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New hires would be given a choice of opting for a 401(k)-style retirement plan rather than a plan with a guaranteed pension ...
Fire and EMS providers have a duty to make a good-faith effort to provide competent, efficient and compassionate emergency care to everyone in need. ...
The funding would fight the deadly heroin and prescription narcotic epidemic by focusing on treatment and prevention ...
The proposal wants to create possible penalty of jail time for people who fly drones within three miles of a wildfire ...
Dispatcher Mary Beth Pazaras sued for discrimination after investigators blamed her for a delay in sending firefighters to a blaze that killed an Army veteran ...
The agreement ends nine years of claims the union brought against the city, with the city agreeing to support the fire outsourcing process and bankruptcy exit plan ...
The agency was supposed to recommend standards so the incubators could be installed and operated safely, not decide whether they should be implemented ...
A new Illinois law claims responders will no longer have immunity from lawsuits brought by individuals who accuse them of not providing the proper level of response ...
The families of those killed in the line of duty will get $80,000 and free tuition to state universities; the bill moves to the state senate for a vote. ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Supreme Court ruled 4-3 to discard a rule that protects fire, police and ambulance services accused of failing to provide a level of response ...
The bill would hold drivers convicted of driving under the influence responsible for paying up to $5,000 ...
Bryan Sheppard, now 44, was granted a new sentencing hearing after a Supreme Court decision found it was unconstitutional to impose mandatory prison sentences of life without ...
Fire union rep says the budget shortfall took them by surprise and that firefighters are not the only union with a contract that allows layoffs. ...
Firefighter Timothy Devine's father claimed the officers provoked Devine to kill himself in 2012 by repeatedly firing nonlethal ammunition at him ...
The board approved charging neighboring fire departments between $1,000 and $5,000 for every two-hour stint a Metro fire truck spends responding to a fire outside its boundaries. ...
The requests are for overtime, equipment costs and other expenses claimed by about 30 public agencies and volunteer fire companies in 16 of Maryland's 23 counties. ...
The San Bernardino firefighters' union lost its appeal of a previous ruling allowing the city to hire an outside fire service as part of its bankruptcy restructuring. ...
The current fire code leaves the final decision to allow or prohibit natural trees in churches and other gathering places to the discretion of the local fire authority ...
It is expected to pass this week and will extend health monitoring and treatment through 2090, making the program permanent ...
The budget is aimed at preventing small fires from getting big and keeping firefighters available during wildfire seasons that experts say are lasting longer ...



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