| 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...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Some homeowners fearful of high hurricane winds damaging their residences believe they have found a solution.
They have opted to build circular-style homes manufactured by Deltec in Asheville, N.C.
Although Deltec's homes are often described as...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The White House is expanding a public campaign aimed at dispelling rumors in the U.S. and Latin America about its rules regarding deportation of young immigrants — part of an effort to slow the rising number of minors crossing into the U.S....
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Rising pension and health care fees are costing Boynton Beach.
City officials expect that this year's general fund will increase by about $2 million, from $71.3 million last year to $73.3 million this year. The increase is partially due to rising health...