(LOS ANGELES) -- January's record rain and snowfall on the West Coast has had a positive side effect for over 27 million California residents. California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced Thursday that the extra rainwater will allow the State Water Project (SWP) to increase... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- California's ongoing drought and a poor forecast is forcing the state's water management agency to cut back on its fresh water supply to nearly 27 million residents. The state's Department of Water Resources announced Thursday an initial allocation of 5% of requested... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- In Los Angeles, the county sheriff says local residents are in danger because "defunding has consequences" -- even though his agency's budget is up more than $250 million since 2019. Sheriff Alex Villanueva is not alone in suggesting to voters that crime... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of suicides committed with firearms increased 11% over the past decade and was driven primarily by deaths in cities with more relaxed gun policies, according to new research first obtained by ABC News. Researchers from New York University and Everytown... Read More.
(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore has become the latest major city to experience a water crisis involving contamination in the water supply. City officials have been urging residents to boil tap water for at least one minute after E. coli was discovered in West Baltimore at one... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas has spent over $12 million as of mid-August in busing migrants to New York City, Washington, D.C., and Chicago, a spokesperson for the Texas Division of Emergency Management told ABC News. The state agency utilizes a contract to charter the buses,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Cities and counties throughout the United States are considering reinstating mask mandates as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise. In Los Angeles County, 8,091 new infections were reported on Friday, the latest date for which data is available, according to the... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana's attorney general said he wants cities that don't enforce the state's abortion laws to have their funding withheld. Louisiana was one of several states that had a trigger law banning abortion that would immediately go into effect upon the Supreme... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than half of the guns seized on the streets of a dozen American cities after being used in crimes were made by five manufacturers, according to data released Wednesday by the mayors of those cities. The group is gathered in New York for a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The heat is on this summer, and it's forecast to stay that way. Millions of Americans had already been given a taste of sweltering temperatures by the time the summer solstice -- the longest day of the year and the official start... Read More.