Monday, April 25 2011 4:05 PM EDT2011-04-25 21:05:30 GMT
According to the National Weather Service, nearly half of all flood fatalities are vehicle related. ADEM urges people to stay away from flooded roadways; drivers often underestimate the power of floodwater.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:01 AM EDT2013-05-17 11:01:29 GMT
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says one of its medical facilities located in a rural but violent region of South Sudan has been ransacked and destroyed. The group said Friday the attackMore >>
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says one of its medical facilities located in a rural but violent region of South Sudan has been ransacked and destroyed.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 7:35 AM EDT2013-05-16 11:35:35 GMT
Around 1:30 Thursday morning, the Owensboro Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Hampton Inn, located at 615 Salem Drive.Responding units spoke with the desk clerk, who advised thatMore >>
Responding units spoke with the desk clerk, who advised that a male subject entered the business armed with a rifle, and demanded money.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-16 10:53:21 GMT
Police say a 7-year-old boy is critically injured, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Indianapolis. The boy was hit about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on the city's south side. A police spokesman saysMore >>
Officers were told that the boy was trying to cross the busy two-lane street when he was hit.More >>
South Korea says North Korea has fired a projectile into waters off its eastern coast a day after launching three short-range missiles in the same area.More >>
South Korea is analyzing whether projectiles North Korea fired into its eastern waters over the weekend are short-range missiles or a new type of artillery the country may be developing, officials said Monday.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:06 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:06:31 GMT
(RNN) - Tornadoes have touched down in Oklahoma and Kansas, leaving a trail of damage.There are no reports of fatalities or injuries, but homes and businesses are damaged in Witchita, KS and outside ofMore >>
A tornado outbreak in the Midwest caused heavy damage to homes and businesses and one death has been reported in Oklahoma. More >>
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon sent the Missouri National Guard in to help in the area affected by flooding and threats to levees in southeast Missouri. Guard units will help emergency responders near Poplar Bluff.
A mandatory evacuation order was issued by the city of Polar Bluff late Monday morning in the area south of the Black River and east of WW Hwy ("Ditch Road"). According to the Incident Command Center at the Poplar Bluff Police Department, water is currently spilling over the top of the levee on the west side of Black River south of Poplar Bluff, and more evacuations have been issued for residents in Butler County living south of Poplar Bluff, north of HH Highway and between Hwy 142 and Black River. A shelter is established at the Black River Coliseum for those with no where to go.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Poplar Bluff has received 4 to 8 inches of rain since the middle of last week, and the current forecast calls an additional 5 to 9 inches between Monday and Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Transportation says parts of Highway 53, Highway 1-42, and 158 are closed in addition to many Butler County roads and the Poplar Bluff area.
In Hardy, AR, Police Chief Ernie Rose said The Spring River at Hardy has also passed flood stage and said residents were evacuated beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday when the river was at 11 feet, and everyone was able to leave their homes safely. Chief Rose did say some power line and trees were down in the area.
In addition, Hardy Mayor Nina Thornton says the flood warning system performed as expected and notified city officials of dangerous water levels. She says the river is currently at 13.8 feet at the bridge with debris coming down river. City Hall evacuated mid-Monday; all files and furniture were moved out during the evacuation.
The Randolph County Sheriff's Department says The Eleven Point River at Ravenden Springs is currently at 20 feet, almost 5 feet above flood stage. The department also says several roads are closed including multiple gravel roads, Highway 90 at Eleven Point, Highway 328 and Highway 166.
According to the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE), Norfork Lake was at 562.8 feet Monday morning and rising, with 34 percent of flood storage capacity in use. ACE says the lake can handle up to 5 more inches of runoff. Nearby Bull Shoals Lake was at 664.2 feet Monday Morning and rising with 21 percent of the lake storage capacity in use; Bull Shoals will be able to handle 5.8 inches of runoff. Greers Ferry Lake near Heber Springs was at 462.8 feet and rising with 5 percent of the storage capacity in use, and is able to hold 14.4 more inches.
NWS says a flash flood watch remained in effect for portions of east Arkansas from Monday evening through Wednesday evening for Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Mississippi, Poinsett, and St. Francis.
Sunday, May 19 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-05-19 17:58:35 GMT
There's a problem with the paint that was used when the Twin Bridges were repainted in 2007 and now the bridges will have to be painted again.Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials tell 14 News theMore >>
The bottom line, KTC officials say, is that the Twin Bridges will have to be painted again at some point in the future, much sooner than expected.More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."More >>
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the...More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:27:30 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One person has died after a traffic crash on Interstate 64. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes just east of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) interchange. TheMore >>
The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 64 just east of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) interchange.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 4:24 AM EDT2013-05-19 08:24:11 GMT
DES MOINES, IOWA (KCCI/CNN) - A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday. Sgt. Ross Gundlach, a U.S. Marine, has a surprise reunion with Casey, a yellow Labrador that helpedMore >>
A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:54 AM EDT2013-05-18 13:54:39 GMT
Evansville police made a large drug bust Fir day night. It happened at a home in the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue near Garvin Street. Police say officers were in the area and could smell a strong odorMore >>
Officers got a search warrant, and once inside the home, found what they call a substantial amount of marijuana.More >>
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