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When You Hear a “Poot” Instead of a “Bang”…

… don’t pull the trigger again. Keep your pistol pointed down range, investigate, and clear the malfunction. Step away from the line if need be. This was from a new box of Federal Champion 9mm, aluminum-cased 115gr FMJ. As far as I know, there were no other issues with any other rounds from that box....

Live-Stream …. NFFF Memorial Service

Watch It Live Here Live Streaming of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Service begins here at.  The Service begins at 9:30 am Eastern. Please join us.                        

Underdogs Again

3 point underdogs this weekend, but the over/under is the highest of the entire schedule (54.5 points). We don't see a shootout in Atlanta.

Someone Explain "Business Hours"?

Once again, a hair salon open until all hours. And once again, a bunch of people get shot and someone dies: A 22-year-old man was shot to death and three other people were wounded in a shooting during a party about 1:10 a.m. Saturday...Show More Summary

Another Crash

Two more Officers hurt in a crash : Two Chicago Police officers were injured Friday evening when their squad car crashed in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The single-vehicle crash happened about 9:10 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Washington, police News Affairs Officer [...]Show More Summary

Media Word Games

Make up your minds please: A 16-year-old boy is being held in lieu of $500,000 bail after approaching a 17-year-old man and shooting him in the chest last week. Such a fine line between "boy" and "man" evidently. But you know if he was...Show More Summary

Volunteer and Paid Firefighters

I want to take the time, and say. You all, are doing a great job. If it wasn't for you! who would do it!!!!! The volunteers, You, sometimes never get any thanks. But why do we do it. Only thing I can think of, we love doing it. Paid firefighters, you also are doing a great job. You have a big job to take care of. That's our cities. You…

Candlelight Service For Fallen Firefighters

Watch It Live Here Live-streaming of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Candlelight Services begins here at 6:30 pm Eastern.  The Service begins at 7:00. Please join us.        

Morning Lineup October 11

Be sure to come back and visit us this evening for the Candlelight Service

Saturday CarToon: 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

Conrad Stevenson builds a modern interpretation of a 1965 low nose Alfa Romero Giulia Sprint Speciale for the Carrera Panamerican

Blogorado, Day One

Lectured to a great bunch of EMS volunteers yesterday, people that embody all the good things about volunteer EMS. Good folks here in southeast Colorado. Today I finished some assignments under deadline, coon-fingered a bunch of guns, ate TWO enormous steaks from local beef, drank my share of Nerd Beer Emergency Medical Bock, was introduced...

Corruption in the Making

Remember when the Supernintendo made his driver a sergeant? He was following in the footsteps of previous supernintendos who promoted their lackeys and lickspittles to lucrative spots as payback (payoff?) for long hours, missed timeShow More Summary

Freedom! ::Bang Bang::

This is priceless: After spending 15 years in prison, a New York man was shot within minutes of his release after he got into a car not knowing that another ex-convict with a gun and a grudge was hiding in the trunk, state police said...Show More Summary

Cop Injured

Traffic crash, which in recent years, are more deadly and more injurious than attacks: A Chicago police officer was injured this morning as she was responding to a call and her vehicle was struck by another motorist in North Lawndale,...Show More Summary

Mystery Ka-Boom, Fire Destroys 60+ Classic Cars

AN INITIAL EXPLOSION IN A VACANT mobile home started a fire on a Colorado farm that spread to a storage building containing close to 70 vintage Cadillac cars Wednesday morning.

Kilted to Kick Cancer 2014 Fundraising Challenge: Prize Updates!

Blauer public safety apparel has very generously offered to throw in a gift certificate for a pair of Blauer Clash LT lightweight tactical boots for each of our top three fundraisers. Thanks, Blauer!

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