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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that raced through a block of row homes in Philadelphia, killing three 4-year-olds and a baby. Investigators planned to return to the scene Sunday, a day after the fire engulfed at least 10 homes. Among...
HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — An American flag stolen from the family of a firefighter killed on Sept. 11 has been returned with a note that says: "I am so sorry, I had no idea." NBC New York ( http://nbcnews.to/1mX5kMh ) reports that the flag was returned Thursday. It has...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York is mourning the death of a lieutenant who became trapped while looking for victims in a public-housing high-rise blaze, the first to die in the line of duty in more than two years. Lt. Gordon Ambelas died Saturday after suffering...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for graduates. Education researchers and academic...
DENVER (AP) — A man shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers Saturday night as they tried to check on his well-being, authorities said. The injured female and male officers returned fire, wounding the gunman, and he was arrested following the shooting in Lakewood, a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A blaze broke out on an upper floor of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise Saturday, trapping a New York City fire lieutenant who was overcome by smoke and later died. Lt. Gordon Ambelas, 40, died at a hospital late Saturday night after the he was pulled from the...
DENVER (AP) — Authorities say two police officers in suburban Denver have been shot. The Lakewood Police Department dispatch office says that the officers were shot Saturday night and the suspected shooter is in custody. Officials had no information on the extent of the officers...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency. Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie said...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his armed supporters and the federal agency. Clark County Sheriff Doug...