By John Hultgren
The morning of Wednesday, April 3, 1974, began with a forecast of warm air with a chance of rain, maybe thunderstorms, for the eastern half of the United States.
By noon, ...
By Andrew Dalton, Jon Antczak
LOS ANGELES — A dangerous storm system blamed for two deaths in Oregon, thousands of power outages in Washington and flooded roadways ...
LINCOLN, Neb. — Minutes after two F-4 tornadoes ripped through Pilger, Nebraska, a state patrol helicopter was airborne, transmitting real-time video images a hundred miles away ...
By Sam Wheeler
MEDFORD, Ore. — A locally-developed emergency preparedness kit is garnering national attention for its usefulness in helping elderly and vulnerable populations ...
By Joe Napsha
GREENSBURG, Pa. — Sister Thomas Joseph Gaines was a tireless worker for others, whether as a chaplain for more than 30 years at John J. Kane Hospital ...
Newly-released audio details dispatch response moments after the mudslide that killed at least 14 as rescuers continue the search for survivors
As an increasingly desperate search progresses, the official death toll rose to 16, with the possibility of 24 dead once bodies are confirmed
The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Wash. — With search and cadaver dogs leading the way, rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered ...
There have been "no signs of life" as search and rescue teams scoured miles of debris covered in quicksand-like mud
The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Wash. — First there was a "whoosh." Elaine Young said she thought it might be a chimney fire, a rush of air that lasted about 45 seconds. But ...
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A 911 dispatcher faces a three-day suspension after she was distracted by her personal cellphone — causing the person she was training to send ...
A new portable radar device can detect heartbeats and breathing of victims trapped under rubble in a disaster.
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