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Transportation Department to investigate Southwest mass flight cancelations

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 13:24
The woes for Southwest Airlines caused by the historic winter system and staff shortages were expected to continue Tuesday after the carrier canceled some 70% of its flights on Monday.

Pilot of plane that crashed into frozen Maryland creek saved by kayakers

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 08:43
A pilot who was left stranded upon the wing of his sinking plane after it crashed into a Maryland creek was rescued by witnesses who used kayaks to cross the frozen water, authorities said.

Democrats call for incoming Rep. George Santos to resign over 'lies'

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 06:53
Democrats are calling for incoming Republican House representative George Santos to resign after he admitted to "embellishing" his resume during the recent election cycle.

Winter storm death toll rises to 27 in western New York, 57 across U.S.

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 03:54
The historic winter storm which ravaged most of the United States during the Christmas holidays has claimed at least 25 lives in western New York and at least 55 across the United States.

6 dead, including 2 children, in Tennessee house fire

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 02:41
Authorities in Tennessee said six people were dead following an early Monday house fire in Cumberland County.

‘Significant leaks’ leave thousands without water in Jackson, Mississippi

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 02:17
Jackson, Miss., is under a boil water advisory Monday as "significant leaks" have left thousands of residents without running water since Christmas Day.

16-year-old killed by police in Iowa under investigation

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 02:01
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations is assisting in a review of an incident that led to the shooting death of a 16-year-old male in Des Moines, Iowa, at the hands of police officers early Monday morning.

U.S. holiday spending increased thanks to discounts, Mastercard data says

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 23:54
The holiday shopping season saw an uptick in consumer spending with heavy discounts luring shoppers in despite inflation, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse data.

Katie Hobbs, Maricopa County file for sanctions against Kari Lake

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 23:11
Arizona's governor-elect Katie Hobbs and Maricopa County filed for sanctions against failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake after Lake filed "frivolous" lawsuits against both parties following her election loss.

Missing 20-year-old found dead on Christmas night

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 22:41
The body of 20-year-old George Musser of Stillwater, Minn., was found Sunday night after a search party canvassed the town throughout Christmas Day.

President Biden, first lady deliver message wishing joyous Kwanzaa

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 21:23
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden released a video message wishing a "peaceful" and "joyous" Kwanzaa on Monday.

NYPD arrests suspect in slashing spree that left 2 dead

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 21:14
A man accused of fatally stabbing two people and injuring at least three others in separate incidents spanning New York City last week has been arrested and charged. police announced Monday.

N.C. Gov. Cooper seeks answers from Duke Energy after rolling blackout

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 20:50
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday demanded answers from Duke Energy after its customers experienced rolling blackouts over the holiday weekend without being warned in advance.

Shooting at New Orleans party leaves 2 teens dead, 4 others wounded

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 20:42
Two teenagers were killed and four other wounded in a mass shooting at a party in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, police said Monday.

Mall of America shooting victim ID'ed as 19-year-old St. Paul, Minn., man

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 20:23
The victim of a fatal shooting at the Mall of America last week was identified by Minnesota officials on Monday as a 19-year-old man from St. Paul, Minn.

Power station vandals leave Washington state in the dark

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 16:19
Tens of thousands of people in Washington state spent Christmas Day in the dark after vandals damaged power station equipment.

Small oil spill reported off the coast of Texas

Mon, 12/26/2022 - 14:51
An oil spill was reported near a facility that can store more than 3 million barrels of oil, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Apparent murder-suicide leaves 2 dead at Jehovah’s Witness hall in Colorado

Sun, 12/25/2022 - 21:45
Two adults were found dead at Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Thornton, Colo., after what police determined to be a murder-suicide incident on Christmas morning.

New York death toll from winter storm rises to 7 as sleet confirmed in Florida

Sun, 12/25/2022 - 21:19
The death toll from the snowstorm that pummeled western New York has risen to 7 as the blizzard finally started to ease up on Christmas morning, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said Sunday.

Big changes on the way in U.S. in wake of bitter cold

Sun, 12/25/2022 - 20:21
Bitter cold has plunged much of the eastern two-thirds of the nation into a deep freeze and allowed for some eye-popping low temperatures across parts of the United States ahead of Christmas.