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    Loved ones of a man who was fatally shot in Seattle’s autonomous zone plan to sue the City of Seattle, King County and Washington State arguing that local paramedics left him "to die," according to a recent report.  An attorney representing the estate of 19-year-old Lorenzo Anderson has filed a notice of claim regarding the...
    In a shocking turn of events, the New York Rangers have reportedly fired team president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton, sources told the New York Post on Wednesday.  Sources told the Post that owner and CEO James Dolan dismissed Davidson and Gorton and that assistant GM Chris Dury is believed to be the...
    SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (KABC) -- A man has been charged with setting on fire a historic Catholic church in San Gabriel last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday.The San Gabriel Mission was undergoing renovations to mark its 250th anniversary when a fire broke out July 11, engulfing the roof and front entrance of the church.Firefighters forced entry...
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Thick, black smoke billowed from a fire at an oil and facility in Weld County on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was located at Weld County Road 4 and Weld County Road 27. What caused the fire is being investigated. Brighton Fire Rescue crews responded to the fire. Weld County Road 27...
    A Connecticut firefighter’s recent comment about drug overdose victims has resigned following a backlash from the community after a video surfaced online. The news came on Wednesday, May 5 that Glastonbury Volunteer Firefighter James Stanley had resigned in a statement from Glastonbury Fire Chief Michael Thurz. “This past Sunday (May 1), and while on his...
    MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- A 91-year-old woman died in an early morning fire in the Bronx Wednesday that also left an 80-year-old man in critical condition.The three-alarm blaze broke out on the third floor of an apartment building in the 3200 block of Park Avenue just before 5 a.m.Video from the Citizen App showed flames...
    EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., sent a scathing letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday for trying to "silence" conservative views on his platform while allowing human smugglers and cartels to "openly" operate on the social media site. The Florida freshman, fresh off a visit to the southern border, accused Facebook and other social media companies...
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    SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK  — A giant sequoia has been found smoldering and smoking in an area of Sequoia National Park burned by one of the huge wildfires that scorched California last year, the National Park Service said Wednesday. The cause of the tree fire appears to be the 2020 Castle Fire, the service said in...
    REDWOOD CITY — A longtime Redwood City record store escaped major damage after catching fire overnight Wednesday, officials said. Just after 3 a.m., the fire department received calls of a fire at 1322 El Camino Real, said Deputy Fire Chief Greg DaCunha. For more than three decades, the storefront has been home to The Record...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A semi truck fire prompted both directions of Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park to close around noontime Wednesday. Traffic cameras show fire crews at the scene, near the intersection at 85th Avenue, dousing the truck with water. No information has been released as to what was inside the truck or...
    The University of San Diego (USD) has ended its investigation into a professor who criticized the Chinese government in a blog post. Campus free speech organization FIRE commented: “Although USD’s investigation into Smith should never have begun, FIRE applauds USD for ending the investigation and coming to the correct conclusion: Faculty cannot be punished for protected...
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    Fact-checking website PolitiFact only conducted 13 checks on Joe Biden in his first 100 days - compared to 52 for Donald Trump, a new study has revealed. PolitiFact, which insists it is non-partisan, carries out checks on statements made by or about politicians and scores them with its 'Truth-O-Meter.' Not only did it publish four...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Crews say they have extinguished a fire at a Pocket-area home on Wednesday morning. The scene was along the 6600 block of Riverside Boulevard. Sacramento Fire says firefighters found a bedroom fire on the second floor of a home. Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly. No injuries were reported. The...
    A WOMAN set on fire in a pub heater explosion is in "extreme pain" and lucky to be alive" as she revealed her devastating burn injuries. Ashleigh Charlesworth, 27, released pictures of the agonising damage to her fingers, which has also covered her face and chest. 10Ashleigh Charlesworth, a young nurse, faced a fight for...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck a fire hydrant in Albany Park Tuesday night. According to police, the vehicle struck the fire hydrant just before 11 p.m., causing damage and flooding in the 5000 block of North Monticello Avenue. The Chicago Fire Department reported the driver was no...
    MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- A woman has died, a man is in critical condition and another man is hospitalized after a multi-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Bronx early Wednesday morning.Fire broke out on the third floor of the building in the 3200 block of Park Avenue just before 5 a.m. and quickly...
    A WOMAN set on fire in a pub heater explosion was saved when someone threw a bottle of wine over her. April Charlesworth, who was celebrating her 28th birthday, was left seriously hurt when a portable heater sprayed ethanol over her and her cousin. 8April Charlesworth was celebrating her 28th birthday when the heater explodedCredit:...
    OAKLAND — Joining CalFire alongside other regional fire departments, Oakland Fire Department officials acknowledged the arrival of this year’s wildland fire season and planned to balance support to key agencies with trusted partners’ expertise. But those officials also made clear that residents’ keen eyes and careful behavior were needed more than ever, given unprecedented weather...
    One person injured and another died in a Bucks County fire early Wednesday morning. One person was trapped in the blaze that broke out at a home on the 700 block of Plum Street in Southampton around 4:45 a.m., CBS3 reports. A second victim was apparently injured but survived. No word yet on the cause.
    Eight people were hurt — three critically — when a massive blaze broke out in a Bronx apartment building early Wednesday, officials said. The fire began inside a second-floor apartment of the six-story building on Park Avenue near Teller Avenue in Melrose around 4:50 a.m., according to the FDNY. The fire inside a third floor...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for two men they say opened fire in the middle of the afternoon while riding a dirt bike in Brooklyn. It happened back on April 20 near Elder Street and Wilson Avenue in Bushwick. READ MORE: Nearly A Dozen People Injured After Fire At Bronx Apartment Building Police...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Card Sound Road has reopened as progress is made in battling a brush fire in southwest Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade firefighters and Florida Forest Service officers are using helicopters to dump massive buckets of water on the fire. As of Wednesday morning, the fire has burned 13,000 acres and was 80 percent contained.
    MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a multi-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Bronx early Wednesday morning.Fire broke out in the cockloft of the building in the 3200 block of Park Avenue just after 5 a.m. and quickly went to three alarms.Video from the Citizen app showed flames shooting through the roof.It took...
    Two people have been killed after a plane crashed into a home in Mississippi. Emergency crews rushed to the street in Hattiesburg at about 11.20pm on Tuesday. Police confirmed there were deaths in the accident but did not provide details of whether the casualties were in the aircraft or in the house.  The entire...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several people were hurt when a three-alarm fire broke out early Wednesday morning in the Bronx. The flames started around 5 a.m. on the second floor of a residential building on Park Avenue West in the Concourse section. READ MORE: Health Experts Warn U.S. May Never Reach Herd Immunity With COVID...
    SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. (CBS) – One person is dead and one injured following a house fire in Southampton, Bucks County. The flames broke out around 4:45 a.m. Wednesday at a home on 700 block of Plum Street. READ MORE: Philadelphia Police: Man Critically Injured After Shot In Face In Germantown Fire officials tell Eyewitness News,...
    MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a blaze at an apartment building in the Bronx.Fire broke out in the cockloft of the building in the 3200 block of Park Avenue just after 5 a.m. Wednesday and quickly went to 3 alarms.Video from the Citizen app showed flames shooting through the roof.Initial reports indicated at eight...
    AT LEAST 19 people have been killed after violent clashes erupted between protesters and cops as a week of unrest unfolded in Columbia. The United Nations have condemned scenes in major cities which have seen riot police rampage through streets and shoot at demonstrators. 4The UN has accused riots cops of shooting at demonstratorsCredit: AP...
    Helicopter footage over a fire in Los Angeles on Tuesday showed a man on a roof doing his best to tame the blaze armed only with a garden hose. Fox 11 reported that the fire broke out in South L.A. The fire was first reported as a dumpster fire, but it eventually grew and threatened nearby...
    HARRISBURG (AP) – Pennsylvania should immediately terminate the no-bid state contract of a company that performed COVID-19 contact tracing and exposed the private medical information of tens of thousands of residents, Republican state lawmakers said Monday. GOP leaders also called for state and federal probes into the Atlanta-based contractor’s mishandling of the data, and what...
    A Maryland woman has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly set her home on fire while another woman was inside before sitting in a lawn chair to watch it burn. Gail Metwally, 47, was caught on video dressed in a white tank top and sun hat while sitting with a book in her...
    We tried the popular Nugget couch—does it live up to the hype? Bryan Scott, Aaron Rodgers of Division III, ready to prove himself worthy of NFL © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Angelina Jolie returns in the new Netflix film Those Who Wish Me Dead, and although she's playing a much different character...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A fight broke out Tuesday night following a multi-car crash in the 5400 block of South Figueroa in South Los Angeles. It was not immediately clear how many vehicles were involved in the crash, but one was overturned in the street and another was overturned on the sidewalk where a...
    PolitiFact has reportedly insisted it has nonpartisan fact-checkers, but a recent study claimed that was not factual. A Media Research Center (MRC) study found that four years ago, PolitiFact gave 52 fact checks including a “Truth-O-Meter” ruling of former President Donald Trump his first 100 days, while in the same time period in 2021, it offered...
    GRAND LAKE, Colo. (CBS4) – The community of Grand Lake is only beginning to see the scope of work needed to be done after the East Troublesome Fire before the snow starts flying again. While emergency funding is available, the window to clean things in the mountain community is short. “There’s rebuilding… just having the...
    UPLAND (CBSLA) — Fire crews Tuesday battled a blaze at an apartment building in the 900 block of West 7th Street in Upland. According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, the blaze started at about 2:45 p.m. in the shared attic space of a two-story apartment building. READ MORE: LA County To Take Steps...
    VALLEJO (CBS SF/BCN) — A vegetation fire sparked Tuesday evening by a burning vehicle is spreading next to westbound I-80 at the American Canyon Road off-ramp in Vallejo, according to authorities. The California Highway Patrol issued a sig alert for two lanes closed on the freeway. READ MORE: COVID: San Francisco Business Leaders Brainstorm Ideas...
    (CNN)A dozen armed recruits crawl along a dusty pathway, the cicadas masking any sound of their approach towards their target, a small village in the jungles of Myanmar. The ambush scenario is fabricated but the threat they are training for is real: a military junta that seized power in a coup on February 1, and...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Investigators on Tuesday night were searching for the cause of a fire at a controversial apartment building in Englewood. Flames tore through the roof of the top-floor apartment of the building on Perry Avenue near Marquette Road. READ MORE: ATF Joins Investigation Into Rash Of Suspicious Fires In Gary The building was...
    GARY, Ind. (CBS) — Federal officials are now investigating a suspicious rash of fires in Gary, Indiana. The fires broke out at several abandoned structures hit by what firefighters believe was an arsonist overnight Saturday into Sunday. A city spokesperson said 15 to 18 structures were burned. READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot And Wounded In...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco on Tuesday asked for the public’s help finding both the suspect and victim in a weekend incident where a woman’s hair was set on fire on a Muni bus in the Tenderloin. According to police, on Sunday, May 2, at approximately 2:25 p.m., officers from the...
    DUNDALK, Md. (WJZ) — After a tragedy on a busy Dundalk road, families want answers about what happened. Police are investigating a double-fatal pedestrian crash involving an off-duty Baltimore County police officer, who is now no longer with the department and charged with DUI-related offenses. Handwritten notes, balloons, and candles were placed at the site...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — People traveling through Los Angeles International Airport can get food and beverages delivered directly to their gate at the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The program is an extension of the airport’s mobile platform that allows contactless ordering, payment and pickup at restaurants through LAXOrderNow.com. READ MORE: Frustrated SoCal Man Creates Computer...
    Stacey Abrams Is Rereleasing Her First 3 Romance Novels, Which Center Women of Color 10 Times Taking a Pay Cut Can Make You Richer The New York Mets have had their fair share of offensive struggles early on this season. Following Monday's 6-5 loss at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals, the Mets...
    REDWOOD CITY – Authorities on Tuesday announced an arrest in a recent arson fire at a Redwood City church. The blaze was reported at Rise City Church at 1305 Middlefield Road just before 9:30 p.m. on April 28, the Redwood City Police Department said in a news release. Officers arrived to find a planter box...
    (CNN)A man has been charged with setting on fire a historic Catholic church in Southern California last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday. The San Gabriel Mission was undergoing renovations to mark its 250th anniversary when a fire broke out July 11, engulfing the roof and front entrance of the church. Firefighters forced entry to tame the...
    REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — A woman was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an arson fire at a Redwood City church last week, authorities said Tuesday. Redwood City police said the arson happened April 28 at Rise City Church at 1305 Middlefield Road at about 9:30 p.m. Arriving officers found a planter box on fire,...