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  • Kenya mourns 148 dead in university attack by militants

    The 20-year-old student called home from the university besieged by Islamic militants and frantically told her father, "There are gunshots everywhere! Tell Mum to pray for me — I don't know if I will survive." The call by Elizabeth Namarome Musinai...
  • Allentown row house burns; family escapes

    Allentown row house burns; family escapes
    A child playing with a lighter Thursday morning sparked a fire that heavily damaged an Allentown rowhouse, according to fire officials. Fire Capt. John Christopher said the child was playing with the lighter in a rear, second-floor computer room with a...
  • If cross removed, what's next?

    It seems to me a lot of people have nothing to do and a lot of time on their hands. I think groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundation should mind their own business. As for the cross on Lehigh County's seal, I don't believe it's trying to...
  • Firefighter injured, 2 families displaced in duplex fire

    Firefighter injured, 2 families displaced in duplex fire
    A firefighter was injured and two families were displaced from their homes after a duplex caught fire Thursday afternoon in downtown Suffolk, officials said. Suffolk Fire & Rescue was called to the fire in the 100 block of Clay Street just before 4:45...
  • Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians

    Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians
    The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 148 people at a college in northeast Kenya while shouting "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said Friday. In the capital of...
  • Deadly Wilmington hotel fire deemed 'suspicious'

    Deadly Wilmington hotel fire deemed 'suspicious'
    A deadly fire that forced residents to leap out of windows as flames swept through a hotel early Thursday in Wilmington is considered suspicious, fire officials said. Arson investigators with the Los Angeles Fire Department were sifting through debris...
  • 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...