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  • Extra alarm fire hits Evanston home

    Extra alarm fire hits Evanston home
    Evanston firefighters called for extra assistance Friday to combat a fire in the attic of a house at 2814 Harrison St. There was no report of people in the structure and no injuries reported, officials on the scene said. Firefighters believe the...
  • Officials: Angry at eviction, tenant set NY fire that hurt 9

    A disgruntled tenant facing eviction set a fire in his home that spread to seven surrounding houses, injuring nine people and displacing dozens, authorities said Friday. Luis Lopez was as arrested on attempted murder, arson and other charges Friday,...
  • Notorious women of the automotive world

    Jean Jennings JeanKnowsCars.com What makes a woman crazy about an automobile? I can only speak for myself. I grew up in the country surrounded by a dairy farm and five brothers. To me, cars were freedom. When I was 14 years old, as an exchange student...
  • Annual Harley Davidson blood drive in York; memorial for Vince Miles

    Annual Harley Davidson blood drive in York; memorial for Vince Miles
    The American Red Cross is teaming up with Hampton Roads Harley Davidson for the 20th annual Harley Davidson blood drive. This year, the drive is held in memory of long-time Harley Davidson employee, Vince Miles who passed away in late 2014. Miles was...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Living with diabetes. Learn from an...
  • Vanuatu's cyclone survivors desperate for food, water

    Vanuatu's cyclone survivors desperate for food, water
    Relief groups struggled to get supplies to residents living in Vanuatu's cyclone-ravaged outer islands on Thursday, as survivors grew desperate for food and water five days after the fierce storm flattened villages across the South Pacific nation....
  • Mother and daughter climb out window to escape Elgin house fire

    Mother and daughter climb out window to escape Elgin house fire
    A 3-year-old alerted her mother to a fire in the family's Elgin home and the two were able to escape by climbing out a front bedroom window, authorities said. The home's front door had to be knocked down, however, because it was locked when the fire...
  • Mom says 3-year-old alerted her to house fire before escape

    A woman says she and her daughter escaped a house fire in suburban Chicago after being alerted to it by her 3-year-old. Fire officials say they responded to the blaze at a home in Elgin on Wednesday morning. Officials say the woman told them that she and...
  • Overnight fire displaces 52 in Norfolk

    The American Red Cross found temporary lodging for 52 people and supported another 152 after a fire Wednesday evening at Braywood Manor, 7000 Auburn Ave., in Norfolk.  Emergency personnel were called to the high-rise building just before 5:30 p.m....
  • Hartford Public High School Students Donate Blood

    Hartford Public High School Students Donate Blood
    HARTFORD — After giving blood for the first time, 17-year-old Sita Nyame sat on a floor mat Wednesday as her temporary handler followed protocol down to the second. "All right, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1," said Monique Bennett, a Nursing Academy junior who...
  • Windsor Locks edition community news

    Suffield resident signs National Letter of Intent SUFFIELD - Dan Leckie, a Suffield resident, signed a National Letter of Intent this past November to play Division I baseball for Lafayette College in Easton, Penn., in the Patriot League. Leckie plans on...