September 19, 2019

Houston airport at full ground stop as ‘nightmare’ rainfall, flash flooding wreak havoc in Texas

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Dangerous flash flooding is wreaking havoc in Texas with the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumping massive amounts of rain overnight and into the morning. The severe weather prompted a full ground stop at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday morni..
September 19, 2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival will come back next year in spite of deadly shooting in July

albertc111/iStock(GILROY, Calif.) -- The deadly shooting at a California garlic festival is not going to stop the tradition from continuing next year. The organizer of the Gilroy Garlic Festival announced that they are planning to hold the festival again in 2020 in spite of the July 2019 shooting th..
September 19, 2019

Mother of woman missing for 13 years says she’s thankful for discovery of remains

MicroStockHub/iStock(COLUMBIA, Mo.) -- The mother of a Missouri woman who has been missing for more than a decade says she's sure that human remains found by police in a landfill Wednesday are that of her daughter. Authorities announced Wednesday that they had found remains that were consisten..
September 19, 2019

Police: Boarding school fire kills at least 26 children, one teacher in Liberia

omersukrugoksu/iStock(MONROVIA, Liberia) -- More than two dozen people, mostly children, have died in a fire that engulfed a religious boarding school outside Liberia's capital in the middle of the night, authorities said. An Islamic school on the outskirts of Monrovia caught fire late Tuesday night, around 11 p.m. local time, while students and faculty were asleep inside. Fierce flames swept the main entrance of the building, leaving many people trapped, according to the Liberia National ..