- Alabama governor tours Pickens County tornado damage Updated: Feb-06-16 4:58 pm
ALICEVILLE, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley visited rural west Alabama to discuss the state's response to storms that caused significant damage in several areas.
- Dayton visits small community where fire devastated downtown Updated: Feb-06-16 10:58 am
MADELIA, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton is meeting with business owners and city officials in Madelia, a small southern Minnesota town where fire destroyed a good portion of its commercial district earlier this week.
- Critics dispute plans to change Rollover Pass near Galveston Updated: Feb-05-16 6:54 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - A coalition led by owners of property that includes Rollover Pass and land on either side of the man-made channel connecting East Galveston Bay to the Gulf of Mexico says it is prepared to fight a last-ditch legal battle to prevent the state from closing and filling what has been a hugely popular public fishing site and the focus of environmental, economic and public safety concerns since it was created more than 60 years ago.
- Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in Kincaid Updated: Feb-05-16 4:09 pm
KINCAID, Illinois - Residents of a central Illinois community are still assessing damage inflicted by floodwaters from Sangamon River.
- Wichita: 2 earthquakes caused more than $100,000 damage Updated: Feb-05-16 10:27 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita officials say the city suffered more than $100,000 in damage from two earthquakes in early January.
- Deville fire leaves girl, 6, dead; 2 injured Updated: Feb-05-16 6:52 am
DEVILLE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Fire Marshal's Office says a 6-year-old girl died in fire that destroyed her family's home and injured two others in a mobile home park in Deville.
- Man who died in house fire likely shot himself, police say Updated: Feb-04-16 8:04 pm
NEVADA, Iowa - Authorities say a man who was found dead after a suspicious fire was likely killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
- Lexington looking at improving communication after fire Updated: Feb-04-16 5:20 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Lexington is rethinking how it notifies elected officials and the public during emergencies in the wake of a fire that destroyed a beef cattle auction business in Lexington.
- Fire destroys large warehouse building in Highland Park Updated: Feb-03-16 8:04 pm
HIGHLAND PARK, Michigan - A fire destroyed a large warehouse building in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park, sending clouds of smoke into the air that forced some living nearby from their homes.
- The Latest: Suspected tornado damages Army post in Georgia Updated: Feb-03-16 7:20 pm
The Latest on the winter storm system affecting a broad swath of the Midwest and Southern U.S. (all times local):
- National Weather Service: 4 tornadoes struck west Alabama Updated: Feb-03-16 5:36 pm
ALICEVILLE, Alabama - The National Weather Service says at least four tornadoes struck rural areas of western Alabama.
- Strong winds, heavy rain cause damage, flooding concerns Updated: Feb-03-16 12:27 pm
ALAMO, Tennessee - Weather officials say a team has been sent to Crockett County to assess potential tornado damage.
- Tornado strikes Alabama women's prison, damages building Updated: Feb-03-16 12:03 pm
ALICEVILLE, Alabama - Federal authorities say a tornado damaged the administration building of a women's prison in Alabama, but caused no injuries to inmates or the staff.
- Nearly $7M suit filed against chemical plant after 2015 fire Updated: Feb-03-16 5:01 am
HANOVER, Pennsylvania - A central Pennsylvania chemical plant has been accused of not completely paying an environmental remediation company for cleanup services after a fire caused $20 million in damages.
- Man injured, several displaced in Vermont apartment fire Updated: Feb-03-16 4:19 am
HARTFORD, Vermont - Fire officials say a man was injured and at least eight people were displaced after a kitchen fire destroyed a Vermont apartment building.
- Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms Updated: Feb-02-16 10:38 pm
SEATTLE - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties.
- Tornado damage to homes, trees reported in western Alabama Updated: Feb-02-16 7:42 pm
ALICEVILLE, Alabama - A large tornado reported in rural western Alabama left a trail of damage Tuesday evening as powerful storms moved into the state.
- The Latest: Damage reported in Aliceville, storm moving east Updated: Feb-02-16 7:03 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Latest on severe weather in Alabama (all times local):
- The Latest: Student housing at community college damaged Updated: Feb-02-16 7:00 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on severe weather in Mississippi (all times local):
- FEMA approves more than $6 million for flood assistance Updated: Feb-02-16 3:14 pm
ST. LOUIS - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $6 million in grants to help nearly 1,000 Missourians whose homes were damaged by the winter flood.
- Five-alarm fire destroys historic Fresno house Updated: Feb-02-16 11:20 am
FRESNO, California - A five-alarm fire has destroyed a historic building in Fresno's downtown.
- Kenai Peninsula agencies brief Gov. Walker on earthquake Updated: Feb-02-16 7:21 am
KENAI, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker has lauded the efforts of Kenai Peninsula agencies in their response to the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that resulted in highway damage and the destruction of four homes.
- Partnership formed to increase controlled fires in Calif. Updated: Feb-02-16 4:02 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have formed a partnership to increase the use of prescribed fires to improve the health of California's forests and watersheds and minimize the effects of increasingly devastating wildfires.
- Researchers find source of 1964 devastating Alaska tsunami Updated: Feb-01-16 8:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey have solved a 50-year natural science mystery: the undersea source of tsunami waves that devastated a remote Alaska village following the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake.
- Fire causes $1.1 million in damage to houses in Selbyville Updated: Feb-01-16 6:51 pm
SELBYVILLE, Delaware - Officials say a fire in a house in Selbyville caused $1.1 million in damage to the home and two neighboring dwellings.