Two Ohio firefighters on paid leave for allegedly making porn at fire station

Two Ohio firefighters on paid leave for allegedly making porn at fire station

Two Akron firefighters have been placed on leave amid allegations they created pornographic videos in one of the department’s fire stations. According to Ellen Lander Nischt, a spokesperson for the mayor, the firefighters were placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. City officials called the allegations “shocking and distressing.” Officials said […]

Trump Wants `Space Force’ Added to Military as New U.S. Service

Trump Wants `Space Force’ Added to Military as New U.S. Service

Print President Donald Trump called for a new “Space Force” to be added to the U.S. military as an armed service separate from the Pentagon’s five traditional uniformed branches. “When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space,” Trump said Monday at a White House event […]

Gunman wounds 2 at Tumwater Walmart; fatally shot by bystander

Gunman wounds 2 at Tumwater Walmart; fatally shot by bystander

Police investigate shooting at Tumwater Walmart (KOMO Photo) TUMWATER, Wash. — Tumwater police are investigating what looks like a wild crime spree that left two people shot and a suspect dead at in a Walmart parking lot on Sunday evening — apparently killed by a bystander who pulled a gun and shot the suspect. It […]

Sedation cases raise questions about boundaries for police, paramedics

Sedation cases raise questions about boundaries for police, paramedics

For years, Hennepin Healthcare has sought to be a global pioneer in researching a powerful sedative called ketamine as a safer alternative to similar drugs, and its first responders began carrying it a decade ago. Now the hospital’s leadership is defending the drug after its paramedics and Minneapolis civil rights investigators independently expressed concern that […]

Navy sinks Nike’s release of logo similar to Annapolis’ crest

Navy sinks Nike’s release of logo similar to Annapolis’ crest

Nike apologizes on Friday for a new sportswear line logo that resembles that of the U.S. Naval Academy.  (Nike/U.S. Naval Academy) Nike on Friday apologized and halted the release of a logo for a sportswear line that bore a striking similarity to the U.S. Naval Academy crest scheduled to launch Sunday. The logo, which was […]

Marine at 8th and I in Hospital With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Marine at 8th and I in Hospital With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Editor’s note: Due to changes in official statements, this story has been updated to remove characterization of the cause of the gunshot wound. A Marine guard at the home of the commandant in Washington, D.C., has been transported to the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Marine officials. The incident took place at […]

2 fall 34 feet to ground in Florida roller coaster derailment, fire department says

2 fall 34 feet to ground in Florida roller coaster derailment, fire department says

Ten people were extracted from dangling roller coaster cars Thursday at a central Florida amusement park after the ride derailed, the Daytona Beach Fire Department tweeted. Two people fell 34 feet to the ground at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk, the fire department tweeted. Six people were transported to local hospitals, according to the fire department. […]

Convicted sex offender arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography

Convicted sex offender arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography

Joshua Glen Box, a convicted sex offender, was arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography.  (Washington County Jail) A convicted sex offender was arrested in Arkansas last week for allegedly possessing child pornography, police said. Joshua Glen Box, 35, of Fayetteville, was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 5 on “four counts of receiving […]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Raj Shah planning their departures from the White House

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Raj Shah planning their departures from the White House

Two of the most visible members of the Trump administration are planning their departures, the latest sign of upheaval in a White House marked by turmoil. Press secretary Sarah Sanders and principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah are both heading for the exits, according to sources inside the White House and close to the administration. […]

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