| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:31 PM
I'm walking from Camp David to the White House starting Friday — 100 miles in the July heat. I'm doing this to honor the 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire near Prescott, Ariz., on June 30. These men died particularly horrifying deaths...
| Feb 21, 2013
Yo! One of coolest things about working the Harrisburg beat is the realization that all aspects of Pennsylvania society comes together under the golden Dome. You see it when you walk past the offices of state representatives and senators who......
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:56 AM
South Florida drivers were paying a buck more for a gallon of gasoline in July than what they were paying a year ago, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
South Florida consumers were also paying 40 percent more in July than the U.S. city...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:36 AM
July saw the smallest yearly growth in the cost of living since 2010, with price declines in electricity and natural gas helping to offset the recent jump in gas prices, a federal agency reported Wednesday.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:48 PM
A large power plant with smokestacks up to 150 feet high has been proposed for a patch of Florida panther habitat south of Lake Okeechobee, setting up what is likely to be a bitter fight with environmentalists.
Eddie Garcia, a Palm Beach Gardens...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:45 AM
The 300-foot stacks of Florida Power & Light’s Riviera Beach power plant will be demolished Sunday morning to clear the way for a cleaner, natural-gas fired plant.
Dynamite charges at the base of the stacks will cause them to collapse on...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Some significant natural gas explosions in Allentown:
February 2007: Explosion and fire gut 1534 and 1536 Hottle Ave. in Bethlehem and render 1532 Hottle uninhabitable. At least nine people displaced. None injured.
December 2006: A natural gas explosion...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:42 PM
As Thursday dawned, the extent of the explosion and fire in central Allentown became starkly visible: half a block reduced to cinders by a catastrophe that killed five people, displaced scores from their homes and raised fears about the soundness of the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Authorities in unincorporated Kane County in Plato Township this evening were called to the scene of a minivan that crashed into a natural gas meter, requiring the evacuation of about six nearby homes.
None of the six people inside the 2001 Chevrolet...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:17 PM
A private construction crew sheared a gas line behind a home on Balboa Island on Tuesday, forcing firefighters to evacuate more than a dozen residents in the area, officials said.
About 3:17 p.m., a crew doing construction on a home in the 800 block of...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Electric wagons powered by heavy batteries quietly zipped through the streets of Baltimore, carrying beer, milk, fruit and other goods from wholesalers to shops and homes. Some delivery companies installed their own charging stations or used a downtown...