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  • Fire leaves apartment uninhabitable in Boca

    A fire in the Oaks of Boca apartment complex on Wednesday left a family's home uninhabitable, according to a Boca Raton Fire Rescue press release. Fire fighters responded to the complex at 644 Northwest 13th Street at about 1:53 p.m. and found smoke...
  • FTC says T-Mobile ignored 'cramming,' made millions

    Wireless phone carrier T-Mobile for years ignored fraudulent charges being placed on its customers' phone bills and made hundreds of millions of dollars from them, the Federal Trade Commission alleged in a lawsuit Tuesday. But T-Mobile called the FTC...
  • Barry Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent Superstorm Sandy donations

    Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...
  • FTC accuses T-Mobile of fraudulent customer charges

    FTC accuses T-Mobile of fraudulent customer charges
    T-Mobile ignored fraudulent charges being placed on its customers phone bills for years and made hundreds of millions of dollars from it, the Federal Trade Commission alleged Tuesday. However, T-Mobile called the FTC suit "unfounded and without merit"...
  • On the Town: Red Cross sponsors annual tasting event; Local chapter of American Business Women's Assn. celebrates 51st anniversary

    On the Town: Red Cross sponsors annual tasting event; Local chapter of American Business Women's Assn. celebrates 51st anniversary
    "Fine Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting." How tempting. On a recent balmy, early evening at Glendale's Forest Lawn Museum, more than 100 guests decided to skip slaving over a hot stove and, instead, enjoyed being served a light repast fit for a king....
  • Water safety can save lives

    Water safety can save lives
    Laura Metro is one of the lucky ones. Her son, Clay, survived. But Metro will never forget the day Clay, then 3, was pulled out of a swimming pool, looking lifeless. Clay, now 6, was in a coma for two days before recovering from his fall into the...
  • Man burned, deputy injured in home fire in Deerfield Beach

    Man burned, deputy injured in home fire in Deerfield Beach
    A man was critically injured during a fire in Deerfield Beach that also injured a deputy, according to a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman. The fire broke out shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday in an apartment in the Tivoli Lakes development, just east...
  • Obama urges Central American parents not to send children to border

    Obama urges Central American parents not to send children to border
    Under fire from Republicans for failing to stem the recent flood of young immigrants, President Obama is delivering a message to Central American parents considering sending their children to the U.S. to escape violence and poverty at home: Don't risk it....
  • News-Press Editorial: City makes right move in leaving county communications program

    A countywide communications system that would serve as a vital public safety tool during times of regional disasters, long promised, has yet to be delivered. Millions of dollars have been poured into the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications...
  • Best lifeguard candidates can juggle risk and responsibility

    Best lifeguard candidates can juggle risk and responsibility After Chicago's seemingly endless winter, the weather is finally heating up, and thousands of local residents are heading to swimming pools and Lake Michigan to cool off. And as all those...
  • Dog rescued, 2 people displaced in Norfolk house fire, officials say

    Dog rescued, 2 people displaced in Norfolk house fire, officials say
    Two people were displaced from their home Wednesday night after a fire damaged the structure, officials said. A Red Cross disaster relief team provided food, clothing and lodging to the residents of the home in the 2300 block of Ballentine Boulevard,...