Prosecutors say a white Charlotte police officer on trial for the on-duty killing of a black man never gave the man any commands before shooting him and overreacted by firing 12 bullets. But a defense attorney for Randall Kerrick said during opening statements that Jonathan Ferrell made several bad choices.
Unsettled weather responsible for flooding downpours in Florida last week will gradually lessen over the next several days.
Public officials are in the process of eliminating Naegleria Fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, from two drinking water supplies in Louisiana.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
In the most destructive hurricane season in recorded history, images from Katrina, Rita, Wilma and others still resonate today and immediately bring to mind the total despair millions of Americans faced in 2005.
Public officials are in the process of eliminating Naegleria Fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, from two drinking water supplies in Louisiana.Read Story >
State regulators have pledged to continue penalizing regions where emergency water cutbacks are ignored.Read Story >