Vehicle fires

Alando May, 7, shovels a path to the front door, while his grandmother, Virginia Slattery clears her driveway in Lewiston, Maine on Thursday, March 8, 2018. A nor'easter that's sweeping across the Northeast has dumped as much as 19 inches of snow and caused more than 20,000 power outages in Maine. (Andree Kehn /Sun Journal via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 2:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the recovery from a second powerful storm that rumbled through the Northeast (all times local): 2 p.m. Authorities say a man died in New Jersey after he drove his car around some traffic cones meant to warn motorists to stay away from a downed live wire. Police in...
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March 05, 2018 - 2:14 am
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Police have arrested a Pennsylvania man who they say opened fire at people sitting in a parked car. Officers were called to the scene in Easton around 11 a.m. Sunday after receiving reports of shots fired following a domestic argument. Police say 25-year-old Kevin Holton shot...
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This undated photo provided by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jesse Randal Davidson. Social studies teacher Davidson barricaded himself inside a classroom at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. (Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 1:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom had three rifles taken away after setting the family car ablaze at his home two years ago, according to a sheriff's report obtained Friday by The Associated Press. But authorities responsible for protecting his workplace...
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February 26, 2018 - 6:58 am
SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — Schools are reopening in a Pennsylvania district where a fire destroyed more than two dozen school buses. Classes were canceled after the fast-moving blaze broke out Friday at a Parkland school district garage in South Whitehall, near Allentown. Authorities say at least...
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February 23, 2018 - 7:18 am
SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — A fire that destroyed more than two dozen school buses has forced a Pennsylvania district to cancel classes. The fast-moving blaze at a Parkland School district garage in South Whitehall was reported around 3 a.m. Friday. People who live near the site reported hearing...
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In this image taken from cellphone video provided to the Associated Press, firefighters put out a blaze after a minivan carrying gas tanks plowed into pedestrians along a street in Shanghai, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. A minivan plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending more than a dozen people to hospitals. (AP Photo)
February 02, 2018 - 8:23 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — The driver of a minivan hauling gas canisters in Shanghai set fire to his vehicle while smoking a cigarette and plowed into pedestrians Friday, leaving 18 people injured in the heart of the Chinese financial hub, police said. Police ruled out the possibility of a deliberate attack...
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Pete Hoekstra, new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, gives a statement during a press conference at his residence in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 10, 2018 - 11:55 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands clashed Wednesday with Dutch reporters on his first official day in the job over controversial comments he made in 2015 in which he said that the "Islamic movement" was creating chaos in Europe and suggested that extremists...
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Police officers stand guard in front of a damaged building after a fire in Jecheon, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. South Korea’s government on Friday began investigating the fire that tore through the eight-floor building and killed 29 people in the central city of Jecheon in the country’s deadliest blaze in nearly a decade. (Sun Myung-gon/Yonhap via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 9:43 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government on Friday began investigating a fire that tore through an eight-floor building and killed 29 people in the central city of Jecheon in the country's deadliest blaze in nearly a decade. South Korean President Moon Jae-in was planning to visit the...
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December 19, 2017 - 12:22 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 76-year-old museum owner who pulled a semiconscious man from a burning car following a crash in rural Pennsylvania is one of 20 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced the award winners on Tuesday...
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This image made by Baltimore Police chief spokesman T.J. Smith show a weapon inside the car of a shooting suspect in Baltimore, Md., Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. The gunman fleeing police in the car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore on Friday, as he led cruisers on a chase that looped through streets of the city for at least 20 minutes before he was captured. The gunman injured two people. (T.J. Smith/Baltimore Police Dept. via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 7:41 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore on Friday as he led cruisers on a desperate chase that looped through city streets for at least 20 minutes before he was captured. Live helicopter shots from WJZ-TV showed a beat-up...
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