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  • Plantation condos evacuated when unit catches fire

    Plantation condos evacuated when unit catches fire
    Residents of the Plantation Pines condo complex were forced to evacuate Tuesday after a second-story unit went up in flames about 3 p.m. and spread to the balconies of two other units. No people were reported injured in the fire at 400 block of North...
  • Red Cross seeks blood donations

    The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to give blood in anticipation of summer. According to the Red Cross, blood donations tend to decrease during the summer due to vacations and school breaks. Donors of all blood types — especially those...
  • The Latest on severe weather: Dozens expected at shelter

    10:15 p.m. The American Red Cross says dozens of people have been spending the night at a shelter it set up in the small East Texas town where a deadly tornado hit. The Red Cross said that it expects about 30 to 40 people on Monday night at the...
  • The Latest on Nepal: Quake deaths also occur in India, Tibet

    7:15 p.m. (1330 GMT) Tuesday's quake in Nepal caused at least one death in neighboring Tibet. A landslide triggered by the quake killed one person and injured three, according to China's state broadcaster China Central Television. Two houses also...
  • Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, Killing At Least 4 And Toppling Damaged Buildings

    Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, Killing At Least 4 And Toppling Damaged Buildings
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A major earthquake hit a remote mountainous region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least four people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the country was ravaged by its worst quake in decades....
  • 5 killed, homes destroyed as tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas

    Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people, including a young couple who died trying to shield their daughter from the...
  • Host your own Red Cross blood drive -- and earn scholarship money

    The American Red Cross is encouraging young people, ages 16 to 24, to host a blood drive this summer, between June 1 and Aug. 31. Students who participate in the Leaders Save Lives program will be eligible for a drawing for a $2,500 scholarship; there...
  • Extra-alarm fire displaces several residents in Burnham

    Extra-alarm fire displaces several residents in Burnham
    Several residents were displaced after an extra-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning in the south suburban Burnham. The fire started in a three-story building around 3 a.m. in the 14500 block of South Muskegon Avenue, according to residents and...
  • 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. •Happiest baby on the block. Parents...
  • Lake County Star Almanac

    May 12, 1915 A simple method of making ironwork proof against rust is to heat it until it is almost red-hot, and then brush it over with linseed oil. This makes a varnish which, unlike ordinary paint or enamel, does not chip off. Thirty members of a...
  • Early-morning fire rips through New Jersey apartment complex

    An early-morning fire has displaced at least 20 residents from a New Jersey apartment complex. It broke out just after 2 a.m. Monday in East Windsor. WPVI-TV reports the American Red Cross has been asked to provide assistance to at least 20 residents...