Duluth Fire Department One Step Closer To Having Cancer Prevention Gear

DULUTH, MN – Cancer is the leading cause of death among firefighters. The Duluth Fire Department may be getting closer to their goal to make sure each of the 132 firefighters in operation have the proper gear to help prevent cancer. When fire crews respond to a fire, they typically get covered with toxic ash […]

Appeals Court Douses Oak Lawn’s Attempt To Require Its Firefighters Live In Illinois

A Chicago appeals panel has affirmed a Cook County judge’s ruling that southwest suburban Oak Lawn cannot require village firefighters to live in Illinois, because the village doesn’t require fire department applicants to live in any geographic area to be hired in the first place. The unpublished order, issued June 27, was penned by Justice […]

Firefighter Allegedly Lied To Grand Jury About Affair With Ex-Honolulu PD Chief’s Wife

HONOLULU, HI — A Big Island firefighter has been charged with conspiracy to obstruct after allegedly lying to the federal grand jury that eventually indicted Honolulu’s ex-police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife. It’s an explosive new development in the public corruption case against former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine. For […]