Drought looming as parched UK faces month-long heatwave

Drought looming as parched UK faces month-long heatwave

Firefighters and soldiers have been battling huge grassland blazes across northern England.  The biggest, a week-long inferno that has devastated seven square miles of Saddleworth Moor, in Greater Manchester, may at last be coming under control. Exhausted fire crews called in 100 troops from the 4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, to help in the 90F-plus scorching heatwave. Yesterday the fires on the peat terrain […]

Cal Poly Pomona security officer killed, suspect fatally shot on campus

Cal Poly Pomona security officer killed, suspect fatally shot on campus

9:55 p.m.: This article was updated with information about the suspect and the victim. 9:15 p.m.: This article was updated with additional information from authorities and a student. 6:50 p.m.: This article was updated with information about a call made to the L.A. County Fire Department and a campus safety alert. 6:30 p.m.: This article […]

Neve Campbell reveals she adopted 'beautiful' baby boy with partner JJ Feild

Neve Campbell reveals she adopted 'beautiful' baby boy with partner JJ Feild

Neve Campbell (L) and JJ Feild attend the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2016. (Photo: Kevin Mazur, WireImage)   “House of Cards” star Neve Campbell is proclaiming the “sheer joy” of adopting a “beautiful” baby boy Raynor with her partner, actor JJ Feild. Campbell posted a picture on Instagram Friday with Feild and their six-year-old son Caspian pushing a […]

Clark Public Utilities' finance chief retires after 34 years

Clark Public Utilities' finance chief retires after 34 years

After 34 years as Clark Public Utilities’ director of finance, Rick Dyer has retired. “I feel incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve this utility, and this community, for so many years,” Dyer said in a statement to The Columbian. “We worked every day to do good, and the result was a utility […]

Michigan State football: West Bloomfield's Tre Mosley commits for 2019

Michigan State football: West Bloomfield's Tre Mosley commits for 2019

CLOSE West Bloomfield football players Lance Dixon and Tre Mosley talk about their college recruitment. Video by Chris Nelsen/Special to DFP West Bloomfield’s Tre Mosley.(Photo: Chris Nelsen, Special to the Detroit Free Press) West Bloomfield 3-star wide receiver Tre Mosley has committed to Michigan State football, he announced Friday afternoon on Twitter. GREEN & WHITE […]

California Takes 'Giant Leap Forward' on Consumer Data-Privacy Rights

California Takes 'Giant Leap Forward' on Consumer Data-Privacy Rights

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday afternoon signed into law one of the most far-reaching pieces of consumer privacy legislation in the nation, potentially giving Californians significant control over what companies can do with their personal information. The bill, AB 375, a compromise that was crafted in frantic negotiations in recent weeks, does not take effect […]

2019 Dodge Challenger Pricing Announced, SRT Hellcat Redeye Costs $69650

2019 Dodge Challenger Pricing Announced, SRT Hellcat Redeye Costs $69650

Dodge unveiled the 2019 Challenger lineup yesterday and now the company has revealed the Hellcat Redeye will cost $69,650. Priced $15,345 less than the Challenger SRT Demon, the Hellcat Redeye features a number of the same high-performance modifications. In particular, the car’s 6.2-liter V8 engine has a 2.7-liter supercharger, an upgraded fuel injection system and […]