- The Latest: 260 South Carolina roads, 125 bridges closed Updated: Oct-09-15 8:41 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
- Rain-swollen South Carolina rivers prompt new evacuations Updated: Oct-09-15 8:31 am
PLEASANT HILL, South Carolina - A number of South Carolina residents near the coast are evacuating and others are piling up sandbags anew outside homes and businesses, bracing for more possible flooding even as the nation's Homeland Security chief is set later Friday to tour areas hit hard by recent heavy rains.
- Sussex County requesting damage claims after storm Updated: Oct-09-15 4:05 am
GEORGETOWN, Delaware - Sussex County residents affected by last week's storm are being asked to submit damage claims.
- Tropical storm bearing down on Alaska Updated: Oct-09-15 3:53 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Parts of the nation's northernmost state are bracing for heavy rains and strong winds from the remnants of Hurricane Oho.
- NTSB: Navy will find sunken ship, locate key data recorder Updated: Oct-08-15 8:03 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - U.S. safety investigators say the U.S. Navy soon will set out to find the cargo ship sunk in Hurricane Joaquin and locate a data recorder critical to determining why it went down.
- New Jersey goes to court to seize beach lots for dunes Updated: Oct-08-15 6:24 pm
Making good on a long-delayed threat that was reiterated last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly owned beach parcels to be used for a protective dune system that a South Jersey shore town and its residents bitterly oppose.
- 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.
- Assateague State Park welcomes back campers following storm Updated: Oct-08-15 3:58 pm
BERLIN, Maryland - Assateague State Park has welcomed its campers back following last week's storm.
- Finding recorder key to solving the sinking of cargo ship Updated: Oct-08-15 5:01 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Investigators trying to determine why a 790-foot cargo ship stalled and sank in the howling winds of Hurricane Joaquin will be searching for a brightly colored device bolted to the deck and pinging away in the blackness and pressure of the 15,000-foot-deep sea.
- The Latest: Coast Guard calls off search for missing crew Updated: Oct-07-15 7:53 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - The latest on a U.S.-based cargo ship that sank in the Atlantic and the search for crew members. All times local:
- 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.
- Flood slams South Carolina's already shoddy infrastructure Updated: Oct-07-15 5:27 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Long before the historic floods of the past week, crumbling roads, bridges and dams and aging drinking water systems plagued South Carolina - a poor state that didn't spend much on them in the first place and has been loath to raise taxes for upkeep.
- Untreated sewage discharged from 2 pump stations in Brevard Updated: Oct-07-15 2:42 pm
BREVARD, North Carolina - Officials in the town of Brevard say heavy rains are to blame for at least 704,000 gallons of untreated sewage being discharged from two city sewer pump stations.
- Most crops in Delaware, Maryland survive nor'easter Updated: Oct-07-15 1:34 pm
LAUREL, Delaware - Farmers on Maryland's Eastern Shore and in Delaware say most crops survived last week's heavy rainfall.
- Neighbors: NJ home swept away by storm was nuisance Updated: Oct-07-15 7:10 am
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - Neighbors are saying good riddance to a Jersey shore home that washed into a bay during a weekend storm.
- Storms drop up to an inch of rain on parts of metro Phoenix Updated: Oct-06-15 7:53 pm
PHOENIX - A line of thunderstorms dropped up to an inch of rain on parts of the Phoenix metropolitan area Tuesday and flooded roads on the Navajo Nation east of Flagstaff.
- 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.
- The Latest: Ocracoke Island remains closed to visitors Updated: Oct-06-15 5:18 pm
SWAN QUARTER, North Carolina - The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast and impacted North Carolina:
- Captain, crew of doomed ship loved the sea, despite dangers Updated: Oct-06-15 4:14 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - The El Faro carried a crew of 28 Americans and five Polish workers when it sank in the Atlantic after losing engine power amid Hurricane Joaquin's 50-foot waves and 140 mph winds. One body has been sighted in the debris area, but the search continues for survivors. Here are some of the people who were on the ship:
- Health concerns abound in aftermath of flooding Updated: Oct-06-15 1:43 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Many areas in South Carolina's capital city - a metropolitan area home to more than 800,000 - have been covered by record amounts of water this week in historic flooding. The rain subsided, but as families returned to their homes to assess damage, officials warned them about health-related problems, too.
- Hurricane Joaquin moving over open Atlantic away from land Updated: Oct-06-15 11:56 am
MIAMI - Hurricane Joaquin (wah-KEEN') is moving over the open Atlantic far away from land.
- Las Cruces residents scramble to deal with hail damage Updated: Oct-06-15 10:51 am
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - The unusually large hail that recently pounded Las Cruces has residents scrambling to call insurance agents over damaged roofs and dented vehicles.
- Hazardous seas in wake of hurricane Updated: Oct-06-15 8:08 am
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - The U.S. Coast Guard in Northern New England is telling mariners to be careful while on or near the ocean because of hazardous seas and rip currents generated by Hurricane Joaquin.
- Alabama Governor approves offering EMA staff to help in SC Updated: Oct-05-15 6:36 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Emergency Management Agency may deploy staff to help officials in South Carolina respond to recent floods.
- Storm caused severe erosion to many New Jersey beaches Updated: Oct-05-15 6:14 pm
BAY HEAD, New Jersey - Days of gusting wind and pounding surf have caused severe beach erosion in many spots along the New Jersey shore.