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Floods and Flooding

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  • Tropical system brings moderate, heavy rains to Indiana

    Residents in three flood-weary northern Indiana counties kept up with sandbagging to protect homes from high waters following several days of rain, while moderate to heavy rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill fell Friday. Gov. Mike Pence...
  • The Latest on severe weather: S. Missouri expects new floods

    3:05 p.m. CDT Emergency officials say Arkansas largely avoided major problems when the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill passed through the state. The storm bogged down a bit over Oklahoma on Thursday, but Thursday night and Friday morning moved...
  • Indiana sends 218K sandbags to 3 counties facing flooding

    State homeland security crews have sent more than 200,000 sandbags to three northern Indiana counties where residents are shoring up neighborhoods against floodwaters. Homeland Security spokeswoman Amber Kent said Friday 218,000 sandbags were...
  • Flood watch in effect for weekend due to Tropical Storm Bill

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for southern and central New Jersey this weekend due to remnants of Tropical Storm Bill. The storm is expected to move across the state Saturday night through Sunday. Forecasters say between 2 and...
  • DWP worker misappropriated over $4 million, district attorney alleges

    DWP worker misappropriated over $4 million, district attorney alleges
    A Los Angeles Department of Water and Power audio-visual technician was charged Thursday with misappropriating more than $4 million in public funds, creating another financial scandal for a city-owned utility that is about to request permission to raise...
  • Trust considers moving Mies van der Rohe home on the Fox River

    Trust considers moving Mies van der Rohe home on the Fox River
    With its white frame of steel seemingly hovering over a verdant landscape, architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House is elegant simplicity defined. But protecting the modernist landmark from the floodwaters of the Fox River is turning out to...
  • Chrysalis House marks new beginning

    Chrysalis House marks new beginning
    Irene Hill and Adele LaFranque trailed at the back of a tour of Chrysalis House Thursday. "I remember when it started," Hill said. " It went from a small house to a small program." "And look at it now," LaFranque said, walking down a freshly-painted...
  • Louisiana flooding: 'Dirty red water was too much for some'

    The flooding Red River in rural northwest Louisiana is reaching levels not seen since the 1940s, sending people scrambling to protect their homes, property and livestock. Along the river on Friday, family, friends, neighbors and volunteers pitched in...
  • Dutch to provide input on flooding in Hampton Roads

    Experts from the Netherlands are in Norfolk to discuss ways to address flooding in Hampton Roads. A public workshop begins Friday and will run through Tuesday to discuss urban water management. The Dutch approach to living with water integrates flood...
  • Hobart presents plan to stave off flooding

    Hobart presents plan to stave off flooding
    Hobart officials has presented the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission with a $10 million, multi-year flood risk plan, hoping the commission will bear the lion's share of the cost. Looking to help prevent a future flooding event, Hobart...
  • Quickly: 'Can't believe we're still debating the animal shelter'

    Quickly: 'Can't believe we're still debating the animal shelter'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Here's a sobering thought: the GOP will have to attract 500,000 new voters by...