Days after Hurricane Ida knocked out power in parts of Louisiana, only a fraction of residents have power. Grand Isle, the state's only barrier island with residents, is considered "uninhabitable." Omar Villafranca takes a look.
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As Tropical Storms Peter and Rose continue to move across the Atlantic on Monday, forecasters are also eyeing two other systems, one of which could become a tropical depression by the end of the week.
- The Weather Network
Forecasters are currently monitoring two tropical storms, Peter and Rose, in the Atlantic basin.
Close-ups of footage said to show Gabby Petito's van near where a body was found appear to show the rear door closing
A YouTubing family said it caught footage of Petito's van unoccupied. Zoomed in, the footage suggests the rear door closed as the family approached.
Search warrant for Brian Laundrie: Gabby Petito's mom says conversations and texts with her appeared to show 'more and more tension' between couple
The tenor of some messages, and then a lack of communication from Petito is what led her mother to reach out to authorities, according to the warrant.
- The Daily Beast
YouTubeThe last text Gabby Petito sent before she went missing while road-tripping across the U.S. with her fiancé set off alarm bells for her mother, who became fearful for the 22-year-old’s safety after receiving the “odd” message.That’s according to a newly-unsealed search warrant giving North Port, Florida, police permission to search a hard drive investigators found in Petito’s white van, which she and Brian Laundrie, 23, had been using to tour the country’s national parks.“The text message
- Lexington Herald-Leader
The lock and dam on the Green River has been unused for decades.
- Miami Herald
Sea-level rise may appear to be a problem only for coastal residents, a hazard that comes with the awesome views and easy access to the beach.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A cold front is headed to North Texas.
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Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said. The KNP Complex began as two lightning-sparked fires that eventually merged and has scorched more than 37 square miles (96 square kilometers) in the heart of sequoia country on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. There was no immediate word, however, on the full extent of damage in several other sequoia groves reached by a separate blaze, the Windy Fire, in the Giant Sequoia National Monument area of Sequoia National Forest and the Tule River Indian Reservation.
- Miami Herald
Two storm systems are making their way across the Atlantic Ocean, but the forecast track from National Hurricane Center as of 8 a.m. Sunday has neither as a probable direct threat to Florida or the Caribbean.
Three tourists were arrested after allegedly assaulting a New York City restaurant hostess when she asked for proof of their vaccination status before they could be seated indoors, the New York Times reports. The latest: On Saturday, lawyers for the restaurant and the three women revealed that the tourists had in fact shown proof of vaccination and been allowed into Carmine's Italian restaurant, according to the Times.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Marke
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Louisianans' way of life on the coast is threatened by the very plans meant to save their wetlands and barrier islands from rising seas
"My family has lost everything. We all live in this area, and now it’s all gone," said Fusto Maldonado, whose home in Barataria, Louisiana, flooded during Hurricane Ida. Brandon Bell/Getty ImagesWaves of disaster have earned Louisiana a reputation as the place to watch for how climate change will impact coastal areas. Hurricane Ida was merely a punctuation mark in a series of devastating tropical cyclones, tragic inland floods, epic oil spills and deadly epidemics. Despite these all-too-frequent
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A lawsuit alleges that Louisiana's largest electric utility used a “bubble gum and super glue” approach to maintenance and construction that left customers sweltering in the dark without adequate sewage treatment after Hurricane Ida. The suit was filed Saturday against Entergy Corp. and its subsidiaries Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans. Entergy has said about 902,000 customers lost power after the major hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29.
Body thought to be Gabby Petito's was found near where a family of YouTubers tipped off authorities after seeing her van by chance
YouTubers Red White &Bethune noticed a van that looked like Gabby Petito's when in in Grand Teton National Park in August.
A 911 caller described seeing Brian Laundrie 'slapping' Gabby Petito in Utah weeks before she disappeared
Audio of a 911 call obtained by Fox News referenced an incident between Petito and Laundrie on August 12 during the couple's cross-country road trip.
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An attorney for a woman involved in a scuffle at a New York restaurant over a vaccine requirement says his client was racially discriminated against.
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Las Vegas firefighters battled an overnight fire at a mini-mart Monday.
- Idaho Statesman
Boise has been shaking since spring 2020.
Greenland was hit by a wave of snowfall earlier this week, bringing a mild dose of relief to the country's rapidly melting ice sheet, NASA announced.Why it matters: The accelerating rate of climate change hastens the extent of the ice melt in Greenland, which is the largest contributor to global sea levels rising.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe big picture: The recent snowfall brought on by Hurricane Larry might be able to b
Where is Brian Laundrie? A private investigator says it would've been easy for him to flee the country.
After Gabby Petito's disappearance, her fiancé went missing. A private investigator said he could've fled the US and avoided detection by wearing a mask.