| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far.
Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Scores of concerned Floridians from all parts of the state converged on Naples earlier this month to deliver samples of polluted water to Gov. Rick Scott's beachside mansion.
Their fear: An oil rush in Florida, especially in the Everglades, and the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:05 PM
SOUTH WINDSOR — An oil truck carrying 1,700 gallons of fuel rolled onto its side on Smith Street and leaked heating oil from its tank as well as engine oil, police said.
Firefighters and police responded to the crash, which was reported at 12:48 p....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Shortly after Bill Shaw Jr. stepped into a West Virginia gas station, his life was suddenly and irreversibly altered.
The union ironworker was working as a welder on an interstate highway bridge project in December 2004 and had stopped to have his...
| Sep 18, 2014
Firemen send water onto flames at Marathon Cartage Co., in Santa Fe Springs....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:05 PM
A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:44 PM
EMMITSBURG — Family after family took the solemn walk Sunday to receive an American flag and red rose, each pausing for a moment to feel the nation's gratitude for their loved ones, fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty.
Among the 107...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I read with great interest the editorial, "Fracking still worrisome" (Oct. 8). I live in Western Maryland and am very concerned. I don't understand why we're having this debate.
Fracking for natural gas in Western Maryland will not help America become...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:14 PM
In the days after a train carrying highly flammable oil to Yorktown plunged off its tracks in downtown Lynchburg, dumping 15 cars into the James River and sparking a fire so intense that emergency crews had to simply let it burn itself out, federal...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law bills requiring most health plans to cover a variety of contraceptive methods, banning forced or coerced sterilizations of inmates in California prisons and giving felons behind bars easier access to DNA...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Three people were treated at South Lake Hospital emergency room on Wednesday morning, following a multiple-car crash.
All of the injuries were non-life threatening, the Clermont Police Department reports.
It happened at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, when...