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Wildfires in Florida are believed to be man made, reward is offered for information

Wildfires occurred again in Florida during the weekend. In central Florida’s Polk County, the entire Indian Lake Estates subdivision, which encompasses some 800 homes and 8,000 lots, is under a mandatory evacuation due to a large wildfire that authorities suspect may be man-made. Three separate wildfires raged across parts of Florida on Saturday, burning up homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: USA

Power outages Friday in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles

Half the city had no power on Friday morning in San Francisco after a large  outage affected central and northern parts of the city and hit about 90,000 people at their homes. The Pacific Gas & Electric Corp explained that it had been an incident at a San Francisco substation and a series of outages began affecting the city shortly after 9 a.m. (Noon ET).

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: USA

Former teacher Tad Cummins was arrested and his victim Elizabeth Thomas was rescued

On April 20 police arrested kidnapping suspect Tad Cummins, 50,  the former teacher wanted for the March abduction of Elizabeth Thomas, 15, a student of his at Culleoka Unit School outside Nashville. He was found in a remote cabin near Cecilville, in Siskiyou County,California, after the police received a tip late Wednesday.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: USA

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