Tag: damage

Federal agencies are bolstering arsenals of tear gas, sponge-tipped bullets and other crowd-control gear after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. agents to assume new policing powers in cities to quell protests that he said threatened…

LIBERTY, Miss. (AP) — A curious dog got hold of a fiber optic cable that ran between county buildings in Mississippi, chewing it to pieces and costing county officials thousands of dollars in an attempt…

BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of Beirut —stunned, sleepless and stoic — emerged Wednesday from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives, bandaging their wounds and retrieving what’s left of their homes. The…

Mike Boeken (in loader) and Chad Beasley were among the Iola city crews retrieving piles of fallen limbs as part of a citywide cleanup effort following Sunday morning’s storm that caused extensive tree damage through…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A small fire in an industrial cooler inside Kansas State University’s Bill Snyder Family Stadium caused an estimated $10,000 in damage to food stored there, authorities said. The fire broke out…

MIAMI (AP) — A pack of peacocks that has wreaked havoc on a Miami neighborhood will be relocated after city commissioners voted Thursday night to side with residents and agreed to have the birds taken…

CRESCENT, Iowa (AP) — Frogs, carp and bugs thrived all summer in murky floodwaters where Gene Walter should have planted corn and soybeans. Last year’s ruined crop spilled from metal storage bins that burst nine…

Spring rains have not only delayed hay baling on many southeast Kansas farms and ranches but have also affected the quality of the hay.  One inch of rain typically leaches 10 percent of the nutrients…

Build higher, build stronger ? it pays off big in Kansas. Disaster mitigation investments in Kansas yielded more savings than efforts in any other state, a new study found. The Pew Charitable Trusts listed Missouri…

A round of Sunday thunderstorms ripped the roof off the old Elsmore Grade School building, depositing the large roof on empty land east of the building. Downed trees also were spotted throughout the county.