Damage

Bridge Near Laramie Damaged By Crash
Brian M. Nelson, 44, of Sacramento, California, has been charged with operating a commercial motor vehicle over the maximum drive time of 11 hours, for careless driving, driving while under the influence of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of suspected methamphetamine, with other ch…
Wind River Canyon Landslide Damage From The Air [GALLERY]
Dustin Taylor of Riverton, Wyoming found himself in a position of having to get to Thermopolis and back but found the way blocked by the landslides and rock slides that tumbled down the sides of the Wind River Canyon and also blocked his quickest over the road route to town. After a phone call to [&…
Damage Reported At Sinclair Refinery Near Rawlins
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Sinclair police are investigating a report of damage to valves at the Sinclair Oil Corp. refinery near Rawlins. Company spokesman Clint Ensign tells the Associated Press the damage was an intentional act and could’ve eventually caused a compressor unit to shut down.…
Sandy Moves Inland After Leaving 17 Dead
NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy is winding down and inching its way inland, leaving at least 17 people in seven states dead and more than 7 million power outages in its wake. New York was one of the hardest hit areas when an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater — 3 feet above the p…
Obama To View Colorado Fire Damage
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama surveys damage from raging wildfires and thanks first responders in Colorado on Friday, he also will be seeking to convince voters in one of the nation’s most tightly contested political swing states that he is a compassionate leader who can …
Colorado Blaze Too Dangerous To Assess Damage
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say it remains too dangerous for them to fully assess the damage from a destructive wildfire threatening Colorado’s second-largest city. Colorado Springs emergency management director Brett Waters said Wednesday morning that officials don …