Category Archives: National News

Reward for missing 5-year-old girl Dulce Maria Alavez up to $35,000

Reward for missing 5-year-old girl Dulce Maria Alavez up to $35,000

New Jersey State Police(BRIDGETON, N.J.) —  The search for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez entered its fifth day Friday with no significant leads or suspects, as authorities increased the reward for any information on the missing New Jersey girl to $35,000.”I’m hopeful that we’ll find Dulce alive because we have no physical evidence,” Cumberland County Prosecutor…Read more »

At least 4 dead, others critically hurt in Utah tour bus crash: Officials

At least 4 dead, others critically hurt in Utah tour bus crash: Officials

Michael Warren/iStock(BRYCE CANYON, UT) — At least four people are dead after a tour bus rolled over on a Utah road, ejecting some passengers, authorities said.Thirty people, including the driver, were on board when the bus rolled over near Bryce Canyon National Park on SR-12, Garfield County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Denise Dastrup said.Twelve to 15…Read more »

Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials

Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials

WLS-TV(CHICAGO) — A suspect is in custody after allegedly crashing a car into a mall in a Chicago suburb on Friday, officials said. Only minor injuries were reported in the incident at the Woodfield Mall, according to officials with the Village of Schaumburg, Illinois, which is 30 miles outside of Chicago.Photos show the door to…Read more »

‘Botched’ Area 51 event draws only around 100 people

‘Botched’ Area 51 event draws only around 100 people

miroslav_1/iStock(RACHEL, Nev.) — The drama of the Area 51 event was meant to be out of this world, but the lack of humans brought it back to reality.After more than two million people responded on Facebook that they would attend the “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” event, just about 75 actually…Read more »

2 dead as flooding disaster brings Houston area to standstill

2 dead as flooding disaster brings Houston area to standstill

ABC News(HOUSTON) — Torrential rain and deadly flooding is bringing the Houston area to a standstill, shuttering schools, canceling flights and leaving hundreds of cars swamped and abandoned. The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped up to 43 inches of rain within three days in the areas between Winnie and Beaumont, east of Houston. Most…Read more »

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, is denied parole

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, is denied parole

ABC News(FAIRHAVEN, Mass.) — Michelle Carter, who as a teenager sent texts urging her then-boyfriend to kill himself, has been denied parole.Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 after her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, died of carbon monoxide poisoning from locking himself in his truck in Massachusetts in 2014.Prosecutors argued Carter, then 17,…Read more »

Imelda dumps nearly 4 feet of rain on parts of Texas

Imelda dumps nearly 4 feet of rain on parts of Texas

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Texas residents are grappling with the effects of Imelda after the storm dumped nearly four feet of rain on parts of the Lone Star State.Imelda brought up to 43” of rain between Winnie and Beaumont in the last three days, most of it falling in just 24 hours.At Houston Bush International…Read more »