| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The federal government began moving in water to help hundreds of thousands of people struggling on Friday to cope with the effect of a chemical spill that has left water in nine counties around Charleston, W.Va., off limits for drinking, bathing and...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:59 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents have been left dry with no idea when they will be able to again trust the water from their taps after a chemical used in the processing of coal spilled into a river.
As state and...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 3:25 PM
West Virginia health officials said Saturday that several people have been admitted to hospitals for chemical-related symptoms following a solvent leak into the area’s water supply that has left more than 300,000 residents unable to use tap water....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Wheaton Mayor Mike Gresk summed up 2013 as a year of progress for the city.
During a State of the City address on Jan. 16 at Arrowhead Golf Club, Gresk rattled off a number of new landmark projects over the past year and pointed to an upswing for the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Getting the go-ahead for major construction on Balboa Island is no easy task, but homeowners may get some relief since a federal agency acknowledged an error in the way it calculated a key flooding threshold.
The recalculation could also ease...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Last April's flooding, the worst on record in Lisle, set the community back, but Mayor Joseph Broda said in his annual state-of-the-city address that things are moving in the right direction.
"We are on sound footing right now, but we have challenges...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The headlines have faded, but the troubles for 6-year-old Brevin Hunter and his family have not.
In the aftermath of the November tornado that hit his central Illinois home in Washington, Brevin explained how he urged his mother, Lisa, to seek cover...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The Colby fire that burned through the hills above Glendora and Azusa over the last week is 98% contained, officials said Wednesday.
The fire, allegedly sparked by an illegal campfire near Colby Trail and Glendora Mountain Road, began just before 6 a.m....
| May 13, 2014
| 8:02 AM
File under irony: Earlier this month Politico reported that former National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander is launching a consulting firm to help corporations firm up their cybersecurity to protect them from surveillance or other outside...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
OSO, Wash. — Standing beneath a banner proclaiming "Oso Strong" one month after the deadly landslide, President Obama told the residents of the hard-hit Stillaguamish Valley that the nation is grieving with them as they struggle to rebuild homes,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:11 PM
SEATTLE – A day after the secretary of homeland security and the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency toured the site of the deadly landslide in Washington state, authorities announced Monday that they have found the remains of three more...