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Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

MONROE, Conn. | A bomb threat called into Sandy Hook Elementary School on Wednesday led authorities to order students, including many who lived through the 2012 massacre, out of the building.

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Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

This Oct. 28, 2013 aerial photo shows the Sandy Hook Elementary School, relocated to the former Chaulk Hill School building in Monroe, Conn., after the original building in neighboring Newtown was razed following A Dec. 14, 2012, shooting rampage where 26 people were killed. A threat Wednesd…

7 hours ago
'Funnel of fire' destroys homes in Washington

'Funnel of fire' destroys homes in Washington

A pickup drives along a road where a wildfire rages early Friday, July 18, 2014, near Brewster, Wash. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Tyler Tjomsland)

July 18, 2014 2:40 pm
Residents evacuated from Portage apartment fire

Residents evacuated from Portage apartment fire

PORTAGE | An apparent kitchen fire in a first-floor apartment, which spread to two apartments above it, caused a three-alarm fire in Breckenridge Apartments on Thursday morning.

July 17, 2014 9:22 am
Gas leak forces E.C. residents from homes

Gas leak forces E.C. residents from homes

EAST CHICAGO | Residents of an East Chicago neighborhood were forced from their homes for about two hours Tuesday after a construction crew hit and ruptured a gas main.

October 15, 2013 1:35 pm Video Photos

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Water released from Isaac-stressed dam

Water released from Isaac-stressed dam

A sherriff's vehicle sits Thursday in flood waters caused by Isaac, north of LaPlace, La, off Lake Pontchartrain. The National Hurricane Center said Isaac was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 3:13 pm
Officials may breach levee as Isaac storms inland

Officials may breach levee as Isaac storms inland

Isaac's winds and storm surge overcomes the seawall Wednesday and floods Terrace Avenue in Waveland, Miss. on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast.

August 29, 2012 3:03 pm

Gas main break shuts down part of Indy Blvd. in Highland

HIGHLAND | Indianapolis Boulevard from Ridge Road to 81st Street was closed for about an hour Wednesday morning because of a gas main break.

August 29, 2012 8:50 am
Horrific attack at Batman screening; 12 dead

Horrific attack at Batman screening; 12 dead

People use mobile devices as they wait outside Gateway High School where witnesses were brought for questioning after a shooting at a movie theater showing the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises," Friday, July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colo. A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and …

July 20, 2012 9:57 pm

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Lightning was enough of a reason to evacuate

August 20, 2011 12:20 pm
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