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Fire officials say lit menorah sparked fatal Hanukkah blaze

NEW YORK /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A fire that roared through a Brooklyn home on the sixth night of Hanukkah, killing a mother and her three young children, was touched off by the family’s menorah, fire officials said. The fire department late Monday released a statement saying fire marshals determined the blaze to be … Continue reading Fire officials say lit menorah sparked fatal Hanukkah blaze

Fatal mauling of teen shows danger Alaska athletes face

ANCHORAGE, Alaska/June 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take his life in a rare predatory attack. Cooper … Continue reading Fatal mauling of teen shows danger Alaska athletes face