Record rain causes heavy flooding in St. Louis area; 1 dead
— (AP) — Record rainfall caused widespread flash flooding across the St. Louis area early Tuesday, killing one person, displacing many others and prompting rescues from vehicles and homes. One person died when a car in St. Louis was found covered in more than 8 feet (2.4 meters) of water. Several puppies drowned when a building became flooded at Stray Paws Adoptables, a stray dog rescue operation in St. Peters, a St. Louis suburb. In the St. Louis County town of Brentwood, residents were forced to evacuate when Deer Creek overflowed. While the St. Louis region got the worst of it, other places were soaked, too.wftv.com
Record rainfall causes widespread flooding in St. Louis area
— (AP) — Record rainfall caused widespread flash flooding across the St. Louis area early Tuesday, closing multiple roadways and prompting rescues from vehicles and homes. Damage across the St. Louis region was widespread after a massive downpour dropped more than 11 inches (28 centimeters) of rain in parts of St. Charles County and up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) elsewhere in the St. Louis metropolitan area. At one point, sections of interstates 64, 55 and 44 also were closed in the St. Louis area. In the St. Louis County town of Brentwood, residents were forced to evacuate when Deer Creek overflowed. While the St. Louis region got the worst of it, other places were soaked, too.wftv.com
Still divisive, Dr. Luke resurges at Grammys — as Tyson Trax
Dr. Luke appeared as Tyson Trax on the Grammy ballot for Doja Cat's Say So," which he produced and co-wrote. But not all of the academy members may have been aware they were voting for Dr. Luke when they completed their ballots this year. Ad“I didn’t know that Tyson Trax was Dr. Luke. AdTogether, Martin and Dr. Luke crafted hits for Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Pink and Kesha, who he signed in 2005. Eventually Dr. Luke stepped into the forefront, helming successes for Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida, logging 17 No.
Tony-winning choreographer, actress Ann Reinking dies at 71
NEW YORK – Ann Reinking, the Tony Award-winning choreographer, actress and Bob Fosse collaborator who helped spread a cool, muscular hybrid of jazz and burlesque movement to Broadway and beyond, has died. Reinking died Saturday while visiting family in Seattle, said her manager, Lee Gross. Reinking co-starred as Roxie Hart along with Bebe Neuwirth’s Velma, and created the choreography “in the style of Bob Fosse,” the show’s original director and choreographer who died in 1987. Reinking replicated its choreography in productions throughout the world — England, Australia, Austria, Sweden, the Netherlands and elsewhere. In 1998, she co-directed “Fosse,” a salute to the man who had the largest influence, both professionally and personally, on her life.
Cardi B, Dolly Parton, Dua Lipa to be honored by Billboard
NEW YORK – Cardi B has only released one major single this year — the hit “WAP" — but it's enough for Billboard to name her Woman of the Year. Billboard announced the honor Wednesday and the Grammy-winning rapper will be celebrated at the music brand's 15th Annual Women in Music Event, which will stream live on Dec. 10 at billboardwomeninmusic.com at 8 p.m. EDT. Jennifer Lopez will receive the Icon Award at the event and Dolly Parton will earn the Powerhouse Award. Other honorees include pop star Dua Lipa (Powerhouse Award), R&B sister duo Chloe x Halle (Rising Star Award) and singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez (Impact Award). Outside of “WAP" — which co-stars Megan Thee Stallion and spent four weeks at No.
Harris' mostly virtual campaign to get Wisconsin road test
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2020, file photo Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington. On Monday, Sept. 7, Harris will travel to Milwaukee, her first traditional campaign trip. Three weeks after joining Joe Biden as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, the California senator is still campaigning largely in front of a computer screen to relatively small audiences. On Monday, Harris will travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on her first traditional campaign trip. He said he expects there will be opportunities for Harris to get out in swing states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida and Georgia.
Woman adopts sweet' dog with terminal cancer
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - After Bebe's "Big Day Out," complete with an ice cream party on Thursday, there is awesome news to share about the shelter dog at Virginia's Richmond Animal League (RAL). But despite the diagnoses, the dog described as a "sweet boy" has been spending his days at RAL waiting for his forever home. 'Bebe's Big Day Out'Shelter staffers wanted to do something special for the beloved dog, so they took him on "Bebe's Big Day Out" Thursday. The big day included riding in the car with the windows down and picking out whatever he wanted at Petco. Bebe also indulged in his very own ice cream party complete with four flavors of dog-safe ice cream, cool whip, sprinkles, waffle cones and cherries.
Afghan girl receives prosthetic arm in U.S.
Afghan girl receives prosthetic arm in U.S. Seven year-old Bebe suffered horrible wounds in Afghanistan, resulting in her right arm being amputated by doctors in the U.S. Now she has a prosthetic arm and, thanks to international volunteers, new hope and abilities. Art Barron of KCAL-TV reports.cbsnews.com