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DECATUR, Tenn. | Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

DECATUR, Tenn. — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck. There did not appear to be any immediate … Continue reading DECATUR, Tenn. | Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

LONDON | Man in UK arrested after police van stolen

LONDON— British police say a man has been arrested after a thief stole a marked police van from the police department parking lot. Suffolk Police said Sunday the police van had been taken from Lowestoft police station 160 miles (more than 250 kilometers) northeast of London on Saturday evening. It was found after it had … Continue reading LONDON | Man in UK arrested after police van stolen

PARIS | Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

PARIS — President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit Saturday to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, located adjacent to Belleau … Continue reading PARIS | Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

SNELLVILLE, Ga. | The Latest: Police: 2 men in car when Georgia officer shot

SNELLVILLE, Ga.— The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 1:44 a.m. Authorities say two teen-aged suspects from Snellville, including one still being sought by police, were both in a vehicle during a shooting that left one George police officer dead. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement early … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga. | The Latest: Police: 2 men in car when Georgia officer shot

SNELLVILLE, Ga. | 2 men charged in Georgia officer’s shooting death

SNELLVILLE, Ga.— Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga. | 2 men charged in Georgia officer’s shooting death

SNELLVILLE, Ga. | The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer’s slaying

SNELLVILLE, Ga.— The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement early Sunday that 19-year-old Isaiah … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga. | The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer’s slaying

BARRON, Wis. | Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

BARRON, Wis. — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home. Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1 a.m. Monday, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. He … Continue reading BARRON, Wis. | Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Official: Michael responsible for Georgia death

PANAMA CITY, Fla.— The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local): 2:00 a.m. An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael is responsible for a child’s death in Georgia. News outlets report Seminole County Emergency Management Agency Director Travis Brooks says someone called 911 as the storm passed through the area … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Official: Michael responsible for Georgia death

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence’s still-rising floodwaters, as rescuers elsewhere used helicopters and boats to pull inland residents from homes swamped by swollen rivers. The deadly storm was still dumping rain and … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

CRG Expands Operations in the Northeast

ST. LOUIS/ Sept. 12, 2018 (STL.News)– CRG, the national real estate developer, announced today that it has hired key leadership from DCT Industrial and is opening a new office in the greater Philadelphia area. Frank Petkunas is opening CRG’s Pennsylvania office in Conshohoken and will serve as Senior Vice President and Partner. Frank will lead … Continue reading CRG Expands Operations in the Northeast

Minneapolis looks to build out of its housing crisis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Almost anywhere you look in Minneapolis these days, new construction is pushing the city skyward, inexorably changing neighborhoods that, just a few years ago, were smaller, quieter and roomier.  Uptown.  Northeast.  Dinkytown.  All are building up. The building boom is needed to accommodate steady growth in population in the area: The Twin … Continue reading Minneapolis looks to build out of its housing crisis

US home sales fell 0.7 percent, 4th straight monthly decline

WASHINGTON/ August 22, 2018 (STL.News)— U.S. sales of existing homes slipped for the fourth consecutive month, declining 0.7 percent in July to the slowest pace in more than two years as the real estate market shows signs of cooling. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading US home sales fell 0.7 percent, 4th straight monthly decline

DAKAR, Senegal | Congo approves 4 experimental Ebola treatments in outbreak

DAKAR, Senegal — Congo’s health ministry says four experimental treatments have been approved for use in the Ebola virus outbreak in its northeast. The health ministry says ZMapp, Remdesivir, Favipiravir and Regn3450 – 3471 – 3479 now can be used. Health officials began using the mAb114 treatment on Aug. 11 on 10 patients and the … Continue reading DAKAR, Senegal | Congo approves 4 experimental Ebola treatments in outbreak

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Strong earthquake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people. The U.S. Geological Survey measured Sunday’s quake, which was centered in the northeast of the island, at magnitude 6.3 and a depth of 7 kilometers (4 … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Strong earthquake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok

Spring snowstorm makes for slippery, sloppy commute

NEW YORK /April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A fast moving spring snowstorm swept through parts of the Northeast, spreading a wintry mix that made for a slow and slushy commute to start the work week. The storm stretched from Ohio to coastal southern New England early Monday and was expected to drop 2 to 6 inches … Continue reading Spring snowstorm makes for slippery, sloppy commute

Latest nor’easter could dump a foot or more of snow

BOSTON /March 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Winter-weary New Englanders are preparing for blizzard conditions, a foot or more of snow and high winds as the third major nor’easter in two weeks bears down on the Northeast. The National Weather Service on Monday issued a winter storm warning for much of New England and a winter … Continue reading Latest nor’easter could dump a foot or more of snow

Third nor’easter in 2 weeks on the horizon

BOSTON /March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Northeast is bracing for its third nor’easter in less than two weeks, while some people are still feeling the effects of the last storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow in some areas and left hundreds of thousands of customers without power. A southern storm is expected … Continue reading Third nor’easter in 2 weeks on the horizon

‘Kind of awful’: Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast

NEW YORK/March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — For the second time in less than a week, a storm rolled into the Northeast with wet, heavy snow Wednesday, grounding flights, closing schools and bringing another round of power outages to a corner of the country still recovering from the previous blast of winter. The nor’easter knocked out … Continue reading ‘Kind of awful’: Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast

Winter storm threatens foot of snow for parts of Midwest

BISMARCK, N.D./March 05, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A large storm brought freezing rain, heavy snow and strong winds to a large swath of the Midwest on Monday, snarling traffic and forcing the closure of some schools and government offices. The system by midweek also was expected to cause more problems for the Northeast, which is dealing … Continue reading Winter storm threatens foot of snow for parts of Midwest

Atlanta’s Matt Ryan aims for happy homecoming in Philly

PHILADELPHIA/January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Quarterback Matt Ryan has another shot at a happy homecoming. A berth in the NFC championship game is at stake when Ryan leads the Atlanta Falcons (11-6) against the Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) in a divisional playoff Saturday. Ryan, who grew up rooting for the Eagles and went to Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter … Continue reading Atlanta’s Matt Ryan aims for happy homecoming in Philly

Storm slaps coastal South with most snow in nearly 3 decades

SAVANNAH, Ga/January 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a “bomb cyclone” as it rolls up the … Continue reading Storm slaps coastal South with most snow in nearly 3 decades

Extreme cold to test New Year’s revelers; some events iced

December 30,2017(AP)(STL.News)-Dress in layers, lay off the booze and bring some hand warmers. Those are some of the tips offered for the huge crowd of revelers expected in Times Square for what could be one of the coldest New Year’s Eve ball drops on record. Brutal weather has iced plans for scores of events in … Continue reading Extreme cold to test New Year’s revelers; some events iced

Days of bitter cold ahead for Midwest, Northeast

CHICAGO /December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —  A white Christmas for much of the Northeast and Midwest has given way to bitter cold until the New Year. Residents should expect colder-than-normal temperatures for the rest of the week, according to Chicago-area National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Seeley. Temperatures hovered around zero degrees in Chicago on Tuesday. … Continue reading Days of bitter cold ahead for Midwest, Northeast

White Christmas on its way for Northeast, Midwest

CHICAGO /December 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  If you live in the Northeast or Midwest, you’re not dreaming: It’s probably going to be a white Christmas. But the trade-off is hazardous driving conditions across New England and the Great Plains. Out west, the Rocky Mountains have been pounded this weekend. The storm system attacking the Mississippi … Continue reading White Christmas on its way for Northeast, Midwest

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

ATLANTA /December 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) , A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to restore heat and light to thousands. Forecasters were warning that the slush … Continue reading Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

Severe weather leaves thousands without power in Northeast

HARTFORD, CT (AP)(STL.News) — Thousands of people in the Northeast were without power early Monday as severe weather pounded the region with powerful winds and drenching rains. Southern New England appeared to suffer the brunt of the storm damage overnight. Eversource reported more than 150,000 Connecticut customers were without power around 2 a.m. Monday. National … Continue reading Severe weather leaves thousands without power in Northeast