Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN — So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, to or from the United States as freezing weather has affected large swaths of the country. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been recorded on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 cancellations on Thursday. … Read more

As the ice storm continues in the south, parts of the northeast are bracing for brutal wind chills that haven’t been felt in decades

As the ice storm continues in the south, parts of the northeast are bracing for brutal wind chills that haven’t been felt in decades

CNN — As hundreds of thousands of people remain without power in Texas on Thursday amid freezing temperatures and icy roads, the northeast braces for a blast of freezing air that forecasters say could be the coldest felt since decades. Texas bore the brunt of a dangerous ice storm that dumped multiple rounds of sleet … Read more

Winter ice storm: Deadly weather crippling much of the south leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the freezing cold

Winter ice storm: Deadly weather crippling much of the south leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the freezing cold

CNN — Dangerous road conditions are now linked to three deaths in Texas as a wave of ice and sleet continues to pound parts of the southern and central United States overnight. A 49-year-old woman was killed this week when she lost control of her truck on an icy road north of Eldorado, the Texas … Read more

The Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in the closet of an abandoned house. Here’s what we know

The Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in the closet of an abandoned house.  Here’s what we know

CNN — After a tip leads authorities to two emperor tamarin monkeys believed to have been abducted from the Dallas Zoo, questions linger about their brief disappearance and an unidentified man authorities want to speak with. The monkeys went missing on Monday and were found a day later in a closet in an abandoned house … Read more

California floated cutting off major southwestern cities from Colorado River water before hitting its agricultural supply, sources say

California floated cutting off major southwestern cities from Colorado River water before hitting its agricultural supply, sources say

CNN — During a closed-door negotiation last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s powerful water districts offered to model what the basin’s future would look like if some of the largest cities in the West – including Phoenix and Las Vegas – were cut off from the river’s water supply, … Read more

Dallas Zoo releases photo of man they want to ask about missing tamarin monkeys

Dallas Zoo releases photo of man they want to ask about missing tamarin monkeys

CNN — The Dallas Police Department has released surveillance video and a photo of an unidentified man they want to speak to about two tamarin monkeys that were allegedly stolen from the zoo on Monday. “Dallas Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual pictured,” police wrote. In the surveillance video, the man … Read more

Kari Lake: Top Arizona election official calls for investigation into Lake for potential campaign violation

Kari Lake: Top Arizona election official calls for investigation into Lake for potential campaign violation

CNN — Arizona’s top election official has asked the state’s attorney general to investigate Republican Kari Lake, who lost her 2022 gubernatorial bid, for potentially violating state law in posting voter signatures on his Twitter account. The request from Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes, a Democrat elected to the post last November, comes after … Read more

Winter ice storm: Millions in southern and central US brace as officials urge to stay off roads

Winter ice storm: Millions in southern and central US brace as officials urge to stay off roads

CNN — A winter storm bringing the triple threat of ice, sleet and snow on Tuesday to parts of the southern and central US has prompted authorities to close roads and schools as they urge people to avoid travel in dangerous conditions. About 38 million people from Texas and Oklahoma to far eastern Kentucky and … Read more

New Mexico grand jury indicts failed GOP candidate accused of shooting homes of Democratic officials

New Mexico grand jury indicts failed GOP candidate accused of shooting homes of Democratic officials

CNN — The failed GOP candidate accused of shooting at the homes of Democratic officials in Alburquerque, New Mexico, was indicted by a grand jury on 14 counts of shooting and firearms, the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office in a statement. Solomon Peña is currently in jail awaiting trial after being charged with hiring and … Read more

Dispute over $100 repair bill may have played role in Half Moon Bay shooting that left 7 dead, district attorney says

Dispute over 0 repair bill may have played role in Half Moon Bay shooting that left 7 dead, district attorney says

CNN — A dispute over a $100 repair bill may have contributed to a pair of shootings that left seven dead and another injured last week in Half Moon Bay, Calif., the San Mateo County prosecutor told a local news station. Chunli Zhao – the farm worker who faces seven counts of murder and one … Read more