Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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  • nh-house-fire.jpg Landlord using blow torch to thaw water pipes starts house fire

    Jack Webb, battalion chief of the fire department in this New Hampshire community near the Massachusetts border, said he and his fellow firefighters watching a television program Saturday morning that warned viewers about the danger of using blow torches to thaw frozen water pipes.

    January 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • hummingbird.jpg Man wielding hammer, Bible arrested after being Tased

    Police say a 33-year-old Oklahoma man wielding a hammer and a Bible had to be shocked with a Taser four times Saturday when he held another man in a headlock and claimed he was “doing the Lord’s work.”

    January 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • blodgett.jpg Teen killers could get parole under Mass. high court ruling

    Prosecutors in Essex County, north of Boston, are preparing for parole hearings for nine convicted killers whose life sentences without parole were wiped away by the state’s highest court on Tuesday.

    December 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • Tiffany-Wait.jpg Mother says atheist group saved her Christmas

    A mother who claimed she was turned away from a church’s toy giveaway because she wouldn’t let volunteers hold her baby says her Christmas was saved by an Oklahoma atheist group.

    December 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • lettertosanta2.jpg Boy asked for football, air rifle in 114-year-old letter to Santa

    Harry Hyland, age 8, wrote in his loopy cursive on Dec. 21, 1899: "Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a football, an air rifle and a golf stick. Your little friend, Harry W. Hyland." It may be the oldest known letter to Santa.

    December 23, 2013 4 Photos

  • news_exercise.jpg Fitness experts decry ‘resolution dependency’

    One of the country’s best-known fitness center chains is launching an initiative to wean people from what it calls an over-dependence on New Year’s resolutions.

    December 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • Screen Shot 2013-12-11 at 2.54.47 PM.png Minnesota college student survives night on porch in subzero temperatures

    A University of Minnesota Duluth student suffered severe hypothermia and could lose one or more limbs after spending a night passed out on a freezing porch in subzero temperatures with only a jacket and boots to protect her from the frostbiting cold.

    December 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • 131209_GT_OUT_SANTA_3 Santa's wish: Marry me

    A Massachusetts firefighter surprised his girlfriend this week by suggesting they dress as Santa and Mrs. Claus for his fire department's annual children's Christmas party, then popped a stunning marriage proposal in full attire.

    December 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • BARBOUR_Miranda.jpg Young newlyweds charged with Craigslist murder

    A month after a Pennsylvania man was found stabbed to death in an alley, authorities have charged a recently married young couple in his death and they're looking into other possible murders tied to adult companionship ads placed by the couple.

    December 10, 2013 3 Photos

  • buffaloww-tornado.jpg Walk-in beer coolers shelter 100 storm survivors

    Stories of survival and heroics in Kokomo, Indiana's hardest hit city, surfaced Monday in the aftermath of the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that swept across the Midwest Sunday afternoon.

    November 26, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

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