DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday.
Colorado prosecutors, though, filed formal charges earlier in the day, accusing the former oil and gas worker of murdering his entire family days before he was interviewed by local television stations and pleaded for his missing family's safe return home.
Christopher Watts, who is being held without bail, is due back in court on Tuesday morning to be advised of the charges filed against him.… More
Tuesday, Aug. 21, marks the one-year anniversary of the Great American Eclipse with millions already planning for the next total solar eclipse in the United States in 2024.
The risk of thunderstorms packing strong wind gusts, flash flooding and frequent lightning strikes will ramp up in part of the eastern United States into Wednesday.
Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Cast as a Category 4 storm on Aug. 25, 2017. The storm caused catastrophic damage along the Texas coast, dropping record-breaking rainfall in the affected region.
A system that has a history of producing flooding and violent thunderstorms will threaten an expansive area of the central United States into Monday night.