American Red Cross

One year after Trump's inauguration, no one will say how they spent the extra money

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year after President Trump’s inauguration, the committee that raised a record $106.7 million for the event has not disclosed how much surplus money it still has or provided a final accounting of its finances.<p>“We must decline comment at this time,” Kristin Celauro, a …

Donald Trump

Could there be another super-flu? The possibility worries scientists.

A century after one of history’s worst disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking how to guard against another super-flu like the 1918 global influenza that killed tens of millions.<p>But researchers hope they’re finally closing in on stronger flu shots, ways to boost much-needed protection against …

Lifestyle

Snowstorm pummels southeast, kills 10, including 8-month-old baby

A massive snowstorm on Wednesday affected a wide swath of the U.S.—from parts of Texas to Florida and up to Massachusetts-- killing at least 10 people, including a 8-month-old baby in New Orleans.<p>The Times-Picayune reported that the baby’s mother lost control of the car and the vehicle plunged into …

Weather

Chatham Co. Police Department behind on recruitment, asks City of Savannah for patrol help

It appears the new Chatham County Police Department will be so far behind on its recruitment efforts by the time the demerger is finalized in two …

Policing

Police: Two firefighters suffer minor injuries during suspicious Austin blaze

Several residents were displaced and a couple of firefighters suffered minor injuries after a suspicious fire on the West Side Wednesday evening.<p>The fire started about 5:45 p.m. in the basement of a residential building along the 100 block of North LeClaire Avenue in the Austin neighborhood, police …

Chicago

Cleveland police help family escape burning home

CLEVELAND -- A Cleveland police officer on routine patrol spotted smoke coming from a home in the Glenville neighborhood early Thursday.<p>Officers …

Cleveland

Natural disaster map shows why Michigan is the best place to live

Michigan weather is wacky. Anyone who's lived here long enough knows that.<p>Take last week for example, when residents throughout the state dealt with …

Michigan

How State Farm Turned a Marketing Tagline Into an Expression of Its Corporate Values

As we get back to the swing of our regular routines after the holidays, I have to wonder — what becomes of the season of giving? The Salvation Army bell ringers have disappeared, and cause-related marketing ads promoting companies’ charitable giving (like Subaru’s Share the Love spots) have faded …

Habitat for Humanity

14 displaced after triple-decker fire in Mattapan

Loading...<p><b>BOSTON</b> - An investigation is underway in Mattapan after a fire at a triple-decker late Sunday night.<p>One firefighter was injured and 14 …

Boston

Twenty people die in California mudslides

Twenty people are now confirmed dead with four others still reported missing after mudslides in southern California.

Santa Barbara County

California: another body is recovered following devastating mudslides

Hope of finding anyone else still alive following California's devastating mudslides has all but disappeared as another body was recovered on Sunday. (Jan 14)<p>The death toll has now reached 20 with four people still missing.<p>Another 900 emergency personnel arrived this weekend to join the relief …

Santa Barbara County

5 displaced, cat missing after early morning house fire

Five people were displaced following a Sunday morning house fire in Winslow Township, officials said.<p>Fire crews responded to Lennox Court in …

New Jersey

Giving Blood To Honor The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King

A few years back, I wrote on the importance of donating blood, as many people will do today to honor the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When I worked as a hematologist and medical oncologist, I wasn’t aware of this practice; it fits with other National Day of Service events held …

Business

Fog, flooding create problems during brief warm-up

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Northern New England got a brief reprieve from snow and frigid temperatures, but wind, water, ice and fog created plenty of …

Weather

Community Donation Efforts Begin to Help Montecito Mudslide Victims

Days after post-fire mudslides killed 19 people in Montecito, organizations have begun to raise money to help those most affected by the …

Mudslides

Wounded warriors’ art exhibit re-ups, will stay longer at museum

An exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History of paintings and sculptures by wounded warriors has been so popular it will get an extended run.<p>The works, …

Fort Bragg

Teen Overturns Car Trying To Avoid Rabbit On Wet Roadway

A California teen and her passenger were injured after the vehicle they were driving in overturned. The teen driver was trying to avoid hitting a …

U.S. Coast Guard

Red Cross installing free smoke alarms following spike in house fires

CLARKSTON, Ga. – We are barely two weeks into 2018 and already 335 metro Atlanta residents have been displaced from their homes because of a fire, …

Red Cross shelter for Buffalo residents impacted by flooding open until Sunday

<b>BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) –</b> The American Red Cross has opened a shelter in the City of Buffalo for residents forced to evacuate or without utilities due …

Buffalo

Gay and bisexual men in Israel will soon be able to donate blood

“This is good news for the community because it will lead to expanding the pool of blood donations and, as such, will save lives.”<p>Israel has now …

LGBTQ

Haiti earthquake: 8 years on

“If I have goats, turkeys and chickens, and I take care of them so they reproduce, that could help me during the hard times my family experiences,” …

Hypocrisy

Lakers Donating To American Red Cross To Assists Relief Efforts For Victims Of California Wildfires

The Los Angeles Lakers announced they will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist the relief efforts...

California Wildfires

Lakers Announce $100k Red Cross Donation for Fire Victims

<b>EL SEGUNDO -</b> The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that they will make a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts …

Los Angeles Lakers

How To Help California Mudslide Victims, Because They Need Your Support Right Now

This week, mudslides in California have prompted evacuations and an urgent emergency response. At least 17 people have reportedly died in the …

California

How to help the victims of the California mudslides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last week rivers of mud and boulders flooded the streets and homes in Montecito, California. At least 20 people were killed.<p>For ways to make a difference supporting organizations responding to the disaster, click the "take action" button below.<p>The mudslides destroyed an estimated 65 homes …

American Red Cross offers active threat training in Denver

DENVER — The American Red Cross will begin offering active threat training for anyone in the Denver area.“After launching a first-of-its kind program …

Hurricane survivors are still dealing with the emotional toll of 2017’s horrific storms.

People who lived through last year’s hurricanes may experience grief, anxiety, and depression for months or years, experts say.<p>“They’re grieving …

Psychology

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood.<p>Donations have been down across the country due to severe winter storms in some areas and the usual …

Hypocrisy

Red Cross in urgent need of blood after weather cancels drives

Loading...<p><b>BOSTON</b> - The American Red Cross says it is in urgent need of blood and platelets.<p>A winter blood shortage has risen after the severe weather …

Cox Media Group

West side family loses home in fire, 6 escape uninjured

×<p>West side family loses home in fire, 6 escape uninjured<p>INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A west side family is being cared for by the American Red Cross and the …