OT Leads City To Close Fire Stations On Rotating Basis

YOUNGSTOWN, OH — With the fire department already exceeding its yearly overtime budget in just the first five months of 2020, the city will close stations on a rotating basis to stop that expense from increasing. Rotating the closure of stations, also called a brown out, is expected to begin Wednesday, fire Chief Barry Finley […]

Police Union Account Temporarily Suspended After Tweeting De Blasio’s Daughter’s Arrest

Twitter temporarily suspended the account for a union representing sergeants in the New York Police Department on Monday for violating its privacy policy, a spokesperson for the platform confirmed, after the account reportedly shared information about the arrest of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D) daughter.  A Twitter spokesperson told The Hill Tuesday that the Sergeants Benevolent […]

Oak Lawn Fire Chief Terminated Due To ‘Budget Constraints’

OAK LAWN, IL — The Village of Oak Lawn let go of its fire chief Thursday morning due to “budget constraints.” Michael Mavrogeorge was named chief of fire, rescue and emergency services in 2018. Village officials confirmed Mavrogeorge’s termination, which they attributed to lost revenue caused by the coronavirus shutdown. “Chief Mavrogeorge did nothing wrong. A […]

Williamson OKs Pay Protection For County EMS Workers Amid Coronavirus

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX — Williamson County EMS employees who lose work hours from contracting the coronavirus while on duty now have more protection for their lost pay. A Williamson County spokeswoman said this week seven out of the 28 EMS workers who were, or are currently under quarantine have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease […]