| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Glenview recently received $2.78 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its stormwater management project, which village officials hope to begin work on this spring.
The project, which will cost about $3.71 million in all, is...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:18 AM
YORK — New coastal flood maps produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency may require about 260 York County property owners who are now included in a high-risk flood zone to get flood insurance for the first time.
The new maps, which update...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:08 PM
The Newport Beach Fire Department is taking applications for its spring round of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes, which start in March.
CERT classes teach attendees how to respond to disasters, covering topics such as fire suppression,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:44 PM
PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. – Perhaps borrowing a bit of stagecraft from his idol, Bruce Springsteen, Gov. Chris Christie let a 3-year-old girl ask the last question at a town hall meeting Thursday.
“Our house is still broken,” said Nicole...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:35 PM
A 5-year-old boy was found safe in Skokie this afternoon, less than two hours after someone stole a car while he slept in the back seat, officials said.
The white 2012 Audi Q5 was stolen from outside a home in the 1700 block of Good Avenue in Park Ridge...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:14 AM
A "person of interest" is being questioned this morning about the theft of a car from a driveway in Park Ridge while a 5-year-old boy slept in the back seat.
The boy, Drake Whitker, was found safe less than two hours later after the thief abandoned the...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:15 PM
A Los Angeles City Council member wants to allow owners who seismically retrofit apartment buildings to pass on the costs to tenants.
Councilman Bernard C. Parks said he wants the city to explore exempting these apartment owners from the city's rent-...