Severe weather in the United States: extreme heat in the Southwest, rain in the Gulf and snow in the Rockies

PHOENIX — Extreme temperatures are expected this week in the United States. Authorities have warned residents in the southwest to take precautions as a heat wave moves east, while heavy rain and flooding could inundate Gulf states and snow threatens parts of the Rocky Mountains and the Northwest. Extreme heat spread across Arizona, New Mexico … Read more

Severe and chaotic weather in the United States with high temperatures in the Southwest and Midwest, snow in the Rockies

PHOENIX (AP) — Extreme heat spread across Arizona, New Mexico and parts of Texas, Colorado and Kansas as severe weather It swept across many parts of the United States on Sunday. There was unseasonably cold weather in the Pacific Northwest, snow was moving northward from the Rocky Mountains, and heavy rain was forecast from the … Read more

Much of the United States is bracing for extreme weather, from southern heat waves to possible snowfall in the Rockies.

After days of intense flooding In Florida, that state and many others are bracing for an intense heat wave, while the Pacific Northwest will see unusually cold weather and there is a chance of late season snow in the Rocky Mountains in Begining of the next week. The chaotic weather map includes the possibility of … Read more

Cicada Invasion: Meet the Superfans Who Love Bugs

FOREST PARK, Ill. (AP) — Mayumi Barrack sees a pair of periodical cicadas mating, takes out her phone and says, “Hey guys!” and take their photo. “I’m not really a bug lover, but as I look at them more and more, I think they’re adorable,” Barrack explained, noting that many other creatures – birds, squirrels, … Read more

The RNC launches a massive effort to monitor the vote. Critics say it threatens to undermine trust

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan. (AP) – The Republican National Committee launched a swing state initiative Friday to mobilize thousands of poll watchers, election workers and lawyers to serve as “election integrity” watchdogs in November — an effort that immediately sparked concerns that it could lead to harassment. election workers and undermine confidence in the vote. The … Read more

Atlanta: Gunman injures 3 people in food court before being shot by officer

ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman fatally shot three people in a downtown Atlanta food court before being fatally shot by a police officer Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. All four people shot in the Peachtree Center food court are expected to survive, including the suspect, according to Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum. At a news conference, … Read more

Georgia Republican convicted in January. 6 riots break out during televised congressional primary debate

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia congressional candidate convicted of misdemeanor for illegally protesting inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 1. January 6, 2021, came out of a Televised debate with a fellow Republican Sunday before the second round of primaries on June 18. It’s the latest volatile twist in southwest Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District, where Chuck … Read more

Water begins flowing again in downtown Atlanta after production begins Friday

ATLANTA (AP) — Water pressure was returning to downtown Atlanta and nearby neighborhoods Sunday after a two day water outage shut down businesses and left the taps dry in many homes. Much of the city remained under order to boil water before drinking it, but Mayor Andre Dickens said at a news conference Saturday night … Read more

Water service in downtown Atlanta is disrupted, leading to business closures and a boil water advisory

Atlanta authorities were slowly cracking down on the city’s water system Saturday after corroded water pipes burst in Downtown and Midtown, forcing many businesses and attractions to close and affecting water service to area homes. The city was distributing cases of water and installing portable toilets at several fire stations and first responders were checking … Read more

Florida congressman who fatally shot aviator Roger Fortson fired

A Florida sheriff fired a deputy Friday who shot and killed a black airman at his home while holding a handgun pointed at the ground, saying the deputy’s life was never in danger and he should not have fired his weapon. Okaloosa County Sheriff Eric Aden has fired Deputy Eddie Duran, who fatally shot Senior … Read more