| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A new federal study finds the home of the federal government has serious substance abuse problems....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union is bringing its heavy artillery to bear on the mobile location privacy debate. The civil advocacy group has coordinated 34 of its offices to send 375 public records requests to police and law enforcement agencies......
| Jun 7, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Delores Cooper Palmer passed away Saturday, June 4, at the age of 90.
Born in South Dakota, Delores and her family moved to Burbank in 1937. She and her sister attended Glendale City College and graduated from UCLA in 1942. During the war, she...
| Jun 30, 2011
Orlando Sentinel environment writer Kevin Spear has won the Waldo Proffitt Award, the state's biggest environmental journalism prize, for his coverage of last year's Gulf oil spill.
Spear was honored for his in-depth reporting on the spill from March...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Communities all along the Missouri River are fearing the worst as floodwaters begin to rise, threatening at least 11 levees in rural Kansas and Missouri.
In Atchison, Kansas, on Monday, Governor Sam Brownback checked out flood preparations as the fast-...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Flood waters are rushing south and people in Riverside are warned it's getting closer to their town. Riverside held a public meeting Tuesday morning, informing people what they could expect.
Water is being released from Gavin's Point in South Dakota at...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The amount of water from Gavin Point's dam in South Dakota is increasing and that water is making its way here. With that extra rush of water, flooding concerns are starting to grow a bit again.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the State Emergency...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Kansas launched an inspection Wednesday of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Overland Park, ahead of decisions by the health department that could leave the state as the first in the nation without any licensed abortion providers.
Three inspectors from...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:04 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing the amount of water being released from the Gavin's Point Dam along the South Dakota-Nebraska border, and while that's bad news for many communities along the Missouri River in northwest Missouri, it is...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:51 PM
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NeighborWorks America announce the launch of the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). The program is designed to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in 27 states...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Hundreds of people were evacuated and around 100 homes are now underwater after a levee failed along the Missouri River near Sugar Lake on Tuesday, and residents say that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is to blame.
The Corps has had to discharge a...