Authorities say that all of the rain the region has received recently made the rescue effort even more difficult.
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Following his tragic death at just 16 years old, Frank Varey was remembered as a "very talented boxer" with "much promise." As the boxing world mourns the young star, tributes from fans continue.
- Kansas City Star
The toddler girl was floating on the toy in a lake near her hometown, officials say.
- WABC – NY
Residents who live in a Bronx NYCHA building say the homeless are taking food deliveries, sleeping in stairwells and arguing with cleaning crews.
A significant and far-reaching heat wave is poised to build across much of the continental U.S. during the next few weeks, and it could be the most expansive in the country so far during this unusually hot summer, aggravating drought and wildfires. The big picture: Forests across the West are already burning at a scope and intensity that's unusual for this time of year. Drought data released Thursday showed that what is already the worst Western drought so far this century is only intensifying.
According to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, as a local hero rushed to help a man from his neighborhood who was having a seizure, he was told to 'get the man out of here, have him die somewhere else'
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Search and rescue efforts continue for the child one day after she went missing.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“When I saw the video and I saw him run after the car, it just made my heart feel like broken. But now that he’s here and he’s running around and he’s happy, I feel very happy and excited.”
- The Guardian
Heatwave to next week roast areas already gripped by severe drought, plunging reservoirs and wildfires A vehicle drives through Death Valley, California, where temperatures hit 120F earlier in July. Scientists have said the barrage of heatwaves over the past month are being fueled by climate change. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images The most extensive heatwave of a scorching summer is set to descend upon much of America in the coming week, further roasting areas already gripped by se
- The Independent
British Transport Police wants other eyewitnesses to come forward
Seventeen scrolls, manuscripts, and community records that were stolen from Jewish communities in Eastern Europe during WWII have been recovered, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Why it matters: “The Scrolls and Manuscripts that were illegally confiscated during the Holocaust contain priceless historical information that belongs to the descendants of families that lived and flourished in Jewish communities before the Holocaust," acting U.S. Attorney Jacquelyn Kasulis said in a state
Scattered thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the Desert Southwest on July 22, leading to flooding in some areas that have been experiencing drought.
Intense thunderstorms brought downpours across the southwestern U.S. from Thursday into Friday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in 'Spider-Man' costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee
Videos from an incident on Thursday night at an Asda in south London show a man kicking a female employee in the throat and punching her in the face.
Officials have confirmed that hikers near Mount St. Helens have found the body of 25-year-old Army First Lt. Brian Yang. What happened: The hikers reportedly found an unresponsive body on a ridge below them in the Mount Whittier area of New Hampshire on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Army Times. Officials confirmed the body was Yang’s and believe that the young lieutenant "appeared to have fallen about 200 feet (61 meters) down a very steep embankment."
After a widow put her $1.5 million mansion on the market, a group of 'sovereign citizens' moved in, changed the locks, and tried to claim it as their own
At least two of the squatters have since been arrested, including a dentist and a convicted sex offender, The Baltimore Sun reported.
More than 10,000 people in and around Phoenix were left without power as monsoon rains pummeled Arizona
The US National Weather Service issued warnings Thursday for flash floods in Arizona, with rains expected to continue through Saturday night.
Local officials are searching for Julia Christine Devlin, 55, after she disappeared last week
- Kansas City Star
“The sheriff cannot find any place to house the defendant,” court records said. “Court sets bond at $10,000 with GPS monitoring.”
- Sooners Wire
Oklahoma skipping the Big 12 meeting was just writing on the wall.
- Washington Examiner
Group of NYC suspects seen beating 61-year-old woman with kitchen pot and stealing her walker: Video
The New York City Police Department is looking for suspects seen beating a 61-year-old woman with a kitchen pot before making off with several of her personal items, including her walker.