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Twisters hit Plains...Oil leaking into NY's Hudson River after fire... Records show many Baltimore detainee injuries

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 10, 2015 at 3:51 p.m.



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UNDATED (AP) — A strong storm system continues to wreak havoc across the Plains states today. A likely tornado has caused limited damage near the North Texas town of Denton. Meanwhile, residents of Delmont, South Dakota, are being asked to leave after a tornado hit the town southwest of Sioux Falls. It damaged some 20 buildings and knocked out water, power and phone service.

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — A transformer fire at a nuclear power plant north of New York City is leaking thousands of gallons of oil into the Hudson River. Crews have circled the leaking transformer fluid with booms. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says after the transformer fire was doused last night, the heat ignited a second blaze that also was put out. One unit at the Indian Point plant is still offline.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Newly released records show that thousands of people have been brought to the Baltimore city jail in recent years with injuries too severe for them to be admitted. The Baltimore Sun obtained records showing that correctional officers at the jail refused to admit nearly 2,600 detainees who were in police custody between June 2012 and April 2015.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. flag is flying at half-staff outside police headquarters in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, today in memory of two dead officers. Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate were shot and killed last night during a traffic stop Three suspects face court appearances Monday. Two of the suspects face charges of capital murder.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Officials at the Carter Center say former President Jimmy Carter has cut short an election observation visit in the South American country of Guyana due to health reasons. They say the 90-year-old ex-president is returning to Atlanta. They didn't disclose specifics, only saying he was "not feeling well." Staffers will remain in Guyana to observe Monday's vote.

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