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  • A scene of chaos as condo fire has people jumping from windows

    A scene of chaos as condo fire has people jumping from windows
    Nine people were injured -- two of them gravely – Tuesday morning after a fire in a condominium building in San Juan Capistrano that forced residents to jump out of windows. A woman in her 20s and a boy were in grave condition after they were...
  • 10 displaced, church damaged in separate Delray Beach fires

    10 displaced, church damaged in separate Delray Beach fires
    Investigators were trying to determine the cause of a duplex fire that displaced ten people. The fire was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m. Monday, according to Delray Beach Fire-Rescue. Arriving firefighters at the home in the 500 block of Northwest...
  • Fire Marshal: Fire that displaced 25-30 near UCF caused by a pot on a stove

    Fire Marshal: Fire that displaced 25-30 near UCF caused by a pot on a stove
    A neglected pot of grease is the cause behind a fire at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida Saturday night that left 25 to 30 people without a home, according to a state Fire Marshal spokeswoman. Orange County Fire Rescue crews...
  • Two dogs rescued, family of five displaced in Allentown fire

    Two dogs rescued, family of five displaced in Allentown fire
    Two dogs were rescued and five people displaced after a fire in a home on North Fourth Street in Allentown early Saturday afternoon. Capt. John Christopher said the fire started in the kitchen of 421 N. Fourth St.. Food cooking on the stove had been...
  • Fire rips through South Whitehall home

    Fire rips through South Whitehall home
    A fire ripped through a home on N. 26th Street in South Whitehall Township late Saturday afternoon. Anthony C. Tornetta, spokesman for the American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania, said they are working with a family of seven who lived at 1604 N. 26th St....
  • Malawi's vice president says at least 176 killed and 200,000 displaced in flooding

    Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the deluge in the southern African country, the vice president said Friday. Downriver in neighboring...
  • Howard County health digest

    Dance classes Presented by Vantage House, a retirement community, classes are held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has been shown to improve balance, gait and mood in those...
  • Peyton Manning is 2015 Bart Starr Award winner

    Peyton Manning is 2015 Bart Starr Award winner
    PHOENIX -- Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is the winner of the 2015 Bart Starr Award, given annually to a player who exemplified leadership and character on and off the field. Manning will receive the award at the Athletes In Action Super Bowl...
  • 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-...
  • Downtown blood drive part of Red Cross' 100th anniversary

     Downtown blood drive part of Red Cross' 100th anniversary
    The American Red Cross is marking its 100th anniversary in Chicago this year with a downtown blood drive. Donors are invited to give blood at Union Station throughout the day on Jan. 21, an effort officials say is geared to boost resources during the...
  • 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...