Harvey spins deeper inland; full scope of damage is unknown

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Harvey spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline in a blow that killed at least one...

Hurricane Harvey closes key oil, gas operations in Texas

AP Photo/Eric Gay DALLAS (AP) — Key oil and gas facilities along the Texas Gulf Coast have temporarily shut down as Harvey pounds the region with torrential rain and high winds, virtually assuring gasoline prices will rise in the storm’s aftermath. Even before the...

Ashes of Marine dog buried at Michigan War Dog Memorial

LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The ashes of a cancer-stricken service dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines have reached their final resting place. The Detroit News and MLive.com report a couple hundred people gathered Saturday for the burial of Cena...

A timeline of Tropical Storm Harvey's development

AP Photo/LM Otero CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Harvey made landfall in Texas on Friday night as the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. in more than a decade. By Saturday afternoon it had been downgraded into a tropical storm, but it had dumped 18 inches (half a meter) of...

Expert: Harvey weakened fast, but destruction just beginning

AP Photo/David J. Phillip Don’t be fooled by Hurricane Harvey’s quick, eight-hour transition from a Category 4 monster with sustained winds of 130 mph winds to a Category 1 with 90 mph winds. Experts say the storm’s destruction is probably just beginning. The...

OVI checkpoint set for Putnam County

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office announced an OVI checkpoint Saturday night from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Ohio Route 115 near Ohio Route 12 in Putnam County. The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby patrols to combat...

Hot topic of next Fed chair not on program at Jackson Hole

AP Photo/Martin Crutsinger JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — This year’s gathering of the world’s central bankers had a theme as lofty as the Grant Teton Mountains which loomed over their meeting place – “Fostering a Dynamic Global Economy.” But while...

A timeline of Hurricane Harvey's development

AP Photo/LM Otero CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on Friday night as the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. in more than a decade. By Saturday morning, it had dumped 18 inches (half a meter) of rain on some areas, and forecasters warned...

The Latest: Texas inmates being moved due to flooding risk

AP Photo/Eric Gay CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 11 a.m. Texas officials say they are evacuating about 4,500 inmates from three state prisons in Brazoria County south of Houston because the nearby Brazos River is rising from...

Texas hotel slaying inspires push to mandate direct-dial 911

DALLAS (AP) — A young girl’s repeated attempts to dial 911 went unanswered as her mother lay dying from stab wounds in a Texas hotel room. She didn’t know she had to dial 9 first to get an outside line. Under a measure nearing final approval in Congress,...