A person stuck in the mud at Bicentennial Park in Belleville, Illinois, in Southern Illinois was rescued by fire crews along with a parrot that was on his shoulder after they had gotten stuck in a dredged lake.
Six years after Austin Tice disappeared in war-torn Syria, the Trump administration says they believe the freelance journalist is alive and that his case has “attention at the highest level” of the Trump administration.
An El Paso mom was hit and killed in the Tippin Elementary school parking lot when police say a man hit the gas instead of the brake. Police say she tried to get in front of 3 kids. The kids are in the hospital with various injuries.
A heavy haze of smoke from wildfires in British Columbia hangs over northwest Washington Monday, August 13. Northwest Clean Air officials advise residents to limit outdoor activities if possible. About 600 active fires are burning in B.C.