Fire Deaths in St. Louis City Increased in 2015St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson is frustrated that the city had nine fire deaths in 2015, which was two more than the year before.
UPDATE: Another Big Fire in Salem, Ill.Friday's fire follows Wednesday night's blaze that destroyed an old factory and home.
Illinois Fires Coach Tim Beckman 1 Week Before Season OpenerIllinois fired coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season Friday, saying preliminary results of an investigation found some truth to allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior.
Anheuser-Busch to Deliver 50,000+ Cans of Water to Firefighters in WashingtonA truck loaded with water will arrive early this week in Wenatchee, Washington. Columbia Distributing, the local Anheuser-Busch distributor, is working with the American Red Cross and Chelan County Public Works to distribute the water.
Calls for Calm, Fear of More Trouble Tonight in North St. Louis"This is not just about the police shooting a young man," Moore said. "It's about life, period. About what's acceptable and what's not."
Protests, Fires After Deadly Police-Involved ShootingLater Wednesday, police made nine arrests and used tear gas to clear a street after protesters ignored commands and threw glass bottles and rocks at officers, Dotson said.
Winds Blow Smoke From Forest Fires in Canada into MidwestA haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, prompting health warnings in at least two states.
Arson Fires Still Happening in MarissaInvestigators now determining of coal mining museum blaze was intentionally-set.
Pair Of Suspicious Washington Park Fires Under InvestigationThe first one broke out at 58th Street and Forest. Around the same time, a house just a few blocks away caught fire at 61st Street and Forest.
Sun-Times Media Fires PhotojournalistSun-Times Media says one of its photographers has been fired after admitting to fabricating names and quotes in a recurring feature that appeared in at least eight of its publications.
Arson Suspect Jailed In FlorissantTeen charged with setting four vehicles on fire.
Yet Another Suspicious Fire In St. Clair CountyFriday's makes seven fires since late April.