American Red Cross

American Red Cross opening new Hendersonville location today

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:48:31 GMT<p>Dragon Breath, a trendy dessert that …

Red Cross

Letter: Water safety programs should be a priority

You don’t need a pool or lake to have a drowning. You can drown in a cup of liquid, just enough to cover your mouth and nose!! You always think of …

Red Cross

Residents Cleaning Up Muddy Mess Left Behind By Flood Waters

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p><i>DARBY, Pa. (CBS)</i> — The flood waters are receding and leaving a muddy mess behind in counties across the Philadelphia …

Floods

Fire severely damages Escondido home, displaces family

Flames tore through a two-story home Tuesday morning in Escondido, severely damaging the house and displacing the family that lived there, fire …

Red Cross

What would your dog do to help you? Study suggests Fido would at least open doors

Anyone who watched the long-running TV show "Lassie" or the movie "Benji" knows that no barrier could stop those dogs from helping their humans.<p>It …

Pets

American socialite and sculptor who followed her doctor husband to Europe at the beginning of World War One changed the lives of nearly 200 soldiers disfigured in battle by creating ‘portrait masks’ they could wear to hide their facial injuries

More than 16 million soldiers and civilians died in the First World War, making it the deadliest war in history. Many of those who survived the …

Red Cross

PR legend Ron Robinson dies at 75

Legendary public relations executive Ron Robinson has died at the age of 75.Robinson had a long, storied career in Arkansas business circles, and …

University of Arkansas

Dragons to Wear Stars & Stripes Jerseys Saturday

Anyone can donate to the First Sergeants Council, even if they do not participate in the jersey auction, by using the Givz app. The app delivers a …

Military

Petal police officer saves 5-year-old boy from drowning, says 'I'm not a hero'

CLOSE<p>Learn what to do if you see someone unresponsive in a pool.<p>Petal Police Patrolman LaDean Byrd was with his family relaxing in a Gulfport hotel …

Mississippi

Fire Destroys Home Near Brentwood, Displacing Elderly Woman, Son

East Contra Costa County firefighters arrived and found the whole home burning.<p>CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — A fire destroyed a home outside of Brentwood …

Contra Costa County

Ganim crying foul claiming big shot Dems illegally helping Lamont

A group of local heroes are returning home on Monday evening.<p>Read More » 27 mins ago<p>A Guilford family continues to fight to save their dog from being …

Home Invasion

Allstate, American Red Cross to offer free disaster preparedness kits

Allstate agencies in the Peninsula area are partnering with the American Red Cross this week to provide free disaster preparedness kits to members of …

Red Cross

3 families displaced, firefighter treated for chest pains in Algiers blaze: NOFD | NOLA.com

Three families, including six children, were displaced and a firefighter was treated on scene for chest pains after a vacant apartment caught fire …

Red Cross

One year since Hurricane Maria and things aren't the same

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Public School leaders troubled to hear thousands living in Puerto Rico are still without electricity and clean water almost a …

Hurricane Maria

In Senate race, Beth Lindstrom knocks Geoff Diehl for taking legislative pay raise

BOSTON — U.S. Senate candidate Beth Lindstrom is calling on her Republican primary opponent state Rep. Geoff Diehl to return the money he received …

Senate Race

Duplex, House Fires Displace 32 On Peninsula

Sixteen fire agencies responded to the weekend blaze.<p>DALY CITY, CA – Thirty-two residents of a three-story duplex and four nearby houses in Daly City …

San Mateo

A ‘Horrific’ Scene Unfolds

Nurse Jasmin Flores repeated chest compressions on 2-year-old Noah Alexander minutes after he was thrown from a Jeep and rolled on the highway during …

Red Cross

Ruptured water line damages home, prompts evacuations in Loma Portal

A broken water pipe on a hillside in Loma Portal triggered a mudslide that heavily damaged one home and prompted the evacuation of about 10 homes …

Red Cross

Charity events in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Aug. 13-20

Here is this week’s sampling of charities in the San Fernando Valley area that need your support through donations or volunteer work.<p>EVENTS<p><b>LA Taco</b> …

California

Wildfire spurs partial Sun Road closure, campground evacuation in Glacier

The lightning-sparked <b>Howe Ridge fire</b> in Glacier National Park "changed in fire behavior significantly" Sunday evening, prompting the closure of the …

Montana

Dramatic Video Shows New Jersey Flash Flood Sweeping Cars Away From Dealership Lot

It’s amazing what a couple of inches of rain can do. Flash floods in New Jersey created a dangerous river of water that devastated a car dealership …

News (U.S.)

At least 20 displaced by apartment fire in Anchorage Saturday night

A structure fire on Saturday evening affected people living in 22 units at the Manor House Condo Association off Reka Drive. (Bill Roth / ADN)A fire …

Red Cross

More than 40,000 chicken wings — a one-day record — fly out of Bemus Point business

It took more than 200 cases of chicken wings, 20 deep fryers, 40 cases of Frank's hot sauce and lots of Ken's blue cheese for the Village Casino to …

Blue Cheese

Arlington Heights hospital to host blood drive Aug. 15

Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Red Cross

Orlando firefighters help elderly couple fix roof

<b>ORLANDO, Fla. --</b> Orlando firefighters spent their Sunday helping an elderly couple fix their home with a leaky roof.<p><b>Orlando firefighters spend Sunday</b> …

Home Improvement

24,000 without power in Bullhead City after Saturday evening storm

More than 24,000 were without power in Bullhead City on Sunday morning after a storm disabled a transformer.<p>Many residents of the Mohave County city …

Fish

OFD firefighters fix roof of Carver Shores home damaged by Irma

About a dozen off-duty and retired Orlando firefighters worked together on Sunday to repair the roof of a Carver Shores neighborhood home that was …

Rainfall

Local Trumpeter To Compete; Scout Blood Drive; More Local News

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week.<p>At Patch, we believe that some of …

Trumpeter

Holy fire officials: Thanks for the supply donations, but we’ve got enough

Firefighters and the Red Cross want the public to know how much they appreciate the massive donations of water, sports drinks, granola bars and other …

Red Cross

LOOK: Andrea Brillantes, mom rescued from floods with boat

Andrea Brillantes was among the many in Metro Manila stranded in the floods due to heavy rains yesterday, Aug. 11. She and her mom Belle found …

Floods