California crews scramble to keep flames from reaching homes

More than a thousand firefighters are trying to prevent a growing Southern California forest fire from reaching foothill neighborhoods a day after flames roared to new ferocity and came within yards of homes
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California Editorial Rdp

California Editorial Rdp
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California firefighter slaying suspect appears in court

A frail-looking elderly man has made his first court appearance to face charges that he murdered a fire captain and wounded two other people after allegedly setting off an explosion at a California senior housing tower
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Coast Guard pulls sick crewman from tanker off Long Island

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has evacuated a sick crewmember from an oil and chemical tanker off Long Island
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Court ruling doesn't settle Lake Michigan beach access

An Indiana man alleges a homeowner along Lake Michigan tried to remove people from the beach despite an Indiana Supreme Court ruling allowing lakeshore access
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Editorials from around Ohio

Editorials from around Ohio
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Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

More than a thousand firefighters battled to keep a raging Southern California forest fire from reaching foothill neighborhoods Friday before the expected return of blustery winds that drove the flames to new ferocity a day earlier
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Firefighters scramble to keep flames from reaching homes

More than a thousand firefighters are trying to prevent a growing Southern California forest fire from reaching foothill neighborhoods a day after flames roared to new ferocity and came within yards of homes
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Hawaii Supreme Court sides with lesbian couple in B&B case

A Hawaii appeals court ruling that a bed and breakfast discriminated against a couple by denying a room to two women because they're gay will stand after the state's high court declined to take up the case
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In wake of shooting, Long Beach firefighters' gear stolen

Two weeks after a Long Beach firefighter was shot to death, his colleagues thought they were under fire again and fled _ only to return and find their equipment stolen
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Judge OKs N Carolina county's beach parking fees for now

A judge says a North Carolina county can temporarily continue to charge a fee for non-residents to park along beaches accessible only by four-wheel-drive vehicles
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Lakeshore access remains issue despite Indiana ruling

An Indiana man alleges a homeowner along Lake Michigan tried to remove people from the beach despite an Indiana Supreme Court ruling allowing lakeshore access
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Man charged with killing Calif. firefighter dies in custody

A 77-year-old man charged with killing a fire captain at a Southern California senior housing center has died in custody from an existing medical condition
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Man, 77, charged with killing firefighter dies in custody

A 77-year-old man charged with killing a fire captain at a Southern California senior housing center has died in custody from an existing medical condition
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Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Excerpts of editorials published recently in Indiana newspapers
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Report points to lapse in key data in Mississippi bus crash

GPS map led bus driver on fatal trip to steep Mississippi railroad crossing that had snagged 26 vehicles in previous 5 years
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Swimmers, surfers warned as high surf pounds California

High surf will pound much of the Southern California coast and beachgoers are warned of dangerous waves and rip currents
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US Supreme Court may see Lake Michigan beach ownership case

A years-long dispute over the ownership of Lake Michigan's shoreline may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court
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Video shows apparently sick man dragged off LA Metro train

Authorities are investigating an incident in which a seemingly unconscious man was dragged off a Los Angeles County Metro light-rail train by another passenger and left on a station platform
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