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Amid coronavirus fear and panic, the Brockton area is showcasing compassion

The Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation, which honors a Massachusetts man killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is taking applications from people who need help to pay for childcare due to coronavirus, reports Cody Shepard for The Enterprise. While schools are closed, Christie Coombs will connect teenagers who are looking for something to do with families […]

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Transit cop fatally shoots herself in the head in Midtown subway station

An NYPD transit officer took her own life on March 13th, report Joe Marino, Tina Moore, Craig McCarthy and Gabrielle Fonrouge for the New York Post. The officer, whose name has not yet been released, is the second officer to die by suicide this year. She shot herself in a police locker room Friday afternoon and died in Bellevue […]

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The risk of towering infernos: Supertall buildings proliferating in NYC create serious fire dangers

Retired FDNY Deputy Chief Thomas Dunne discusses some of the dangers that come from the spate of new high-rises in New York City in light of his knowledge of fighting fires and building evacuation rates during emergencies, including in the World Trade Center.

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