- Ecuador vows to privatize airline to help rebuild from quake Updated: May-24-16 3:41 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said he will partially privatize a state-run airline as damage from last month's earthquake compounds hardships facing the oil-dependent economy.
- D'Iberville's emergency preparedness drill set Updated: May-24-16 4:42 am
D'IBERVILLE, Mississippi - Officials in D'Iberville say the city will test its outdoor warning system during an annual drill.
- Oklahoma governor seeks severe weather disaster assistance Updated: May-23-16 5:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin is seeking disaster assistance for two Oklahoma counties that were hit hard by tornadoes, severe storms and flooding earlier this month.
- Flood leaves many Fremont homeowners with damaged property Updated: May-23-16 2:19 pm
RIVERTON, Wyoming - Officials say four homes were destroyed and 200 more were damaged by flooding in Wyoming.
- Residents rebuilding nearly 1 year after Willow wildfire Updated: May-23-16 9:20 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A group is working in Willow to help dozens of residents whose properties burned down in last year's Sockeye Fire to bring life back to their community.
- Alashe's late goal helps Earthquakes to 1-1 tie with Galaxy Updated: May-22-16 9:56 pm
- Transportation needs include preparing for earthquake danger Updated: May-22-16 6:01 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - A major fault off the Oregon Coast is expected to produce an earthquake, and transportation officials say preparing for that event needs to be a top priority.
- Washington's wildfire season gets off to abrupt, early start Updated: May-22-16 10:56 am
SEATTLE - Washington's wildfire season got off to an abrupt and early start this month when two separate blazes tore through dry, steep forest, fueling worries about what lies ahead.
- Home evacuations lifted near northwestern Arizona wildfire Updated: May-21-16 5:38 pm
MOHAVE VALLEY, Arizona - Authorities have lifted evacuations for 60 homes in the vicinity of a wildfire in northwestern Arizona.
- Hurricane storm surge expert speaks in North Carolina Updated: May-20-16 12:50 pm
NAGS HEAD, North Carolina - An expert on storm surge spoke in Raleigh as residents prepare for hurricane season, which starts June 1.
- Governor activates National Guard for flood prevention Updated: May-20-16 10:35 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Gov. Matt Mead has activated the Wyoming National Guard to help with flood prevention efforts in Carbon and Fremont counties.
- Nearly $40M in storm disaster help approved for East Texas Updated: May-19-16 1:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Federal officials have approved nearly $40 million in disaster assistance for 13 East Texas counties slammed by March heavy rain, tornadoes and flooding.
- Hurricane prep sales tax holiday scrapped for this month Updated: May-19-16 12:44 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's revenue department is trying to get out the word that the state won't be holding a sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness supplies.
- Climate change, runaway development worsen Houston floods Updated: May-18-16 5:07 pm
HOUSTON - With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico.
- Wildfire-fighters warn 2016 could be bad in California Updated: May-17-16 2:23 pm
California could face a dangerous and difficult wildfire season in 2016 despite a relatively wet winter, federal officials warned Tuesday.
- Haslam names Ohio emergency administrator to head TEMA Updated: May-17-16 11:51 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam has named Ohio emergency operations administrator Patrick Sheehan as the new director of Tennessee's disaster response agency.
- I-65 hurricane drill set for Wednesday Updated: May-17-16 8:06 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Department of Transportation is getting ready for the beginning of hurricane season on June 1.
- California quake alert system could be operating by 2018 Updated: May-16-16 1:34 pm
LOS ANGELES - California Gov. Jerry Brown will seek state funds to help establish a system that issues alerts that an earthquake is occurring - with an eye on rolling out a limited system by 2018, a newspaper reported Monday.
- Fire officials burn 900 acres in White River National Forest Updated: May-16-16 11:21 am
ASPEN, Colorado - Fire officials successfully burned 900 acres in White River National Forest to help reduce fuel for wildfires.
- Get Ready: Its Hurricane Preparedness Week in North Carolina Updated: May-15-16 4:01 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory has declared this Hurricane Preparedness Week in North Carolina with storm quickly approaching.
- Shell: Skimmers in Gulf begin to clean 88,200 gallon spill Updated: May-13-16 5:35 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Vessels have begun cleaning up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after about 88,200 gallons of oil were released from a Shell flow line about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana, the company said Friday.
- South Carolina Gov. Haley hosts annual emergency exercise Updated: May-13-16 12:41 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is meeting with the state's top emergency management officials as they prepare for the upcoming hurricane season.
- Quintero has 2 goals and an assist in Earthquakes' 3-1 win Updated: May-12-16 12:47 am
- Flooding, water rescues reported after rain in Tennessee Updated: May-11-16 10:44 am
HARTSVILLE, Tennessee - Officials say rescue crews have been called out to help people trapped by high water after heavy rain in Middle Tennessee.
- Mayor: Delmont still viable a year after devastating tornado Updated: May-11-16 9:57 am
DELMONT, South Dakota - Delmont has been through plenty of struggles since a Mother's Day tornado devastated the community a year ago, but Mayor Mae Gunnare says the town is still viable and will survive.