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Devastating photos show aftermath of deadly Italian earthquake

A deadly earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, killing dozens and reducing buildings to rubble, according to Italian media. >> PHOTOS: Deadly earthquake leaves Italian town in ruins The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, centered about 105 miles northeast of Rome, had a magnitude of 6.2, while Italy's geological service ...

A woman is comforted as she walks through rubble after an earthquake, in Amatrice, central Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 23 people were reported dead in three hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was expected to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Photos: Deadly earthquake leaves Italian town in ruins

The magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. Aug. 24, 2016, and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome, where residents felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks.

Dramatic videos show how Louisiana's historic floods have devastated communities

Historic floods have hit southern Louisiana, leaving tens of thousands in shelters, 40,000 homes destroyed and at least 13 dead. >> PHOTOS: Thousands rescued from 'historic' Louisiana floods Caskets have been seen floating down streets. >> Caskets float down Louisiana streets after historic floods The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has classified the flooding as a ...

Louisiana flooding: What is a 500-year flood and why is it happening so much?

As  of Wednesday morning, 11 people have died and more than 40,000 homes have been damaged in ongoing flooding  in southeastern Louisiana. Up to two-and-a-half feet of rain that swelled rivers and swamped the area in and around Baton Rouge, La., has led the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to ...

San Bernardino County Firefighter/Engineer/Paramedic Jeremy Pendergraft helps a couple evacuate out of their home as she cries off of Hess Rd. as a wildfire off of Hwy 138 quickly approaches in San Bernardino, Calif., Tuesday Aug. 16, 2016. Eric Sherwin of the San Bernardino County Fire Department says the blaze that began in the Cajon Pass continues to race in several directions. It has topped ridges in the San Bernardino Mountains and is closing in on high desert communities on the other side. (Will Lester/The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via AP)

Photos: California wildfire forces tens of thousands of residents to evacuate

The Southern California wildfire that began as a small midmorning patch of flame next to Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass had by Tuesday's end turned into a 28-square-mile monster that had burned an untold number of homes.

A casket floats up against a house after flooding Aug. 16, 2016, in Gonzales, Louisiana. 

Caskets float down Louisiana streets after historic floods

Historic flooding in Louisiana has caused chaos across the southern part of the state. >> Click here to watch the news report According to The Associated Press, 11 people were killed and 30,000 rescued in the floods, which have damaged more than 40,000 homes since Friday. >> PHOTOS: Thousands rescued from 'historic' Louisiana ...

Danielle Blount kisses her 3-month-old baby Ember as she feeds her while they wait to be evacuated by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundating the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

Photos: Thousands rescued from 'historic' Louisiana floods

In high-water vehicles, boats and helicopters, emergency crews hurried to rescue scores of south Louisiana residents as Gov. John Bel Edwards warned it was not over.

Salar offered samples of Peruvian-Style Braised Lamb Shank served over a chilled lentil salad and topped with crispy, fried leeks during Restaurant Week Sneak Peek at Austin's Landing on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

5 local things to know Saturday

1. Restaurant week starts tomorrow Summer Restaurant Week starts tomorrow and goes through July 31. Most participants will be serving a special three-course meal for either $20.16, $25.16, or $30.16.  2. Most miserable cities list A list including the most miserable places in Ohio has been compiled and the Cincinnati-Dayton area has ...

5 local things to know Tuesday

1. The Orlando killer could have had an accomplice Sources have told reporters in Orlando that an arrest will be made in the next few days for someone who allegedly helped the Orlando gunman. The attack took place in a gay nightclub Sunday morning and left 49 victims dead. 2. ...

Dayton shows support for Orlando

Support is shown all over Dayton after the mass shooting that took place in a nightclub in Orlando. Throughout Gem City you can see gay pride flags, American flags at half mast, a vigil was even held in downtown Dayton to remember those that lost their lives. Tag your posts ...

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