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Latest on flooding: Rising water cuts off Texas subdivisions

May 28, 2015

6 p.m. (CDT)

Floodwaters have cut off road access to four subdivisions along a Houston-area river.

Jeff Lindner is the meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control District. more »»

Latest on flooding: River may isolate neighborhoods

May 28, 2015

5:15 p.m. (CDT)

A portion of the San Jacinto River in Houston has been overflowing onto roadways affecting four subdivisions, limiting the ability of some residents to leave or return home. more »»

Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee

May 28, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Dev Jaiswal's journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals shows just how competitive spelling has become. more »»

Latest on flooding: Brazos River recedes ... for now

May 28, 2015

4:50 p.m. (CDT)

Authorities say the flooded Brazos River has crested at an evacuated North Texas subdivision and the floodwaters have begun to recede ... for now. more »»

Chicago police asked to keep racially charged photo sealed

May 28, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police asked a judge to seal a photograph of two white officers holding rifles over a black man wearing deer antlers in an effort to protect the unidentified black man's... more »»

Heavy rain eases Texas drought, but high water could linger

May 28, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — This week's record rainfall in Texas eased the state's drought and swelled rivers and lakes to the point that they may not return to normal levels until July, scientists said... more »»

Man suing his ex for half of $1M prize gets a win in court

May 28, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is still trying to get half of his ex-girlfriend's $1 million lottery prize, eight years after he says she took the winning ticket and left him. more »»

Hartford mayor calls strategy meeting in wake of shootings

May 28, 2015

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford is dealing with a spike in violence that has included five homicides in two weeks and the brazen drive-by shooting of a city minister outside his church. more »»

Pope joining gallery of murals on Philadelphia buildings

May 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia boasts a large and colorful cast of characters painted on buildings across the city — and now Pope Francis will join the crowd. more »»

Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA

May 28, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation. more »»

APNewsBreak: FBI says it's fully probing Wal-Mart shooting

May 28, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — The new head of the FBI's Cincinnati division says agents are conducting a thorough review of last year's fatal police shooting of a black man in a suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store. more »»

FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide'

May 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access. more »»

Latest on flooding: Flooding threatens North Texas homes

May 28, 2015

1:45 p.m. (CDT)

Authorities say floodwaters from the swollen Brazos River are lapping at the foundations of 11 homes in a North Texas community west of Fort Worth. more »»

 
 
 

 

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