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Emergency responders, police and firefighters search for a missing boy who disappeared beneath the water of a retention pond while playing with friends on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Harrison, Wis. The boy was found, alive, in an air pocket beneath a manhole cover about thirty feet from the place he went missing. (Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy sucked into a flooded Wisconsin storm sewer was saved when an eagle-eyed firefighter saw the boy's fingers pop through an opening in a manhole cover. The astonishing rescue Tuesday evening came as storms pounded the southern half of the state and southeastern...
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August 29, 2018 - 7:51 am
CORAM, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say the death of an 11-year-old girl found in a vehicle appears to be a heat-related tragedy. According to Newsday , Suffolk County Police Det. Lt. Kevin Beyrer says the girl's mother found her in the parked SUV in Coram at around 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday. The...
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This Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 photo provided by Catarina Zaragoza-Dodge shows co-owner Arthur Dodge mopping water in his shop, The Locavore Store, in Hilo, Hawaii. Hawaii officials are assessing damage from Tropical Storm Lane, which dumped heavy rain on the east side of the Big Island. (Catarina Zaragoza-Dodge via AP).
August 27, 2018 - 11:37 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Tropical Storm Lane ranks as the second-biggest rainmaker from a tropical cyclone in the United States since 1950. Lane dumped 52.02 inches (132 centimeters) of rain on Mountain View, Hawaii, from Wednesday through Sunday, the National Weather Service said Monday. The highest total...
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This Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, photo provided by state Sen. Kai Kahele shows an area of a room inside a flood-damaged elementary school from Tropical Storm Lane in Honolulu. Hawaii County Civil Defense spokeswoman Kelly Wooten says it's too early to quantify the extent of the damage, but it runs the gamut from flooded homes to washed-out roads. (Kai Kahele via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 9:33 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials on Monday continued assessing damage from Tropical Storm Lane, which ranked as the No. 3 rainmaker from a tropical cyclone in the United States since 1950. It's still too early to quantify the extent of the damage, but it runs the gamut from flooded homes to washed-...
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People look out over the ocean along Waikiki Beach in a light rain from Tropical Storm Lane, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Honolulu. Federal officials said Saturday that torrential rains are now the biggest threat to Hawaii after the once-powerful hurricane that threatened the island state was downgraded to a tropical storm, and they urged people to continue to take the storm seriously. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 26, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths from the storm...
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People look out over the ocean along Waikiki Beach in a light rain from Tropical Storm Lane, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Honolulu. Federal officials said Saturday that torrential rains are now the biggest threat to Hawaii after the once-powerful hurricane that threatened the island state was downgraded to a tropical storm, and they urged people to continue to take the storm seriously. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 26, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths from the storm...
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A surfer walks along Waikiki Beach in a light rain from Tropical Storm Lane, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 26, 2018 - 1:33 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A once-powerful hurricane twisted and drifted away from Hawaii, leaving behind heavily saturated ground on the Big Island and many residents on other islands relieved it didn't wreak more havoc. Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters Friday through early...
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A surfer walks along Waikiki Beach in a light rain from Tropical Storm Lane, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 26, 2018 - 1:28 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A once-powerful hurricane is drifting away from Hawaii, leaving the Big Island with heavily saturated ground and many residents on other islands relieved the storm didn't wreak more havoc. Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters Friday through early...
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James Fujita, left, and Reid Fujita take down plywood boards that were to protect their store from Tropical Storm Lane along Waikiki Beach, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Honolulu. Federal officials said Saturday that torrential rains are now the biggest threat to Hawaii after the once-powerful hurricane that threatened the island state was downgraded to a tropical storm, and they urged people to continue to take the storm seriously. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 25, 2018 - 8:49 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii emerged Saturday from the threat of a potentially devastating hurricane after historic amounts of rain forced evacuations on some islands but damage appeared less than feared. Tropical Storm Lane, once known as Hurricane Lane, began to break apart as it veered west into the...
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James Fujita, left, and Reid Fujita take down plywood boards that were to protect their store from Tropical Storm Lane along Waikiki Beach, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Honolulu. Federal officials said Saturday that torrential rains are now the biggest threat to Hawaii after the once-powerful hurricane that threatened the island state was downgraded to a tropical storm, and they urged people to continue to take the storm seriously. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 25, 2018 - 8:20 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii emerged Saturday from the threat of a potentially devastating hurricane after historic amounts of rain forced evacuations on some islands but damage appeared less than feared. Tropical Storm Lane, once known as Hurricane Lane, began to break apart as it veered west into the...
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