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ABC News(NEW BERN, N.C.) — Many parts of the North Carolina coast are grappling with the damage done by Florence over the weekend. The city of New Bern, located about 240 miles east of Charlotte, was particularly hard hit. “Our city has suffered obviously one of the most devastating storms in its 308 year history,” […]

ABC News(SWANSBORO, N.C.) — As rain from the remnants of Hurricane Florence starts to move out of the Carolinas, residents are waiting and watching as rivers across the two states continue to swell and threaten neighborhoods with devastating flooding. Many areas of North Carolina continue to deal with fears of being cut off from relief […]

Webb County Sheriffs Office(WEBB COUNTY, Texas) — An arrest warrant for a suspected serial killer reveals new details of how a Texas woman managed to fight off a Border Patrol agent who allegedly killed four women. Police in Webb County, Texas, credited a woman who escaped from Juan David Ortiz, a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor, […]

Ronald Smith from Aliquippa(PITTSBURGH) — A camel ended up getting loose and running wild at a circus in Pittsburgh on Sunday, dragging one rider on a harrowing experience and injuring six children. The six children suffered minor injuries, though one broke their arm, officials said. An adult also suffered a minor injury in the incident. […]

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As Florence continues to move through the Carolinas, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said the slow moving nature of the storm is exacerbating flooding worries. “My biggest concern is the rising water…The storm is moving very slow,” Adm. Karl Schultz said in an interview on “This Week.” “It’s southwest […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW BERN, N.C.) — Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday, but that was little consolation to residents in North Carolina who have seen over 2 feet of rain and are now fearing major river flooding to start the week. Sustained winds were down to 35 mph, with the storm starting to speed up […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WILMINGTON, N.C.) — Five people were arrested for looting after a group broke into a Dollar General store in Wilmington, North Carolina, following Hurricane Florence. The arrests came after police shared on Twitter they were asked by a nearby Family Dollar’s owners not to arrest different individuals seen looting on video filmed by a CBS […]

iStock/Thinkstock(LAREDO, Texas) — A longtime U.S. Border Patrol agent is being called a “serial killer” after he was arrested and charged with the murder of four women in southern Texas on Saturday. Juan David Ortiz, 35, was arrested on Saturday in Laredo, Texas, after he allegedly attempted to abduct a fifth woman, the Webb County […]

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Residents of three neighborhoods north of Boston racked by fires and explosions caused by overpressurized gas lines last week will be allowed to return home Sunday morning. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said door-to-door inspections conducted in the aftermath of Thursday’s gas explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover were expected to […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Long Island mother whose teenage daughter was allegedly killed by MS-13 gang members died after she was hit by a vehicle just before a memorial for her daughter. Evelyn Rodriguez was struck by an SUV about 4:10 p.m. Friday on Ray Court Street near Stahley Street in Brentwood, where […]

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