PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (DOO'-gahrd) has confirmed a second death in the weekend crash of an Air Force tanker that was helping fight a wildfire in the Black Hills.
Daugaard's statement Tuesday did not identify the second
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has confirmed a second death in the weekend crash of an Air Force tanker that was helping fight a wildfire in the Black Hills. Daugaard's statement Tuesday did not identify the second victim. The family of Lt. Col. Paul
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Air Force tanker planes returned to the flight line for firefighting missions on Tuesday after a deadly weekend crash, bringing much-needed reinforcements to a strained fleet battling some of the worst wildfires in decades
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Is it just freakish weather or something more? Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, take a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families of North Carolina Air National Guard crew members who died in a crash fighting fires in South Dakota.
Obama said in a statement Monday the incident was still under investigation and
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
By MEAD GRUVER and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1:
Spending almost a week in an evacuation shelter as a single mother of three young children gets old.
On Sunday, 26-year-old
By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Melted bowling balls in the front yard were among the strange sights that met C.J. Moore upon her return Sunday to her two-story home, now reduced to ashes by the worst wildfire in Colorado history
By CHARLES WILSON and STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Drought and wildfire fears are snuffing out some Fourth of July festivities this year.
From Utah to Indiana, state and local governments are calling off annual fireworks displays out of fear