NBCNews: 1 dead, 1 missing and nearly 100 more have been rescued as heavy rain pummeled San Antonio, causing flash flooding
Bove says about 130 people have been rescued from their homes and cars in the San Antonio area. He says water is up to 4 feet high in some homes.
The San Antonio International Airport by Saturday afternoon had recorded nearly 10 inches of rain since midnight. It’s caused nearly all [...]
When it happens, it happens fast. Faster than the courts can keep up with.
Child killing prompts order for “shelter-in-place”
VALLEY SPRINGS – A manhunt in Valley Springs led to a shelter in place order following the death of a 9-year-old child.
Multiple law enforcement agencies combed the area Saturday afternoon for a suspect believed to be armed and dangerous, described as a white or Latino male, with longer gray hair, 6 feet tall [...]
April 14, 2013 – CHINA – Eleven new cases of the deadly bird flu H7N9 were found in China today, bringing the total in the country to 60, including 13 deaths, the state-runXinhua news agency reported. Two of today’s new cases are in Henan province, the first time that H7N9 has been discovered there. Two new deaths were reported in Shanghai, bringing the number of dead in the city to nine, more than any other city, according [...]
WASHINGTON — President Obama went out for a round of golf Saturday afternoon, his second weekend in a row to hit the links at a course at Joint Base Andrews.
The president golfed with White House aides Marvin Nicholson, Joe Paulsen, and Michael Brush.
An asteroid the size of a city block will pass by Earth this weekend, but have no fear: There’s no danger of it hitting our planet.
The 80-meter wide asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth on Saturday afternoon in the United States. It will be about 975,000 kilometers (604,500 miles) away, said Don Yeomans, a planetary scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. That’s about 2 1/2 times the distance from [...]
Up to a foot of snow fell in parts of southern New England with the latest winter storm to move through the Northeast, national weather forecasters said Sunday.
The storm began Saturday afternoon and ended by Sunday morning, with some power outages but no reports of critical injuries or major property damage.
The winter storm is strengthening in Canada and is expected to become a full-blown blizzard in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick [...]
Shots were fired Saturday afternoon at the busy Fashion Island shopping mall, and police have taken one man into custody.
Newport Beach police said officers are searching the mall but have not yet found anyone who’d been injured.
The Iron Dome battery deployed in Gush Dan on Saturday morning intercepted a long-range missile over the greater Tel Aviv area on Saturday afternoon.
The missile, fired from Gaza, set off red alert sirens.Read the full story: http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=292289
The IDF shot down a foreign drone that had penetrated deep into Israeli airspace on Saturday afternoon.
After an initial investigation, military officials said the unmanned aerial vehicle did not come from the Gaza Strip, leading the army to consider the possibility that it originated in Lebanon. Hezbollah has flown drones into Israeli airspace a few times in the past, though not for several years.
IDF Spokesperson Yoav Mordechai said that the [...]
During 25th and 26th September, Spain witnessed an important protest against austerity around Congress. Some riots occured, and the effect is turning against the TPTB. More people have decided to join the protests because the policial brutality. A massive demonstration is scheduled to take part this Saturday afternoon. This demonstration will tear apart the previous ones. Expect hundreds of thousands of spaniards protesting in front of the Congress this saturday.
From Eric Peters:
There are two different stories being told about why a family’s dog in Hamlet was shot to death by a police officer this weekend.
Neighbors have been putting up signs and flowers around the Schoff house in Hamlet in remembrance of a 10-month old rescue dog named Rosco.
On Saturday afternoon, Hamlet Police officer Kyle Hinds shot the Schoffs’ boxer puppy six times.
The officer stopped by the house to ask about [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A torrential downpour that struck Charlotte Saturday afternoon damaged the Mount Rushmore-style sand sculpture bust of President Obama — an ominous beginning to what many fear is a plagued convention.
Workers were trying Saturday afternoon to reform the base of the sculpture, built from sand brought in from Myrtle Beach, S.C., pounding and smoothing out the sand that had washed off the facade of the waist-up rendering of [...]
A South Carolina woman returned home from the grocery store Saturday afternoon and told her grandson that she had purchased some chicken salad.
However, Jesse Beam, 26, misheard his 67-year-old kin.
“Don’t call me chicken, again!” said Beam,according to a Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office report.
CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – It doesn’t happen very often, but Colorado had a rare mountain tornado touchdown near Mount Evans. Saturday afternoon at 2:51 pm. Thunderstorms strengthening over the mountains west of Denver were strong enough to produce a weak, short-lived twister. The National Weather Service has analyzed pictures from the area and confirms that it was a bona fide tornado.
Typically, these types of storms can produce what are [...]
Saturday afternoon, July 21, 2012, Anaheim, California… Following an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead, an angry crowd gathers. Police fire bean bag rounds and unleash dogs on a crowd that includes women and children. Watch the video footage.
Near-Riot Follows Anaheim Officer-Involved Shooting (July 21, 2012)
If you see an angry crowd, get the hell out. Especially if you have children, GET OUT. You don’t know what will happen and you [...]
July 22, 2012
The heaviest rain storm in six decades to hit the Chinese capital killed at least 10 people and caused widespread chaos, flooding streets and stranding 80,000 people at the city’s main airport, state media reported on Sunday.
The storm, which started on Saturday afternoon and continued late into the night, flooded major roads and sent torrents of water tumbling down steps into underpasses.
In the Beijing suburb of Tongzhou, two [...]
All Metrorail service was suspended early Sunday for the second time in a 12-hour period after a computer problem arose again.
“There was another computer issue between 12:30 and 1:00 a.m.” said Metro spokesman Dan Stessel in an e- mail. He said the trains operating at that time were held at stations with the doors open until the system was restored.
It is not clear what had caused the problems Saturday afternoon [...]
Downtown Manhattan was engulfed with smoke today after a century-old pier caught fire.
The billows were rising from a three-alarm fire at the South Street Seaport, which interrupted a popular music festival.
While the fire was swiftly brought under control soon after it started around four o’clock on Saturday afternoon, the area remained thickly covered in smoke.
Smoke travelled up the East River, reaching Brooklyn and engulfing the Brooklyn Bridge, according to NBC New [...]
ORLEANS, Mass. (WHDH) — Nauset beach was evacuated Saturday afternoon when a 12 to 14-foot shark was spotted only 100 feet out.
A great white’s dorsal fin cut through the top of the water as it cruised the shoreline.
“All of a sudden, we saw this person in a kayak, and we saw a fin 10 feet from it,” said Lizzy Jenkins.
Everyone else in the water immediately ran onto the beach.
“We started [...]
Subscription Only: Cooling system for Fukushima Daiichi No. 4 reactor suspended
June 30, 2012
The cooling system for the spent fuel pool at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant’s No. 4 reactor automatically suspended operation Saturday, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said.
The utility known as TEPCO has been unable to activate a backup cooling system for the pool and is looking into the cause of the trouble, officials of the plant operator said [...]
ARCADIA (CBS) — A burglar broke into an Arcadia home over the weekend, but didn’t take money or jewelry – she took a shower.
Police say they are looking for the woman, described as having flower tattoos on both sides of her face, who broke into a home in the 1100 block of West Duarte Road Saturday afternoon, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported.
The resident returned home about 2:30 p.m. to find her [...]
Euro-zone finance ministers will discuss a commitment to provide as much as €100 billion ($125 billion) in support for Spain’s ailing banking sector on Saturday afternoon, an official from a euro-zone country said Saturday.
The official said senior finance-ministry officials spent Saturday morning and early afternoon preparing a draft statement that …
MADRID (AP) — Spain could ask for a rescue of its troubled banks this weekend when European finance ministers hold an emergency conference call Saturday to discuss its hurting lending sector, a move that would turn the nation into the fourth from the 17-nation eurozone to seek outside help since the continent’s financial crisis erupted two years ago.
The ministers will discuss a potential bailout for Spain as pressure mounted on [...]
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The FBI has confirmed the man arrested in connection to a bank robbery in Aurora is the suspect they were looking for and acted alone.
The suspect has been identified as Christian Paetsch, 45, of Centennial.
The Wells Fargo at Chambers and Hampden was robbed just before closing time on Saturday. Shortly afterwards police shut down the intersection of Buckley and Iliff just southeast of the bank, corralling nearly [...]
MIAMI (WSVN) — Disturbing new details and surveillance video have been released in the fatal police involved shooting off a causeway that involved naked men and cannibalism.
While Larry Vega rode his bicycle off the MacArthur Causeway on Saturday afternoon, he witnessed something that can only be described as savage: a naked man chewed off the face of another naked man. “And the guy was like tearing him to pieces with [...]
Rudy Eugene, 31, tore into victim’s face with his teeth and growled
Police believe he may have taken ‘bath salts,’ a potent new drug
Images have been released of Ronald Poppo, 65, recovering in Miami hospital
75 per cent of victim’s face chewed off in ‘some of the most horrific injuries staff have ever encountered’
Was still conscious when he was stretchered off to hospital
Investigators trying to piece together last hours of Eugene’s life
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami police shot and killed a man on the MacArthur Causeway Saturday afternoon, and police sources told CBS4 they had no choice: the naked man they shot was trying to chew the face off another naked man, and refused to obey police orders to stop his grizzly meal.
The bizarre shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m., when police responded to a 911 call about two naked men fighting [...]
Donna Dewitt, the outgoing president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO, is seen in this video bashing a piñata of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’sface while Dewitt and her colleagues were at a retreat in Columbia, S.C. Saturday afternoon.
“Well I will say, she looks like a tough old girl here,” Dewitt says as she gears up to swing at the piñata.
She repeatedly hits the piñata, which bears the phrase “Unions are not needed, [...]
Ian Smith was reportedly drinking when he performed dangerous stunt on Cinco de Mayo
Student in intensive care with broken ankles, heels and back bones
A college student was in intensive care with multiple broken bones after he ran and jumped from the roof of an apartment complex towards a swimming pool below – but landed on the concrete.
Ian Smith, a sophomore at Colorado State University, was captured on cameraphone as he stood [...]
SAN BERNARDINO (CBS) — A would-be copper thief was gravely injured early Saturday morning when he attempted to steal copper wiring from a live Edison vault, according to authorities.
Witnesses told CBS2 and KCAL9 reporter Melissa Maynarich that the man could be heard screaming in agony.
Jeff Grammatico was across the street from the substation when he said, “I heard a boom.” He added, “It made me jump from one side of the [...]
The House of Representatives voted late Wednesday night to legalize marijuana for medical purposes for adults — despite a letter from the state’s top federal prosecutor saying that those growing marijuana would be violating federal law.
The vote was 96-51 in favor.
Patients would be required to receive a prescription from a physician to receive marijuana to relieve pain from illnesses such as cancer, glaucoma, HIV and multiple sclerosis. The bill would allow some producers to cultivate and [...]