Historic 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.
A 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.
Flash floods across Central Texas killed two men and prompted dozens of emergency rescues.
A 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.
A 44-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her sixth driving while intoxicated conviction.
A 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.