| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:55 PM
In a summer of destructive blazes across Central and Northern California, the King fire — burning out of control in the forest east of Sacramento — has officials particularly alarmed.
The fire exploded in a matter of hours into the second-...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:26 PM
TOLLAND — State police have executed another search warrant at Tolland Town Hall, this time seizing financial records related to projects approved by Public Works Director Clement Langlois.
The purpose of the search warrant was to obtain records...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
An attorney who champions the rights of Native American women on reservations.
A poet who translates Arabic texts into English, bridging a cultural divide.
A computer scientist whose work makes cloud computing more secure and its data more valuable...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:14 PM
A rare double burst of magnetically charged solar storms will hit Earth Thursday night and Friday, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be disrupted, officials said on Thursday.
Individually, the storms,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:33 AM
At Firehouse 47 in Fort Lauderdale, a federally-certified search and rescue dog — and his human firefighter partner — are at the ready when disaster strikes.
Firefighter paramedic Rolando Busto's canine partner, RIT, a three-year-old...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Our shiny red generator sits in the garage with a bunch of junk piled on top.
After Hurricane Wilma left us without power for what seemed an eternity in 2005, we and many others got generators for free thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:18 AM
If your uninsured property is damaged or destroyed in a hurricane, you might be eligible for assistance from the federal government.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, can provide you with a temporary place to live or money to fix your...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:04 AM
When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible.
Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations.
National Hurricane Center, nhc.noaa.gov – This is your first...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:29 PM
If you moved to South Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and are wondering what the big deal is about storm season, a free Hurricane Expo in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday will help get you motivated to prepare.
It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
| Apr 25, 2014
Cooper City is enlisting volunteers to catalog trees in public spaces, parks and along swales to help with maintenance and record keeping in the event of a major storm.
"We're really hoping to accomplish two things: giving public works the information...
| May 11, 2014
After a nine year wait, Miramar is finally ready to rebuild its hurricane-destroyed police headquarters.
The city agreed last week to spend $22.9 million for a three-story, 65,000 square foot building to house most of the police department's 270...