Latest Suburbs News

Medical helicopter crashes near church; all 4 aboard survive

Jan. 11, 2022 19:03 PM EST

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A pilot crash-landed a medical helicopter Tuesday without loss of life in a residential area of suburban Philadelphia, somehow avoiding a web of power lines and buildings as the aircraft fluttered, hit the street and slid into bushes outside a church, authorities and...

Scottsdale hopes to reduce problems with short-term rentals

Jan. 08, 2022 11:10 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Scottsdale residents' frustrations with noisy parties and other rowdy gatherings at short-term rentals in their neighborhoods have prompted the affluent Phoenix suburb to impose new accountability requirements on the property owners. The City Council...

Boulder eatery's dining tent becomes disaster relief site

Jan. 05, 2022 13:52 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — After losing her house and everything in it in a wildfire that destroyed her entire neighborhood, Abby McClelland wanted to get some clothes for her 4-year-old daughter. Picking up a large Ikea shopping bag on Tuesday, she walked around a tent that normally...

Officials: Nearly 1K structures destroyed in Colorado fire

Jan. 01, 2022 21:35 PM EST

SUPERIOR, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado official says nearly 1,000 homes and other structures were destroyed, hundreds more were damaged, and three people are missing after a wildfire charred numerous neighborhoods in a suburban area at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Boulder County...

'Panther' the cat rescued after days-long utility pole perch

Dec. 11, 2021 05:06 AM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — For at least two days and maybe more, residents of a suburban Denver neighborhood worried about the fate of a black cat called Panther who was perched atop a 36-foot (11-meter) utility pole. Panther stayed put despite efforts by his co-owner, Alexis Soberanis...

Florida mall, once the ‘place to be,’ fades into oblivion

Nov. 25, 2021 03:25 AM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — As a teenager in the mid-1980s, Iris Pitnikoss worked at Ritz Camera, the film and photo equipment store in Manatee County’s DeSoto Square Mall. She sold cameras — professional devices like Nikons and Kodaks, as well as smaller models like...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Nov. 23, 2021 12:18 PM EST

Chicago Tribune. November 22, 2021. Editorial: A cool glass of Lake Michigan water. Cheap for some, irrationally expensive for others. How long can you go without water before your blood begins to boil? Can you last a day without showering, water for...

African American sites top Georgia's 10 'Places in Peril'

Nov. 21, 2021 11:59 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Sites from African American history, a suburban Atlanta neighborhood and a rural fairground are among the 10 Places in Peril named this year by the Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation. Mark McDonald, the trust's president and CEO, said Wednesday that...

'Evil roaming’: Texas trial set for man charged in 18 deaths

Nov. 12, 2021 14:40 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — In the years after Leah Corken's death, one detail after another haunted her daughter. Though M.J. Jennings came to accept that her mother likely died of a stroke, just the night before they had gone shopping and to a movie and the 83-year-old had seemed...

Proposed maps have incumbent lawmakers paired in 6 districts

Nov. 10, 2021 15:31 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's rapidly growing coastal and suburban population means there could be five House districts and one Senate district in the 2022 election where lawmakers are placing two incumbents, according to maps released by each chamber. Three of...