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Georgia firefighter to receive 2018 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award

Cobb County (GA) Firefighter Ralph A. Brown II will receive the 2018 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award by unanimous vote, reports Carolyn Cunningham for AJC. Brown hung upside down from a helicopter with his head underwater to rescue a teenager from drowning last October in High Falls State Park. The Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award is named […]

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Terrorists’ use of drones has NYPD on alert

The NYPD is monitoring terrorists’ use of drones and preparing to defend New York City from drone attacks, report Shari Logan and Chris Perez in the NY Post. John Miller, the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism told reporters, “we are seeing terrorists overseas not only experiment, but execute, deadly operations using drones. Again, this is not […]

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Long Island community comes together to help retired NYPD officer pay for cancer treatment

After a life dedicated to helping people, retired NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw, 52, has been diagnosed with terminal brain and spinal cancer stemming from his work during the aftermath of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. His many friends in his hometown of Huntington Station, Long Island have gathered around to help and support him in […]

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