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  • 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...
  • 14-year-old twins killed in Florida home fire

    Fire officials and neighbors say they tried desperately to pull 14-year-old twin girls from their burning mobile home, but it was too late. The fire started as sisters Cassandra and Catherine Colon and their mother slept around 1 a.m. Friday morning....
  • Fire badly damages Phillipsburg row homes

    Fire badly damages Phillipsburg row homes
    Three Phillipsburg row homes were damaged Friday morning in a fire that started on the second floor of one of the homes, the town fire chief said. Fire Chief Richard A. Hay said the fire began about 5:20 a.m. at 106 Heckman St. The blaze caused major...
  • Man injured in Rhode Island house fire

    A man has been injured in an early morning house fire in Johnston. Fire Chief Tim McLaughlin tells WLNE-TV (http://bit.ly/1Kd8Kvb) that firefighters responded to the fire at about 5 a.m. on Saturday on Pine Lane. They found the man with second- and...
  • Woman rescued from Allentown home during garage fire

    Woman rescued from Allentown home during garage fire
    A 69-year-old woman was rescued from her Allentown home Saturday after a fire in her garage sent smoke into her kitchen, according to a city fire department spokesman. The woman, who was not identified, was lying on her floor and had suffered from smoke...
  • Victim of Waupun apartment fire identified

    Waupun (wah-PAHN') authorities say a fire that killed a man and displaced 17 other tenants started in that man's apartment. Police Chief Dale Heeringa says 54-year-old Todd M. Conn died in the fire Thursday night. A police officer spent the night in a...
  • House fire in Chicago suburb kills woman, injures daughter

    A fire at a home in the northwest Chicago suburb of Palatine has killed a 63-year-old woman and critically injured her daughter. Two neighbors were injured while trying to help before firefighters arrived and had to be hospitalized. Other neighbors tried...
  • Police: 1 dead in fire in Alexandria

    The Alexandria Fire Department says one person died in an apartment fire and another was hospitalized with serious burns. Authorities say the department is investigating the cause of the fire, which broke out early Saturday on the 4700 block of Kenmore...
  • Belt, Posey hit homers off Marquis as Giants beat Reds 10-2

    San Francisco's offense broke out while a Great American Ball Park smokestack burned. Quite a night all-around for the Giants. Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer, and Buster Posey added a two-run shot off Jason Marquis on Friday night, leading Giants...