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ANNALS OF SMART DIPLOMACY: Obama Invites Indian Leader to Dinner While He Is Observing Religious Fa…

ANNALS OF SMART DIPLOMACY: Obama Invites Indian Leader to Dinner While He Is Observing Religious Fast; Administration under fire for perceived insensitivity to Hindu traditions. Don’t they have people in the State Department who are supposed to know about stuff like that?...

White powder found at Ronald Reagan Library: fire officials

A hazardous materials team is currently at the scene in Simi Valley while conducting an investigation into the powder's discovery Monday afternoon, said an official with the Ventura County Fire Department.

45 dogs dead in North Las Vegas fire

Authorities announced Monday that at least 45 dogs died in a house fire in Las Vegas over the weekend. The fire was reported to the North Las Vegas Fire Department on Sunday night. When the fire department arrived at the home, in a suburb...Show More Summary

Firefighters Save Family of Hamsters With Tiny Oxygen Masks

There is no life too small to save The brave firefighters of Lacey Fire Department District 3 in Lacey, Washington, responded to a small fire in a mobile home on Friday, tweeting their progress as they contained the fire. See also: Japan...Show More Summary

New York fire captain charged with molesting 2 boys in Hollywood

A New York Fire Department captain faces extradition to California after being charged with sexually molesting two young boys this month in Hollywood, authorities said.

Baltimore row house collapses, trapping one person

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A Baltimore row house near Camden Yards collapsed on Monday while under renovation, trapping one person and injuring a second, a fire department spokesman said. Dozens of firefighters scrambled to shore up the two-and-a-half-story...Show More Summary

New York City Fire captain accused of Los Angeles child sex crime

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A captain with the Fire Department of New York has been charged with sex crimes against children and is awaiting extradition to California, authorities said on Monday. Wilbert Riera is accused in incidents in Los Angeles on Sept. Show More Summary

Eric Holder Is Gone, Now Is the Time to Clean Up the Mess

Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation comes as no surprise and brings to an end one of the most polarizing tenures of an Attorney General in the Department of Justice’s history. Although Eric Holder should have been fired long ago,...Show More Summary

Three firefighters who responded to Ground Zero died on the same day. They all suffered from cancer.

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Three former members of the New York City fire department who had responded to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks died on the same day this week. Daniel Heglund, Howard Bischoff and Robert Leaver died Monday, according to NY1, which reported that each of the men suffered from cancer. Read full article >>

Georgia Allegedly Fires Christian Public Health Expert Because He Believes Homosexuality Is a Sin and Evolution Was 'Created by Satan'

Eric Walsh, a Christian public health expert and lay preacher, is accusing Georgia's Department of Public Health of religious discrimination and retaliation after officials rescinded a job offer because he believes homosexuality is a sin and evolution is a "religion created by Satan."

Time to Go, Tom Jackson

The Ferguson Police Department’s new PR flak was convicted of reckless homicide 10 years ago. No, really. But he should be fired for cause if he orchestrated yesterday’s PR debacle, in which Police Chief Tom Jackson first issued a video apologizing to the Browns six weeks after Jackson’s officer gunned their unarmed son down and [Read more...]

A legacy for three heroes

First, our condolences to the loved ones of the three former Fire Department members who succumbed Monday to cancers that have been tied to service at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attack.

A New Firehouse From The Ashes

IT WAS ONE YEAR AGO THIS MONTH THAT the Gordon Volunteer Fire Department in Douglas County, Wisconsin, lost its firehouse and six trucks to a devastating fire.

State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias

State officials are investigating recent changes made to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s hiring process after a complaint from a white male applicant who says he was unfairly passed over.

State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias

State officials are investigating recent changes made to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s hiring process after a complaint from a white male applicant who says he was unfairly passed over.

Landmark Harlem watchtower will be restored, officials say

The Parks Department pinky-swears the historic Harlem fire watchtower will be restored, in lieu of a contract saying so.

VA honorees bring relief to battered agency

For an agency that has been under intense fire for months, the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals are a welcome relief. The Department of Veterans Affairs had two winners of the awards, better known as Sammies, which are among the most prestigious given to federal employees. At a luncheon and an evening banquet on […]

UPS Shooting In Birmingham Leaves Three Dead

The UPS shooting near Birmingham, Alabama, has left three people dead — including the gunman. Authorities confirmed an unidentified male employee opened fire inside the Inglenook facility. When the Birmingham Police Department arrived on scene, they found the bodies of the shooter and two other male employees. Show More Summary

Woman Dies After Shoving Daughter Out Of SUV’s Path

A St. Louis woman died when she was struck by an SUV outside of a Walgreens store in the area, just after pushing her 10-year-old daughter out of the vehicle’s path. The St. Louis Fire Department said the girl wasn’t injured in the Monday incident, according to KMBC. According to the police, the mother and [...]

Mike Brown Memorial Destroyed By Fire

A Mike Brown memorial in Ferguson, Missouri, was set on fire last night. It’s unclear what caused the fire. While many people suspect arson, Ferguson Police Department captain Jeremy Corcoran noted that their were several candles at the Mike Brown memorial and the fire could have been accidental. Before and after of fire at #MikeBrown memorial […]

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