Unprecedented Floods Hit Texas; Seven States At Risk

An unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" flash flooding in Houston early Tuesday.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 7:08 am

Charter Agrees to Buy Time Warner for $55 Billion

Charter Communications has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $55 billion, in a deal that would combine the second and third largest U.S. cable providers.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 6:50 am

Six Thousand Candle Lanterns Set Afloat From Hawaii

Annual lantern ceremony attracted 50,000 spectators to Oahu, Hawaii, for a collective moment of remembrance.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 5:53 am

Unprecedented Floods Hit Houston; Eight States At Risk

An unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" flash flooding in Houston early Tuesday.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 5:38 am

The Moment My Sister Was Swept Away in Texan Floods

Julie Shields was on the phone with her sister, Laura McComb, as Laura and her two children were swept away. Lindsay Bramson of KXAN reports.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 5:03 am

Unprecedented Floods Submerge Houston; Eight States At Risk

An unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" flash flooding in Houston early Tuesday.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 4:54 am

'Literally No Way Out' of Flood-Ravaged Mall

Houston's historic flooding left many stranded early Tuesday — including some trapped inside a mall.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 4:47 am

Nine Brains Found Next to Train Tracks in NY

Nine preserved brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say no criminal activity is suspected.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 4:39 am

Watch Live: KPRC-TV Coverage of Houston Floods

Thunderstorms led to widespread flash flooding in Houston.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 4:38 am

A Kitten and a Cardboard Box. What Could Go Wrong?

Taylor, 8-week-old kitten from South Carolina, discovered an interesting way to play with a cardboard box.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 3:26 am

8 Killed, 12 Missing in Deadly Floods — And More on the Way

12 people were still missing after heavy flooding caused havoc across Texas and Oklahoma. Meteorologists warned that another deluge was on the way.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 2:53 am

Police Officer Shot in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Search underway for suspect who shot a police officer near the library in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 2:47 am

Rutgers Football Player Arrested on Robbery Charge

Rutgers football player Darian Dailey was jailed in southwest Florida on a robbery charge, authorities said.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 2:45 am

Thunderstorms in Houston Drop Historic Rainfall

Four inches of rain fell in Houston, with double that in surrounding areas, leading to a Level One state of emergency for the first time since 2008.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 2:43 am

Stranded Couple Tried to Survive on Rainwater, Oranges

A couple that went missing after a Mother's Day trip may have tried to survive by drinking rainwater while they were stranded east of San Diego.

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 2:34 am

Man With Lassa Fever Dies in U.S. After Liberia Trip

A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — an infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 10:35 pm

Coroner Examining B. B. King After Allegations of Foul Play

Blues legend B.B. King's body has been examined by a Nevada coroner following allegations of foul play in his death two weeks ago, officials revealed Monday.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 9:24 pm

Fake Orca Is Town's Latest Plan to Scare Off Sea Lions

A community in Oregon is borrowing a fake orca whale from Bellingham, Washington, to try and curb their sea lion problem. KING's Ted Land reports.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 9:17 pm

Illinois Man Drowns Trying to Save Cat Who Jumped From Canoe

The 46-year-old man died while canoeing in Loon Lake after he jumped in to try and save a cat. Police said alcohol is believed to have been a factor.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 8:07 pm

Homecoming Queen Dies in Floods Returning From Prom

A homecoming queen from Devine, Texas died on her way home from prom when flood waters swept her car from the road.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 8:01 pm