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US Appalachian Highland Thrust and Lower Atlantic Seaboard: Strong Flood Warning

A complex weather pattern promises to deliver more heavy rainfall to the east coast that is already dealing with flooding. Rainfall totals topped 11 inches in VA. A historic Covered Bridge in Woodwine, VA was completely washed away by the girth of force-full accumulated water flows. Hurricane Joaquin is also heading North and…
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Keeping Boston Safe: BPD and Boston University Team Up

Keeping Boston Safe: BPD and Boston University Team Up to Create Video Examining the Dangers of Indecent Assault September 12, 2015 Keeping Boston Safe: Members of the BPD's Sexual Assault Unit and a group of graduate students from Boston University recently got together to create a video designed to educate…
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Katie Brown embraces humanitarian role in Nepal

Boston, MA: via northeastern; Katie Brown was in her third-​​floor apart­ment in Kath­mandu when a earth­quake struck Nepal in April, killing more than 9,000 people and causing some $10 bil­lion in damage. Upon seeing her kitchen col­lapse and her win­dows shatter, she dropped to the floor and crawled into her bath­room to…
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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, 1800+ Dead, Many Still Missing, Recovery Continues

NEW ORLEANS –  The catastrophic flooding of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward now has a commemorative marker at the site where a floodwall protecting the neighborhood collapsed, unleashing a wall of water 10 years ago during Hurricane Katrina. Share More: 
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Big Bully Boston Baseball Fans Beat and Urinate on Helpless Homeless Man

Boston, MA. August 22, 2015: Scott and Steve Leader were arrested early Wednesday on charges they beat a 58-year-old Hispanic man while he slept near a Boston train station. Police and the Suffolk County district attorney's office said the two brothers came across the victim while heading home from a professional Boston baseball game…
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Extreme Storms

Atmospheric scientist tracks climate change’s effects on extreme storms. Several winters back, while shoveling out his driveway after a particularly heavy snowstorm, Paul O’Gorman couldn’t help but wonder: How is climate change affecting the Boston region’s biggest snow events? The question wasn’t an idle one for O’Gorman: For the past…
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