| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:28 PM
It's time to get cold to help Havre de Grace to keep from burning.
The third annual Susquehanna Hose Company Duck Dunk, a fundraising event with the look and feel of a Polar Bear Plunge, is planned for 8 to 10 a.m. this Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Havre de...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
California is officially in a drought. This is state's driest year on record, and the National Weather said this week that the dry conditions will persist or get worse through April — meaning the rainy season won't be rainy.
Gov. Jerry Brown...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:21 PM
If you’re not at least a little panicky, then you’re not paying attention. California is in a state of slow-moving emergency. The governor, Jerry Brown, made it official last week: Rainfall is pitiable, snowpack and reservoir levels...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Old Dominion guard Keenan Palmore scored a career-high 24 points as the Monarchs started quickly and never let up in a 69-51 rout of the Presbyterian Blue Hose on Thursday at the Constant Center.
The Monarchs (3-1) went ahead 11-0, led by 23 at...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Mazda’s web of spider problems is growing.
In one of the stranger recalls in recent memory, Mazda is again recalling some of its cars to fix a problem with spiders getting inside and wreaking havoc.
The latest recall involves 42,000 Mazda6...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:19 PM
There are coincidences and incidents of fortuitous timing, and there is the tale of George Krieger's house and William and Mary's firefighting foursome.
A random Friday morning round of golf among four Tribe athletes launched a series of implausible...
| 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....
| 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,...