HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Post-traumatic stress was so great for some first responders who arrived at Sandy Hook Elementary School minutes after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators that the Connecticut legislature is considering a measure expanding workers' compensation to help emergency workers cope. State Sen. Cathy Osten,... more »
After two and a half years, ground finally broke today on a new Emergency Services Center in Pueblo. It will be a hub of communication that operates 24 hours a day. It will be technologically advanced and capable jumping into action for emergencies. About 75 first responders and those from... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS - The fire chief and the union president are at odds over plans to staff a new fire station in Stetson Hills. The city will break ground on the new $3.6 million Station 21 at the intersection of Peterson Road and Dublin Boulevard early next year.
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Dealing with an unexpected or tragic death is always a challenge. For that, Fremont County Jail Chaplain Ken Odom is always on call to help both victim's family members and police. Last night when 5-year-old Ruth Joy Wilson accidentally shot herself was one of the worst scenes Odom has ever... more »
Many of this year's incoming freshmen at the U.S. Air Force Academy were born in 1993; making them eight years old during the September 11th terrorist attack. One cadet pointed out that she didn't know exactly what was going on, but the panic and distress left an impact on her.... more »
The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, has arrived in its namesake city with a 21-gun salute near the site of the 2001 terrorist attack. First responders, families of Sept. 11 victims and the public were invited Monday to a waterfront viewing area,... more »