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Firefighters: Solar panels are risky during fires

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The weight of residential solar panels is equivalent to an extra layer of shingles. That may not sound like much, but firefighters say the extra weight could make your roof collapse much faster in a fire. 570 more words


Olivia's Loss-Tonight at 10

What a 15-year-old can teach us all about loss and living…

Tonight on Channel 13 News at 10 20 more words


Man fears for his life, says alleged abuser threatened to kill him at gunpoint

RICHMOND, Va. — Terrance Jones has heard the stories and seen them on television. He never imagined he would ever call himself a victim of domestic violence, until recently. 816 more words


Border Keepers: What do you do if you need to make a phone call?

(WIAT) — In the Patagonia Mountains, you won’t find a lot of cell phone signal. As soon as you hit the dirt roads just a few miles from the border, you’ll lose service from American towers. 98 more words


Heroin at Home: An unflinching look at the drug's effect and how to get help

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – This past February NEWS10 ABC showed where the heroin hotspots are in in the Capital Region. As the epidemic reaches every corner of the area, more people are looking for help. 915 more words


Border Keepers: What do you do when 'everything is trying to kill you'?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Along the Arizona border with Mexico, we were told everything is trying to kill you. From scorpions and snakes to drug cartels and roller coaster temperatures, danger lurks in the Patagonia Mountains. 73 more words


RI prison officials to examine controversial use of solitary confinement

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – The head of Rhode Island’s correctional system says officials are reexamining the practice of placing inmates in disciplinary confinement, as states nationwide place strict limits on how the controversial practice is used. 1,705 more words