- Rain resumes as South Carolina recovers from massive flood Updated: Oct-10-15 10:33 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - After four dry days, rain has returned to South Carolina - but not in the record-breaking amounts seen last week that caused devastating floods.
- Los Angeles orders quake retrofit for many older buildings Updated: Oct-09-15 2:58 pm
LOS ANGELES - Thousands of older wood and concrete apartment buildings vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake would get costly upgrades under sweeping retrofitting rules passed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council.
- The Latest: Repairs to begin soon on I-95 after floods Updated: Oct-09-15 2:13 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
- FEMA sending trailers to Pine Ridge Reservation Updated: Oct-09-15 2:01 pm
PINE RIDGE, South Dakota - The federal government is sending trailers to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where residents are still recovering from severe storms last spring.
- Indiana residents encouraged to join earthquake drill Updated: Oct-09-15 4:06 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is encouraging Indiana residents to take part in an earthquake drill that will include 13 other states.
- Va. joining 'Shakeout' earthquake drill Oct. 15 Updated: Oct-09-15 3:10 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - About 800,000 Virginians are signed up for a multi-state earthquake drill next week.
- North Carolina National Guard to aid South Carolina cleanup Updated: Oct-08-15 5:33 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina National Guard says it is sending more than 500 soldiers and airmen to help South Carolina in efforts to recover from record flooding.
- Indonesia asks for foreign help to extinguish forest fires Updated: Oct-08-15 10:18 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Thursday the government has asked other countries for help in extinguishing forest fires that have caused widespread haze in Southeast Asia.
- Pence appeals FEMA's denial of flood recovery funds Updated: Oct-07-15 6:42 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has appealed a federal decision denying a request for assistance to help local governments recover from flooding and severe storms.
- After past opposition, SC delegation now seeks flood aid Updated: Oct-06-15 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON - South Carolina's congressional delegation is vowing to make sure the state gets federal help to recover from the historic flooding from massive rains.
- Earthquake preparedness drill scheduled Oct. 15 in Arizona Updated: Oct-06-15 3:53 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Thousands of Arizona school children will participate in an earthquake preparedness drill next week.
- Mother, baby rescued after being swept away in flash flood Updated: Oct-06-15 8:48 am
KAILUA, Hawaii - Authorities say a mother and her infant are recovering after being swept away by flash flood waters along Maunawili Falls Trail on Oahu.
- The Latest: Mid-Atlantic recovers from nor'easter Updated: Oct-05-15 4:39 pm
The latest on flooding and impacts of a nor'easter that moved through the region.
- Charleston closed to incoming traffic as heavy rains soak SC Updated: Oct-03-15 3:28 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Charleston was closed to incoming traffic Saturday as torrential rains soaked South Carolina, washing out bridges, flooding roads and leaving some motorists stranded as flood waters engulfed their cars.
- New Hampshire stages emergency response drill Updated: Oct-03-15 1:58 pm
GOFFSTOWN, New Hampshire - Three days after a gunman opened fire at a community college in Oregon, New Hampshire authorities are conducting an emergency drill to test responses in a possible similar situation.
- California dogs displaced by wildfires fly to Boise Updated: Oct-02-15 11:41 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Humane Society says it has welcomed a number of dogs from California shelters displaced by wildfires.
- RI officials prep for storm despite its changing course Updated: Oct-02-15 11:52 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Forecast maps for Hurricane Joaquin show that it's no longer likely to directly hit New England, but Rhode Island emergency officials are preparing anyway.
- Officials propose canal project for Waikiki flood prevention Updated: Oct-02-15 7:35 am
HONOLULU - As part of a plan to help prevent flooding in Waikiki, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to change the Ala Wai Canal.
- Vermont's Green Mountain Power preparing for storm Updated: Oct-02-15 3:35 am
COLCHESTER, Vermont - Vermont's largest electric utility says it's getting ready in case Hurricane Joaquin reaches the state.
- State emergency officials urge people to prepare for storm Updated: Oct-01-15 6:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island got a break Thursday from rain that drenched much of the East Coast, but forecasters warned the worst is yet to come.
- Pennsylvania emergency officials prepare for hurricane Updated: Oct-01-15 5:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday that his administration was monitoring Hurricane Joaquin closely and was ready to respond.
- Md. governor declares state of emergency for storm preps Updated: Oct-01-15 3:23 pm
REISTERSTOWN, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency to allow emergency responders to begin to prepare for flooding from heavy rains and damage from a hurricane.
- Vermont emergency officials tracking storm Updated: Oct-01-15 12:52 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin says the Vermont emergency management division is tracking Hurricane Joaquin closely as drenching storms hit the East Coast.
- Navy deploys 13,000 sandbags to protect its largest base Updated: Oct-01-15 12:02 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Sailors at the world's largest naval base are filling thousands of sandbags to protect the base's buildings from flooding.
- Bloodhounds to help track down wildfire arsonists in Ky. Updated: Oct-01-15 4:01 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky forestry officials say they will use specially trained bloodhounds to try to track down people who set fires in the woods.