Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
many south Toledo neighborhoods, the problem isn't potholes or snow – it's
43614 zip code was toward the end of the city's leaf pickup schedule last fall,
but winter storms came before the crews could get to all the streets. The leaves
that were left near the curb have been pushed up into people's yards or, worse,
into the storm drains.
Councilman Rob Ludeman is worried the water-soaked and frozen leaves are
clogging the drains, which could lead to flooding. He has asked the Collins
administration for a plan on how to get the leaves cleaned up and the mayor
says he's working on it, but they'll likely have to wait until the rest of the
do we get them to the curb? How do they get them picked up so that the
neighborhoods get what they expect?" Ludeman asked. "It is an assessed service,
just like the snow removal is, but it has a huge impact that doesn't melt like
snow does. It just stays there."
should you do if you live on a street with leaves left behind? Ludeman says you
can at least clear them away from the drains until city crews can get to them.