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  • 4 dead, 5 missing after plane crashes at Wichita airport

    WICHITA, Kan. A twin-engine aircraft crashed on top of a building at Mid-Continent Airport just after take-off Thursday morning, killing at least four people and injuring at least five others, authorities said. The plane struck the top of a...
  • Child Playing With Lighter Sparks Windsor House Fire

    Child Playing With Lighter Sparks Windsor House Fire
    WINDSOR — A child playing with a cigarette lighter heavily damaged at a home at 62 Seymour St. Thursday morning, the town's fire inspector said. The fire was reported about 7 a.m. and first arriving Windsor firefighters reported smoke coming...
  • 4 dead may be the 4 counted as missing after Wichita plane crash

    WICHITA, Kan. The four people that authorities thought were missing since a twin-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning on top of a building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport apparently are the same four who were confirmed dead earlier in the day,...
  • Suffolk business damaged in fire

    Suffolk business damaged in fire
    A business in downtown Suffolk was damaged in a fire Thursday morning, a city spokeswoman said.  Firefighters were called to Uptown Variety, at 420 Carolina Road, just before 2 a.m., City of Suffolk spokeswoman Diana L. Klink said in a news release....
  • Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized

    Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized
    A 23-year-old man was shot by a deputy Wednesday after he opened fire from a home in Lawndale, prompting a neighborhood lockdown as authorities rushed to evacuate nearby residents. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said Travis Herr...
  • Cat rescued in Hinsdale house fire

    Cat rescued in Hinsdale house fire
    A fire that tore through the rear of a house Wednesday morning in Hinsdale caused about $50,000 in damage. The fire department responded at about 4 a.m. to a call from a resident of 425 Bodin St. who reported that her house was on fire, according to a...
  • Breathing Apparatus A Focus Of Probe Into Firefighter's Death

    Breathing Apparatus A Focus Of Probe Into Firefighter's Death
    HARTFORD — Investigators working to determine how Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in a house fire last month have turned some of their attention to his breathing apparatus, examining whether it was working properly and whether his air tank...
  • Batavia fire injures firefighter, displaces family

    Batavia fire injures firefighter, displaces family
    Improperly discarded smoking materials are most likely the cause of an apartment building fire Monday that injured a firefighter and displaced a family, Batavia officials said. "Right now we're pretty confident it was smoking materials left on the third...
  • North Whitehall man injured as mobile home burns

    North Whitehall man injured as mobile home burns
    A North Whitehall Township man was injured seriously early Tuesday when his mobile home caught fire and he ran back inside for some of his things, authorities said. The resident of the 3440 Wolf Pack Drive mobile home suffered smoke inhalation and...
  • Woman, 60, rescued from burning home in Gresham

    Woman, 60, rescued from burning home in Gresham
    A 60-year-old woman was hospitalized early Tuesday after she was rescued from a fire on the South Side. Firefighters responded to the fire at a two-story frame house in the 8100 block of South Vincennes Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood around 4:15 a....
  • Resident, dog evacuate safely in Hampton house fire

    Resident, dog evacuate safely in Hampton house fire
    A resident and a dog got out safely Tuesday morning after the kitchen in a Hampton home caught on fire, an official said. Crews were called to the home in the first block of Lehman Court at about 11:45 a.m., Hampton Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Wendall...