A woman who police say left her 5-year-old grandson at a Wichita Kohl’s store after an aborted shoplifting attempt has been arrested. Kathleen A. Williams, 41, was arrested Friday on suspicion of child abandonment, theft and probation violation, booking reports show. She was booked early Saturday.
A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept coating some states to the north in ice, making driving dangerous.
Only 1,200 people live in Kansas' smallest county, where using irrigation to quench thirsty crops is no longer an option for many because the water source underneath this flat, arid prairie is nearly exhausted due to decades of overuse.
Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration Monday on how the state spends money to help refugees amid concern about the resettling of Syrians in the United States following the deadly attacks in Paris.
Heavy rain and icy conditions are likely to stick around through most of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in parts of the central U.S. due to a slow-moving, complex weather system that's being blamed for at least 3 flash-flooding deaths.
At least three people have died in fast-moving floodwaters in Texas as freezing rain and flooding pummeled the state and other parts of the central U.S. on Friday, with forecasters warning that the chilling weather would worsen over the holiday weekend.