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  • Ten pets perish, residents displaced in North Lauderdale fire

    Ten pets perish, residents displaced in North Lauderdale fire
    A couple loaded a minivan Monday with bags of clothing and a baby stroller, belongings salvaged after a fire destroyed a house in North Lauderdale. "That was our room," said Sheila Danson, who with her partner looked through an open space that once...
  • Officials use simulation to warn of dangers of drunken driving

    Officials use simulation to warn of dangers of drunken driving
    Loud screams echoed off the pavement of the Lake Zurich High School parking lot as local police and fire officials responded to what looked to be an alcohol-induced T-bone crash that left two dead and others seriously injured. At least, that's how it...
  • 1 person killed in Waupun apartment fire

    One person has died in an apartment fire in Waupun (wah-PAHN'). And a police officer is taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. A state fire marshal is expected to arrive in Waupun Friday to investigate the fatal fire. WLUK-TV (http://...
  • Man dead following fire in Jacksonville mobile home

    A man is dead following a fatal mobile home fire in Jacksonville. Fire officials say firefighters found the man after being called to the scene early Monday. The fire is being investigated by the state fire marshal's office. The name of the victim...
  • Convicted murderer hopes latest fire science proves innocence

    Convicted murderer hopes latest fire science proves innocence
    At the time 14-year-old Adam Gray was arrested for setting a fire that killed two people, the evidence that the fire had been intentionally set seemed unassailable. After all, fire investigators testified that the March 1993 blaze at a Brighton Park...
  • 4 families displaced in Cumberland building fire

    A three-alarm fire at a Cumberland apartment building quickly spread through the top floors and to the outside deck, but no residents were injured. Authorities said Sunday all nine residents of the 6-unit home made it out safely, including two cats....
  • Family of boy, 4, injured in suspicious Albany Park fire: 'He's a fighter'

    Family of boy, 4, injured in suspicious Albany Park fire: 'He's a fighter'
    A 4-year-old boy was critically injured in an Albany Park fire early Sunday that is being investigated as a possible arson, according to family and officials. Tyler Roe, 4, was initially taken to Swedish Covenant Medical Center with second-degree...
  • Firefighters: 1 woman killed in apartment fire in Oxon Hill

    Prince George's County officials say one woman is dead after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Oxon Hill. Firefighters were called to the building about 5 a.m. Sunday for reports of smoke in a hallway. Fire officials say the firefighters...
  • Firefighters battle Ridge Avenue blaze

    Firefighters battle Ridge Avenue blaze
    Allentown firefighters quickly extinguished a fire behind a home in the 600 block of Ridge Avenue on Saturday evening before it could spread to the house. Firefighters initially responded to reports that people may have been trapped in the three-story...
  • Woman killed, disabled daughter injured in Palatine house fire

    Woman killed, disabled daughter injured in Palatine house fire
    A 63-year-old woman was killed and her daughter was hospitalized following a fire Friday night in their home in northwest suburban Palatine. Lois Demos, 63, was pronounced dead at 9:08 p.m. at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights...
  • MLB quotes: What was said in the league this week

    MLB quotes: What was said in the league this week
    Quotes from around the major leagues this week: "That's what did it. I shaved." — Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers pitcher, jokingly explaining that he shaved his beard to try to change his misfortune. Kershaw won his 100th career game Friday, his first...