Hawaii volcano: State activates National Guard as lava from Mauna Loa slowly inches closer to critical highway

CNN — Officials in Hawaii have activated the state National Guard to help respond to the eruption of Mauna Loa, whose lava has been oozing steadily toward a critical highway for days. The lava fountains that erupted from the volcano over the past week pose no threat to communities or property, officials said. Still, the … Read more

Hawaii volcano: Lava flow from Mauna Loa is slowing. But that’s not the only possible hazard from Big Island’s dual volcano eruptions

CNN — First, the good news: Lava escaping from Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is slowing, expanding, and not posing an immediate threat to people on the ground. Now the bad news: Possible health risks remain as two volcanoes continue to erupt on the Big Island of Hawaii, sending acid gases into the air. The world’s … Read more

Idaho State Police adds patrols to university campus as school holds vigil for 4 students killed in unsolved stabbings

CNN — Idaho State Police added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho held a vigil Wednesday night for the four students who were fatally stabbed earlier this month. . Several hundred people attended the campus vigil of 9,300 students to commemorate the victims: Ethan Chapin, 20; … Read more

Idaho State Police adds patrols to university campus ahead of vigil for four students killed in unsolved stabbings

CNN — Idaho State Police added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho holds a Wednesday night vigil for the four students fatally stabbed earlier this month. Investigators have yet to identify a suspect or find the murder weapon, and the uncertainty and lack of information about … Read more

Hawaii volcano: Mauna Loa’s eruption creates rare dual-eruption event with nearby volcano that’s been erupting since 2021

CNN — As the sun rose over Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Monday, the sky was ablaze with the glow of two erupting volcanoes. The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years on Sunday evening, joining its neighboring volcano, Kilauea, which has been erupting for more than … Read more

Tornadoes: Severe storms expected in the South putting more than 40 million under threat

CNN — Severe storms are expected to offer the potential for a monstrous trio of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail to millions of people in parts of the Southeast and the Mississippi Valley starting Tuesday afternoon, forecasters warn . According to the Storm Prediction Center, more than 40 million people from southeast Texas east to … Read more

Joshua Cooper: Teen who allegedly confessed on Instagram video chat to killing girl told police it was an ‘accident,’ complaint says

CNN — The 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy who allegedly confessed via Instagram video chat to killing a young girl told police during his arrest that “it was an accident,” according to a criminal complaint. Police in Bensalem, Pennsylvania responded Friday afternoon after a girl reported receiving a video call and text messages from Joshua Cooper in … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

CNN — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, triggering an ashfall advisory Monday for the Big Island of Hawaii and surrounding waters until 10 a.m. HT (3 p.m. ET). Eruption in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park does not threaten downhill communities or flights to Hawaii … Read more

A pilot and passenger have been rescued after a small plane crashed into power lines in Maryland

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 12:59 a.m. ET] The pilot and passenger who were trapped in a plane for hours after it crashed into power lines in Montgomery County, Maryland on Sunday have been rescued, the fire department chief said and Montgomery County lifesaver Scott Goldstein early Monday morning. Both were taken to … Read more

More than1,000 US flights delayed Sunday as major airports urge passengers to arrive early for travel

New York CNN — A severe weather system in several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports serving New York to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Sunday morning, 1,056 flights to, from … Read more