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Small Town Quint

Need some pointers for a small department looking to get a used ladder truck (quint) in the future. i.e. do's and don'ts.

Women and Children First on Backstep Firefighter

Unselfish service toward others What does this mean? Quite simply it means that the less able are supposed to be assisted of the sinking ship before the able body males and the ship’s crew. Maritime law (or operational…

Kilted to Kick Cancer Is Only 10 Days Away!

There have been some big changes with Kilted to Kick Cancer in the past month, the biggest of which is our official 501(c)3 charity designation! If you plan to be one of our Kilted Fundraisers for 2014, we have a little change in the usual process. Just drop an email to, and tell him...

Firefighters Storm City Hall in Montreal

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, FIREFIGHTERS AND OTHER city employees who are angered by a City Council proposal to cut their pension benefits stormed the city hall Monday night

Giant Fire Hydrant Dominates Doggy Park

The City of Wildwood is giving pups another reason to wag their tails this summer.

Morning Lineup – August 20

Over the course of a year, you buy a lot of stuff, you know.

Assailant Shot, Killed by Police

Cops are all fine : A 21-year-old man was fatally shot by police on the Far South Side on Tuesday night, authorities said.Officers from a Calumet District tactical team had tried to stop the man for questioning when they saw him riding...Show More Summary

Harvey Cops Wounded

Hostage-Barricade incident leaves two cops wounded : Two police officers have been shot in south suburban Harvey and two suspects are holding a woman and five children hostage at the scene this afternoon, officials said.Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg said one officer suffered a graze wound to the arm and was treated at the scene. Show More Summary

Looting as a Tourist Destination

More from Missouri. Cop was confronted and attacked in his vehicle, shoved back into it, may have suffered orbital fracture(s), offender had marijuana in his system, offender charged back at officer, all shots to the front of offender's body. Show More Summary

Old Time Ward Boss Rips Rahm

We hadn't thought about Ed Kelly in years, but he had the measure of any number of Chicago politicians, seeing as how he slated them for office much of the time. He speaks to domestic abuser Steinberg on a number of subjects - growing up in Chicago, serving in WWII, Richard J, Jane, Harold. Show More Summary

This is an Amusing Turn

The thing keeping most people out of public office is that's is just so damn expensive to run. Rahm has a war chest of several million raised from all sorts of sources in and outside of Chicago. Someone else just tapped into a pool of...Show More Summary

The City of Phoenix is Making War on Camera Drone Pilots!

Will they be able to jail drone pilot Paul Huebl now? Phoenix, AZ—Two members of the City Council here are proposing an anti-drone ordinance that will make a criminal out of anyone using a drone within the city. The proposed law requires that “written permission” be obtained in advance from anyone that might be photographed by a drone. Show More Summary

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Yuknavich has been arrested at least 17 times previously for a variety of offenses over a span of several years,

Another Car Into Another Firehouse

The mini-van driven by a 31-yr.-old suspended licensee drove across a median strip, the firehouse lawn, and part way into the building.

Cops Shoot Dog, No One Snitches

This is tragi-comedy : A South Side family is angry because police shot their dog and then failed to catch an armed robber even though he was hiding out just feet from where they were standing, reports CBS 2 [...]“I said why’d you shoot the dog?,” said neighbor Aaron Thompson. Show More Summary

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