Virginia Firefighters, Medics Press City For Union Rights

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Firefighters and emergency workers are again attempting to secure collective bargaining power for city employee organizations to negotiate for better wages, safety measures and working conditions. The International Firefighters Association Local 539, founded in 1937 and made up of nearly 200 full-time Portsmouth firefighters and paramedics, sent authorization cards to the city last week, […]

Ohio Officer’s ‘Crying,’ Disclosures Led To Firing After K-9 Attack: Records

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) – Newly obtained records from Ohio’s Circleville Police Department shine a light on how it handled a K-9 bite that grabbed national headlines. The July 4 incident unfolded when Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers chased a truck driver, Jadarrius Rose, who didn’t pull over for an inspection for a missing mud flap. The chase […]