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American Red Cross

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  • National Guard, state teams help battered Cumberland Plateau

    Residents of Tennessee struggled to recover from one of the worst winter storms in memory, as schools remained closed in many counties, thousands were still without power Monday and state officials scrambled to make funding available for repairs. A least...
  • Alexandria police host emergency simulation at movie theater

    The Alexandria police department is organizing an emergency simulation at a movie theater this week to train officers on handling an active violence scenario. Police say the training simulation will be conducted early Wednesday morning at Regal Potomac...
  • Gene Stilp, 'master of political theater,' takes a bow

    Gene Stilp, 'master of political theater,' takes a bow
    — The Marcellus Shale Coalition had spent months and thousands of dollars on a rally and parade against drilling taxes. It chartered buses. It rented Harrisburg's minor league baseball stadium. It handed out free "Pennsylvania Jobs, Pennsylvania...
  • Round Lake Beach blood drive honors lives saved, lost

    Round Lake Beach blood drive honors lives saved, lost
    The American Red Cross collected 35 pints of blood Friday, Feb. 20, during the Round Lake Beach Police Department's first community blood drive. Round Lake Beach Police Officer Marcian-Bogdan Butur, who organized the effort in honor of his father who...
  • Myanmar rebels deny attack on Red Cross-protected refugees

    Kokang ethnic rebels battling Myanmar forces in the country's north denied several government accusations Sunday, including that they attacked a Red Cross-flagged truck that was carrying refugees fleeing fighting in the area. Kokang spokesman Htun Myat...
  • Winter storm drops up to 10 inches of snow in Colorado

    Heavy snow up to three inches an hour fell across parts of Colorado's Front Range on Saturday as people faced another blast of winter weather that could bring two feet or more to some areas by the beginning of next week. The latest snow started in...
  • Fire investigators say cigarette ignited blaze at Del. home

    Delaware fire investigators say a cigarette was to blame for a fire that has displaced a family in Middletown. The fire was reported just before midnight Friday night. State fire officials said Saturday that investigators determined the fire started...
  • Fire displaces 6 in Germantown after electrical malfunction

    Four adults and two children have been displaced after a fire destroyed a home in a Germantown trailer park. Montgomery County fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says the first spread under the floor of the home due to an electrical malfunction....
  • 2 kids, ages 1 and 6, dead in New Jersey house fire

    Two young siblings ages 1 and 6 were killed in an overnight house fire in New Jersey, officials said Saturday. The children were found inside the home in Orange after the blaze broke out Friday night, the Essex County prosecutor's office said. Seven...
  • 13 pets rescued from apartment fire in Orange County

    13 pets rescued from apartment fire in Orange County
    Orange County Fire Rescue saved 13 pets from an apartment fire on Friday night, according to a spokeswoman. The fire happened around 8 p.m. at La Aloma apartments near Aloma Avenue and Semoran Boulevard, said spokeswoman Kat Kennedy. There was heavy...
  • William M. Hall

    William M. Hall
    Dr. William M. "Billy" Hall, a gynecologist and obstetrician who was the first African-American to head the staff of the old Lutheran Hospital, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 18 at his Columbus, Ohio, home The former Ashburton resident was 88....