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Latest on flooding: Texas guv ask for disaster declaration

May 30, 2015

9:10 p.m. (CDT)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has requested a presidential disaster declaration to get federal help for counties affected by severe weather. more »»

4 more bodies found after Texas flooding

May 30, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and... more »»

Latest on flooding: Another flood victim ID'd in Texas

May 30, 2015

8:35 p.m. (CDT)

Another victim of deadly storms and flooding in Texas has been identified by authoritie. more »»

Latest on flooding: Another flood victim found in Texas

May 30, 2015

8 p.m. (CDT)

The body of another victim of deadly storms has been found by authorities, bringing the death toll of those killed in Texas to 24. more »»

Texas poised to allow open carry of handguns

May 30, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. more »»

Father: Woman shot by sheriff told police it was an accident

May 30, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an... more »»

AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse

May 30, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations sai... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters

May 29, 2015

The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing. more »»

Latest on flooding: Home evacuation in Texas city reduced

May 29, 2015

6:20 p.m. (CDT)

The number of homes ordered evacuated in the Southeast Texas city of Wharton due to the rising Colorado River has been reduced to 30. more »»

Latest on Hastert: Boehner 'shocked' by reports

May 29, 2015

6:15 p.m. (CDT)

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he's "shocked and saddened" by allegations against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert. more »»

AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse

May 29, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said... more »»

Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought

May 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense... more »»

Latest on flooding: Rainfall records set in parts of Texas

May 29, 2015

5:30 p.m. (CDT)

Forecasters say Texas has set rainfall records in several areas after deadly storms.

The National Weather Service said Friday that 16. more »»

Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site

May 29, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on his site... more »»

This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

May 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.

Torrential downpours in Texas that have whiplashed the region from drought to flooding. more »»

Latest on flooding: Arkansas counties deemed disaster areas

May 29, 2015

4:30 p.m. (CDT)

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for five counties hit hard by recent storms and flooding. more »»

Washington removes Cuba from US list of terrorism sponsors

May 29, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. more »»

Latest on flooding: Homes ordered evacuated in Texas city

May 29, 2015

4:15 p.m. (CDT)

The mayor of a city about 60 miles southwest of Houston has ordered the evacuation of about 300 flood-threatened homes near the Colorado River. more »»

 
 

 

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