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Rutgers defensive coordinator Dave Cohen watches his players warm-up before an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati in Piscataway, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Rutgers player quits after coach’s verbal abuse

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is dealing with another issue involving a coach’s treatment of a player. A Scarlet Knights football player has left the team after alleging that a coach verbally abused him and […]

11/16/2013

In this Sept. 19, 2013 photo, Sean McCroskey pulls his wife Meg's jacket out of the debris in the river in front of their destroyed home on Gold Run Road in Boulder County, Colo. State highway crews and National Guard troops worked Sunday, Sept. 22, to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by the unprecedented flooding. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

Only 6 still unaccounted for in Colorado floods

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The number of people unaccounted for in the Colorado floods has dwindled to six. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said Monday rescuers over the weekend spoke in person or on the […]

09/23/2013

Flood gage shows waters just under 10 feet at an intersection, San Antonio, Texas. (AP Photo)

San Antonio area braces for more possible flooding

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio and the surrounding counties along rain-swollen rivers are bracing for the possibility of more flooding amid storm predictions. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for seven […]

05/26/2013

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Woman killed in San Antonio flooding, was swept away after getting on car roof

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A woman has been killed in flooding in the San Antonio area. The San Antonio Fire Department says the 29-year-old woman was trapped in her car, got on the roof and […]

05/25/2013

High school student places sandbags on on dike along the Red River, Fargo, North Dakota. (AP Photo)

Fargo students forgo class to help with flood prep

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of high school students pitched in Friday to place 100,000 sandbags around Fargo and help protect homes against Red River flooding.

04/26/2013

2 children die in Kenya landslide; 41 flood deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s Red Cross says two children buried in a landslide overnight have died, as the country’s death toll from heavy flooding rose to 41.

04/17/2013

Report: 1 in 5 Calif. citizens lives in flood zone

(AP) — California is suffering from one of its driest winters on record, but some statewide water managers are focusing on the opposite end of the precipitation spectrum — the one-in-five residents who live in regions prone to catastrophic flooding.

04/02/2013

Battling high flood waters in Venice | VIDEO

Heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds have flooded Venice, Italy and brought the lagoon city’s high tide mark to its sixth-highest level since records began being kept 150 years ago.

11/12/2012

Heavy rain floods parts of south Coachella Valley

MECCA, Calif. (AP) – Early morning thunderstorms over southeastern California’s Coachella Valley has flooded in mobile home parks in Mecca and Thermal and forced several road closures. Riverside County spokesman Ray Smith says the storm […]

09/11/2012

In southern La., residents blame levees for floods

LAPLACE, La. (AP) – At the urging of residents who have long felt forgotten in the shadow of more densely populated New Orleans, the Army Corps of Engineers says it will look into whether the […]

09/06/2012

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