- Firefighters rescue Dayton couple after creek floods Updated: Aug-31-15 5:05 pm
DAYTON, Iowa - A Dayton couple was reminded of just how close they live to Skillet Creek when the stream quickly rose due to heavy rainfall, flooding their home and prompting a rescue by an inflatable boat.
- Pence requests federal aid after summer storms, flooding Updated: Aug-31-15 4:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants for government and certain nonprofits in 19 counties that were hit by severe storms and flooding from June 7 to July 29.
- Texas lakes getting back to normal after spring flooding Updated: Aug-31-15 3:13 pm
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - The parking lot at Joe Pool Lake's Lynn Creek Marina is now dry, but signs of flooding have been left behind.
- Flood at Russian zoo kills 1 bear, traps 14 others in cages Updated: Aug-31-15 12:43 pm
MOSCOW - A flood has swept through a private zoo in Russia's Far East, trapping 14 brown bears and a lion in their half-submerged cages.
- Heavy rains lead to flooding in and around Charleston Updated: Aug-31-15 12:16 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Heavy rains have led to flooding in some parts of the Charleston area.
- Flood control plan in northwestern Ohio upsets farmers Updated: Aug-31-15 11:50 am
FINDLAY, Ohio - A federal agency's plan for reducing repeated river flooding that has caused millions of dollars of damage over the years in northwestern Ohio has upset some area farmers.
- Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead Updated: Aug-30-15 11:23 pm
ROSEAU, Dominica - Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island.
- Sioux Falls residents cleaning up after flood Updated: Aug-30-15 5:56 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Some residents of Sioux Falls are cleaning their basements after torrential rains caused flash flooding last week.
- The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work Updated: Aug-29-15 8:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried Updated: Aug-29-15 12:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully.
- George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
- 'Train echo' weather system led to Sioux Falls flooding Updated: Aug-28-15 11:41 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A National Weather Service meteorologist says it wasn't a big thunderstorm that caused flash flooding in Sioux Falls but a series of thunderstorms.
- Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage Updated: Aug-28-15 6:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus.
- Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America Updated: Aug-27-15 9:01 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
- Flooding around Mississinewa Lake causes $900K in damage Updated: Aug-27-15 2:35 pm
PERU, Indiana - Record flooding around the reservoir at Mississinewa Lake near Peru caused about $900,000 in property damage, according to estimates from officials.
- Strong storm causes flooding in San Juan County Updated: Aug-27-15 10:41 am
AZTEC, New Mexico - Some homes remain without power Thursday, the morning after an intense thunderstorm downed trees and flooded roadways in San Juan County
- On Mississippi's shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced Updated: Aug-26-15 5:16 am
LONG BEACH, Mississippi - Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier.
- Drought-plagued California readies for El Nino storms Updated: Aug-26-15 2:09 am
SANTA ANA, California - While drought-plagued California is eager for rain, the forecast of a potentially Godzilla-like El Nino event has communities clearing out debris basins, urging residents to stock up on emergency supplies and even talking about how a deluge could affect the 50th Super Bowl.
- Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach Updated: Aug-25-15 11:13 am
HONOLULU - Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials said.
- Typhoon Goni damages buildings, drenches western Japan Updated: Aug-25-15 12:46 am
TOKYO - A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan.
- Katrina marker commemorates flooding of Lower 9th Ward Updated: Aug-24-15 9:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The catastrophic flooding of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward now has a commemorative marker at the site where a floodwall protecting the neighborhood collapsed, unleashing a wall of water 10 years ago during Hurricane Katrina.
- Katrina marker commemorates flooding of Lower 9th Ward Updated: Aug-24-15 4:11 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The catastrophic flooding of the Lower 9th Ward now has a commemorative marker at the site where a floodwall protecting the neighborhood collapsed, unleashing a wall of water 10 years ago during Hurricane Katrina.
- Search renewed for 2 kids still missing from May floods Updated: Aug-23-15 12:40 pm
SAN MARCOS, Texas - Two children still missing after they were swept away nearly three months ago in the flash flooding along the Blanco River in Central Texas are the focus of a renewed search.
- Flood getting close to picking Scarlet Knights quarterback Updated: Aug-23-15 10:48 am
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey - Rutgers coach Kyle Flood is taking longer than expected to choose his starting quarterback.
- Broken water main floods part of Trinity Park in Fort Worth Updated: Aug-22-15 4:26 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - Water from a broken main has flooded part of a Fort Worth park as crews shut down other pipelines to stem the flow to the area.