Lifeguards, first responders honored for saving 4-year-old boy’s life on Long Island

WOODBURY, Nassau County (WABC) — The Town of Oyster Bay is honoring the lifeguards and first responders who saved a 4-year-old boy’s life. On August 13, Vincent Zhang was playing with his friends at the Syosset-Woodbury Park Pool. His mother asked a friend to keep an eye on him when she went to the restroom. …

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More than 270 homes were destroyed in central Tennessee as flash flooding killed 18, officials say

A damage assessment conducted in Humphreys County showed 271 homes were destroyed by Saturday’s flooding, according to a news release from the county’s emergency management agency. Another 160 homes had major damage, and 28 had minor damage. Middle Tennessee was smacked with heavy rain Saturday, leading to devastating flash flooding that ripped homes from their …

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Returning Home to a Valley Filled With Flames

TAYLORSVILLE, Calif. — Summers in the tiny towns of Indian Valley did not used to bring megafires. The hottest weeks of the year were for checking cattle, searching for newborn calves, herding the mamas and babies across the fields on horseback. They were for swimming in the creeks of the Feather River amid the cottonwood …

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‘You Might As Well Do The Pony Express:’ Chicago Woman Mails Three Certified Letters Which Have Not Arrived At Their Destinations Weeks Or Even Months Later

CHICAGO (CBS) — There’s that old cliché – third time’s a charm. But sometimes, there’s another more discouraging cliché that applies – it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out at the old ball game. That is the idiom that one Chicago woman feels is more applicable right now when it comes to her situation with …

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