BLUEMONT, Va. (AP) - The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.
The sheriff's office in Loudoun County, on the Maryland border, said Wednesday a utility worker from Florida
By DAN ELLIOTT and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been killed when a sudden storm struck in eastern North Carolina, damaging homes and uprooting trees.
Pitt County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Christy Wallace said one person was killed in the county
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama praised the coordinated response to Colorado's wildfires and said trying times bring Americans together.
Obama was in the state Friday for a firsthand look at the damage after he
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more - free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SOPCHOPPY, Fla. (AP) - Debby destroyed homes and businesses, washed away roads and flooded neighborhoods in Florida before the once-large tropical storm drifted out to sea Wednesday, leaving behind a sopping mess
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A raging wildfire destroyed dozens of houses overnight and charred land on the edges of the Air Force Academy on Wednesday, while thick smoke and intense, towering flames kept officials from learning the full
By AMY FORLITI and PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Nicole Lamphier and her family planned to ride out the flooding inundating their Duluth neighborhood at a friend's home nearby, but when they ran out of diapers for their 9-month-old, they called in the
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - At least 11 people were treated at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake after a chemical release at the REC Silicon plant Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, three were still being treated but were expected to be discharged.