Bus driver who ignored Ariz. flood may be charged

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are looking into whether a tour bus driver bound for Las Vegas violated what’s popularly known as Arizona’s “Stupid Motorist Law” when he drove into a flooded wash after a trip to the…

APME Award winners 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The Asbury Park (N.J.) Press and the Virgin Islands Daily News won top awards in the annual Associated Press Media Editors’ Journalism Excellence Awards. APME also said three media companies are finalists for its…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, July 29, 2013. Cool weather conditions with areas of wet weather will continue for the eastern U.S. on Monday as an upper trough of low pressure remains dominant across the region. This prevailing…

Ariz. flash flood carries away tour bus, none hurt

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — Flash flood waters swept a tour bus with 33 people aboard hundreds of yards down a wash in northwestern Arizona and the vehicle flipped on its side, but no one was injured, officials…

Flossie downgraded from storm; Hawaii rainy, windy

HONOLULU (AP) — Residents and tourists across Hawaii are bracing for heavy rains and strong winds from Tropical Storm Flossie, while the system weakened as it approached the state. National Weather Service officials said they expect people on…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, July 28, 2013. Areas of active weather continues across the East on Sunday, while showers and thunderstorms over the Rockies will advance eastward into the Plains. A strong low pressure system spinning over…

Flossie: Hawaii braces for weakened tropical storm

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian is continuing to move quickly westward across the Atlantic. Its maximum sustained winds as of Saturday are 40 mph (65 kph), and the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, July 27, 2013. Active weather will continue moving across the Midwest and into the East on Saturday as a low pressure system continues spinning over the Great Lakes. Counter-clockwise flow around this system…

New Jersey shore town nixes Snooki taping

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town trying to rebuild from Superstorm Sandy is pulling the plug on taping of the MTV show “Snooki & JWoww.” Berkeley Township officials say taping the “Jersey Shore” spinoff is…

Dorian becoming less organized, far from land

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian is becoming less organized as it moves across the Atlantic, far from land. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 50 mph (85 kph) and the U.S. National Hurricane Center…

Being outdoors perilous during thunderstorms

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The deaths of two people at a scenic overlook in northern Arizona this week bring to 14 the number of people killed by lightning strikes in the U.S. this year, according to the National…

NY fights reopening of hospital damaged by Sandy

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at the last hospital still closed after Superstorm Sandy are engaged in a nasty public feud with the state Health Department, which says the facility has been bleeding money for years and…

Tropical Storm Dorian weakens some in Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian has gained some strength as it moves across the Atlantic, far from land. The storm’s maximum sustained winds increased to near 60 mph (95 kph) early Thursday. Dorian is centered about 700…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, July 25, 2013. A developing storm will roll out of the Rockies and into the Plains on Thursday, ushering active weather into the middle of the country. This active weather could be in…
Columbiana County EF-O tornado

Tornado hit Col. County

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-O tornado touched down Tuesday in extreme northeast Carroll County and ended just inside the Columbiana County line. …
Trumbull flooding cleanup

Cleanup begins after flooding

Residents in Trumbull County began the long process of cleaning up after Tuesday’s storms. …

2 killed when lightning hits Ariz. scenic overlook

FREDONIA, Ariz. (AP) — Two people were killed and a boy injured when lightning struck near a scenic overlook in northern Arizona. Coconino County Sheriff’s officials say the names of the man and woman who died were being…

La. flood board sues oil companies over erosion

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The oil and gas industry has cost Louisiana hundreds of acres of coastal land that serve as a natural buffer against flooding from hurricanes, officials in charge of New Orleans-area flood protection say in…