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Houston mayor, others help residents after deadly blast

January 26, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s mayor and others say they will work to provide assistance to residents whose homes were damaged after a massive explosion at a warehouse that killed two workers and injured 20 others.Mayor Sylvester Turner on Saturday walked...

Turkish teams hunt for quake survivors as death toll hits 38

By ANDREW WILKS | January 26, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days after a powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit the country's east. Rescued survivors wept with...

Turkish leader slams ‘propaganda’ as quake deaths rise to 29

By ANDREW WILKS | January 25, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 29 on Saturday night as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, officials said.Speaking at a televised...

A farmer harvests his field on Lincoln Highway Wednesday night.
Farming equipment, such as combines, will begin to use DeKalb area
roadways, presenting a potential safety hazard to motorists.

Harvest season puts farming equipment back on DeKalb roads

By Amanda Shaffer | October 5, 2011

As harvest season starts again in DeKalb, roads may become crowded with some unfamiliar vehicles. Farming equipment and other vehicles used while harvesting crops will start using roadways. According to DeKalb Police, one to four accidents happen about...

Traffic heavy intersections prone to more accidents

By John Bachmann | December 2, 2010

A little common sense can go a long way. Around the DeKalb area there are several intersections prone to vehicle accidents. DeKalb Police Lt. Carl Leoni said two intersections, Annie Glidden Road and Lincoln Highway and First Street and Lincoln Highway,...