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  • FEMA grant to help pay for Glenview flooding project

    FEMA grant to help pay for Glenview flooding project
    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...
  • New flood maps affect few York residents

    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...
  • Applications for CERT training sought

    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,...
  • Chris Christie blames federal government for slow Sandy recovery

    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...
  • Boy, 5, found safe in Skokie after carjacking

    Boy, 5, found safe in Skokie after carjacking
    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...
  • 'Person of interest' in abduction of boy, 5, in Park Ridge

    'Person of interest' in abduction of boy, 5, in Park Ridge
    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...
  • 'Handful of people' admitted to hospitals after West Virginia spill

    'Handful of people' admitted to hospitals after West Virginia spill
    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....
  • Flood of restrictions on Balboa Island could ease

    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...
  • Wheaton mayor reflects on year 'marked by progress'

     Wheaton mayor reflects on year 'marked by progress'
    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...
  • Lisle bouncing back from floods, mayor says

    Lisle bouncing back from floods, mayor says
    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...
  • L.A. apartment tenants would pay full quake retrofit costs under plan

    L.A. apartment tenants would pay full quake retrofit costs under plan
    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-...