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Emergency sirens accidentally set off during Honolulu Police training

Emergency sirens accidentally set off during Honolulu Police training

Emergency sirens went off early Wednesday evening in Hawaii, but officials say their preliminary investigation shows the sirens were set off inadvertently. The sirens were heard in parts of Hawaii, including O’ahu, and officials say there were sounded during a Honolulu Police Department training. “Due to an error during a Honolulu Police Department training exercise,…MORE

Yo, ho, ho! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us!

Yo, ho, ho! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us!

Aye maties, ’tis the day we’ve all been waiting for: International Talk Like a Pirate Day. But avast! Before you grab your grog and parrot, let’s get ye educated! The idea for the day was born in 1995 on a YMCA racquetball court in Albany, Oregon. John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur and his friend Mark “Cap’n…MORE

A nurse at a VA medical center is accused of taking morphine meant for dying veterans

A nurse at a VA medical center is accused of taking morphine meant for dying veterans

A former hospice nurse is accused of diverting morphine from veterans at the Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center campus in Bedford, Massachusetts, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Kathleen Noftle, 55, of Tewksbury, was arrested Wednesday morning and charged in Boston federal court with one count of obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, deception, and subterfuge,…MORE

New state law extends the statute of limitations for rape in New York

New state law extends the statute of limitations for rape in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday that extends the statute of limitations for certain cases of rape and other sex crimes. He was joined at the signing by actresses who have been active in the Time’s Up movement, which aims to combat sexual harassment. They included Julianne Moore, Mira Sorvino, Amber Tamblyn and…MORE

Former ‘Jersey Shore’ star suing city of New York, alleging sexual harassment

Former ‘Jersey Shore’ star suing city of New York, alleging sexual harassment

Angelina Pivarnick, a “Jersey Shore” reality star turned emergency medical technician, filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the city of New York, where she’s been working as an emergency responder since 2016, a court document shows. In the suit filed Monday, Pivarnick alleges she was sexually harassed by two supervisors while working for the New…MORE

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