWhen Connie Chavis and her 5-year-old daughter picked out clothes for kindergarten on a cold January morning back in 1998, they took great care to choose bright colors: lots of green, splashes of pink.The outfit was as peppy and upbeat as little Brittany Locklear herself.Neither of them could have guessed, as the kindergartener pulled on each leg of her green overalls, that within a few short hours those same over
- Business Insider
A half-mile installation just took 20,000 pounds of plastic out of the Pacific - proof that ocean garbage can be cleaned
The Ocean Cleanup, the group behind the device, thinks 10 such installations could clean 50% of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in five years.
- LA Times
In Carson, a smell like rotten eggs from the Dominguez Channel has been sickening residents for nearly two weeks. Anger is growing.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
A portion of the Capital City Freeway has been shut down in both directions in Sacramento County Friday morning as authorities respond to a person suffering from a mental health crisis. Officials with the California Highway Patrol’s North Sacramento division and Sacramento police are talking to the person, CHP said.
Scientists are concerned about the impact of the rogue non-native herd near Escobar's former ranch.
Despite multiple emergency calls, police failed to respond until the following day.
On the 21st, a woman pulled a gun on servers at a Philadelphia fast food restaurant when they asked her to order online. On the 16th, several women from Texas pummeled a hostess at a New York City family-style restaurant. A few days prior to that a Connecticut mother was investigated for slapping an elementary school bus driver and that same week, a California woman was charged with felony assault for attacking a SouthWest airlines flight attendant and dislodging some of her teeth.
Another feisty storm is setting its sights on the Northwest to finish out this weekend, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, chilly weather and even some mountain snow. "A slow-moving, potent river of moisture will be flowing into the Pacific Northwest through this weekend," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Alyssa Smithmyer. "Locations along the northwest coast of Washington, such as Quillayute, are forecast to receive rounds of heavy rainfall lasting through Sunday." Some of these areas could be at
- Atlanta Black Star
Louisville Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit with Couple After 2018 Traffic Stop on False Pretenses That Led to Elaborate Search, But Turned Up Nothing
A Louisville, Kentucky, couple has been granted a $75,000 settlement from the city after they accused the Louisville Metro Police Department of pulling them over […]
- Miami Herald
The only-in-Miami trial to fire Police Chief Art Acevedo is one for the books.
A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer caught in a deadly love triangle has been charged with murder after allegedly killing her ex-girlfriend’s new lover on Wednesday. What happened: Yvonne Wu, 31, who works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, allegedly broke into the Bensonhurst home of her ex-girlfriend, Jenny Li, before shooting her and her new lover, Jamie Liang. Li, 23, reportedly arrived home with Liang, 24, around 5 p.m. Wu, who was off-duty at the time, allegedly broke into the residence at 19th Avenue and 79th Street through an unlocked back door.
Matt Petrillo reports.