Housing Authority home in Fort Pierce catches fire; family of 10 displaced
Two adults and eight children lived in the two-story house
10 displaced, none hurt after Denison homes catch fire
Denison Fire Rescue officials said 10 people were displaced, but none were injured after two homes caught fire in separate incidents over the weekend.
20 Injured After Plane Catches Fire at O'Hare
Twenty people were hospitalized with minor injuries after an American Airlines plane caught fire at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this afternoon. Timothy Sampey of the Chicago Fire Department said the injuries were from the rapid evacuation down slides. The injuries consisted of minor...
[KH Explains] What caused BMW sedans to catch fire?
It started with smoke coming from the engine or an alert sign going off to advise the driver to add more coolant, according to owners of BMW vehicles that caught fire in motion in recent weeks. Sharing their experiences of watching their BMW vehicles burning on the road, some said via online communities that they at least had time to escape from the vehicles as it was not like the engine exploded.Since December 2017,...
PTC welcomes questions from displaced Virginia College students
Like many in the higher education community, officials at Piedmont Technical College (PTC) heard the news about Virginia College closing and expressed concern for the students who were impacted. Students
Pekin man gets 20 years for meth conspiracy
PEKIN — A Pekin man will serve a 20-year federal prison term for his role in a conspiracy to sell a powerful form of meth in Tazewell County and
Pekin home meth maker sentenced to 10 years
PEKIN — A Pekin man will serve a 10-year prison term for making and selling methamphetamine in his apartment.Brian Collier, 54, was sentenced
Watch what happens when a warehouse full of fireworks and oil catches fire
Firefighters in Gallup, New Mexico responded to a warehouse blaze that engulfed a nearby gas station in flames Wednesday. Despite the eye-popping explosions, no one was injured in the fire, according to officials.
Pekin vs Columbus Junction volleyball 10/4
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10 displaced by Monday’s fire
VIRGINIA — Ten people are permanently displaced after a fire destroyed an apartment building Monday in Virginia.
Tips on missing Pekin boy are becoming scarce
PEKIN — For more than two months after 13-year-old Robert Bee Jr. ran from a truant officer visiting his home, police investigated hundreds of tips
Tazewell Health Department, Pekin restaurants adjusting to new inspection rules
PEKIN — A year ago, the Tazewell County Health Department dropped the 100-point scoring system that had been used for more than 30 years in
Fire displaces 13 in City of Poughkeepsie
The Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross helped 13 people.
10 displaced after Bridgeport fire
BRIDGEPORT - Ten people were displaced after a kitchen fire broke out in a unit of a Church Street apartment complex Sunday morning According to Bridgeport Assistant Fire Chief Michael Caldaroni, firefighters were dispatched to the Crescenet Crossings complex, 160 Church St., at 10:49 a.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, crews found that a kitchen fire had occurred in one of the apartments and was extinguished by the…
Nick in the AM: Pekin bar customers' sizeable tip receives national attention
Good morning, troops. It's Monday, Oct. 28.And what better day of the week for an uplifting story?A couple of generous customers at a Pekin adult-beverage
Fire displaces 20 residents in Utica
Twenty people have been displaced from their home following an attic fire on Lansing Street in Utica Wednesday night. Officials said firefighters found smoke coming from the front attic window at 743 …
One person critical after house catches fire on Highland Road, officials say
Authorities say one person is in critical condition after a home on Highland Road caught fire Thursday morning.
Jackson man accused of assault at Silver Bluff Road home before it catches fire
Police are investigating a Silver Bluff Road incident where a man is accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman at her home prior to it catching fire.
'Hero' bus driver saves 56 students after bus catches fire, says 'the holy spirit' told her what...
A South Carolina bus driver saved dozens of students’ lives when her bus caught fire Tuesday.