Officials say firefighters have contained about 25 percent of the Dean Peak Fire near Kingman. (Source: CBS 5 News)
The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.More >> Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official...More >> Officials are investigating after a single-vehicle crash claims the life of a Sylacauga woman. According to Alabama State Troopers the crash occurred Wednesday around 8:30 p.m. on U.S. 280 nine miles northwestMore >> Officials are investigating after a single-vehicle crash claims the life of a Sylacauga woman.More >> Syrian activists say government warplanes are targeting rebels near the country's frontier with Israel in the Golan Heights, a day after opposition fighters captured a crossing point there.More >> The Islamic State group killed more than 150 troops captured in recent fighting for a string of military bases in northeastern Syria, shooting some and slashing others with knives in the past 24 hours in the latest mass...More >> Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.More >> The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday.More >> (Source: WSFA 12 News) Just a few weeks ago, Auburn University discovered a student had a contagious form of tuberculosis. Now after testing those at risk, more people have been discovered to be carrying the germ that causesMore >> The Alabama Department of Public Health confirmed on Wednesday that eight people at Auburn have tested positive for a latent, non-contagious tuberculosis infection.More >>
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(Source: Monica Chavez) The San Juan Fire straddling the Fort Apache Indian Reservation and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in the White Mountains continues to expand, but so does containment.More >> Crews are working to restore the 1,220 acres in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest that were damaged by the San Juan Fire earlier this summer.More >> Two firefighters from the Arizona-based Navajo Hotshots crew were injured when a large log rolled down a steep slope and hit them Wednesday.More >> Two firefighters from the Arizona-based Navajo Hotshots crew were injured when a large log rolled down a steep slope and hit them Wednesday.More >> none State and federal forest officials are lifting fire restrictions in light of recent Arizona monsoon rains.More >> State and federal forest officials are lifting fire restrictions in light of recent Arizona monsoon rains.More >>
Fire restrictions are going into effect a month early at Tonto National Forest in the wake of drought conditions, hot weather and increased fire danger.More >> Recent rainfall has officials at Tonto National Forest lifting fire restrictions, starting Friday.More >> President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.The White House said Obama will submit the requestMore >> President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.