Florida congressman who fatally shot aviator Roger Fortson fired

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

At least 1 dead, power outages remain widespread in storm-weary Texas

At least 1 dead, power outages remain widespread in storm-weary Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — Scattered power outages Wednesday in storm-weary Texas could persist into the weekend after storms flooded the streets of Houston for the second time this month and ripped off roofs in Dallas, killing a teenager and injuring others. The teen was killed Tuesday at a construction site while working on a house that … Read more

25 dead in the United States after weekend tornadoes; 1 million Texans without power

25 dead in the United States after weekend tornadoes;  1 million Texans without power

HOUSTON (AP) — Severe storms with damaging winds and baseball-sized hail slammed Texas Tuesday, leaving more than a million businesses and homes without power as much of the United States was recovering from severe weather, including tornadoes, which killed at least 24 people during this period. on the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Widespread outages were … Read more