National News | WRHL National News 2016-05-01T02:22:47Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> #ffffff" /> #ffffff" width="300" height="54" FlashVars="strTimeZone=edt&blnAutoPlay=false" name="CBSNews_v2" align="middle" allowScriptAccess="sameDomain" allowFullScreen="false" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage="" /> Six killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central U.S. By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person also died in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday. The woman and her grandchildren died in Palestine, Texas, 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Dallas, after escaping a house where flood waters had reached the roof line. Bergdahl defense can access classified information: ruling Legal proceedings against Bergdahl, which had been halted while the classified material issue was being resolved, can now resume, according to a Thursday ruling by the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals that was made public late on Saturday by Bergdahl's attorney, Eugene Fidell. Bergdahl, now 30, walked away from his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, who held him prisoner for five years and tortured him. Bergdahl returned to active duty, but after an investigation he was prosecuted by the U.S. military who said his disappearance from his post resulted in a 45-day search that put soldiers' lives at risk. Derailed train near Washington leaks hazardous material By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A CSX freight train derailed in northeastern Washington, D.C. on Sunday, spilling hazardous material near a city subway station, and emergency workers were cleaning up the site after plugging the leak, officials and the railroad company said. The substance that leaked was sodium hydroxide, used to produce household products including paper, soap and detergent. The fumes should not cause you any problems," District of Columbia Fire Department Deputy Chief John Donnelly said at a news conference. The Latest: New tests unravel Phoenix freeway shooting case PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of charges in the Phoenix freeway shooting case (all times local): 5 years ago: Phillies fans learn of bin Laden's death #039;s death" align="left" title="5 years ago: Phillies fans learn of bin Laden's death" border="0" />Five years ago, an early spring baseball game between division rivals the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies turned into something so much more. The Latest: Cleanup to begin after train derails in DC WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment and hazardous material leak in Washington, D.C. (all times local): Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Paris Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events: Woman killed, 3 kids hurt when car jumps curb in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a car jumped a curb and ran over four pedestrians, killing a 63-year-old woman and injuring three of her young relatives. Jail didn't save video footage showing cell of man who died RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney representing the family of a mentally ill inmate who died at a Virginia jail is criticizing officials' decision not to save video footage captured outside the man's cell in the days leading up to his death. Miss Indian World crowned at nation's largest powwow #039;s considered North America's largest powwow. (James Korenchen/Gathering of Nations via AP)" align="left" title="Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn is crowned Miss Indian World on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the 33rd annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, N.M. Finn, of Porcupine, North Dakota, and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, was chosen from among 24 Native American women from different tribes and traditions. The pageant closed three days of festivities at what's considered North America's largest powwow. (James Korenchen/Gathering of Nations via AP)" border="0" />ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona State University law student has been crowned Miss Indian World. Bodies of elite climber, cameraman found in melting glacier LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bodies of a renowned mountain climber and expedition cameraman who were buried in a Himalayan avalanche 16 years ago have been found. Court to hear appeal from man convicted in boy's killing BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts will hear arguments this week in an appeal by a man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son. Train derails in Washington, DC; leaks hazardous chemical WASHINGTON (AP) — A CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop in Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, sending about 10 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material from one of them, officials said. Regulators consider how to save southern New England lobster NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators will consider authorizing new tools to address southern New England's declining lobster population. Police: Well-known Florida couple die in murder-suicide ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A well-known St. Petersburg couple whose bodies were found in their home on Friday died in a murder-suicide, police said. Greetings from Asbury Park, opening first hotel in 50 years ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — In the Jersey shore city that gave Bruce Springsteen's debut album its name, owners of the first new hotel to open there in more than 50 years hope they can convince locals and tourists alike that what was once considered a slum by the sea is now a destination with a bright future. Rain does not stop runners at Broad Street Run Broad Street was filled with runners and raindrops. Elephants to perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Elephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago. Wildfire at Shenandoah National Park fully contained LURAY, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that burned thousands of acres of land in Shenandoah National Park has been fully contained. Did woman sway boy to kill his dad? Court raises doubts TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The paramedics who looked at Robert Breininger's lifeless body in his twin bed suspected right away that whatever happened didn't match the story being told by his 10-year-old son. Commissioner: Boy shot by Baltimore police won't be charged BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's Police commissioner says a 13-year-old who was holding a BB gun when he was shot by an officer will not be charged with a crime. Police: Gun-wielding man fatally shot by Florida officers ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say two officers fatally shot a man carrying a gun after he ignored orders to drop the weapon. Malia Obama headed to Harvard, will take gap year first #039;Hare Airport in Chicago" align="left" title="U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk from Marine One to board Air Force One upon their departure from O'Hare Airport in Chicago" border="0" />U.S. President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a year off from studies following her high school graduation this spring, the White House said on Sunday. "Malia will take a gap year before beginning school," a White House statement said, breaking a months-long silence about Malia's college search. Both her parents attended Harvard Law School. Appeals ruling clears way for Bowe Bergdahl case to resume An appeals court has cleared the way for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's legal case to resume, rejecting prosecutors' arguments that defense attorneys were given too much leeway on accessing classified documents. Qatar bank says some leaked customer data may be accurate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's largest bank acknowledged Sunday that some personal customer data that was leaked online may be authentic, and said it has hired an outside expert to review potential vulnerabilities to its computer systems. 2 NY brothers who served in Afghanistan awarded Bronze Stars NEW YORK (AP) — Two brothers from suburban New York City have each been awarded a Bronze Star for their service in Afghanistan. CSX train derails in Washington DC, possible hazardous leak A CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop in Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, sending about 10 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material from one of them, emergency officials and the railroad company said. Malia Obama to attend Harvard in 2017 after taking year off President Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard University in 2017. 6 people, including 4 children die, in Florida car wreck JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say six people, including four children, have been killed in a highway crash in South Florida. New tests lead to Phoenix freeway shooting case's undoing PHOENIX (AP) — Leslie Merritt Jr. sat in a police interrogation room, unaware of why he had just been swarmed by SWAT officers and whisked away in handcuffs. Undeterred by rescues, novelist ready to set sail again PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A novelist who was twice rescued from storm-battered sailboats hopes his next adventure lacks in such drama. WRHL 2016-05-01T19:22:47Z