Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyMore >>
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.More >>
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31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:43:52 GMT
Monday marks one month since a popular Newton teacher was found dead inside her apartment and investigators were back out at her apartment over the weekend for several hours. According to neighbors, policeMore >>
Neighbors say they saw several officers going in and out of a unit at the complex for several hours. The unit is in a different building from Maggie Daniels' apartment.More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:11:51 GMT
A homicide investigation is underway in Anson County after someone was found dead early Monday morning. WBTV has learned that deputies are investigating at a home in Wadesboro along Highway 52. ThisMore >>
WBTV has learned that deputies are investigating at a home in Wadesboro along Highway 52.More >>
You see what you think is important on price tags; "half off," "clearance," "big discounts." Turns out, you may be looking right past the most important thing on the tag.More >>
You see what you think is important on price tags; "half off," "clearance," "big discounts." Turns out, you may be looking right past the most important thing on the tag. More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
An Arizona commission has approved a nearly $560,000 fine against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters.
On Wednesday, Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health inspectors released their investigation of the way Arizona State Forestry Division handled the Yarnell Hill Fire. Lightning started the blaze June 28 on a peak in the Weaver Mountains, west Yarnell.
Investigators concluded the behavior of the Yarnell Hill Fire exceeded expectations of managers and firefighters, and the Forestry Division, that oversaw the blaze, allegedly failed to implement its own guidelines and procedures. The report goes on to say that management failed to recognize their resources and strategy could not succeed. The report said the Forestry Division did not adequately assess the risks once the fire escaped the initial attack.
"Firefighting efforts to control the fire on Sunday, June 30, 2013 were futile," ADOSH's report states. "On that day the fire burned over 8,000 acres of wildland, over 114 structures, and resulted in multiple instances of firefighters being unnecessarily and unreasonably exposed to the deadly hazards of wildland firefighting, the most catastrophic being the entrapment, burn-over, and deaths of 19 member of the Granite Mountain IHC."
The report also details how a division supervisor for the Granite Mountain Hotshot area left his post during critical moments on the day the firefighters died.
The citations proposed Wednesday by the ADOSH say forestry officials managing the Yarnell Hill Fire violated safety standards and suggest the need to protect structures and land were placed higher than the safety of the 19 Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshots who perished on June 30.
The proposals also say that downwind crews weren't removed when suppression became ineffective.
Included in the fine is $25,000 for each family that lost a loved one in the fire.
ADOSH presented the proposals to the state Industrial Commission at a meeting in Phoenix Wednesday afternoon and the commission voted Wednesday in favor of the recommended fine.
Thursday, July 24 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:23:25 GMT
The Yavapai County Medical Examiner has confirmed the identities of four people who died after a single-engine plane crashed in rough terrain northwest of Sedona on Sunday.More >>
The victims were the pilot, Jonathan McGeary, 22, of Flagstaff; Levi Wallace, 23, of Prescott; Johanna Naber, 18, of Shellbrook, Saskatchewan Canada; and Sabrina Giebelen, 19, of Krefeld, Germany.More >>
Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:59:16 GMT
Use of cables and helicopters to drag and lift logs from forest slopes are among thinning alternatives under consideration to protect Flagstaff from wildfire and its watershed from flooding.The ArizonaMore >>
Use of cables and helicopters to drag and lift logs from forest slopes are among thinning alternatives under consideration to protect Flagstaff from wildfire and its watershed from flooding.More >>