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  • Young martial arts students chop for charity

    Young martial arts students chop for charity
    A “break-a-thon” might sound like a dance contest you’d have heard about in the 1980s, but it was actually the combined focus of more than 100 young martial arts students and their determination to help those devastated by the 7.8...
  • Bristol Apartment Fire Injures 2, Displaces 15

    Bristol Apartment Fire Injures 2, Displaces 15
    BRISTOL — Two people were injured, including a firefighter, and 15 people were displaced from their homes in an early morning apartment fire on Meadow Street, according to fire officials. The fire was reported at 3:24 a.m. at 87 Meadow St. and that...
  • Ingleside fire seen more than 2 miles away

    Ingleside fire seen more than 2 miles away
    An Ingleside resident has been forced out of his home after a Thursday morning fire in an attached garage resulted heavy smoke and heat damage inside the house. The Lake Villa Fire Department received the emergency call around 9:25 a.m. from the 36000...
  • 1 person killed in Waupun apartment fire

    One person has died in an apartment fire in Waupun (wah-PAHN'). And a police officer is taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. A state fire marshal is expected to arrive in Waupun Friday to investigate the fatal fire. WLUK-TV (http://...
  • 3 displaced by Ellicott City fire

    3 displaced by Ellicott City fire
    Two adults and a child were evacuated when a fire burned their Ellicott City home Thursday morning, Howard County officials said. The blaze originated in the basement of the home in the 8300 block of Governor Grayson Way, where crews responded at...
  • Burundi: Not clear if coup succeeded or where is president

    Burundi's capital was quiet Wednesday night but it was not clear who was in charge after a tumultuous day in which thousands of people celebrated an attempted coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza. The military is divided between those supporting...
  • Volunteers help Amtrak crash survivors arriving in NYC

    Red Cross volunteers reached out to about 150 people who arrived at New York's Penn Station on special buses Wednesday — a day after the deadly Amtrak crash. Red Cross spokesman Michael de Vulpillieres told The Associated Press that many had...
  • Train's brakes were applied before crash, NTSB official says

    PHILADELPHIA Seven deaths were confirmed Wednesday and the toll was almost certain to go higher in the derailment of an Amtrak train that officials said was traveling 106 mph more than double the speed limit as it approached a sharp curve at Frankford...
  • Derailed train was speeding, officials say

    PHILADELPHIA Seven deaths were confirmed Wednesday and the toll was almost certain to go higher in the derailment of an Amtrak train that officials said was traveling at double the speed limit as it approached a curve at Frankford Junction in...
  • Celebrating success

    An event will recognize scholarship recipients who have overcome abuse and neglect to graduate college. HANDY's 10th annual "Scholars Breakfast" will take place May 21 at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six. The event will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with a coffee...
  • Fire reportedly destroys Ocoee home

    Fire reportedly destroys Ocoee home
    Seventeen firefighters worked nearly an hour to extinguish the fire that took an Ocoee couple's home Sunday, WFTV reports. According to an article on WFTV's website, Ocoee and Orange County fire departments responded to the home at Glenhaven Circle...