| Mar 2, 2012
| 12:35 PM
A powerful severe storm system moved across the United States on Friday, causing at least three apparent tornadoes from Alabama to Indiana and threatening even more destruction as the day wore on.
Two of the reported twisters touched down in northeast...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
HENRYVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - Violent storms and tornadoes raked across a huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and Southeast, killing at least 36 people in four states, authorities said on Saturday.
The fast-moving twisters spawned by massive thunderstorms...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The National Weather Service out of Louisville, KY sent out survey teams this morning to investigate the areas circled in red below. We are already hearing from the Henryville area that the tornado was and EF 4 when it struck town on Friday. Winds...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
| Apr 30, 2012
An American queen was on hand to rechristen another American Queen as Priscilla Presely helped bring the largest steamboat ever built back into service.
Acting as godmother to The American Queen, the wife of the late Elvis Presley was on hand to swing...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A political campaign is about the worst time to have a discussion about economic realities. The party that is out will speak of nothing but looming disaster, while the party that is in will be singing nothing but "Happy Days Are Here Again." And, since...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:10 PM
For the 50 years leading up to the Civil War, steamboats ruled the Mississippi River and its tributaries to the east and west, carrying passengers, produce, sugar, cotton and livestock while weaving through the nation's heartland and touching the shores...
| May 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
A low pressure system to our south will keep around clouds for the overnight hours and into Sunday morning. But rain should stay to our southeast tonight closer to the Ohio River. The reason why it will be difficult for this rainfall to arrive is dry...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:22 PM
March 2012 will go down as the warmest March in the United States since record-keeping began in 1895, NOAA said Monday.
In addition, the three-month period of January, February and March was the warmest first quarter ever recorded in the Lower 48 states....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 5:38 PM
While others found much to criticize about this year's General Assembly, environmental activists hailed it Tuesday as the most significant in decades for advancing long-running efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay.
In a year when lawmakers balked at...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Governor Mitch Daniels announced Tuesday the award of a $13.9 million contract to Louisville-based Hall Contracting of Kentucky for expedited repairs of the Sherman Minton Bridge. As part of its bid, Hall Contracting committed to completing the repairs...