Texas Storms Injure 1, Damage Buildings, Flip Small Airplanes

Article 0 Comments Severe thunderstorms in North Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at a suburban airport. The Storm Prediction Center says gusts of more than 75 mph (120 kph) were reported Wednesday morning at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Several small private […]

Amid Shortage, Kansas Considering Relaxing Rules on Rural Ambulance Drivers

Article 0 Comments A statewide shortage of trained medical personnel has left many rural county ambulance services having to delay hospital transfers to ensure they have enough staff for emergencies. For example, in Norton County in northwest Kansas, the county’s 5,400 residents are served by six full-time volunteers and nine […]

Landslides in Cincinnati Area Likely to Become More Common

Article 0 Comments When Tom Gerrein left for Mass on Easter Sunday in 2010, he had a flat backyard. When he returned home, he did not. Tom and his wife, Kathy, walked behind their house in Bellevue, Kentucky, and there it was. A landslide had cut their backyard in two, […]

Trump Visits Alabama to Survey Damage from Powerful Tornado

Article 0 Comments Standing near the slab that’s all that is left of one family’s garage, President Donald Trump on Friday surveyed the devastation wrought by a powerful tornado that ripped through a rural Alabama town, uprooting trees, tearing homes from their foundations and killing nearly two dozen people. “We […]

Winter Storm in Utah Leads to Avalanche, Crashes, Outages

Article 0 Comments A powerful winter storm has left a trail of traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche across Utah. Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Tuesday morning, a day after an avalanche closed the canyon and State Route 210. Meanwhile, state troopers reported more than 200 crashes on highways […]

Rainy 2018 in Arkansas Brought Big Pothole Problems

Article 1 Comments An unusually rainy year for most counties in Arkansas has left the state’s roadways marked with potholes. Eric Petty, the manager of Little Rock’s operations division, told The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that 2018 was the city’s sixth-rainiest year on record. Water can weaken asphalt by seeping into or […]

Apartment Fire in West Virginia Kills 1, Leaves Dozens Homeless

Article 0 Comments One person has died and dozens of others were left homeless due to an apartment fire in West Virginia. Wheeling Police Department spokesman Philip Stahl told news outlets the blaze was reported Tuesday afternoon at North Park Apartments. Stahl did not release the identity of the person […]

Suit Filed in Kansas Says Cessna Crash Caused by Drill Bit Left During Repair

Article 0 Comments A drill bit left during repair of a single-engine Cessna aircraft is responsible for a 2015 crash in Arkansas that caused minor injuries to the pilot and destroyed the new $712,290 aircraft, a federal lawsuit filed in Kansas alleged. The complaint filed in U.S. District Court in […]

One Man Killed, Another Injured in North Georgia Plane Crash

Article 0 Comments A plane crash in north Georgia left one man dead and another injured. Gainesville police say 68-year-old Robert Carlisle Alberhasky of Cumming, who was believed to have been the pilot of the small plane, was killed in the Saturday night crash. Gainesville police spokesman Sgt. Kevin Holbrook […]