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Employee Fired After Posting Pictures Of DHS Vehicles Parked In Hotel Parking Lot

40 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

What happens in public isn't afforded an expectation of privacy -- unless you're the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS is all about shutting down people taking photos in, around or of public structures. According to the many piles...Show More Summary

Chicago Building Collapse: Two Women And A Dog Pulled Out From Rubble

Two people and a dog that were trapped under the rubble following a Chicago building collapse were rescued by crew from the Chicago Fire Department, reports Reuters. According to firemen the structure used to be an apartment building that apparently collapsed following an explosion. Show More Summary

Collasped building on South Side

Chicago Fire Department crews rescued two victims trapped in the rubble of an apartment building that "pancaked" following an explosion in the city's Washington Park neighborhood Sunday evening. Early reports indicated that there was an explosion before a frame apartment building collapsed in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue. Show More Summary

Over 2000 Piglets Stranded In Car Wreck, Most Were Rescued

A semi truck carrying 2,054 small piglets overturned in Indianapolis. Locals called the Wayne Township Fire Department at about 6:30 PM to go out and rescue the baby pigs. Unfortunately, for some 700 piglets the call was too late, they were already killed. Show More Summary

USCG Assist Duck Hunters Near Harrington Beach Park

  The Coast Guard and the Port Washington and Cedar Grove Fire Departments came to the assistance of two duck hunters on Lake Michigan Friday. The names

Honoring the Fallen

2 days agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

Two decades ago, on November 22, 1994, a lone gunman entered the headquarters building of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. and opened fire in a squad room, killing a police sergeant and two FBI agents. For those close to the fallen, who gathered today for a memorial service marking 20 years since the tragic event, it’s as if it happened yesterday.

Ohio Health Department Allows Abortion Clinic to Violate Law to Stay Open

The Ohio Health Department is coming under fire today for allowing a Planned Parenthood abortion business to stay open and to get around a state law to remain in business. Ohio Department of Health Director Rick Hodges has granted a variance to Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio’s abortion headquarters on Auburn Ave. in Cincinnati. The […]

Amazon Fire HD 6 review: great value for a $99 tablet

Here's a question: How did Amazon know it was time to make a $99 tablet? Because of focus groups? Its ace marketing department? Close: user reviews. Let's not forget that Amazon is best known for its retail empire, so when lots of people start buying...

NYC is sending special response team to Buffalo

The New York City fire department is sending a federally trained response team to Buffalo, where it will help coordinate snow recovery. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro says 35 members of the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fire Department Explores Higher Learning

The) fire alarm was set off in a music practice room in the basement of Forbes College

How To Light a Fire: SVA MFA Fine Arts Faculty Present their Work to Students and the Public

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In MFA Fine Arts at SVA, students have the unique opportunity to engage critically with the work that their faculty make, and to have a conversation about it, at weekly artist talks hosted by the department.

Holy Robopocalyptic Firefighters! Dept of Interior Testing KMAX Unmanned Helicopters for Fighting Wild Fires

The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on a recent demonstration in which Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin doused controlled burns with an optionally piloted...Show More Summary

Suburban officials speak against fire department staffing bill

Nearly two dozen suburban leaders on Tuesday ramped up their opposition to a proposal in Springfield that would subject fire department staffing levels to collective bargaining and binding outside arbitration.

Why Is This Man Still A Cop?

Richard A. Rizzo, a 17-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, has amassed a rap sheet so lengthy that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy wants Rizzo fired. Why has it taken this long for someone to act? [ more › ]

Plane Crashes Into Chicago House, Missing Elderly Occupants by Inches

Early this morning, a small cargo plane crashed into a Chicago house shortly after taking off from Midway Airport. According to the the city's fire department chief, the impact missed the sleeping elderly couple living there by just eight inches. Read more...

Small Organic Dairy Farmers Learned Too Late That Their $90K Barn Was Not Insured Due To Renovations

“We thought we did have insurance,” the owners of a certified organic dairy farm in Kerkhoven, Minnesota explained. The Kerkhoven Fire Department was called in to assist with controlling the fire at the organic dairy farm of RichardShow More Summary

VA fires director of Pittsburgh hospital network

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday that it fired the head of the agency’s Pittsburgh health-care system after officials determined that she was involved in unspecified “conduct unbecoming a senior executive” and wasteful spending. Show More Summary

‘Gram Gone Wrong: Cute NYPD Cop Canned Over “Throwback Thursday” Photo With Criminal Ex-Boyfriend Files $5 Million Lawsuit

Dirty game Via NYDailyNews A Throwback Thursday post on Instagram helped get a former NYPD cop tossed from the department, she claims in a new $5 million lawsuit. Erica Rivera, 27, was fired from the force last August for dating

Mexico Mandates Tax Reporting Framework – January 2015 – Is your AP department ready?

Categories: Guest Post Tags: General News, steve Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Steve Sprague of Invoiceware International.. The Mexico electronic accounting mandates are poised to cause a fire drill that will sweep across the Fortune 2000 this month. Show More Summary

Fort Worth Police Department Under Fire for Its Unholy Alliance with Local Clergy Members

It was only September when we learned that police officers in Rochester, New York were working with clergy members in order to patrol the streets. The unholy partnership, while it may have had strategic aims, still promoted religion in a questionable way.Turns out Fort Worth, Texas is doing the same thing. Show More Summary

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