Amy Taxin, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 3:33pm
The Southern California city of Norco markets itself as "Horsetown USA," and it's not unusual for cowboy hat-wearing residents to head out for lunch or run errands on horseback in its Old West-styled downtown.
Audrey McAvoy and Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 3:31pm
Merchants boarded up shop windows Wednesday along Hilo Bay, and shoppers snatched supplies of food and water from grocery store shelves as what could be the first hurricane to hit Hawaii in a quarter-century neared the island.
A driver on a New York highway who lost control of his car Wednesday and crashed into a barrier, splitting the vehicle in half and triggering other collisions, was killed along with two of his passengers, police said. Ten other people were injured.