By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Allegiant Airlines has taken 30 of its 52 MD-80 aircraft out of service to inspect emergency slides, days after passengers and crew members slid to the tarmac to escape one of its planes in Las Vegas
The Las Vegas-based airline posted a notice saying
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Some helicopters rescuing people after massive flooding in Colorado carried more dogs, cats and fish than people. Rescuers using zip lines to evacuate people over raging rivers also risked their lives to make sure the four-legged members of
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A body found in northern Colorado has been identified as an 80-year-old retired teacher and basketball coach who tried to return to his home amid a catastrophic flood.
The Boulder County coroner said Gerald Boland was found dead Thursday near Lyons, the small town in the
By MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The first bang sounded distant and muffled. On the fourth floor, Bertillia Lavern assumed somebody downstairs was setting up for an event and had dropped a folding table.
But when the bangs kept coming, Lavern recognized the sounds.
By MANUEL VALDES and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
LYONS, Colo. (AP) - Residents displaced by last week's flooding in the Colorado canyon town of Lyons were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, mud-caked homes and
By JERI CLAUSING and HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) - As Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened, shopkeepers in this gateway to majestic Rocky Mountain National Park worked to both clean up and remove salvageable goods from ravaged
By JERI CLAUSING, HANNAH DREIER, THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) - As people came down from the flooded foothills of the Colorado Rockies, they brought tales of dramatic rescues, heartbreaking loss and neighbors coming together to protect their families and homes. Here are a
By HANNAH DREIER, P. SOLOMON BANDA and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - As people came down from the flooded foothills of the Colorado Rockies, they brought tales of dramatic rescues, heartbreaking loss and neighbors coming together to protect their families and homes. Here are a
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) - NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which they say could ultimately save lives by improving forecast models that predict a hurricane's strength.
CLAYTON, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire burning in a San Francisco Bay Area wilderness park grew and forced out more residents overnight, bringing the number of evacuated homes to about 100.
The blaze in Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County had burned 1,500 acres as of Monday morning, up from