N.C. Man Using Generator During Storm Dies

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Ian have downed trees and power lines across North Carolina, and at least one fatality connected to the severe weather was reported Saturday. In Johnston County, outside of Raleigh, a woman found her husband dead early Saturday morning after he went to check on a generator running … Read more

Emergency Crews Responding to Montana Train Derailment

BRIDGER, Mont. (AP) — An evacuation warning has been issued for residents near the small town of Bridger in south-central Montana after a train derailed, authorities said Saturday. Authorities said that about 15 cars derailed late Friday and that emergency responders from multiple agencies are at the scene about 45 miles southwest of Billings. Responders … Read more

Deputies Fatally Shoot N.C. Hostage-Taker

MOUNTAIN VIEW, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina fatally shot an armed man who had taken a relative hostage, authorities said Saturday. Neither the hostage nor law enforcement officials were injured in the incident Saturday morning in the Catawba County community of Mountain View, TV station WSOC reported. A call came in about … Read more

Poland Adds Pregnancy to Patients’ Medical Data

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new regulation that came into force in Poland Saturday requiring pregnancy information to be uploaded to the national digital system has raised concerns among women’s organizations that it could be another means for the conservative government to control women’s lives. Women’s groups suggest the Health Ministry regulation would enable authorities … Read more