38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
Western wildfires: Crews try to wrangle blazes in 4 states - Bozeman Daily Chronicle Air tankers and helicopters helped hundreds of firefighters battle the blaze about 20 ... northeast, prompting a health advisory in the Las Vegas. 06/24/2015 - 7:24 am | View Link
Fire begins near California interstate, threatens homes - Minneapolis Star Tribune Western wildfires: Firefighters battle blazes in 4 states - Denver Post 06/24/2015 - 7:23 am | View Link
VIDEO: Crews battle raging wildfires in California More than 200 county firefighters ... The blaze about 90 miles east of Los Angeles was partially contained after burning nearly 30 square miles of old-growth timber. Smoke wafted more than 200 miles northeast, prompting a health advisory in Las Vegas. 06/24/2015 - 12:58 pm | View Link
Western wildfires: Crews try to wrangle blazes in 4 states Air tankers and helicopters helped hundreds of firefighters ... in the Las Vegas area for those with respiratory problems. No buildings have been lost, but several hundred people were forced to leave camps and vacation homes. Another blaze near Santa ... 06/24/2015 - 9:59 am | View Link
Firefighters battle blaze that spread to second home The Las Vegas fire department is battling a house fire that spread to an adjacent home in the central Las Vegas Valley. Firefighters responded to a home in the 5400 block of Sawyer Avenue, near West Lake Mead Boulevard and North Michael Way, just before 3 ... 06/16/2015 - 11:50 am | View Link
Firefighters battle blaze at North Las Vegas recycling center The North Las Vegas Fire Department was battling a large blaze at a recycle center on Commerce Street that created a column of thick, black smoke visible across the valley. The fire was reported about noon at Las Vegas Recycling, 2220 N. Commerce St., near ... 06/16/2015 - 9:00 am | View Link
Firefighters battle downtown Las Vegas apartment blaze Las Vegas firefighters on Tuesday night battled a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex on North Ninth Street near Stewart Avenue. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue's Tim Szymanski said the fire broke out on the second floor and that there were reports of people ... 05/28/2014 - 5:10 am | View Link
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20 displaced, cat hurt in central valley apartment blaze ... Comment section guidelines. The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review ... 07/1/2015 - 10:48 am | View Website
Firefighters Battle Blaze In Upper Providence « CBS Philly UPPER PROVIDENCE Twp., Pa., (CBS) – Chopper 3 was over the scene as firefighters battled a blaze in Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County. The ... 05/28/2015 - 4:26 am | View Website
Man arrested for massive downtown Los Angeles blaze Damian Dovarganes / AP Los Angeles County firefighters battle a fire at an apartment building under construction next to the Harbor CA-110 Freeway in Los Angeles ... 05/27/2015 - 6:43 am | View Website
Fire destroys home near Tropicana and Pecos Firefighters were called to an early morning house fire on Ladera Avenue near Tropicana and Pecos on Tuesday morning. 05/26/2015 - 5:04 am | View Website
The owner of the Center Lovell Inn, who is giving the property away to the winner of an essay contest, received 7,255 entries, which at $125 each yielded her $906,875, according to a Maine State Police investigation.
Janice Sage, who won the inn in an essay contest in 1993, announced at the beginning of the year that she would be holding a similar contest.
Giant pits nearly 600 feet deep on the surface of Rosetta’s comet are likely caused by massive sinkholes, scientists say.
In a paper published in the journal Nature, researchers describe 18 mysterious depressions on the speeding comet that they say could only occur by sinkhole collapse.
On average, each of these quasi-circular holes are as wide as two football fields placed together, and some are as deep as the Washington monument is tall.
“That tells you something about the scale of these things,” said Dennis Bodewits of the University of Maryland and a co-investigator on Rosetta’s OSIRIS instrument.
The Portland Board of Education plans to name an interim superintendent next week.
A special meeting of the board has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday in Room 250 of Casco Bay High School, the school district said in a statement Thursday. The board will meet privately before reconvening in public to vote on the appointment.
Chairwoman Sarah Thompson said the board will select an interim superintendent to replace Emmanuel Caulk, who has been superintendent since 2012 and was hired last weekend to lead the 40,000-student public school system in Lexington, Kentucky.