Independent Investigation Finds Problems At Missouri Veterans Home

Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO  (KTRS) Persistence by family members of residents at the Missouri Veterans Home in north St. Louis County appears to have paid off. On Monday, Governor Eric Greitens announced during a news conference at the facility in Bellefontaine Neighbors, that an independent investigation found “serious problems” at the home. The investigation conducted by the…

Firefighters Brace For Second Week Of California Wildfires

CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation. A powerful flare-up on the western edge of the largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as…

New Evacuations As Huge Southern California Fire Flares Up

CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from a fleet water-dropping planes and helicopters saved homes as unpredictable…