| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:42 AM
Normally getting a report of a naked man taking a shower with a water hose next to the girl's locker room on a school campas at 1:00 a.m. on a weekend would raise much of an eyebrow.
But Key West High School was hosting band camp last weekend.
| May 11, 2013
It was a long winter. Shorter days, cooler weather and pavement potholes may have taken their toll on you — and an even bigger toll on your car. As flowers bloom and trees grow, it's a good time to give your car a spring cleaning and thorough...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A Glendale police helicopter on Thursday hauled away several hundred feet of the water hoses used last week to fight a 75-acre blaze in Glenoaks Canyon.
The hose lines were left behind on May 3 after more than 200 firefighters battled flames that swept...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:22 PM
There have been several letters published in the News-Press regarding the issue of leaf blowers and their negative effects. I agree with the several writers that the blowers are noisy and create unnecessary dust. Unfortunately, I personally have been...
| Oct 30, 2013
The frost is settling in, a signal that it's time to stow your shovels, trowels, rakes and other gardening hand tools. Spend a few minutes maintaining them now, and they should serve you well for many more growing seasons.
"We still have some rakes...
| Nov 3, 2013
Now that autumn has arrived, I'm looking for advice on how to clean the gutters on my house. When is the best time and what tools are needed?
It's the time of year when gutters fill with falling leaves. But it is an important task, both to protect the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Ahoy, it is National Fishing and Boating Week!
This week celebrates boating and fishing because they are the No. 1 outdoor recreational pursuits for families. Let's stop and think about that for a moment: Boating and fishing are No. 1 over any other...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:59 AM
An extra-alarm fire caused by a space heater broke out in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Monday night, according to authorities.
The fire started after 10 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue when a curtain next to a space heater caught fire,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Before Harford County entertains even a notion of levying a fire tax to support the local volunteer fire and ambulance service, the citizens need to have full access to the local fire company books.
During a recent meeting of a county government...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A neighbor of a Santa Ana group assisted living home where a fire killed two people Wednesday said he tried to retrieve a water hose to help douse the flames, but by the time he returned "it was too late."
Hugo Montes, who lives two houses down from the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:56 PM
A 71-year-old woman who cared for five mentally impaired adults in a Santa Ana group home scrambled to help them Wednesday morning after a smoke alarm warned her the house was on fire, fire officials said.
The caregiver of the four-bedroom group home at...