- 5.9 quake shakes Colombia-Panama border region Updated: Jul-28-15 9:39 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A strong earthquake shook a sparsely populated region along the border between Colombia and Panama on Tuesday evening. There were no early reports of damage or injuries.
- Northern California wildfire jumps line, forces evacuations Updated: Jul-28-15 9:01 pm
FRESNO, California - More than 200 people were ordered from their homes Tuesday when a wildfire jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley wine country in one of several blazes burning across the state.
- 2 injection wells shut down after Oklahoma quakes Updated: Jul-28-15 8:44 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oil and gas operators shut down two wastewater injection wells in northern Oklahoma on Tuesday and reduced operations at a third after several earthquakes centered in the town of Crescent rattled the state.
- Barge carrying marine debris could reach Seattle by Aug 5 Updated: Jul-28-15 8:18 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A barge carrying marine debris collected on Alaska shores could arrive in Seattle for sorting and recycling as early as Aug. 5.
- Glacier park officials to reopen Logan Pass access Updated: Jul-28-15 7:10 pm
ST. MARY, Montana - Glacier National Park officials say they plan to reopen access to one of the park's main attractions that had been closed due to a nearby wildfire.
- Stormy weather leads to rare tornado warning in Maine Updated: Jul-28-15 5:44 pm
PITTSFIELD, Maine - The National Weather Service says it issued a rare tornado warning for part of Maine including Pittsfield as a series of thunderstorms moved across the state.
- Bar Nunn residents evacuate homes amid brief grass fire Updated: Jul-28-15 3:20 pm
BAR NUNN, Wyoming - A grass fire in a community west of Casper forced several people to evacuate their homes.
- Crews have Glacier Park fire 45 percent contained Updated: Jul-28-15 3:02 pm
ST. MARY, Montana - Cool weather and high humidity helped firefighters battling a fire that has burned about 5 square miles in Glacier National Park.
- 2 fallen Marines added to military school's Hall of Heroes Updated: Jul-28-15 12:40 pm
FORT MEADE, Maryland - Two Marines who were killed while on a relief mission in Nepal have been inducted into the Defense Information School's Hall of Heroes.
- Greenfield officer rescued after falling into sinkhole Updated: Jul-28-15 10:31 am
GREENFIELD, Massachusetts - A western Massachusetts police department is thanking two citizens who came to the rescue of an officer who was in danger of drowning in a water-filled sinkhole.
- Kansas fish farms benefiting from wet weather Updated: Jul-28-15 9:55 am
WICHITA, Kansas - After years of drought, all the recent wet weather in Kansas has been a boon to the state's fish farmers.
- Signs of drought being reported in western North Dakota Updated: Jul-28-15 8:46 am
FARGO, North Dakota - Parts of eastern North Dakota received up to an inch of rain over the past week, but dry conditions and signs of drought are being reported in the west.
- National Weather Service confirms tornado struck Tolna Updated: Jul-28-15 6:55 am
TOLNA, North Dakota - The National Weather Service has confirmed that storm damage in Tolna was caused by a tornado.
- Spanish firefighters bring major forest blaze under control Updated: Jul-28-15 5:49 am
MADRID - Authorities in northeastern Spain say they have brought under control a major blaze that was Catalonia's biggest wildfire in three years.
- Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua province Updated: Jul-28-15 12:07 am
JAYAPURA, Indonesia - A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildings and houses were either destroyed or damaged.
- North Texas city drops toilet water reuse project Updated: Jul-27-15 6:40 pm
WICHITA FALLS, Texas - A North Texas city has stopped using treated toilet water to supplement its water supply after a catastrophic drought was followed by heavy springtime rains.
- Evacuation order lifted in Jordanelle brush fire Updated: Jul-27-15 5:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities have lifted an evacuation order for a condominium complex near Jordanelle Reservoir after a wildfire in the area.
- NC mountains experiencing drought for 1st time since 2012 Updated: Jul-27-15 4:43 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - State officials say the North Carolina mountains are experiencing drought for the first time in more than two years.
- Worldwide strengthening El Nino giveth and taketh away Updated: Jul-27-15 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON - In California, they're counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they've already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding. It's both an economic stimulus and a recession-maker. And it's likely to increase the price of coffee, chocolate and sugar.
- Magnitude 4.5 and 4.0 earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma Updated: Jul-27-15 3:44 pm
CRESCENT, Oklahoma - Two moderate earthquakes have been recorded in central Oklahoma.
- Deschutes updates natural disaster plan Updated: Jul-27-15 3:35 pm
BEND, Oregon - Deschutes County has updated its plan for dealing with natural disasters, including the potential Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake that recently received national attention.
- Strong earthquake rattles Alaska's Aleutian Islands Updated: Jul-27-15 2:55 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting no damage from a strong earthquake that rocked Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
- Irrigation-free oilseed crop camelina sees success in trials Updated: Jul-27-15 2:31 pm
ONTARIO, Oregon - Oregon State University researchers are seeing some early success in trials of camelina, an irrigation-free oilseed crop that's getting more interest from farmers in the eastern part of the state as drought conditions persist.
- Wildfire in southeast Washington 50 percent contained Updated: Jul-27-15 12:31 pm
WALLA WALLA, Washington - A wildfire that has burned nearly 10 square miles in southeast Washington is about 50 percent contained.
- Podiatrist donates shoes to Fairdale tornado victims Updated: Jul-27-15 8:19 am
FAIRDALE, Illinois - A northern Illinois podiatrist has donated dozens and dozens of pairs of shoes to help the victims of an April tornado in the town of Fairdale.