The fatal shooting by police of a mentally unstable California man and the anguished response of his sister who had called 911 seeking help highlight the risks of a U.S. system that often relies on law enforcement to respond to mental health crises.
Firefighters in Boston are battling a cancer epidemic. But there are steps that can be taken to prevent this terrible disease.
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The United States is likely to face a higher risk of Islamic State-inspired attacks over the next two years as the group loses land in the Middle East, a top official with the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday.
The Justice Department announced Monday it's awarding more than $20 million for law enforcement agencies around the country to establish or enhance their use of body cameras, a move that comes after several fatal shootings of black men by police that have prompted widespread protests.
NASA recently introduced AUDREY, an artificial intelligence system that could revolutionize how firefighters safely battle fires.
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A firefighter who responded to a report of a gas leak Tuesday morning was killed in a house explosion shortly after authorities discovered what appeared to be a drug lab.
The Fire Department of New York confirmed the firefighter's death shortly after the Bronx explosion.
The mayor's office had tweeted that the mayor and fire commissioner were at the hospital.
Last year saw an increase in violent crime -- including murder -- compared to 2014, according to new data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday.
The annual findings showed an estimated 1,197,704 violent crimes, up 3.9% from 2014, while the murder rate spiked by 10.8% over the same span. Those crimes include "murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault," the FBI's website said.
A DARPA program aimed at preventing attacks involving radiological “dirty bombs” and other nuclear threats has successfully developed and demonstrated a network of smartphone-sized mobile devices that can detect the tiniest traces of radioactive materials.
Firefighters in the West Midlands will use body-worn cameras from next year. The cameras will be used by officers in charge of incidents but they will not be used to deter crime. Firefighters will instead use the footage to support training, and to develop fire prevention and safety activities run by the service.