| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:13 PM
DuPage County is vying for federal dollars that would help address persistent flooding problems throughout the area.
The county is throwing its hat into the National Disaster Resilience Competition, an effort aimed at helping local communities rebuild...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:54 PM
After Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast in October 2012, devastating coastal communities, President Barack Obama called for an analysis of flood risks to vulnerable areas and ways for communities to adapt.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Sidewalks vanished beneath white mounds. The view of Manhattan was swallowed in a mass of gray. The lights even went out on Broadway. And that was before the storm trumpeted as a potentially record-setting blizzard had fully settled over the frigid...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:08 PM
For Janneth Agudelo, the cars and trucks lining up at gas stations in northern New Jersey bring back memories of Hurricane Sandy, when the power was out, gas was scarce and drivers waited behind dozens and dozens of vehicles to fill their tanks....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Even though her street was buried under 3 feet of snow, Jean Ulrich considered herself lucky so far. The octogenarian and lifelong resident of Bowmansville, just outside Buffalo, has seen lots of snow before — but never, she said, like last week....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday.
"There's reason to be nervous now because the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 9:40 AM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Abolishing the Atlantic City Alliance, the marketing arm of the casinos that urged people to "Do AC" and staged big, free public events to promote the resort city, is a key element of state plans to help the city recover from...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Tide gauges being installed on rivers in Gloucester and Hampton will allow scientists and residents alike to have a better understanding of local tides and forecasting.
"This is one piece of our whole monitoring network, not just in the Chesapeake Bay...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:48 PM
CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal judge appeared to favor a Jersey shore town's arguments that New Jersey can't proceed with a plan to widen beaches and build protective sand dunes without letting the owners challenge the proposal.
Judge Renee Marie Bumb...