3 children, man killed in fire at Maine home

ORRINGTON, Maine –  A fire at a rural wood home early Saturday killed a father and his three children, while the kids’ mother escaped and was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said. The victims were identified as Benjamin Johnson III, 30, and the couple’s children: two boys, 9-year-old …

 

 

 

 

Home safety tips for cold weather

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – As cold weather approaches the state this weekend, Albuquerque Fire Fighters say it’s a good time to remind homeowners to check on heating sources for their houses. Already this fall, there have been at least five instances this fall where homes have burned because of problems with people heating their homes. First, [...]

 

 

 

 

Clashing views on Pa. Senate hopeful’s mining past

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tom Smith, the candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania who made a small fortune in the coal mining business, ran mines that routinely performed poorly on a federal statistic that measured workers’ days lost because of on-the-job injuries, federal mining safety records show.His …

 

 

 

 

Town relives past violence with new homicides

By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The recent homicides of six people along the Tennessee-Alabama state line have brought back fear and bad memories of previous violent slayings near the quiet rural town of Fayetteville, …

 

 

 

 

56 dead in new ethnic violence in Myanmar

KYAUKTAW, Myanmar (AP) – At least 56 people were killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in the latest outbreak of ethnic violence in western Myanmar, a government official said Thursday. …

 

 

 

 

KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports -US Supreme Court upholds stay of …

By CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press STARKE, Fla. (AP) – Following a slew of conflicting court rulings, a federal appeals court Tuesday night blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight slayings that jolted …

 

 

 

 

Minnesota Fire marshal urges residents to take online safety challenge

Talk about it ST. PAUL — A Minnesota fire department has developed an online questionnaire designed to help people stop home fires before they start.The Home Safety Challenge was developed by the Spring Lake Park-Mounds View Fire Department and is available at www.mnhomesafetychallenge.org or at fire.state.mn.us.Jerry Rosendahl, the state fire marshal, encourages citizens to use [...]

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – What Jerry Sandusky can …

By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He’ll be able to work a 30-hour week to make a few dollars. He’ll …

 

 

 

 

New Safe-Home

CLAREMORE — Friends, associates and supporters of Safenet Services, Inc. in Claremore turned out en masse Thursday morning for the grand opening of the Donald W. Reynolds Family Safety Center in Claremore. “This (center) represents a group of people wanting to meet the needs of a certain segment of our population — one which doesn’t have [...]