Wildfires

California Offering Cash Incentives to Cut Energy Use to Avoid Rolling Blackouts

1 month ago   |   Newsweek

Gavin Newsom announced the incentive as a way to free up energy supplies to meet demand amid the increasing threat of extreme heat events and wildfires.
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A photographer captured the contents of a note that an aide passed to Biden: 'Sir, there is something on your chin'

A photographer captured the contents of a note that an aide passed to Biden: 'Sir, there is something on your chin'

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement During a virtual meeting with governors on Friday, a photographer captured the contents of a note passed to President Joe Biden from an aide: "Sir, there...
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Wildfire rages for 2nd day in Lebanon, spreads to Syria

1 month ago   |   Star Tribune

Lebanese firefighters struggled for the second day on Thursday to contain wildfires in the country's north that have spread across the border into Syria, civil defense...
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'Hopeful for a full and speedy recovery': Bear cub injured in California wildfire is rescued

'Hopeful for a full and speedy recovery': Bear cub injured in California wildfire is rescued

1 month ago   |   WGAL

Rescuers were not able to locate the bear's mother.
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Greece: Wildfire threatens homes north of Athens

1 month ago   |   ABC News

Greek authorities have evacuated several areas north of Athens as a wildfire swept through a hillside forest and threatened homes despite a large operation mounted by firefighters
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California's largest fire torches homes as blazes batter US West

1 month ago   |   Al Jazeera

More than 85 large wildfires were burning around the country, most of them in western states.
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Videocast: Hot & Hazy Sunday

Videocast: Hot & Hazy Sunday

1 month ago   |   WISN

The heat continues Sunday with hazy sunshine as wildfire smoke drifts across SE Wisconsin. Not as humid Sunday but humidity rises into the early week.
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VIDEO: Time-lapse captures July's full 'buck' moon turning orange from Western wildfire smoke

1 month ago   |   ABC

Checkout this time-lapse of the moon over Washington D.C. Friday night. It suddenly becomes orange-tinted!
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Montana Wildfire Fight Draws Help From Other States

Montana Wildfire Fight Draws Help From Other States

1 month ago   |   NPR

Crews from Utah and California are headed to Montana to lend support in the battle against the state's wildfires, even as blazes rage back home. (Image credit: Natalie...
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CDC: Cloth masks 'will not' protect against wildfire smoke

CDC: Cloth masks 'will not' protect against wildfire smoke

1 month ago   |   KCRA

Experts say the cloth masks having been and continuing to be worn to protect people from contracting COVID-19, offer no protection against smoke because of the particulate size.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...