flooding

  • September 19, 2013   BY  

    Photo by Nebraska State Patrol Nebraskans have been stacking sandbags and preparing for the Platte River to flood as water from the torrential Colorado downpours swells rivers downstream. NET News reports that people along the banks of the South Platte … Continue reading

  • September 17, 2013  

    Flooding in some Colorado communities wiped out infrastructure, rendering many homes uninhabitable and stranding citizens. Displaced Coloradans now face the challenge of finding temporary housing and the "enormous task" of clean-up and rebuilding. Special correspondent Mary Jo Brooks takes us to the scene of the wreckage. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2013   BY  

    Colorado National Guardsmen respond to floods in Boulder County. Photo by Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida via the Army National Guard. The Denver Post lists some of the staggering figures related to the flooding. Here are a few:

  • September 16, 2013   BY  

    A Boulder County Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed that seven people have died in the Colorado flooding.

  • September 16, 2013  

    In our news wrap Monday, hundreds of people are stranded in Colorado communities that have been cut off by serious flooding, and thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged. Also, it was a bloody weekend in Iraq, where 58 people died in a series of shootings and bombings throughout the country. Continue reading

  • September 13, 2013   BY  

    Colorado officials increase flooding death toll to four after body found in Boulder, Co. (AP)

  • September 13, 2013   BY  

    PBS NewsHour’s Mary Jo Brooks captured this image of residents south of Lyons surveying damage caused by the flooding of Left Hand Creek. Brooks also said that U.S. Highway 36 remained closed, effectively cutting off the town of Lyons. Members … Continue reading

  • September 13, 2013  

    In our news wrap Friday, Colorado was inundated by flooding that washed out roads, cut off communities and forced evacuations. Also, 33 people died from a bombing at a Sunni mosque in Iraq. And in Afghanistan, at least four Afghans were killed when a U.S. consulate came under Taliban attack. Continue reading

  • August 19, 2013  

    In other news Monday, the steady stream of Syrian refugees seeking safety in Iraq has surged in recent days. According to the U.N., some 30,000 new refugees entered the Kurdish region of Iraq. Also, in the Philippines, at least three people have died in severe flooding spawned by monsoon rains. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2013  

    In other news Thursday, firefighters in southern California are racing to save communities from a rapidly growing wildfire. More than 15 square miles burned out of control, causing at least 1,500 residents to leave their homes. Also, flash flooding in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee claimed two lives. Continue reading