Melee in court in case tied to 'Real Housewives' guest

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- A melee broke out Friday at a hearing for a pair charged in the deaths of two men found in a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas, in court for a detention hearing, were ordered held without bail when the brawl broke out.

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Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announces 20 medal winners

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Massachusetts man who died saving a waitress from being stabbed by a mentally ill man and a 12-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died trying to save his father from a house fire are among 20 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, based in Pittsburgh, announced the winners Wednesday. George A.

2 plead not guilty in deaths tied to 'Real Housewives' guest

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Two men pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges stemming from a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." Clarence Williams, 26, and Gerry Thomas, 28, entered their pleas during their initial court appearances made via a camera feed from the Passaic County jail.

2 men dead in burning car believed tied to TV performer ID'd

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- The deaths of two New Jersey men whose bodies were found in a burning car believed to belong to a reality television show performer have been ruled homicides. Passaic County prosecutors identified the men Monday as Aaron Anderson and Antonio Vega Jr. The Paterson residents were found Friday by emergency responders checking out a car fire in the city. The bodies were discovered after the fire was extinguished.

Firefighters in Wisconsin fight fire at their own firehouse

MAYVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Firefighters in the Wisconsin community of Mayville had to respond to a fire at a familiar scene -- their own firehouse. Firefighters were dispatched round 10 p.m. Saturday after a passer-by reported seeing flames at the station, which is not staffed around the clock. The volunteer fire department said in a statement Sunday that crews arrived to find a vehicle on fire inside the station and put it out.

2 people die in car fire in woods near Roanoke Rapids

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) -- Northampton County authorities say the remains of two people were found in a burned car wrecked in the woods. Local media outlets report firefighters discovered the bodies of a male driver and female passenger after extinguishing the flames about 2 a.m. Sunday. The car was off state Hwy. 46 in a wooded area north of Roanoke Rapids. An autopsy will determine their identities. The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.