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  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?

     
    Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?...
  • U.S. helicopter raid frees two aid workers from Somali pirates

     
    U.S. Navy Seals in dramatic hostage rescue in Somalia: In a dramatic overnight rescue, U.S. military helicopters with Navy Seals swooped into Somalia and safely rescued two Western aid workers....
  • Angelo Dundee's son discusses life, death of Muhammad Ali's trainer

     
    Angelo Dundee's son discusses life, death of Muhammad Ali's trainer...
  • Not all donations go directly to gas blast victims

    Not all donations go directly to gas blast victims
    In the chaos surrounding last week's deadly Allentown explosion, Lehigh Valley residents who were hoping to aid the victims were directed by city officials to send their donations to the American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley. But if you want...
  • Watchdogging the charity watchdogs

    Watchdogging the charity watchdogs
    In the swirl of the holiday season, consumers can find themselves flooded with pitch letters, phone calls, food drive appeals and donation boxes for what appear to be legitimate charities. The decision to donate is often made quickly, for emotional...
  • Several families displaced following Park Jefferson fire

    Several families displaced following Park Jefferson fire
    SOUTH BEND — Darren McNair awoke this morning to a telephone call from a cousin telling him his Park Jefferson apartment building was on fire. McNair, 22, and a friend, Lindsey Johnson, 18, quickly fled the building with just the clothes on their...
  • Woman critically injured in Schaumburg apartment fire

    Woman critically injured in Schaumburg apartment fire
    An 85-year-old woman was critically injured when fire engulfed her apartment in a 7-story building in Schaumburg early Saturday morning. Fire officials were alerted to the fire about 6 a.m. and found fire in an apartment on the fourth floor at 1234...
  • Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia

    Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia
    Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website. The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
  • Red Cross In Desperate Need of Blood

    Red Cross In Desperate Need of Blood
    Before, during and immediately after the holiday season, the American Red Cross experiences a significant decline in donor turnout at local blood drives and donor centers. This reduction in collections has put several blood types at critical or...
  • UPDATED: American Red Cross faces big fine for blood safety violations

    UPDATED: American Red Cross faces big fine for blood safety violations
    The American Red Cross is facing a big fine for violating blood safety rules.  Some of those problems happened here in Roanoke.   This month the Food and Drug Administration slapped the Red Cross with a $9.6 million dollar fine according to a letter...