Dramatic video shows a Dekalb County (GA) Fire Rescue Department captain catching a child dropped from a ladder during an apartment fire near Atlanta. Two different firefighters caught children dropped to them during the fire. Video courtesy of Dekalb County Fire Rescue Dept.
Lawrence firefighters spent several hours Monday battling a fire in the frigid temperatures at the America's Best Value Inn hotel. Early reports indicated that all of the occupants of the hotel made it safely out of the building.
The oratory skills of five-year-old Theory Bryant outshined almost everyone who spoke at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Reardon Civic Center in Kansas City, Kan. The youngster, who is a student at V. Lindsay SDA School, spoke for almost 3 minutes from King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Liberty's 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at William Jewell College featured moving performances by the American Spiritual Ensemble and the keynote speech by Rev. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr.
A day after President Donald Trump apparently described African countries as "shithole countries" in White House meetings, the president repeated the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: "that no matter what the color of our skin, or the place of our birth, we are all created equal by god." The president signed a proclamation Thursday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. After the signing, reporters peppered the president with questions.
After Texas Tech defeated the No. 2 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, video captured a West Virginia player allegedly punching a fan that was storming the court. Video is courtesy of Matt Embry, @coachembry/Twitter.
Pulitzer-winning investigative reporter Mike McGraw is remembered by colleagues, including one tribute coming from Guatemalan film director Luis Argueta. McGraw’s coworkers, friends and family gathered Sunday at the Kansas City Star‘s Press Pavilion for a memorial service honoring the long-time Star reporter who died of cancer on January 6.