| Aug 26, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Members Indiana Task Force One headed to the east coast ahead of Hurricane Irene Friday afternoon.
They'll be standing by prepared to help FEMA when hurricane Irene arrives. They're specially trained to help teams in the field get equipment to rescue...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Hurricane Irene hasn't made landfall yet and it's already wreaking havoc on air travel along the East Coast. Many airlines have already begun cutting flights planned for the weekend. Almost all of the major carriers are also offering to waive fees for...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The East Coast is preparing for Hurricane Irene, which is expected to hit the area sometime on Saturday. The hurricane’s current path is heading toward North Carolina and then expected to move toward New Jersey by midnight Monday.
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:21 PM
The popping sounds Belinda and Jamin Sell heard late one September night were unusual and alarming, like nothing they had heard before.
They didn't immediately know it, but the ripping and tearing that echoed in the darkness were the sounds of their...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The problems Rita Uhl encountered when filing an insurance claim after Hurricane Irene would be considered a Category 5 if insurance and banking mishaps had a rating scale like hurricanes do.
She was trapped in the center of a perfect storm.
| Dec 19, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Sometimes the best news stories inadvertently are underplayed. For example, consider this online headline for a story that received scant attention:
"Drunk and expecting child, man burglarized property."
I'm guessing he didn't climb through a window,...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Like most couples, Artie and Janet Persing have their disagreements.
For instance, Artie would like to store in the bathroom rain water the couple collect from their downspouts to flush the toilet. But Janet just shakes her head and laughs: "We're not...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:10 PM
If you've heard about sinkholes swallowing homes recently and you're worried yours could be next, you're not alone. The Lehigh Valley is susceptible to sinkholes, and the blows Mother Nature dealt last year didn't help.
With the recent spate of...
| Sep 22, 2012
In the most optimistic scenario, Cristine and Ron Kern will move back into their Marlborough split-level ranch sometime in mid-October, the storm damage repaired.
Curious storm trackers, of course, are already wondering which storm penetrated the Kerns'...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Luis Lopez and Theresa Vazquez felt their home renovation was in good hands because the work was being done through a federal government program, which they assumed would require everything to be in order.
Yet when a problem arose, Uncle Sam wouldn't...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Local electric company officials were patting themselves on the back last week at a hearing in Harrisburg to review how the utilities performed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Unlike many of you, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission...