Friday Jul 25
UPDATED: Tornado experts launch probe into rare village superstorm
The 'golf ball size' hailstones hit Tingewick on Saturday evening and with further reports from Twyford and Silverstone, The Tornado & Storm Research Organisation has launched a study into the rare event.
Village hailstorm was 'unbelievably destructive'
Hailstones tore through the Tanners' gazebo and dented their Honda CRV and Peugeot 306 cars as a storm hit Tingewick for around 15 minutes at 7pm on Saturday evening.
Why Crossovers Conquered the American Highway
The crossover is a mutt that combines elements of cars, SUVs, and minivans. And this new type of vehicle just may become the most popular vehicle in America.
Crimestoppers Seek Information in Connection to Edinburgh Jewel Heist
The Herald: Crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to GBP 5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a gang who carried out what is thought to be Scotland's biggest jewel heist.
Vacationers leave as Arthur nears North Carolina
Nicole Specht, and and Ryan Witman, pack their Honda CRV heading back home to Lancaster Pa., before dawn on Thursday, July 3, 2014, during a mandatory evacuation, in Rodanthe, N.C. Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting a stream of vacationers and ... (more)
Arthur approaches N.Carolina; vacationers head out
This Wednesday, July 2, 2014, satellite image taken at 3:35 p.m. EDT and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , shows Tropical Storm Arthur moving north off the east coast of Florida.
Forest Hills educators socked by audit
From the Daily News : A Queens-based provider of bilingual pre-school special education services was hit by state Controller Thomas DiNapoli in a new audit for improperly spending taxpayer money on fancy cars, a Manhattan apartment, and even a recent hire's funeral expenses.