| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Five-year-old Zoe Edelman grabbed onto a fire hose Saturday and cranked the handle backward to let water blast from the nozzle.
She and a few dozen other children were getting a taste of what it would be like to become a firefighter when they grow up....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Prosecutors say a 15-year-old boy was handcuffed to a table saw and beaten for a week by his father and godfather after he stole money from one of the men.
At one point during the ordeal in the basement of an Albany Park business, the boy was forced to...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:02 PM
I found a shiny green bug in my yard, and I'm afraid it is the emerald ash borer that is killing ash trees in Maryland. What should I do about my ash tree?
The emerald ash borer beetle is rarely seen. It's about 1/2-inch long with a tapering silhouette....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The Fire Museum of Greater Chicago isn't a grandiose thing, looming over a park like the Field Museum or over Michigan Avenue like the Art Institute.
It sits in a long-retired, single-bay Chicago firehouse in the 5200 block of South Western Avenue, just...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:46 AM
As a long time resident of Harford County, I am proud of the beautiful parks and outdoor amenities that are available to the public. I enjoy hiking in the Rocks, biking with my children, play dates at Annie's Playground and running with my dog,...
| Mar 5, 2014
I'm guessing that if you call 911 to report a fire in Los Angeles, you probably wouldn't want me showing up with a hose and a helmet. But just in case I had an untapped aptitude for putting out blazes, I decided to try my hand at the sample test questions...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
A fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the attached garage of a house in the 200 block of Canvasback Drive in Havre de Grace Wednesday evening, according to fire officials.
The cause of the fire was attributed to a portable generator in the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I received two statement necklaces as gifts. Now I need to know how to wear them. What to pair them with? Casual and dressy looks? I love the sparkle.
— Debbie B.
Dear Debbie: I love the sparkle too! In fact, I love...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:36 AM
Just call this robbery a real hose job.
Akeem Rendell Arnold, 23, managed to steal over $14,000 from a Naples drug store using a water hose nozzle, which felt like something more sinister when pressed into the manager's back, cops said, reports WZVN ABC...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Brush fires broke out Wednesday in more than half a dozen spots in northern San Diego County and spread at a dangerous pace as hot, dry, erratic winds, backed by record temperatures, raked Southern California for a second day.
Elsewhere, crews battled...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:04 PM
The focal point in the battle to tame raging wildfires in San Diego County shifted late Wednesday to the San Marcos area, where hundreds of new mandatory evacuation orders were issued and firefighters were making a stand to protect hillside homes...