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  • 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...
  • Two-alarm fire in Delray displaces 17 people

    Two-alarm fire in Delray displaces 17 people
    Seventeen people were displaced from their apartments in the 2100 block of Catherine Drive after a two-alarm fire Sunday morning. The 13 adults and four children were not injured, Delray Beach Fire Rescue said. When firefighters arrived about 10:15 a....
  • Early Sunday fire guts Finksburg residence

    Early Sunday fire guts Finksburg residence
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office said the Red Cross is assisting a Finksburg family after an early morning fire Sunday caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to their home. The fire occurred at about 1:45 a.m. in the 1500 block of Dulany Road,...
  • Fire breaks out at Williams Township home

    Fire breaks out at Williams Township home
    Fire crews were called to a blaze early Friday at a home in Williams Township. The fire was reported around 2:45 a.m. at a home in the 200 block of Industrial Drive. According to Northampton County property records, the home is owned by Robert D....
  • Bethlehem Township homes evacuated after PPL truck falls into sinkhole over gas line; water main break is blamed

    Bethlehem Township homes evacuated after PPL truck falls into sinkhole over gas line; water main break is blamed
    A water main break Thursday night in Bethlehem Township opened up a cavernous sinkhole that swallowed two work trucks Friday morning and forced the evacuation of several nearby homes when officials feared a gas line might rupture and explode. While no...
  • Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea

    Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea
    Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday. "No doubt they thought it was something else," Youssouf Traoré,...
  • Red Cross fumbles severance pay for 150 former employees in PA, NY

    WATERTOWN, N.Y. - Tracey L. Slate of Copenhagen is among about 150 former American Red Cross employees across New York and Pennsylvania who've waited weeks without receiving severance pay after their jobs were recently slashed by the nonprofit. Slate,...
  • Bills-Jets game will not be held in snowy Buffalo

    Bills-Jets game will not be held in snowy Buffalo
    The game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets scheduled for Sunday in Orchard Park, N.Y., will be played Monday night in Detroit, the NFL announced Thursday night. The Buffalo area is dealing with a massive blizzard. "Public safety resources in...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    STEVEN M. FALOWSKI, neurosurgeon at St. Luke's Neurosurgical Associates, has been selected by the International Neuromodulation Society to participate in an expert panel, to develop peer-reviewed comprehensive expert guidance on the use of spinal cord...
  • Deal reportedly reached to free captured Colombian general

    Deal reportedly reached to free captured Colombian general
    Countries assisting peace talks between Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday night that an agreement had been reached to free a general whose capture jeopardized the negotiations. A joint statement from Cuba and Norway said the two...