First Responders

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Ameera Butt
May 28, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Mayor of LA announces the first shipment of N95 masks purchased from Honeywell.
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(Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
Ameera Butt
May 14, 2020 - 2:04 pm
The U.S. Airforce Thunderbirds released the flight path they will take Friday over parts of Southern California.
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Photo credit Sheetz
Jeff Oravitz
April 27, 2020 - 5:52 am
Sheetz announced that it is offering free coffee to first responders and health care workers who are on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CA Firefighters heading to Australia
Pete Demetriou
CBS News
January 07, 2020 - 7:31 am
Australian officials on Tuesday released information related to arrests connected to the deadly bushfires there. Since November, police have arrested 183 people. Meanwhile, victims of the massive bushfires are returning to their neighborhoods and seeing the destruction firsthand. Insurers report...
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November 03, 2019 - 2:32 pm
(100.3 Jack FM) -- On Friday actor Matthew McConaughey and his bourbon brand, Wild Turkey partnered with disaster relief organization Operation BBQ Relief to show their appreciation for first responders as part of their annual “With Thanks” campaign. McConaughey was in Los Angeles to host an event...
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AP
July 12, 2019 - 2:22 pm
After a blistering Capitol Hill testimony by first responders and comedian Jon Stewart, in which he lambasted members of Congress for their lack of compassion in providing necessary funding for the health care needs of 9/11 responders, the House has voted to permanently reauthorize the September...
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AP
July 03, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders was hailed as a hero Wednesday at his funeral. "These heroes responded to calls for help. They did not hesitate; that's who they were and still are," Police Commissioner James O'Neill...
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June 20, 2019 - 11:22 am
New York -- Lou Alvarez, a retired New York Police Department detective who testified in an emotional congressional hearing last week about reauthorizing the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, has entered hospice care due to the incurable nature of his cancer, CBS New York reports. "I'm still here and...
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Craig Fiegner/KNX1070
May 10, 2018 - 11:42 am
IRVINE (KNX1070) - The business of battling wildfires is about to go high tech. Orange County Fire Authority showed off Thursday a system of fixed cameras, drones and weather stations. Firefighters in Orange County say they’ll battle future fires with an unprecedented mix of new technology. A...
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