The Clear Creek Fire has been fully contained, authorities said Friday.
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The Clear Creek Fire has seen massive progress in the last several days and is now near containment as rains are expected to soak the area authorities said Monday.
Columbus, Ohio – The shelter in place order issued by Ohio State University has been lifted after police secured the campus, according to a tweet from OSU emergency Management. First responders transported nine individuals with undisclosed injuries to area hospitals.
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Members of the McDowell community met with emergency agencies on Tuesday evening to discuss the 2,000-plus acre fire on Clear Creek Road and crews continued their fight day and night and into the holiday.
The fire that broke out off Clear Creek Road over the weekend had burned nearly 1,200 acres by Tuesday afternoon and more acreage would surely be consumed over night, emergency officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — School voucher programs in the nation's capital and Vice President-elect Mike Pence's home state of Indiana could serve as a blueprint for a Trump administration plan to use public money to enable disadvantaged students to attend the public or private school of their choice.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — General Motors says about 160 jobs are being cut from a plant in Kokomo, Indiana, after the automaker announced it would stop producing semiconductors there by mid-2017.
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An armed pizza shop customer shot and killed one robber and injured another as they tried to hold up the restaurant, police said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billions of fitness trackers, medical implants, surveillance cameras, home appliances, thermostats, baby monitors and computers in automobiles now are connected as part of a rapidly expanding "internet of things."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Starting campfires, lighting fireworks and smoking cigarettes are among the outdoor activities being banned across the South as fires burn in forests stressed by drought.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Mexican immigrant who had been living in Philadelphia has relocated to a church, where he is now seeking sanctuary from deportation by federal authorities.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A convicted sex offender accused of abducting a 6-year-old North Carolina girl who was found chained to a tree has been indicted on numerous charges.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sentencing hearings are wrapping up for nine men convicted of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police are investigating why a man waited to gun down an airline employee outside Will Rogers World Airport in a deadly ambush that forced hundreds of travelers to take shelter and prompted authorities to shut down the state's busiest airport for hours.
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school superintendent has apologized to parents who are upset after a mural that featured a silhouette of President Barack Obama was removed from an elementary school on Election Day.