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  • Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell

    Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell
    Four Schaumburg families were displaced from their homes Friday because of an early morning fire, while on a separate call, firefighters helped a woman who had just given birth in an apartment stairwell. Four units of a multifamily apartment complex in...
  • As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful

    As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful
    Protests unfolded in major cities across the nation Tuesday night as more than 2,000 National Guard troops and hundreds of police officers converged in the St. Louis area to guard against the vandalism, arson and looting that erupted in suburban...
  • Q&A: Bill Clerico, WePay founder and CEO, on the future of mobile payments

    PALO ALTO, Calif. Bill Clerico came up with the idea for online payment processor WePay when he was a 21-year-old graduate from Boston College. The concept looked so promising that he and WePay co-founder Rich Aberman moved to Silicon Valley, raised...
  • 44 arrests in Ferguson, but police see improvement Tuesday night

    44 arrests in Ferguson, but police see improvement Tuesday night
    Twenty-four hours after Ferguson, Mo., erupted in a spasm of violence and looting when a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer in the killing of an unarmed black man, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said Tuesday night's unrest was...
  • Fire in West Boca destroys homes of two families

    Fire in West Boca destroys homes of two families
    Two families were displaced after a town home caught fire in West Boca on Tuesday, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. No one was injured in the fire, which happened at 1 a.m. in the 11600 block of Timbers Way. Firefighters arrived to find flames...
  • Nine Displaced After Main Street Fire

    Nine Displaced After Main Street Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people were displaced after a fire Tuesday at a downtown building. No one was hurt and the six tenants who were home at 1077 Main St. escaped without injury, Fire Chief Dave Billings said. The building at Main and Eldridge...
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region. From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...
  • Give platelets on Thanksgiving Day and receive a pumpkin pie

    Give platelets on Thanksgiving Day and receive a pumpkin pie
       The American Red Cross has announced this offer to draw platelet donors on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. "Everyone who attempts to donate platelets on Thanksgiving Day, in the Appalachian and Mid-Atlantic Blood Services Regions will receive a free...
  • Foxwoods' New CEO Hopes To Diversify Revenue, Get People To Stay Longer

    Foxwoods' New CEO Hopes To Diversify Revenue, Get People To Stay Longer
    The new CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino says he is focused on diversifying revenue in a way that supplements gambling while trying to get people to stay longer. Felix Rappaport, CEO and president of the casino in southeastern Connecticut, said in an...
  • 61 displaced in downtown Suffolk apartment fire, repairs to take a week

    61 displaced in downtown Suffolk apartment fire, repairs to take a week
    UPDATE: November 24, 2014 8:19 PM: Electrical repairs to a Suffolk apartment building after a fire that displaced 61 people Sunday are expected to take a week, city officials said.  The property manager for Suffolk Towers told city officials that...
  • Dog dies, 3 families without a home after fire in Chesapeake

    Dog dies, 3 families without a home after fire in Chesapeake
    Three families were displaced and a dog died in a fire in Chesapeake Sunday night, officials said.  Firefighters were called to a three-story home in the 1100 block of Park Avenue at about 10:30 p.m., Chesapeake Fire Department Capt. Scott Saunders...