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Heavy equipment being used to start clearing Highway 34 (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Badly Needed Flood Repairs Could Hit Major Snag

A ripple effect might be felt in Colorado if there’s a government shut down next week as road repairs could hit a major snag.

09/27/2013

Jackson Rocko Palmeri (credit: CBS)

Lyons Woman Goes Into Labor While Trapped In Flood

A Lyons mother who went into labor in the middle of the flood says it was a life and death race to escape for her and her baby.

09/24/2013

Weld County deputies keeping watch on neighborhoods (credit: CBS)

Looting Reports Expected To Rise As Flood Victims Return Home

As Colorado rebuilds from the floods some survivors are being victimized again — this time by thieves. Now there’s an army of agencies helping protect what little some people have left.

09/23/2013

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Airlifts Yield To Door-To-Door Searches In Colorado

Airlifts gave way to door-to-door searches Wednesday for victims injured and killed in the flood-scarred Colorado foothills, as authorities began ramping down emergency operations and beginning the “long and arduous” recovery phase.

09/18/2013

Flooding on the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Attention Turns To Damage Tallies As Airlifts Wane

The emergency airlifts of flood victims waned Tuesday, leaving rescue crews to systematically search the nooks and crannies of the northern Colorado foothills and transportation officials to gauge what it will take to rebuild the wasted landscape.

09/17/2013

National Guard operations in Boulder County on Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida)

Lyons Flooding Leaves National Guard Stranded

The Colorado National Guard says six Guard members and nine first responders are stranded in Lyons after they were trapped overnight by flooding.

09/16/2013

Dave Thrush sent in this photo of Platte River flooding on Sept. 13.

More Rain Hampers Flooding Rescue Efforts

The search for people stranded from the Rocky Mountain foothills to the plains of northeastern Colorado grew more difficult Sunday, with a new wave of rain threatening to hamper airlifts from the flooded areas still out of reach.

09/15/2013

Jamestown evacuees land at Boulder Municipal Airport (credit: CBS)

FEMA Arrives To Help Find Unaccounted For Jamestown Residents

Conditions were so bad in Jamestown the only way out for stranded residents was to be airlifted by military helicopters. The rescue involved almost 300 people.

09/14/2013

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National Guard Holds Emergency Training Drills

The Colorado National Guard took part in a large-scale training exercise across the metro area on Tuesday.

07/23/2013

A Chinook helicopter from Fort Carson (credit: CBS)

Colorado National Guard Helps With Security, Helicopters At Fires

More than 100 Colorado National Guard soldiers and pilots are helping with security and firefighting efforts at three wildfires in the state.

06/22/2013

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