Sioux City Flood Station News
Report: Foster kids sent to Clarinda, Iowa, were abused in facility run 'like a correctional institution'
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state foster youths sent to an Iowa facility were allegedly physically abused and kept largely segregated from the outside world, a possible violation of state and federal laws and their constitutional rights, according to a report released Wednesday. The report by the nonprofit Disability Rights Washington details living conditions of foster kids sent by Washington state to the for-profit Clarinda Academy. Located in the town of Clarinda, Iowa, the facility houses about 200 children between the ages of 12 and 18, according to the report. … More
North Central U.S. Weather Reports
Weather News - October 17, 2018, 12:23:46 PM EDT
Cloud-free conditions will allow much of the United States to see this weekend’s Orionid meteor shower, the first major shower of the fall.
Weather News - October 17, 2018, 1:18:32 AM EDT
A clash of unusually cold air for October and lingering tropical moisture will heighten the threat of heavy rain and the likelihood of flooding over the south-central United States, focused on Texas into late week.
Weather News - October 15, 2018, 9:13:58 AM EDT
A snowstorm swept across the Rockies and High Plains this weekend, bringing picturesque wintry scenes, but also travel disruptions.
Snowstorm to create hazardous travel, threaten power outages in Rockies, High Plains through Sunday Night
Weather News - October 14, 2018, 10:06:26 PM EDT
Heavy snowfall will spread southward over the Rockies and High Plains into early Monday morning.