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Floods and Flooding

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  • Water recedes in Muncie after extensive street flooding

    Water has receded around Muncie after flash flooding covered many streets across the city and sent water pouring into many basements. Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler says he saw manhole covers being lifted off streets late Friday as storm sewers couldn't...
  • Flooding forces Illinois River city to cancel fireworks

    The city of Peru on the Illinois River is canceling its Independence Day fireworks for a second year in a row because of flooding. Public services manager Jeff King told the city's parks and recreation board Thursday that the river is expected to crest...
  • Heavy rain, possible flash flooding Saturday

    Heavy rain, possible flash flooding Saturday
    Enough already. A cold front sliding east out of the Midwest will smack into a warm front stalled south of our area tonight and early tomorrow to bring a Saturday deluge. Forecasters at the National Weather Service posted a flash flood watch Friday...
  • Power out, trees down after storm hits much of Missouri

    Storms with wind gusts up to 80 mph and torrential rains swept across Missouri overnight into Friday morning, leaving more than 150,000 homes and businesses without power and forcing dozens of water rescues. Damage was widespread. Power outages were...
  • Indiana crops see projected $300M hit from June flooding

    This month's heavy rains and flooding across much of Indiana have already reduced the state's corn and soybean crop by nearly $300 million, agriculture experts estimated Friday, adding that the damage could escalate with more wet weather. The projected...
  • W. Pennsylvania in flood watch, 1.75 inches of rain expected

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia. Forecasters expect 1 to 1.75 inches of rain in the Pittsburgh area through Saturday night, which could cause urban and small stream...
  • Monsoon rains kill 81 in India

    Heavy early monsoon rains have killed at least 81 people in India's western Gujarat state, bringing misery to thousands of people uprooted from their flooded homes, an official said Friday. Nearly 9,000 people have been evacuated to higher ground in...
  • Aurora City Council gets look at success rate of earliest tax financing districts

    Aurora City Council gets look at success rate of earliest tax financing districts
    Aurora has had at least one tax increment financing district in it since 1986, and officials found out this week they have had varying success. City staff gave the City Council a report on the first three tax increment financing, or TIF, districts...
  • Ask Kim: How much does flood insurance cost?

    Q: I understand that homeowners insurance doesn't cover flooding. How much does it cost to buy flood insurance? A: The federal government offers coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program at an average cost of about $700 per year. But premiums...
  • No more golf at Woodbine in Homer Glen

    No more golf at Woodbine in Homer Glen
    Golf at the former Woodbine Golf Course in Homer Glen will not resume after all. Mayor George Yukich tried to work out a deal with former owner Jim Ludwig to maintain and operate the 18-hole course but said Wednesday that the plans fell through. Despite...
  • Flooding hits Russia's Black Sea city of Sochi, 1 dead

    A flood caused by heavy rains has swept Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi that hosted the 2014 Winter Games, killing one man and causing major damage and disruptions. The regional branch of the Russian Interior Ministry said the victim's body was...