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  • Kenya university attack: At least 147 killed by Shabab gunmen

    Kenya university attack: At least 147 killed by Shabab gunmen
    At least 147 people were killed after the Somali militant group Shabab attacked a university in eastern Kenya, the country's Interior Ministry said as it announced that the fighting had ended. All four attackers had also been killed, the ministry said....
  • Blow torch caused fire at Lawrence apartment building

    Lawrence officials say an apartment building fire that displaced 31 residents began accidentally when the property owner was soldering pipes in a first-floor bathroom. The blaze began at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday and destroyed the three-story building on...
  • Deadly Los Angeles hotel fire investigated as suspicious

    The cause of a hotel fire that killed one person and injured 15 others, including some who jumped from a second story to escape, is considered suspicious, fire officials said Thursday. Arson investigators were looking into the early morning blaze that...
  • 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. •Essentials in babysitting. Learn to...
  • Suffolk two-alarm fire displaces two families

    Suffolk two-alarm fire displaces two families
    A two-alarm fire at a downtown Suffolk duplex unit displaced two families, officials said. Dispatchers were alerted to the blaze in the 100 block of Clay Street just before 4:45 p.m., where they found heavy smoke and flames showing from the second floor...
  • Chesapeake fire destroys home, displaces family of six

    A two-alarm fire that destroyed a Chesapeake home displaced a family of six, a fire department spokesman said. Just before 5:10 p.m., firefighters were called to the 3300 block of Daystone Arch, where they found heavy fire, said Chesapeake Fire...
  • Disney gives out $4.5 million in charitable grants to local community

    Disney gives out $4.5 million in charitable grants to local community
    Disney doesn't do anything without fanfare -- including giving away money. Earlier this week, it brought out the costumed characters and confetti to celebrate the distribution of $4.5 million in grants to local community groups. At the Dr. Phillips...
  • Mobile Home Heavily Damaged In East Hartford

    EAST HARTFORD — A mobile home was heavily damaged by a midday fire on Cheyenne Road at the Rivermead Mobile Home Park, fire officials said. A woman was home at the time of the fire but was able to escape safely, fire officials said. The call was...
  • Multiple people hospitalized after 2-alarm Reisterstown fire

    Multiple people hospitalized after 2-alarm Reisterstown fire
    Seven people were rescued, and four were hospitalized, after a two-alarm fire at a Reisterstown apartment complex Tuesday night, Baltimore County fire officials said. Firefighters were called to the The Preserve at Owings Crossing in the 100 block of...
  • Newport News apartment fire displaces nine

    A fire at a Newport News apartment building Wednesday afternoon displaced nine people, a spokesman said. About 1:20 p.m., firefighters were called to the 13300 block of Preakness Drive, where they received a report of an electrical problem in the...
  • Disaster relief volunteers being trained in W.Va.

    Disaster response organizations in West Virginia are preparing a new group of support staff. The West Virginia Disaster Corps program trains volunteers who can be called upon to handle individual cases, community cleanup and assessing building damage....