| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The thought first crossed my mind as I contorted my body under ledges and sucked in my stomach to fit through narrow gaps between boulders as I followed the blue blazes along Burlington's "Mile of Ledges."
That same thought ran through my head Wednesday...
| Feb 2, 2012
The Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded the credit of another five European countries -- Belgium, Cyprus, Italy, Slovenia and Spain -- citing "the financing risks faced by eurozone sovereign governments in the absence of a credible financial firewall...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:15 AM
When their dog disappeared four years ago, the Willey family of Owings Mills searched and searched. They combed their neighborhood, they called everyone they could think of and then they called them again. For months.
But eventually they gave up. And...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:46 PM
With the August deadline for homeowners to change out their wood shake roofs looming, local Realtors concerned about a distressed housing market are expected to push the Burbank City Council on Tuesday to postpone the requirement.
Fears that the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Rather than splitting hairs about who knew what and when they knew it (roof-overs vs. exposed wood shingles), the fact remains that the 1992 ordinance to replace wood shake roofs had an August compliance date. Christopher John Rizzotti's lobbying the City...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:50 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- First reports out of Buffalo this morning indicate one person has died and at least 12 others were injured after a tornadic storm ripped through a mobile home park in the Dallas County town.
Buffalo is one of many areas reporting...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Cars flipped over, a school bus thrown into a diner and trees everywhere. Henryville residents are beginning to assess the damage left by a tornado Friday.
One boy was on a bus just moments before it slammed into a diner.
“Makes me feel like...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 10:51 AM
People in Central Indiana have been working hard to help fellow Hoosiers in the south after the tornadoes swept through several towns, killing 13 people and leveling dozens of homes.
So, what if something like that happened to your home? Would your...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:24 AM
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| Jun 21, 2011
Many South Floridians think tile roofs are among the strongest against hurricanes. For years, insurance companies gave homeowners discounts on their premiums for installing them.
But some insurers have stopped giving the discounts because of the state'...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Hundreds of homes in North Texas sustained damage in Tuesday's tornadoes -- some more than others.
On Wednesday, insurance agents were on the road trying to find their customers who were hit.
"We're going to target first the claim that we know see...