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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.
General Sherman, the world's largest tree, is in the path of raging California wildfires, prompting a desperate effort to save it
The KNP Complex fire is closing in on the Giant Forest sequoia grove in Sequoia National Park, California.
- The New York Times
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. — Kevin Rivera owes his life to a man he will never meet. Rivera, 18, was leaving his part-time job at a Chick-fil-A in New Jersey as the remnants of Hurricane Ida pummeled the region. Surrounded by waist-deep water, he searched for a sidewalk. Instead, he was pulled into a ravine and through a narrow sewer pipe in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times “I couldn’t comprehend where I was, or where I was going,” said Rivera,
- 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.
- NBC News
Cellphone footage obtained by NBC New York shows a brawl outside Carmine's on the Upper West Side.
- 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.
Snow accumulation possible Sunday night through Monday in southwest mountains
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)
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The ice cream truck driver was sentenced to 33 months in prison.
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....
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 […]
- CBS Miami
Two women were caught on camera earlier this month dumping used cooking oil down a drain which resulted in a drain damage.
- 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.
- 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
“Living while Black in Japan” is a short documentary made by filmmaking couple Keith Bedford and Shiho Fukada about what it’s like for Black Americans living in Japan. About the film: The documentary, uploaded to NPR’s YouTube channel, features three women and three men from the Black American community in Japan who shared their views on sensitive topics such as police and racism in the U.S. George Floyd’s killing had struck a chord among the interviewees, with some expressing concern that the same could happen to their loved ones back in the U.S.