Property damage

Steven Tirpak cleans debris from the remains of his two-story home in Taylorville, Ill., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. Tirpak and his infant were not home when the storm struck. The National Weather Service says multiple tornadoes touched down in central Illinois, damaging dozens of structures and injuring multiple people. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP)
December 02, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed the damage after rare December tornadoes, including one the day before that was a half-mile-wide, ripped roofs off homes in Taylorville, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people. The severe weather in Illinois was part of a line of...
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Al and Lyn Matthews show structural cracks in their home in south Anchorage, Alaska, following earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)
December 01, 2018 - 4:33 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings. There's a good reason for that. A devastating 1964 Alaska earthquake — the most...
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Randy Van Ness mops an aisle at Andy's Ace Hardware after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Scientists say the damaging Alaska earthquake and aftershocks occurred on a type of fault in which one side moves down and away from the other side. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 4:27 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska earthquakes (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz says the city is on the road to returning to normal a day after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck. There were no deaths reported from the quake and minimal damage to buildings...
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This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 12:10 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Chris Riekena was driving his 7-year-old son to school when his car started acting up. As he pulled over, he realized the problem wasn't his car — it was a huge earthquake. Riekena turned around to calm his son in the back seat and when he looked forward again, the road...
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This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 11:57 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two strong earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 ripped apart highways, cracked buildings and rattled people's nerves around Anchorage. The quakes on Friday broke store windows, opened cracks in a two-story building downtown, disrupted electrical service and disabled traffic...
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An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after an earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tim Craig, owner of the south Anchorage store, said no one was injured but hundreds of items hit the floor and two shelves collapsed in a stock room. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
November 30, 2018 - 10:36 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A city official says thousands of residents remain without electricity after a powerful earthquake shook parts of Alaska. Anchorage Municipal Manager Bill Falsey said Friday that progress was being made...
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An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after an earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tim Craig, owner of the south Anchorage store, said no one was injured but hundreds of items hit the floor and two shelves collapsed in a stock room. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
November 30, 2018 - 9:02 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 5 p.m. The operator of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline has restarted the system after a major earthquake shook Anchorage and the surrounding area. Alyeska (Al-ee-es-kuh) Pipeline Service Company said it shut down the...
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An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after an earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tim Craig, owner of the south Anchorage store, said no one was injured but hundreds of items hit the floor and two shelves collapsed in a stock room. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
November 30, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says it will take more than a week or two to repair roads damaged by the powerful earthquake. "This is much more significant than that," he told reporters Friday at a news conference...
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An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after an earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tim Craig, owner of the south Anchorage store, said no one was injured but hundreds of items hit the floor and two shelves collapsed in a stock room. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
November 30, 2018 - 8:26 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says it will take more than a week or two to repair roads damaged by the powerful earthquake. "This is much more significant than that," he told reporters Friday at a news conference...
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An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after an earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tim Craig, owner of the south Anchorage store, said no one was injured but hundreds of items hit the floor and two shelves collapsed in a stock room. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
November 30, 2018 - 7:10 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A state official says Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is open and operating at reduced capacity with delayed flights following back-to-back earthquakes. Alaska transportation and public...
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