WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say an unexploded military shell found in a northern New York city led to a block of homes being evacuated.
WWNY-TV reports the block in Watertown was taped off...
Buildings clear at University of St. Thomas following threat
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The University of St. Thomas has given the all clear after several buildings were evacuated on its St. Paul campus following a bomb threat.
France evacuates 900 migrants from camp near English Channel
PARIS (AP) — French police are evacuating at least 900 migrants from a gym and a nearby tent camp near the English Channel, citing concerns about security and hygiene.
The Latest: Crews battle 3 wildfires in Colorado
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Colorado wildfires (all times local):
A lightning-caused wildfire in southern Colorado is being allowed to burn trees killed by beetles or...
Firefighters battle 2 new fires in Colorado
DENVER (AP) — Firefighters are working to contain two new wildfires in Colorado that prompted mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders.
A wildfire near the Red Feather Lake area in the...
Containment of Southern California wildfire increases
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — All evacuations have been lifted in the vicinity of a wildfire that threatened homes in the Southern California desert community of San Jacinto during the...
The Latest: 2 Colorado wildfires prompt evacuations
BAILEY, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on Colorado wildfires (all times local):
Two wildfires in Colorado have prompted mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders.
Fire burning northwest of Fort Collins; evacuations advised
LIVERMORE, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire in the mountains northwest of Fort Collins has prompted a voluntary evacuation order for some homes.
The Larimer County Sheriff's Department said the fire...
Small wildfire west of Palm Springs prompts evacuations
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — About 60 homes in the Southern California desert community of San Jacinto are under evacuation as firefighters work to contain a small wildfire.
Fire at Indianapolis school prompts evacuation; no injuries
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say a fire on the roof of an Indianapolis elementary school prompted the evacuation of hundreds of students.
No one was injured in the Friday morning fire at...
Firefighters in Rio de Janeiro say death toll in hospital fire that forced patient evacuation has risen to at least 10
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters in Rio de Janeiro say death toll in hospital fire that forced patient evacuation has risen to at least 10.
South Dakota flooding prompts evacuations, school closures
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Heavy rain soaking much of southeastern South Dakota pushed the Big Sioux River to record levels on Thursday, flooded roads, closed schools and blocked...
Flooding causes evacuations, school closures
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say flooding around Madison has caused some residents to evacuate.
Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg urged people not to drive through Madison as...
Flooding closes roads, causes evacuations in Green Bay
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Heavy rain closed roads in parts of northeastern Wisconsin and forced evacuations in Green Bay. And forecasters say more downpours and damaging winds are expected through...
Illinois derailment causes fire, evacuations but no one hurt
DUPO, Ill. (AP) — A freight train believed to be bearing a flammable liquid used in solvents derailed Tuesday in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis, causing a fire that sent thick, black smoke into...
500 refugees trapped in Libya to be evacuated to Rwanda
PARIS (AP) — Rwanda agreed Tuesday to take in 500 refugees and asylum-seekers trapped in Libya under an agreement signed with the United Nations and African Union.
Wildfire in California gold country grows overnight
QUINCY, Calif. (AP) — A massive wildfire in a remote area of California's gold country grew overnight to more than 69 square miles (179.3 square kilometers), officials said Monday.
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Baltimore mayor: No bomb found after search, evacuations
BALTIMORE (AP) — A suspicious vehicle that prompted calls to the bomb squad and shut down much of downtown Baltimore on Monday turned out to contain only stolen diesel fuel, police...
The Latest: Suspicious vehicle in Baltimore held stolen fuel
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the suspicious vehicle and evacuations in downtown Baltimore (all times local):
Police in Baltimore say a suspicious vehicle that prompted...
Wildfire in California gold country grows amid strong winds
QUINCY, Calif. (AP) — Erratic winds are making conditions difficult for firefighters battling a wildfire in a remote area of California's gold country that has grown to more than 59 square miles...
‘This hour of darkness’ as Dorian toll rises in Bahamas
ABCAO, Bahamas (AP) — The hurricane death toll is rising in the Bahamas, in what its leader calls "this hour of darkness."
Search and rescue teams were still trying to reach some Bahamian...
Evacuations lifted as Yellowstone-area fire slows
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Evacuations are being lifted as a wildfire in northwest Wyoming slows down.
Firefighters said Saturday they don't expect the Fishhawk fire east of Yellowstone National Park...
Containment increases on Southern California wildfire
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters made progress Friday against a wildfire that burned dangerously close to homes in Southern California while another blaze grew in a remote area at the northern...
‘Only animals can live here’: Storm victims await evacuation
ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off...
Wildfire east of Yellowstone slows following evacuations
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire east of Yellowstone National Park in northwest Wyoming has slowed its advance after forcing evacuations of some rural cabins and a Boy Scout camp.
The Latest: Southern California fire evacuations downgraded
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):
Mandatory evacuation orders have been downgraded to voluntary for neighborhoods near a wildfire...
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Crews save homes as winds whip Southern California fire
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — Crews saved homes after gusty winds pushed a wildfire to the edge of a Southern California neighborhood, and officials ordered evacuations when a blaze in the northern part...
The Latest: Evacuations in growing Northern California fire
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire burning in Southern California (all times local):
Evacuations have been ordered after a wildfire in rural Northern California...
Officials say wildfire near Layton is 60% contained
LAYTON, Utah (AP) — Officials say a Utah wildfire that sparked late Monday night is now 60% contained.
KSL-TV reports the Layton wildfire has burned about 128 acres (52 hectares) and is 60%...
Evacuations ordered near wildfire in northwest Wyoming
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A spreading forest fire east of Yellowstone National Park in northwest Wyoming has forced evacuations of some rural cabins and a Boy Scout camp.
Southern California wildfire prompts evacuation order
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire southeast of Los Angeles has burned nearly 1,000 acres of brush but no home damage or injuries are reported.
Military personnel, dependents, employees ordered off coast
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The commander of the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic has issued an emergency evacuation order for military personnel and their dependents in five North Carolina counties as Hurricane...
Progress made on central Wyoming fire, evacuations lifted
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Enough progress has been made in fighting a wildfire near the Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming that evacuations are being lifted and roads reopened.
Eastern Idaho wildfire caused by car crash nearly contained
MALAD, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Idaho say a wildfire that started along a major highway following a car crash and caused some evacuations is close to being contained.
The Latest: Florida coast sees tropical storm conditions
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local):
Tropical storm conditions continue along portions of the northeastern coast of Florida as Dorian...
Northern California wildfire injures 2 firefighters
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in Northern California has prompted evacuations and injured two firefighters.
California's state firefighting agency says the fire began Tuesday...
Weather-tested residents brace for Dorian on Southeast coast
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Weather-tested residents along the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas were using their experience with past storms to guide them Tuesday as they readied their homes for...
Wind-driven fire destroys buildings north of Great Falls
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A wind-driven grass fire forced the evacuation of 20 residences and destroyed several buildings northwest of Great Falls.
Atlanta comfort Hurricane Dorian evacuees with free services
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta is welcoming Hurricane Dorian evacuees with open arms, camping spaces and America's favorite pastime.
News outlets say Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Atlanta Braves...
North Carolina makes preparations ahead of Hurricane Dorian
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Evacuation orders for areas along the North Carolina coast increased Sunday, with powerful Hurricane Dorian expected to brush the state later this week, but state officials...
The Latest: Overnight evacuations ordered in Jackson fire
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on Wyoming wildfires (all times local):
Fire managers say residents of about 30 evacuated homes in Jackson won't be allowed to return before...
Governor: Evacuation going well as Dorian threatens SC
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says evacuations of his state's coast are going well as Hurricane Dorian threatens.
Fire prompts evacuation in Jackson; 80 firefighters on scene
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire on a hill overlooking the town of Jackson has prompted an evacuation order for an unknown number of homes.
The Jackson Hole News and Guide reported the fire...
Vermont swift boat team is deployed to North Carolina
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Fifteen team members from the Vermont Task Force 1 Swift Water Rescue Team are in North Carolina in the event evacuations are caused by Hurricane Dorian.
Officials say Utah wildfire is 100% contained
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire in northern Utah that destroyed three homes and damaged eight others is 100% contained as of Sunday evening.
The Latest: Dorian continues to pounds northern Bahamas
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local):
The National Hurricane Center has extended hurricane and storm surge watches northward in Florida to the...