• Caught on Video: California Firefighter Falls Through Roof of Burning Home

    Caught on Video: California Firefighter Falls Through Roof of Burning Home

    (FRESNO, Calif.) — A 25-year firefighting veteran is in critical condition after falling Sunday through the roof of a California home consumed by fire. The firefighter, who has not been named, was responding to a fire that broke out around 1:30 p.m. in the garage of a Fresno, California, home. The heart-stopping moment the firefighter fell was captured on camera by an eyewitness, Sooji Lee. “I honestly didn’t think he was going to make it,” Lee told ABC News affiliate KFSN. The victim’s fellow firefighters tore down the garage door and rescued him within minutes, according to KFSN. “I believe… Read more

  • Disappearance of California Woman Wasn't a Joke, Lawyers Say

    Disappearance of California Woman Wasn't a Joke, Lawyers Say

    (VALLEJO, Calif.) — Lawyers for a California woman and her boyfriend are steadfast that the woman’s disappearance wasn’t a joke, despite police saying the kidnapping was orchestrated and never happened. “This is no hoax,” said Doug Rappaport, the attorney for 29-year-old Denise Huskins. “This is not a laughing matter.” Huskins turned up unharmed Wednesday, two days after she was supposedly taken for an $8,500 ransom. Vallejo Police Lt. Kenny Park expressed disappointment in the situation. “The fact that we wasted all these resources for essentially nothing is really upsetting,” he said. Daniel Russo, an attorney for Aaron Quinn, the woman’s boyfriend,… Read more

  • JetBlue System Outage Leads to Long Lines, Delays

    JetBlue System Outage Leads to Long Lines, Delays

    (NEW YORK) — A nationwide system outage was reported by JetBlue Monday morning, with long lines and delays reported at several airports as passengers were manually checked in. No flight cancellations have been reported. Representatives with the budget airline addressed the situation on social media, individually responding to concerned passengers. “We apologize. The cause of the systemwide outage has been (resolved). We should have you on your way shortly,” the company wrote on Twitter. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. © ABC News Radio Powered by WPeMatico

  • Eight Dead, 10 Injured After Van Crashes into Florida Canal

    Eight Dead, 10 Injured After Van Crashes into Florida Canal

    (MOORE HAVEN, Fla.) — At least eight people died and 10 others were injured after the van they were riding in crashed into a Florida canal, authorities said. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 12:31 a.m. Monday at State Road 78 and U.S. Highway 27 in Moore Haven, Glades County, in the southern part of the state. The van was traveling eastbound on State Road 78 when it passed through a stop sign and traveled across U.S. Highway 27, crashing into the partially-filled canal, according to a statement released by Public Affairs Division Lieutenant Gregory S…. Read more

  • Minnesota Sorority Sister's Disappearance Triggers Desperate Search

    Minnesota Sorority Sister's Disappearance Triggers Desperate Search

    (MINNEAPOLIS) — A University of Minnesota student called “an amazing sister and friend” seems to have disappeared with out a trace. Jennifer Houle was last seen Friday at a bar in the Dinkytown area of Minneapolis between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., the Minneapolis Police Department said. Friends said they think Houle, 22, left the bar to walk home. Police said they found her purse and her phone in the middle of the street near her apartment building, just an hour and a half after she was last seen at the bar. Houle is a member of the Pi Beta… Read more

  • Second Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

    Second Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

    (NEW YORK) –  A second body was found Sunday at the site of a New York City building explosion and collapse, a city official told ABC News, shortly after New York City Police Department said the searchers looking for two people believed to be missing found a first body. Identification of the body was pending, said the NYPD. The explosion, which happened Thursday afternoon, left 22 people injured and two missing, city officials have said. Some containers of debris from the site have been taken to a “secure” undisclosed location for additional examination if necessary — either to look for… Read more

  • Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

    Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

    (NEW YORK) — A body was found Sunday at the site of a New York City building explosion and collapse as searchers continued looking for two missing people, the New York City Police Department said. Identification of the body was pending, according to the NYPD. The explosion, which happened Thursday afternoon, left 22 people injured and two missing, city officials have said. Some containers of debris from the site have been taken to a “secure” undisclosed location for additional examination if necessary — either to look for more evidence or remains, a city official directly involved in the operation said… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Apr 02Teen Homeschooler Book Club at the Lee County Library
  • Apr 02Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Meeting
  • Apr 03Crossroad Community Church - FREE Fried Fish Dinner
  • Apr 03First Friday Family Night Stevens Center Sanford
  • Apr 04Carolina Town and Country - Easter Egg Hunt and Flock Shop