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Houston airport at full ground stop as ‘nightmare’ rainfall, flash flooding wreak havoc in Texas

ABC News(NEW YORK) —  Dangerous flash flooding is wreaking havoc in Texas with the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumping massive amounts of rain overnight and into the morning.The severe weather prompted a full ground stop at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday morning.In Beaumont — between Houston and Lake Charles, La. — over…read more »

One killed, seven injured after tour bus crashes off California highway

kali9/iStock(SHANDON, Calif.) — At least one person was killed and seven others injured when a tour bus crashed off a California roadway late Wednesday night, authorities said. The deadly crash occurred not long after the bus departed from a concert venue in the city of Paso Robles, where country and gospel singer Josh Turner performed…read more »

Couple recounts drama of crash-landing hot-air balloon after losing pilot

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tom and Shawna Stenton, of Louisville, Kentucky, were planning to enjoy a relaxing sightseeing tour of Las Vegas last week — but the day turned into a nightmare when their hot-air balloon crash-landed in the desert, ejecting the pilot and leaving them to fend for themselves.”It felt like a car crash.…read more »