Shelters Begin to Open In Austin and Central Texas
Flooding Across Texas Increases Dangers At Low-Lying DamsHistoric amounts of rainfall had engorged the San Gabriel River in Central Texas when a kayaker glided over a low-lying dam and got caught in the churning water for several desperate minutes.
Study: Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Created Dark 'Impact Winter' 66 Million Years AgoA massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes.
Cleanup Begins After Central Texas Floods Kill 2Flash floods across Central Texas killed two men and prompted dozens of emergency rescues.
2 Rescued By Chopper After SUV Swept Away In TexasA man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued by helicopter.
Woman Gets Life In Prison For 6th DWI A 44-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her sixth driving while intoxicated conviction.
Newborn Boy In Handbag Abandoned In Central TexasA newborn boy has survived being stuffed in a handbag and abandoned near a Central Texas home on a night when temperatures dipped into the 40s.