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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's two U.S. senators are lobbying the Obama administration for emergency aid for businesses and residents in southern Indiana. Senators Dan Coats and Richard Lugar sent President Barack Obama a letter Monday seeking aid...
If you live along the St. Joseph River, there is a good chance you may need flood insurance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency redrew the flood plain maps recently, and for most it was no surprise. But one couple says the maps are wrong, that it...
Are we prepared? As millions of tsunami victims struggle to survive Japan, officials there are scrambling to prevent a nuclear catastrophe. After Friday’s earthquake and tsunami that caused a partial meltdown, there have already been two...
Tags: Emergency Planning, Michigan, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Japan
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said he was "heartbroken" by images of devastation in Japan following Friday's deadly earthquake and tsunami, and pledged U.S. assistance to help the country recover. "Our hearts go out to our friends in...
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man has been sentenced to just under three years in prison for stealing more than $12,000 in federal disaster aid by submitting faked documents to the government. The Times of Munster reports that 44-year-...
Tags: Indiana, Theft, Punishment, Justice System, Munster
The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office is giving away smoke alarms designed for the deaf or hearing impaired. State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson says the agency has given away about 700 of the alarms so far and still has 500 to distribute to people who can'...
It's been a month since rain drenched the region, turning communities that had never seen major flooding before into national disaster areas. The downpour started April 17, setting records for rainfall. Some of Chicago's suburbs recorded more than 7...
GAS STATION ATTACK Man charged in gas station stabbing, robbery DETROIT (AP) — A 27-year-old Detroit man is charged in the stabbing and robbery of a 64-year-old customer inside a northwest side gas station. The Wayne County prosecutor's office...
It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Officials are boosting the estimate for spring flooding property damage in Kent County to $10.6 million. The numbers released Thursday are up from a previous estimate for the West Michigan county of $6.2 million and don't...
Tags: Rick Snyder
With six months elapsed since Superstorm Sandy socked the mid-Atlantic and predictions pointing to a very active Atlantic hurricane season this year, Consumer Reports has taken stock of the superstorm's impact and distilled its lessons. In one of the...
Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency have begun to accept applications for federal assistance now that a presidential disaster declaration has been made for DuPage and Will counties in the wake of last month's flooding. Residents...
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