President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.
The White House said Obama will submit the request along with a bigger, $3.7 billion proposal to confront a wave of Central American children crossing the southern border illegally.
The$615 million would go to the Department of Agriculture. White House officials say the money is designed to pay for all wildfire needs in 2014.
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A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that drugs made from a marijuana compound can reduce seizures in kids who have severe epilepsy.
According to Cheraw Police Department, Andrew Chavis shot a 15-year-old in his family after a argument. The shooting occurred in the 700 block of West Green Street.
The fire occurred around 2:45 a.m. at a home on Milford Circle, firefighters said.
Salisbury police have issued murder warrants for a man wanted in connection with an overnight homicide.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the shooting occurred around 11:34 p.m. in the parking lot of a shopping center in the 5300 block of Docia Crossing Road.