David Schaper

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In California, Many Wonder Why There Were No Mass Evacuation Alerts For Wildfires

Monday, October 16, 2017

Firefighters in California made good progress over the weekend trying to corral several fires as winds calmed. But questions still persist over the warnings given to residents beforehand.


Firefighters Gain Ground On Wildfires Raging Across California

Monday, October 16, 2017

Firefighters say they are finally getting the upper hand in the battle against at least 15 wildfires that have been raging for more than a week across wine country and other parts of the state.


Firefighters Make Progress In Calif. Wildfires As Death Toll Climbs

Saturday, October 14, 2017

The wildfires spreading throughout northern California are the deadliest and most destructive series of fires in the state's history. More than 200 people remain missing.


9 Months Into Presidency, Trump Still Hasn't Offered Infrastructure Plan

Monday, October 09, 2017

President Trump hasn't released a plan to spend the promised $1 trillion rebuilding infrastructure. Amid bipartisan support for infrastructure spending, there are new questions about how to fund it.


No Electricity Limits Flights And Relief Supplies Going To Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Very limited flights are returning to Puerto Rico as the FAA tries to restore air traffic control and radar. The challenges are steep and the frustration is mounting.


St. Louis On Edge As Protesters Expected To Gather Again

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Since last Friday, when a judge acquitted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist demonstrators have gathered in St. Louis to protest police tactics.


Houston's Tight Rental Market Makes It Tough For Low-Income Hurricane Victims

Monday, September 18, 2017

Even before Harvey, Houston had an affordable housing crisis. Prices are rising for apartments that weren't damaged, forcing some to stay in flood-damaged apartments, while others face eviction.


Air Pollution From Industry Plagues Houston In Harvey's Wake

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Flooding in Houston and utility outages led to belches of fumes from refineries and other industrial sites. Residents of a region already struggling with air pollution wonder: Is it safe to breathe?


Why Hurricane Irma's Winds Are An Extreme Worry For Florida

Friday, September 08, 2017

"The wind is going to try to pull the roof ... vertically up and away from the ground," says one civil engineering professor. Experts are also concerned about how Florida's dams and levees will fare.


NTSB: Air Canada Jet Came Much Closer To Landing On Other Planes Than Thought

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Investigators say the airliner trying to land in San Francisco could have caused a horrible disaster. Its pilots thought a taxiway with four planes waiting to take off was their assigned landing site.


10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

There have been some improvements, but there are still tens of thousands of bridges nationwide that need to be fixed or replaced. Federal funding for such needs has remained flat.


U.S. Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The United States has lifted its ban on large electronics in the cabins of airlines that it announced in March. The ban originally affected 10 airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers that had flights to the U.S.


Federal Officials Investigating Near Collision At San Francisco Airport

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Federal investigators are looking into an incident at San Francisco's airport when two planes came within a couple hundred feet of hitting each other.


Low Gas Prices Lead Millions Of People To Plan Summer Travel

Friday, June 30, 2017

Gas prices are the lowest for summer in more than decade, and that's leading millions of people to plan to load up the kids in the minivan or SUV and hit the road this summer.


White House Tightens Airport Security Requirements For Foreign Flights

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Trump administration announced enhanced security requirements for foreign flights entering the U.S. Passengers and their belongings will undergo more thorough screening at foreign airports.


From Drug Overdose To Fires, Council Says Preventable Deaths At An All-Time High

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

States aren't doing enough to protect its residents from "events we know how to prevent," says the National Safety Council.


Protesters Take To The Streets After Not-Guilty Verdict In Philando Castile Case

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The not-guilty verdict in the 2016 police shooting death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop sparked protests in St. Paul, Minn. Friday night, but none turned violent.


Minnesota City To Dismiss Officer Acquitted In Shooting Of Philando Castile

Friday, June 16, 2017

The city of St. Anthony released a statement on Friday that police officer Jeronimo Yanez will be dismissed after he was acquitted in the shooting death of a black driver nearly a year ago.


The Cosby And Yanez Juries Appear Deadlocked. Now What?

Friday, June 16, 2017

With two high-profile cases seemingly teetering on the brink of hung juries this week, you might think it happens quite often. But hung juries are actually relatively rare.


Trump Talks Up Infrastructure Plan In Cincinnati

Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump is trying to shift attention to his infrastructure plan, taking his pitch for more private investment in critical transportation assets to Cincinnati.