October 24, 2018

Packed Rome escalator suddenly hurtles downward, causing soccer fans to crash into bottom, injuring many

ABCNews.com(ROME) -- Dozens of Russian soccer fans have been treated at a hospital in Rome after an escalator seriously malfunctioned at the Repubblica station of the Rome Metro Line A on Tuesday night. Footage shared on social media showed a packed down-escalator stair hurtling at alarming speed, causing a mound of people to crash at the bottom. Italian news agency ANSA reported that the most serious injury was to a young man whose foot was so badly mangled he was at risk of amputation, and six..
October 24, 2018

Powerful Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico as Category 3 storm

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Willa, now a powerful Category 3 storm, has made landfall in Mexico with winds of 120 mph. The hurricane made landfall near Isla Del Bosque, Sinaloa, which is about 10 miles south of Escuinapa, according to the National Hurricane Center. A weather station near Marismas Nacionales recently reported a wind gust of up to 95 mph. Willa was about 70 miles south of Mazatlán, Mexico, Tuesday afternoon and is forecast to make landfall later in the day. As the storm made l..
October 24, 2018

Duchess Kate steps out in the late Princess Diana’s beloved tiara for state dinner

John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate stepped out in the late Princess Diana's beloved tiara for the Dutch state banquet at Buckingham Palace Tuesday night. Queen Elizabeth II hosted the dinner for King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall were also on hand for the banquet for 150 guests. The mom of three stunned in a light blue Alexander McQueen gown, which happened to be a ve..
October 23, 2018

Hurricane Willa to make landfall in Mexico as Category 3 storm

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Willa, now a Category 3 storm, is churning toward Mexico with winds up to 125 mph. Deadly storm surge is expected between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, which has already seen heavy rain and flooding. Willa was passing over Las Islas Marias, Mexico, Tuesday morning and is forecast to make landfall Tuesday afternoon. As Willa continues inland, it will lose its tropical circulation but not tropical moisture, as heavy rains will continue into Texas on Wednesday. Flash..