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AP Exclusive: Medics beat blizzard to make transplant happen

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Melanie Chirichella had been waiting a year and a half for a kidney transplant when she finally got the...

Police: 7th St. Louis church property set on fire in 2...

LOUIS (AP) — An arsonist set fire to the rectory doors of a 172-year-old Catholic church early Thursday, marking the seventh attempt to burn a place of...

Here comes the paramedic – in a wedding dress: Bride responds...

When Sarah Ray's father and grandparents were in a car crash on the way to her wedding reception, the off-duty Tennessee paramedic rushed to the scene in her wedding dress.

2 firefighters die saving 2 other lives in Kansas City blaze

The latest on the collapse of a burning apartment building in Kansas City that killed two firefighters.

Bird designation to impact fighting wildfires

Federal agencies deciding how to deploy firefighters during one of the West's worst wildfire seasons are considering a new factor in their deliberations: an imperiled bird that inhabits a vast stretch of sagebrush from California to the Dakotas

Funeral service held for firefighter struck deliberately by driver while collecting...

Mourners are gathering for a firefighter who authorities say was deliberately struck by a pickup truck as he collected money for charity in Lansing, Michigan.

Rocky Fire Evacuees Return Home To Find Widespread Devastation

All evacuations were lifted Saturday after cooler weather helped firefighters gain more ground against a Northern California wildfire that has forced hundreds of people from their homes.

Crews extinguish cockpit fire mid-flight

Authorities say a United Express flight has landed safely at Connecticut's Bradley International Airport after the pilot extinguished a small fire in the cockpit.

Firefighters struggle with water shortage

Firefighters battling blazes caused by everything from natural gas leaks to candle accidents are paradoxically struggling with a shortage of usable water in the...

Fire destroys residential building in New Orleans

Fire destroyed one in a row of old four-story brick buildings in the central business district Friday. The building was residential, but firefighters said...