Los Angeles: Large brush fire burning next 118 Freeway in Granada Hills shuts down several lanes; 2nd fire burning in Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Crews were battling two brush fires burning alongside the 118 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously near homes. The California Highway Patrol shut down several lanes of the eastbound side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays … Read more

Sri Lanka protesters burn politicians’ homes as country plunges further into chaos

Columbus, Sri Lanka CNN — Protesters in Sri Lanka have burned down homes belonging to 38 politicians as the crisis-hit country plunged further into chaos, with the government ordering troops to “shoot on sight”. Police in the island nation said Tuesday in addition to the destroyed homes, 75 have been damaged, as angry Sri Lankans … Read more

Crews in New Mexico, Arizona scramble to corral wildfires

Firefighters in New Mexico’s Rocky Mountain foothills are excavating new firebreaks and clearing brush to keep a massive wildfire from destroying more homes and pine forests by CEDAR ATTANASIO and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press May 10, 2022, 1:10 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LAS VEGAS, NM — … Read more

Wisconsin anti-abortion office fire investigation ongoing

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police said Monday that they hadn’t arrested anyone over a weekend fire and vandalism at the office of a prominent Wisconsin anti-abortion lobbying group. The fire at the Wisconsin Family Action office in Madison, which the FBI is helping investigate, came after two Catholic churches in Colorado, including one known for … Read more

Office of anti-abortion organization in Wisconsin targeted in arson attack, police say

CNN — The office of a conservative political organization that lobbies against abortion rights was vandalized and damaged by fire on Sunday morning in Madison, Wisconsin, in what police are investigating as arson. The fire and vandalism happened at the office of Wisconsin Family Action, CNN affiliate WISC reported. WFA is a political action committee … Read more