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September 16, 2018

Major river flooding a new threat posed by Florence as heavy rain moves inland

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 sto..
September 16, 2018

Florence causing ‘historic and unprecedented flooding’; at least 14 dead

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW BERN, N.C.) -- Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday, but that was 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. Adding to the rain and threat of further flooding..
September 16, 2018

Police arrest 5 for looting dollar store after Hurricane Florence

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 arr..
September 16, 2018

‘Serial killer’ Border Patrol agent charged with murdering 4 women

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 ab..