A 63-year-old woman was struck and killed by a flying umbrella at a South Carolina Beach. NBC News’ Julie Tsirkin has more on the story including an important message regarding beach safety.
STORY: Both foreign and local tourists were stranded and unable to reach the iconic historical site. Many of them protested as they demanded solutions for what they deemed a loss of time and money.
Local protesters went on strike and blocked roads. They demanded that 50% of the tickets to the archaeological site be sold in town and in person, to help reactivate the economy, and an increase to the number of tourists allowed to enter.
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Flash floods swept the iconic Las Vegas strip for the second time in weeks early Friday, causing two deaths as water to seep into casinos and flood parking garages.
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas issued a flash flood warning early Friday just after midnight warning of heavy rains, lightning and gusty winds. Videos on social media captured a bus floundering through an intersection that floodwaters had turned into lagoon and a car battling strong currents of downhill flooding.
A CareFlight medical helicopter pilot checked but was unable to locate power lines near an emergency landing zone at a Butler County vehicle crash scene, causing the chopper to make a hard landing last month.
A preliminary investigation was released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday, revealing the department’s findings in the medical helicopter crash in Milford Twp., Butler County July 26. Investigators ruled the helicopter hit high-voltage power lines, causing the helicopter to fall around 50 feet to the ground, NTSB investigators said in the report.
DALLAS (AP) — A 37-year-old woman fired several gunshots, apparently at the ceiling, inside of Dallas’ Love Field Airport on Monday before an officer shot and wounded her, authorities said.
The woman was dropped off at the airport at about 11 a.m., walked inside near the ticketing counters and entered a bathroom, Dallas police Chief Eddie Garcia said at a news conference. She emerged wearing a hooded sweatshirt or some other clothing that she hadn’t arrived in, pulled a gun and fired several shots, apparently at the ceiling, he said.