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  • Emergency preparation in Davie

    Emergency preparation in Davie
    Davie recently partnered with the local Red Cross chapter for a fire preparedness initiative at the Everglades Lakes mobile home community. They joined with other volunteers going door to door sharing tips, handing out educational materials, providing...
  • Lifesavers spotlighted

    Lifesavers spotlighted
    A swarm of officers and first responders were on the scene in Davie. They weren't there for an emergency, but rather to welcome residents to the town's annual Police and Fire Expo at its public safety complex. The Davie police and fire rescue...
  • Faulty heater cited as cause of Sunrise fire that displaced family, guests

    Faulty heater cited as cause of Sunrise fire that displaced family, guests
    A malfunctioning heater is thought to have caused a fire Thursday that left a home uninhabitable, displacing a family of three and their guests from out of town. There were no injuries in the fire at 12714 NW 13th St., which was called in to Sunrise...
  • 30 residents displaced after southwest Ohio apartment fire

    At least 30 residents have been displaced after a fire destroyed part of a southwest Ohio apartment complex. Fire officials say no residents or firefighters were hurt in the fire that broke out in Colerain Township Wednesday afternoon. Officials say...
  • Art, historic papers among items lost in Wilmette Woman's Club fire

    Art, historic papers among items lost in Wilmette Woman's Club fire
    The origin of the fire that caused extensive damage to the Woman's Club of Wilmette remained under investigation Wednesday as members of the club lamented what's been presumed lost or damaged, including artwork and historic documents. While the...
  • Md. woman delivers babies at 56, but dies days later

    Md. woman delivers babies at 56, but dies days later
    Lisa Swinton McLaughlin was an overachiever: a trained lawyer and doctor and a high-ranking American Red Cross executive who traveled the country educating people about sickle cell disease. Yet for all of her success, what she wanted most in life eluded...
  • Myanmar gov't says 3 more groups involved in north fighting

    Myanmar's government on Wednesday accused three more ethnic rebel groups of being involved in armed clashes in northeastern Shan state, where a week of fighting against Kokang rebels has left dozens of soldiers dead and sent tens of thousands of...
  • Ebola cases prompt mini-quarantine in Sierra Leone capital

    Sierra Leone imposed a quarantine in a fishing district of the capital city, Freetown, after at least five new Ebola cases were confirmed there, an official said Saturday. The measure, imposed Friday, affects the coastal district of Aberdeen, which...
  • Following icy precipitation, Carolinas brace for epic cold

    Across the Carolinas, a lingering cold snap has affected just about everyone: Schools closed, people worried about trees falling and pipes bursting, and shelters took in more homeless people. Now, they are bracing for more days of even colder weather,...
  • Myanmar puts army in charge in troubled Kokang region

    Myanmar granted its military unprecedented powers to deal with fighting between ethnic minority rebels and government troops in the Kokang region, after week-long clashes left dozens of soldiers dead and sent tens of thousands of refugees fleeing to...
  • No pipe bombs found in Rosemead apartment fire

    No pipe bombs found in Rosemead apartment fire
    Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire Tuesday that destroyed three apartments at a multi-unit complex in Rosemead, authorities said. Witnesses reported hearing an explosion about 4 p.m. before the blaze erupted in the 4200 block of...