Two firefighters, one retired and the other off-duty, tried to rescue the child but could not.
Law360 (subscription required) reports, “The Texas Department of Transportation on Monday told a Texas federal judge [the SH 45 Southwest project] outside of Austin, Texas, had gone through proper environmental screening, firing back...Show More Summary
Police in Houston have responded to reports of shots fired at Ben Taub hospital. The Houston Police Department announced it was sending SWAT forces to the hospital following the reports Tuesday afternoon. We are responding to reports...Show More Summary
A total of 8 people have reportedly been rescued so far, fewer than the 20 originally feared stranded. [ more › ]
A man found in a pile of recycling at the Recology processing plant at San Francisco’s Pier 96 remained in critical condition Monday night at San Francisco General Hospital, according to San Francisco Fire Department officials. The man was discovered near the top of a pile of bottles, cans, paper and cardboard at about 6:30 a.m. Show More Summary
Ryan Seacrest has assured fans he is OK after a fire erupted at his Beverly Hills, California, home in the early hours of Monday morning. The Beverly Hills Fire Department tells ET that they received a call around 1:27 a.m. PT at the radio and TV personality's mansion, where they extinguished the electrical fire in 15-20 minutes. Show More Summary
Pest ants like the red imported fire ant could be controlled more effectively with insecticide baits that can withstand moisture, say researchers with the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS). Show More Summary
(Entomological Society of America) Pest ants like the red imported fire ant could be controlled more effectively with insecticide baits that can withstand moisture, say researchers with the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS). Show More Summary
A Louisiana man has been sentenced to two years in prison for illegally obtaining federal grants for a fire department so that it could buy his company's products. Federal prosecutors … Click to Continue »
Eight people who were stranded in the Sepulveda Basin’s rain-swollen water were rescued by the Los Angeles Fire Department’s swift-water rescue team on Friday afternoon, officials said. Three people were in the water and five others trapped in the basin just after 2 p.m., said Capt. Daniel Curry....
An Alameda Fire Department boat was brought in along with divers from the Alameda County Sheriff's Department. [ more › ]
The New York Times is reporting that, yesterday, Shermichael Singleton, a top adviser to Ben Carson, President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has been fired after writing critical of the president came to light during his vetting process. Show More Summary
A top official in the Housing and Urban Development Department was pushed out because he once wrote an anti-Donald Trump op-ed for The Hill during the 2016 election.
A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way from PETA to the Eagle Fire Department, which came to the rescue of a horse named Lucky, who had escaped... The post Firefighters Nab PETA Award for Horse Rescue appeared first on PETA.
A quick-thinking police officer responding to a car fire at a Jack in the Box drive-thru managed to save the restaurant from catching fire. Officer Chris Womack with the Glenn Heights Police Department in Texas responded to a call of...Show More Summary
The report comes after the high-profile suicide of Fairfax firefighter Nicole Mittendorff.
Jackson, Miss. police department has fired officer Justin Roberts Monday after footage showed him punching a handcuffed suspect.
In Iowa, police officers and firefighters who voted for Republicans are having second thoughts, since the GOP is currently fighting public workers’ rights with a bill to bust up unions. Police officers, teachers, and fire departmentShow More Summary
It's Valentine's Day and Fifty Shades Darker (you could also watch one of the vastly better alternatives) is in cinemas, and that can be a dangerous combination. It can also drive firemen mad, as attested by this cute warning, issued by Zagreb, Croatia's Fire Department, which had to rescue a number of people from handcuffs on the Feb. Show More Summary
Speaking with Matt Lauer on “The Today Show,” White House deflector Kellyanne Conway struggled to get through an interview about why Donald Trump didn’t fire Michael Flynn the moment the Justice Department informed him that Michael Flynn...Show More Summary