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 [...]
GREENWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — An extreme hoarding situation ended in extreme sadness on Tuesday. It may have been a final act of defiance that killed a man and seriously injured his sick mother.
The run-down home has been an eyesore for years, attracting complaints from neighbors and the city of Greenwich. Now, the woman who owns it is badly burned and her 42-year-old son is dead, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported.
The fire [...]
Check the video inside the link. The body language of Aurora police chief looks awkward. He can’t look at the camera, he turns his head and looks somewhere else the each minute. It looks like he’s totally jumpy about something or somebody monitoring what he’s saying.
(CBS News) Aurora police chief Daniel Oates rejected media reports that a second person of interest is associated with Friday’s massacre in Colorado. He said [...]
A team of scientists using advanced laser mapping have detailed a remote region of Honduras that may have revealed the legendary lost city of Ciudad Blanca, known as the ‘White City’ of gold.
Researchers from the University of Houston and the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) flew over the Mosquitia region in a small plane shooting billions of laser pulses at the ground to create a 3D digital map [...]
From the WSJ article:
“A bailout loan could stretch the resources of both the IMF and the euro zone
to breaking point and raise serious questions about the purpose of the euro,”
another of the people said.
“Neither the IMF, nor the euro zone, can shoulder this bill with three other
euro-zone bailouts in progress. The money is simply not there,” a second person
Alas don’t worry Spain is going a begging:
Spanish government officials are [...]
A new daredevil added his name to the history books after being the second person to kayak over a waterfall even higher than Niagra Falls.
Rafael ‘Rafa’ Ortiz took the plunge at Palouse Falls in Washington State, and paddled himself down the 189-foot fall.
The 24-year-old Mexican extreme kayaker followed in the footsteps, or wake, of the original record breaker, Tyler Bradt, who pulled off the stunt in 2009.
On his Facebook page, [...]
April 5, 2012
A retired pharmacist who shot himself in the head in Athens’ busiest square, sparking clashes between protesters and police, left a suicide note lamenting poverty and despair, excerpts showed Thursday.
The 77-year-old man, who killed himself under a cypress tree in Syntagma Square on Wednesday, about hundred metres (yards) from parliament, said government austerity cuts had “wiped out” his pension and left him in penury.
The following suicide note excerpt [...]
LOWELL (CBS) – A day after he was arraigned on carjacking charges, a Lowell man is back behind bars after police say he escaped court in handcuffs and carjacked a second person.
WBZ Newsradio 1030?s Carl Stevens reports
Twenty-five-year-old Adriano Ortiz-Columbo managed to leave the court house after his arraignment on Thursday on charges that include carjacking, assault and battery and failure to stop for police.
Police say he walked across the street [...]