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Millis, MA officer kills himself

A few weeks ago, we talked about Millis, Massachusetts police officer Bryan Johnson, even though we didn’t know his name at the time. He shot up his patrol car and crashed it before setting it on fire, claiming to the department that he had been attacked. Chip sends us a link to Fox News which […]

Man, woman get themselves to safety after falling into Lake Michigan

A man and woman who apparently fell into Lake Michigan near North Avenue Beach early Saturday both got themselves to safety, Chicago Fire Department officials said. At about 3 a.m., fire officials responded to the beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive, and found that the man had gotten himself out of...

Crews find no one in lake after report of swimmer off Uptown

Emergency crews searched Lake Michigan off Uptown for a person reported to be trying to swim in the frigid water midday Wednesday but found no one. Fire Department and Police Marine Unit divers searching for a person off Foster Avenue after a call came in about someone in the water about 11:55...

Wanted: More female firefighters in L.A.

For more than two decades, Los Angeles has been trying — and failing — to significantly increase the number of women in the Fire Department. In 1994, about 2% of the department was women; by 2015, it had only increased to 2.7%, or 89 out of 3,200 employees. That's a disappointment by any measure....

The Seattle Police Department Hasn't Fired the Cops Who Beat Up a Family in 2010

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Officers David Bauer and Brandon Eggers beat up Rufino Ocampo Estrada, one of four family members injured during their run-in with the SPD, whose motto is "Service, Pride, Dedication." SPD Today, now that the federal prosecutors have...Show More Summary

City Fires Contractor Responsible For Tree That Killed Cyclist In Red Hook

A Brooklyn city councilman is introducing a series of bills that would require the Parks Department to use certified arborists for routine work, following the death of a bicycle delivery man who was crushed by a falling tree in Red Hook last week. [ more › ]

McCarthy moves to fire Detective Dante Servin after fatal off-duty shooting

Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has recommended that Detective Dante Servin be fired for the fatal off-duty shooting of Rekia Boyd in 2012, a department spokesman confirmed Monday night. Servin will now face administrative charges from McCarthy and the case will be heard before the...

Amid strong winds, a fierce house fire burns in Fort Washington

No injuries were reported, Prince George’s fire department spokesman Mark Brady says.

One injured in fire on 50th floor of Chicago skyscraper

last weekNews : The Newsroom

The fire broke out on the east side of the 100-story building in mid-afternoon and was quickly extinguished by responding firefighters, according to tweets by the Chicago Fire Department. The fire department posted pictures of the flames coming from the building as smoke obscured views of the upper floors. Show More Summary

art department halloween extravaganza

Each Halloween our department throws a little backyard bash for the students. We gather at Singletary's house in costumes and hang out around a grill or a fire pit and goof around for a while. We work our students pretty hard so we like to give them an opportunity to play and relax a little too. Show More Summary

Ambulances sent to fire at Hancock building

Police have closed traffic on North Michigan Avenue due to an apparent fire that broke out Saturday afternoon at the John Hancock Building. There was no immediate information available from the Chicago Fire Department, but an EMS Plan One emergency was alerted for tyhe building at 175 E. Delaware...

Illinois seeks new athletic director amid shifting nature of the job

When Illinois fired athletic director Mike Thomas on Nov. 9, interim university Chancellor Barbara Wilson spent a portion of her news conference awkwardly praising him. "(The athletic department) has achieved much under Mike Thomas' leadership, including significant milestones in fundraising,"...

FDNY Honors 9/11 Hero Feehan at Boat Christening

November 20, 2015 (New York) -- Today at Pier 16 in lower Manhattan the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) honored William M. Feehan by christening and commissioning of the new fireboat William M.

In a racially divided Maryland town, a new black police chief takes charge

William Harden leads Pocomoke City’s department after its first black chief was fired amid racism allegations.

I Had an Unplanned Home Birth Surrounded By Members of The Local Fire Department

This post originally appeared on xoJANE. "Should I stay home?" my husband asked. He was planning to go for a run at the park with our 2 1/2 year old. "Psssh. My contractions are still far apart. Don't worry," I responded. Famous. Last. Show More Summary

LAFD's new recruitment chief on diversity: 'We have work to do'

The Los Angeles Fire Commission waded into the controversy over the city Fire Department’s hiring practices Tuesday, debating what needs to be done to increase the number of women and minorities in future classes of new firefighters. Battalion Chief Alicia Welch presented the civilian board with...

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Had an Unplanned Home Birth Thanks to the Local Fire Department

last weekLifestyle : xoJane

"Should I stay home?" my husband asked. He was planning to go for a run at the park with our 2 1/2 year old. "Psssh. My contractions are still far apart. Don't worry," I responded. Famous. Last. Words.I was 37 weeks pregnant with my second child, and had been having mild cramping that morning. In... Continue reading

Coalition Could Adjust Actions in Syria Amid Intensified Russian Campaign

Russia informed the United States about planned operations to fire cruise missiles at the ISIL stronghold of Raqqa, according to US Defense Department spokesperson Michelle Baldanza.

Valley City Prohibits Bans Citizen From Addressing City Council

I think the folks leading the City of Valley City need to look up what the term “prior restraint” means. According to this report in the Fargo Forum, a local citizen who wants to disband the city’s police department and fire the police chief immediately was prohibited from addressing the city council because of what he might have...

Fire Department Reports “Large Increase” In Pedestrians Hit By Distracted Drivers

The Decatur Fire Department wants our attention.  They have placed a crushed car in front of Decatur High School that was the result of an actual texting-while-driving incident. The Decatur Minute reports that the Fire Department has seen a large increase in the number of pedestrians hit by distracted drivers in the last two months and […]

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