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When the lava ends, reconstruction and futures are uncertain in Hawaii

Lavan cools to rock and it is not always cleared: When part of the scenic chain of Hawaiian Craters Road in the Volcanoes National Park was buried by the lava in the 1980s, it stopped blocked until 2014 when a 5 – mile section bulldozed as an emergency route to connect Kalapana if it was cut off. (The iconic "roadblocked" …

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Police ID 21-year-old East End woman shot to death in the alley

Please enable JavaScript to view this video RICHMOND, Va.- Family members confirmed the victim in a fatal shot at Richmond East End on Friday night as 21-year-old Desiree Fletcher. Richmond police officials said Fletcher, of the 2300 block of Rosetta Street, was found dead in an alley along Peter Paul Boulevard. Desiree Fletcher Authorities said that when officials were called …

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Melissa McCarthy, Stephen Colbert, shares the Plainfield Community Calendar on "The Late Show"

Plainfield-native Melissa McCarthy appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Friday night in a segment where Colbert highlights events that occur in small cities in America. Nick Offerman, Adam Driver and Jeff Daniels are among celebrities who have participated in this sketch during previous episodes. "You know what we're saying in Will County: You will love this," said …

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Haway's Big Island Army for Volcanic eruptions "more evacuations possible

CLOSE AP reporter Sophia Yan says that some residents of Hawaii Big Island have been forced to evacuation protection. Some worry about an energy plant that had held 50,000 liters of combustible material, and some inhabitants of Hawaii's largest island are untouched by lava damage. (May 11) Hannique Ruder, a 65-year-old resident living in the underground part of Leilani Estates, …

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Workers injured under fire, explosion at Soldier Field event

A 60-year-old man suffered smoke breathing when a tent he was working on fire in an autism event at the Soldier Field on Saturday afternoon. The man was taken to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition, said officer Jose Jara, a police spokesman. Soon after 11:45, conversations began to come into a "situation" involving a propane tank that caused …

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