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Reports of a crash with injuries on Woodburn and Ruth Avenues in Evanston

Reports of a crash with injuries on Woodburn and Ruth Avenues in Evanston

Reports of a crash with injuries on Woodburn and Ruth Avenues in Evanston

Updated: 10:55 AM EST Nov 26, 2022

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ROUND OF RAIN AND HOW IT WILL IMPACT YOUR WE CAN COMING UP. MEGAN: TODAY, FIRE CREWS ARE INVESTIGATING TWO DEVASTATING THANKSGIVING DAY FIRES IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY. A HOUSE FIRE IN NEWPORT KILLED A WOMAN AND SENT TWO OTHER PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL. AND OTHER FIRE DESTROYED A HOME IN FLORENCE, HURTING ONE. HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW. IN NEWPORT, NEIGHBORS ON OVERTON STREET CALLED 911 JUST BEFORE 7:00 A.M. YESTERDAY. WHEN CREWS ARRIVED, THEY SAY THEY SAW THICK SMOKE SURROUNDING THE BUILDING, MAKING IT HARD TO FIND THE UNIT WHERE THE FIRE STARTED. WHEN CREWS FOUND THE APARTMENT, THEY FOUND A FAMILY OF THREE. THE MOTHER HAD DIED, AND TWO OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS HAD CRITICAL INJURIES. NEIGHBORS TOLD US WHAT THEY KNEW ABOUT THE FAMILY. >> GOOD PEOPLE. VERY NICE, VERY KIND. WOULD HELP ANYBODY IF THEY COULD. IF SOMEBODY NEEDED HELP, THEY’D BE THERE. THEY’D HELP THEM. THEY HELPED ME ALOT. MEGAN: OFFICIALS SAY SMOKE DETECTORS INSIDE THE UNIT WERE NOT WORKING. THEY URGED EVERYONE TO CONDUCT ROUTINE SMOKE DETECTOR TESTS IN YOUR OWN HOMES. IN FLORENCE, NEIGHBORS IN HAMPSHIRE PLACE SAY THEY HEARD AN EXPLOSION BEFORE A FIRE DESTROYED A HOUSE IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD. IT HAPPENED BEFORE 8:00 LAST NIGHT. NEIGHBORS ESSAY THE LOUD EXPLOSIONS THEN SHUT UP FLAMES THROUGH THE ROOF. FIREFIGHTERS FOUND ONE PERSON WHO WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH MINOR INJURIES. >> IT’S TRAGIC. WE DON’T EVER WANT TO SEE ANYBODY GET INJURED AND MAKES IT THAT MUCH WORSE ON A HOLIDAY. MEGAN: FIREFIGHTERS WORKED FOR HOURS LAST NIGHT TO PUT OUT ANY HOT SPOTS. ALSO DEVELOPING TODAY MT HEALTHY POLICE INVESTIGATING THE SHOOTING OF A TEENAGER LAST NIGHT. IT HAPPENED NEAR COMPTON ROAD JUST BEFORE 7:00. OFFICERS SAY THE BOY WAS FOUND SHOT ONCE. HE WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL. NO WORD ON HOW OLD THE BOY WAS OR HOW BADLY HE WAS INJURED. WITNESSES TELL POLICE THEY SAW A MALE WEARING A BLACK HOODIE LEAVING THE SCENE BEFORE OFFICERS ARRIVED. IF YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENED, PLEASE CALL POLICE. OR CRIME STOPPERS. AND ANOTHER WAY TO GIVE BACK AFTER GIVING THANKS. A SHELTER IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY IS IN NEED OF DONATIONS. THE EMERGENCY SHELTER OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY IS LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO DONATE PAPER GOODS LIKE CUPS, BOWLS AND UTENSILS FOR EVERYONE WHO COMES THROUGH THESE DOORS RIGHT NOW ITS EXPERIENCING AN UPTICK IN PEOPLE AND A DECLINE IN SUPPLIES TO FEED THEM. THE SAFE HAVEN PROVIDES A SHOWER, LAUNDRY, AND A PLACE TO REST FOR HUNDREDS. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KIM WEBB IS CALLING ON THE COMMUNITY TO HELP PITCH IN THE BASICS. >> IF YOU’VE HAD THANKSGIVING, AND YOU ARE USING DISPOSABLE FLATWARE, AND DISPOSABLE PLATES AND CUPS AND BOWLS, AND YOU DON’T USE THEM ALL, WE CERTAINLY WOULD TAKE THAT DONATION OFF YOUR HANDS. YOU CAN DELIVER THAT TO SHELTER AND CALL US. MEGAN: THE SHELTER ALSO HAS AN AMAZON WISHLIST WITH ITEMS IT NEEDS, SO YOU CAN GO THERE IF YOU DON’T HAVE DISPOSABLE PLATES OR CUPS LAYING AROUND. BUT IF YOU ARE OUT SHOPPING ON BLACK FRIDAY, YOU CAN ALWAYS STOP BY AND DROP OFF THESE ESSENTIALS

Reports of a crash with injuries on Woodburn and Ruth Avenues in Evanston

Reports of a crash with injuries on Woodburn and Ruth Avenues in Evanston

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Updated: 10:55 AM EST Nov 26, 2022

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Reports of a crash with injuries on Woodburn and Ruth Avenues in Evanston

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