Share Tweet Email Share: Share Tweet Email Share: Share Tweet Email ABCNews By HOUSTON, Texas -- Five Houston-area deaths are now blamed on Tropical Storm Imelda as residents fight through hazardous flooding that's brought the region to a standstill, leaving hundreds of cars swamped and abandoned.The remnants of Imelda dumped up to 43 inches of rain within three days in the areas between Winnie and Beaumont. Most of that rain fell in just 24 hours.Some residents whose homes were flooded by Hurricane Harvey two years ago are now seeing rain seeping into their houses yet again."It was really just intense rainfall that wouldn't stop. It was very [Hurricane] Harvey-like," Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.On Friday, Houston emergency workers discovered a man's body in a ditch and said they believed he had drowned. Authorities also said two drivers had died in their cars as a result of the flooding, including the driver … [Read more...] about Death toll rises to 5 after man found dead in truck on I-10
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A woman writes a message during a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in over a dozen deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Mallory Cunningham, left, Santino Tomasetti, center, and Aubrey Reece attend a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Friday, July 20, 2018, in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in over a dozen deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)People pray by a car thought to belong to a victim of Thursday's boating accident before a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Friday, July 20, 2018, in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in over a dozen deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Russ McKay looks at a cross left in a makeshift memorial for his friends before a candlelight vigil in the … [Read more...] about Missouri boat accident survivors recall moments before sinking
THE Westminster suspect has been revealed as a "shy" Celine Dion-loving British national whose dad and brother recently died, reports claim. The lone attacker has been named by locals as Sudan-born Salih Khater, 29, who most recently was living in a rundown flat above an internet cafe in Sparkhill, Birmingham. Police revealed today he has now been re-arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and continues to be quizzed over terror offences. Details have now begin to emerge about the suspect, who describes himself on Facebook as a shop manager who studied at the Sudan University of Science and Technology. He also studied accountancy at Coventry University between September 2017 and May 2018, the university confirmed today. It was reported today Khater had dreams about being a pharmacist but failed part of his course at South & City College in Digbeth because his English was too poor. This is what we know so far... A silver Ford Fiesta crashed into anti-terror barriers … [Read more...] about Westminster terror suspect is Celine Dion fan ‘whose dad and brother recently died’
LITTLETON, Colo. – Before the call came, John McDonald had finished his breakfast of Diet 7Up, put on his uniform and tucked his Smith & Wesson into its waistline holster. He made it to his office at Jefferson County Public Schools, where he is in charge of safety and security for a sprawling district that includes Columbine High School. On this morning, he even made it to his earliest meeting. And then his phone rang. He knew as soon as he answered: The first school-shooting threat of the day had arrived. “What do you got for me?” he said, and then he listened to find out how bad this one was going to be. In a nation always awaiting the news of another school shooting, no community may be braced for that threat quite like the one surrounding Columbine High, a place forever defined by the 1999 attack that killed 13 people, wounded 24 more and ushered in an internet-fueled era of mass violence. Twenty years later – the anniversary of the shooting is April 20 … [Read more...] about It’s been 20 years since the Columbine shooting. His job is to stop the next attack.
PUBLISHED: 08:36 05 December 2006 | UPDATED: 17:26 25 February 2010 Daniel Felstead, who was killed in a hit-and-run accident THE heartbroken parents of a schoolboy killed in a hit-and-run accident have spoken of their contempt for the 20-year-old driver who made off after the crash and then tried to burn his car to destroy evidence. THE heartbroken parents of a schoolboy killed in a hit-and-run accident have spoken of their contempt for the 20-year-old driver who made off after the crash and then tried to burn his car to destroy evidence.As Ashely Kelf was ordered to spend 22 months in a young offenders' institution, Tony and Jackie Felstead, whose 16-year-old son Daniel died in the accident, said they had been condemned to a life sentence without their son.They added that Kelf could be free after serving 11 months of his sentence.The couple from Park Hill, in Lowestoft, say they were haunted by what they … [Read more...] about Parents of teen crash victim hit out