Florence dumped about 8.04 trillion gallons of rain on North Carolina: National Weather Service

(NEW YORK) -- Florence, which made landfall as a hurricane Friday, dropped about 8.04 trillion gallons of rain on North Carolina, the National Weather Service said Tuesday, citing "the unofficial, rad... Read More

Video of dogs rescued from locked cages in rising Florence floodwaters goes viral

(LELAND, N.C.) -- A video of the rescue of six North Carolina dogs that were locked in a cage rapidly filling up with Hurricane Florence flood water went viral on social media.

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Child swept away in floodwater among those killed by Florence

(GASTON COUNTY, N.C.) -- Since Florence made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 hurricane, it has taken the lives of at least 18 people, ranging in age from 3 months to 81 years.

The devastating storm's latest confirmed casualty is 1-... Read More

More than 4,300 homes damaged or destroyed by Florence in North Carolina town

(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 ha... Read More

Police detail how Texas Border Patrol agent allegedly targeted, killed 4 women

(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... Read More

Several injured after camel gets loose at circus

(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 a... Read More

Florence causing 'historic and unprecedented flooding'; at least 17 dead

(NEW BERN, N.C.) --Florence weakened to a tropical depression Sunday, but that is cold comfort to residents in North Carolina who have seen over 2 feet of rain and are now battling major-river flooding and possible tornadoes.

"Flood waters are... Read More

'My biggest concern is rising water': Coast Guard chief worries over slow-moving Florence

(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... Read More

Police arrest 5 for looting dollar store after Hurricane Florence

(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 n... Read More

'Serial killer' Border Patrol agent charged with murdering 4 women

(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 Lared... Read More

Massachusetts residents will be allowed to return home following gas fires

(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 ins... Read More