News Items

The Long Blue Line: Lt. John Farrell McGourty in WWI

USCG United States Coast Guard - Compass - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:57
Lt. John McGourty, 36, was a career Coast Guardsman, serving 13 years. He was also a father and a husband who lost his life when a German submarine sank Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, killing all 138 people aboard, off the coast of Wales just weeks before World War I ended in 1918.
Categories: Marine Safety

CTE Found in Living Ex-NFL Player for 1st Time: Study

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:52


The "unique pattern" of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the debilitating brain disease known as CTE, has been found for the first time in a patient before he died, NBC News reported.It was detected in...

Photo Credit: AP Photo, File

Students at Arlington ISD School Host Kindness Dance

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:44


Students at Pope Elementary in the Arlington ISD read the book, "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, and it inspired them to host a Kindness Dance.

Photo Credit: Arlington ISD

Hunt Continues for Baltimore Cop-Killer

Officer.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:40
Police and their federal partners are engaged in a manhunt for the suspect, offering collectively a $69,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in Detective Sean Suiter's slaying
Categories: Law Enforcement

4100-4404 N CAPITAL OF TEXAS HWY SB - Traffic Hazard

CEDAR ST/N CAPITAL OF TEXAS HWY NB | 30.340952 | -97.802752 | Traffic Hazard | Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:26:35 GMT
Categories: Current Incidents

505 Barton Springs Rd - Crash Service

W RIVERSIDE DR/S 1ST ST | 30.258371 | -97.749980 | Crash Service | Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:13:41 GMT
Categories: Current Incidents

100 W 2nd St - Crash Service

CONGRESS AVE/COLORADO ST | 30.264320 | -97.744197 | Crash Service | Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:11:13 GMT
Categories: Current Incidents

Ohio State, Investigating Hazing, Suspends Most Fraternities

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:09


Ohio State University has joined a growing list of schools that have suspended fraternities in an effort to crack down on hazing, NBC News reported.On Thursday, the university announced that it’s investigating...

Photo Credit: Sporting News via Getty Images

3 INDY FIREFIGHTERS INJURED AT VACANT HOUSE FIRE

Firefighter Close Calls - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:04

Three firefighters were injured while battling a house fire on the near west side.

A home in the 200 block of South Warman Avenue caught fire. Flames and smoke were seen coming from the building.

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, the call came in around 6 a.m. One firefighter fell from the second floor into the basement while a second fell from the first floor into the basement.

A third firefighter was hit in the head, knocking off his helmet and mask. Battalion Chief Rita Reith said all three firefighters were taken to area hospitals as a precaution.

The home was vacant. Crews have the fire under control and were working to put out hot spots, Reith said.

Categories: Fire Service, Safety

E Anderson Ln Svrd Wb / Clock Tower Dr - Crash Urgent

| 30.337072 | -97.695309 | Crash Urgent | Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:56:25 GMT
Categories: Current Incidents

La Vista St / S Congress Ave - Crash Service

| 30.232462 | -97.758461 | Crash Service | Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:51:48 GMT
Categories: Current Incidents

Combined Sewer Overflow, New York City, various waterbodies

State - NY - NYALERT - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:50
Location of Discharge: Please See DEP's website below Additional Address Info: Name of Waterbody Affected: Please see DEP's website below Description of Discharge: Wet weather related combined sewer overflows may have occurred. Please see the Current NYC Waterbody Advisories page on DEP's website to see how rainfall may have Impacted NYC waterways. Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted Facility name: NYCDEP City Wide CSO, Facility ID: NYCDEPCSO Date and Time of Discharge: Nov 17 2017 7:00AM Duration of Discharge: 1.0 hours unknown. Reason for Discharge: Weather Conditions: Rain Event Volume or Rate of Discharge: 0 Gallons Per Minute (Estimated)
Categories: Current Incidents

UPDATE: REVISED: Brooklyn, Kings, Sewage Discharge, Coney Island Creek

State - NY - NYALERT - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:49
Location of Discharge: Shore Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11214, USA Additional Address Info: Outfall located near W15th Street & Coney Island Creek Name of Waterbody Affected: Coney Island Creek Description of Discharge: Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted Facility name: NYCDEP Owls Head WWTP, Facility ID: NY0026166 Date and Time of Discharge: Sep 28 2017 1:00PM Duration of Discharge: 1225.0 hours ongoing. Reason for Discharge: Other: Homes were found to be illegally connected to a storm sewer tributary to Outfall OH-021 Volume or Rate of Discharge: 0.55 Gallons Per Minute (Estimated) Treated State of Discharge: Untreated Steps Taken to Contain D
Categories: Current Incidents

Cowboys Confident They Can Fix What's Wrong With Dez Bryant

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:48


The NFL's sixth-highest paid receiver at $14 million this season doesn't have production commensurate with his salary. With Ezekiel Elliott suspended for the another five games, the Cowboys' passing game must be...

Photo Credit: Getty Images

UPDATE: REVISED: Queens, Sewage Discharge, Maspeth Creek

State - NY - NYALERT - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:48
Location of Discharge: 5722 49th St, Maspeth, NY 11378, USA Additional Address Info: The location of discharge above is the nearest address adjacent to Outfall NCQ-077 Name of Waterbody Affected: Maspeth Creek Description of Discharge: Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted Facility name: NYCDEP Newtown Creek WWTP, Facility ID: NY0026204 Date and Time of Discharge: Jun 30 2017 8:30PM Duration of Discharge: 3385.0 hours ongoing. Reason for Discharge: Other: Illegal Connection Volume or Rate of Discharge: 1.53 Gallons Per Minute (Estimated) Treated State of Discharge: Untreated Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: A Commissioner's Order ha
Categories: Current Incidents

Trump-Branded Tower in Panama Has Ties to Organized Crime

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:40


The sail-shaped Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City was riddled with brokers, customers and investors who have been linked to drug trafficking and international crime, according to...

Photo Credit: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images, File

201 E Riverside Dr - Crash Service

W RIVERSIDE DR/NEWNING AVE | 30.254734 | -97.744564 | Crash Service | Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:38:57 GMT
Categories: Current Incidents

Escaped 'Psychopath' Explains Why He Fled Hawaii Hospital

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:32


In a jailhouse interview Thursday, a man described by police as psychopathic killer who escaped a Hawaii psychiatric ward and flew to the California Bay Area explained why he did it.Randall Saito, who...

Photo Credit: KCRA

Scituate Barracks

State - RI Police - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:30
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 11:05 PM, Troopers arrested George Lombard, age 38, of 241 Winter Street Woonsocket, RI for: Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs – .15 or Greater / 1st Offense (Phase I: .194; Phase...
Categories: Law Enforcement

Toys That May Sell Out Before Black Friday

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:28


Black Friday is a great day for parents to shop hard and save big, but NBC 5's Samantha Chatman shows us the toys you may want to scoop up ASAP.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Pages

Subscribe to Volunteer Mobile Emergency Response Unit -- rehabsector.org aggregator