Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Thousands Rescued As Storms, Flooding Wreak Havoc In LouisianaIn high-water vehicles, boats and helicopters, emergency crews worked Sunday to rescue scores of south Louisiana residents from deadly flooding as the governor warned that it was "not over."
Homes Flooded: People, Animals Rescued After Heavy Rain In Collin CountyAs heavy rain kept coming down in eastern Collin County, area creeks kept rising. The Josephine Fire Department says their city received eight inches of rain in just four hours Sunday morning. Firefighters rescued 12 people and 28 animals from the high water.