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This Anaheim Fire & Rescue staffer specializes in worst-case scenario thinking

Jeff DuVall isn’t really into disaster movies. But daily, as an administrative analyst with Anaheim Fire & Rescue’s Emergency Management and Preparedness Section, he contemplates worst-case...

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OCSD arrests Marine on suspicion of fatally shooting estranged wife in Laguna Hills

Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators on Friday arrested a 26-year-old Laguna Hills man on suspicion of shooting and killing his 23-year-old estranged wife. Jerel Boykins, a United...

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Garden Grove PD holds physical agility tryouts for possible recruits

Markus Handlon, 22, flew out from Colorado to participate in the Garden Grove Police Department’s physical agility test on Saturday at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Regional Training...

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Garden Grove man charged with attempted murder, sexual assault on 68-year-old woman

A 30-year-old Garden Grove man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted sexual assault on a 68-year-old woman who remains hospitalized in critical condition, the GGPD said in a news...

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BTBuzz: Gainesville police officers create a storm of their own

As Hurricane Irma approached Florida on Sunday night, first responders geared up for the work ahead. The Gainesville Police Department was no different. The agency posted a few photos to...

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9/11 first responder, local officials commemorate 16th anniversary of attacks

A 200-member choir sang “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” A pipes and drums corps played “America the Beautiful.” The colors were presented, and the National Anthem was...

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Issue of homeless encampments dominates forum featuring police and civic leaders

The crime-ridden and highly visible homeless encampment along the Santa Ana Riverbed will be dealt with – and soon – said Undersheriff Don Barnes of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department,...

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A special kitchen table at Anaheim's Fire Station 6 takes on extra significance on 9/11

Anaheim Fire Station 6 has a kitchen table that is something special. Something to behold. It’s a 12-foot-long collection of things given new meaning and great weight, crafted into a daily reminder...

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Firefighters, others honor victims of 9/11 at annual 5K run and walk in Newport Beach

With a massive U.S. flag on a Newport Beach Fire Department ladder truck hanging above their heads, hundreds gathered at the base of a walking bridge at Bayside Marina in Newport Beach on...

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Community members, officers connect at Orange PD's National Night Out

Judging by the smiles, laughs and oohs and aahs, Orange Police Department’s annual National Night Out was another rousing success. Despite the muggy, drizzly weather, thousands turned out to the...

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