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  • Children Die In Fire While Mom At Hair Salon

    Children Die In Fire While Mom At Hair Salon
    The State Fire Marshal's Office says a mother will face negligent homicide charges after her two small children died in a house fire while she was getting her hair styled. Investigators say an arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for 21-year-old Ciarria...
  • Two displaced by early morning blaze in Hampton

    Two people and two dogs were displaced after an accidental cooking fire in the early hours of Saturday morning in the southern end of the City of Hampton. The Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 100 block of Clyde...
  • Air Force vet charged with attacking cop near burning home

    Air Force vet charged with attacking cop near burning home
    An Air Force veteran was ordered held on $300,000 bond after he allegedly hit a police officer Friday at the scene of his burning home that left his dog dead and three firefighters hospitalized, authorities said. Cook County Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr....
  • Coventry Fire Destroys House, Kills Pet

    Coventry Fire Destroys House, Kills Pet
    COVENTRY — Three people were displaced by a fire that destroyed their Buena Vista home Tuesday night, officials said. No one was injured, but at least one pet died. One cat died and a second is missing, said Fire Marshal Noel Waite. The cottage-...
  • Chief Marc Scrivener: A 'friendly face' leads the Willimantic Fire Department

    Chief Marc Scrivener: A 'friendly face' leads the Willimantic Fire Department
    "I strongly believe a fire chief should be very involved in the community he or she serves," said Willimantic Fire Chief Marc Scrivener. "I often tell people, I want to get to know you before you have a fire – so that a friendly face arrives when...
  • 2-year-old dead, three injured, in Reservoir Hill fire

    2-year-old dead, three injured, in Reservoir Hill fire
    A 2-year-old boy was killed in a one-alarm fire in Reservoir Hill Tuesday as workers from a nearby construction site rushed into the burning rowhouse and saved two of his siblings, fire officials said. The father of the children was at home and...
  • Defendant had wished murder victim 'would die,' DuPage prosecutor says

    Defendant had wished murder victim 'would die,' DuPage prosecutor says
    On his way out of a house party after he squabbled with his former girlfriend, Todd Mandoline allegedly told her and her guests, "I hope you all die," prosecutors said Tuesday as Mandoline's trial on first-degree murder charges began in DuPage County....
  • Police Official: Fatal Fire Doesn't Appear To Be A Crime

    Police Official: Fatal Fire Doesn't Appear To Be A Crime
    BRISTOL — An intense fire that killed a man and destroyed his condominium Monday does not appear to have been the result of a crime, police said Tuesday. "It does not appear to be suspicious," Lt. Richard Guerrera said. The resident, who...
  • Firefights Respond To Coventry Fire

    COVENTRY — Firefighters were on the scene of a fire at a home on Buena Vista Road Tuesday night, officials said. The fire was reported at 261 Buena Vista Road, fire official said about 6:30 p.m. Mutual assistance was being called. Tolland and...
  • $5 Million Settlement Reached In Stamford Christmas Fire

    $5 Million Settlement Reached In Stamford Christmas Fire
    HARTFORD — A contractor who accidentally caused a fire at a Stamford home that killed three girls and two of their grandparents on Christmas morning in 2011 has agreed to settle part of a wrongful death lawsuit by paying the children's father $5...
  • Walls come down on Norridge home involved in fire

    The walls of a Norridge home have come down. The first floor of the two-story home at 7911 Gunnison St. was engulfed in flames when Norwood Park firefighters arrived around 5 a.m. Jan 7. By the time firefighters rescued the eight occupants and...