Umbrella swept by wind fatally impales woman at South Carolina beach

GARDEN CITY, S.C. (AP) — A beachgoer was killed Wednesday after a loose beach umbrella impaled her in the chest, authorities said. The umbrella was blown from from its anchoring by the wind around 12:40 p.m. and hit Tammy Perreault while she was at a Garden City beach, Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard… Continue reading Umbrella swept by wind fatally impales woman at South Carolina beach

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Correction: Santa Clara County houses more homeless people

A story that ran in the Local section this week incorrectly reported two figures related to Santa Clara County’s efforts to address homelessness. The county’s early intervention program is serving 2,161 people per year, 86% of the county’s goal of serving 2,500 people per year. And the county has 2,193 shelter and temporary housing beds… Continue reading Correction: Santa Clara County houses more homeless people

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Authorities continue to investigate cause of Indiana house explosion that killed 3 and damaged 39 homes

(CNN) — Authorities have yet to determine the cause of a house explosion Wednesday that left three people dead and damaged at least 39 homes in Evansville, Indiana, the city’s fire chief said. The investigation is ongoing, Chief Mike Connelly said in a news conference Thursday morning, adding it will be a “tedious process.” More… Continue reading Authorities continue to investigate cause of Indiana house explosion that killed 3 and damaged 39 homes

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Fire breaks out at a Wawa under construction in Oakland Park

A Wawa gas station under construction went up in flames. A 7News viewer shared video of the heavy smoke that shot from the the site on West Oakland Park Boulevard, Thursday morning. Fire rescue arrived to the scene to put out the flames. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Andrew Benintendi ready to experience intensity of Yankees-Red Sox rivalry from the other side

SEATTLE — Andrew Benintendi has seen it from the other side. The Yankees’ new outfielder was on the field at Yankee Stadium celebrating clinching the American League East — and the AL Division Series — in 2018 with the Red Sox. Friday, however, will be the first time he heads back into Fenway Park to face… Continue reading Andrew Benintendi ready to experience intensity of Yankees-Red Sox rivalry from the other side

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Rules on Moreno Valley mayor’s duties now in effect

An ordinance clarifying the Moreno Valley’s mayor’s duties is now in effect. The ordinance that spells out the mayor’s responsibilities was unanimously approved by the Moreno Valley City Council and became official Thursday, Aug. 4. Those duties include appointing members of committees, boards and commissions; approving items for meeting agendas; filling vacancies on city commissions and signing… Continue reading Rules on Moreno Valley mayor’s duties now in effect

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Denver weather: Poor air quality and high temperatures in store for metro area, again

Thursday will bring hot and dry conditions coupled with low air quality to the metro Denver area, according to the National Weather Service. An air quality alert from the National Weather Service is in place for Thursday for Douglas, Jefferson, Denver, western Arapahoe, western Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. Ozone concentrations considered to… Continue reading Denver weather: Poor air quality and high temperatures in store for metro area, again

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