| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:17 PM
In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:34 PM
NEWINGTON -- Local officials are concerned that the state has no plans to send homeowners letters informing them of an upcoming flood control maintenance project in the northwest section of town.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Project will do...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:28 AM
SHERMER ROAD RE-OPENING
Shermer Road reopened July 3 to traffic after a train accident killed a Glenview couple and rattled the North Shore suburbs on a hot summer holiday.
On July 4, 2012, a Union Pacific freight train derailed on the viaduct on...
| Dec 29, 2014
Glenview and Northbrook officials say residents can expect more homes, commercial developments and stormwater management projects – as well as a new village hall for Glenview – in 2015.
Flooding from the north branch of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:21 PM
A nor'easter slammed into New England with freezing rain, 60-mph winds and flooding, and up to 6 inches of snow was expected in western Massachusetts by Tuesday night.
Numerous state routes on Cape Cod and in the greater Boston area were temporarily...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:28 AM
The havoc storm Sandy wrought up and down the East Coast has for most people receded into the past.
But not for everyone.
A barrage of federal lawsuits accuse a number of insurance companies — including The Hartford Financial Services Group...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:12 AM
A steep rise in flood-insurance costs could soak Palm Beach County residents who can least afford to pay more.
Safety concerns about Lake Okeechobee's 143-mile long dike could translate to increased flood insurance costs for homeowners and businesses in...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Investment, construction and planning for capital projects are expected across the Near Northwest Suburbs in the New Year.
Construction of a new water pipeline in Des Plaines is expected to save the city, and eventually its residents, a substantial...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
California is already facing heavy rain, strong winds and flooding with a major storm expected to hit late Wednesday. Now there's a blizzard warning.
The National Weather Service has issued the warning for northern communities above 6,000 feet including...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:46 PM
A major storm drenched Southern California on Tuesday, causing traffic tie-ups across the region but few reports of mudslides or major flooding.
According to the National Weather Service, 1.5 inches of rain fell in downtown Los Angeles, breaking a Dec....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:43 AM
This year is on track to be the hottest on record, with rising sea surface temperatures linked to the spread of extreme weather events around the globe, the United Nations climate agency reported Wednesday.
The global average air and sea temperatures...