Ben Finley and Denise Lavoie, Associated Press Updated 4:11 pm CDT, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 FILE - In this June 1, 2019, file photo, a law enforcement official stands at an entrance to a municipal building that was the scene of a shooting the day before in Virginia Beach, Va. Police responding to the deadly mass shooting were unable to confront the gunman at one point because they didn’t have the key cards needed to open doors on the second floor. Whether the delay contributed to the death toll is unclear, but the episode illustrated how door-lock technology that is supposed to protect people can hamper police and rescue workers in an emergency. less FILE - In this June 1, 2019, file photo, a law enforcement official stands at an entrance to a municipal building that was the scene of a shooting the day before in Virginia Beach, Va. Police responding to the ... more Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP … [Read more...] about Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia shooting
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0 Have your say A ScotRail train carrying passengers has been hit by the door of another train that was swinging open as they passed, The Scotsman has learned. The incident near Waverley station in Edinburgh did not damage the train from Dunblane and no-one was injured – though the startled driver leapt from her seat as it happened. READ MORE: Lewis Capaldi given own emoji on day face appears on Duke statueThe collision was caused by a door on one of ScotRail’s 40-year-old intercity trains, which was being driven empty to a depot at Haymarket.ScotRail was unable to explain why it had happened. However, it is seen as more likely to have been a mechanical fault than human error.It said “slight” damage was caused to the door.The train involved is thought to have operated a passenger service from Aberdeen which had arrived at Waverley 15 minutes earlier.ScotRail said the driver had checked the doors on the platform side were all closed … [Read more...] about Open door on ScotRail carriage hits another train as they pass
Diantha Stensrud, widow of former South Bay star Rod Stensrud, is suing the NCAA in a wrongful death case that highlights the dangers of playing football. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Rod Stensrud was a star rusher at St. Francis High before joining the UCLA Bruins in 1969. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Diantha Stensrud holds the obituary photo of her husband, who died in 2011 at age 60 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Rod Stensrud (44) was a star running back at St. Francis High School in the late 1960s who went on to play at UCLA and Long Beach State. (Photo courtesy of Bob Klatt) Diantha Stensrud, widow of former Bay Area star football star Rod Stensrud, shows a polaroid photo when they were dating. She filed a wrongful death suit against the NCAA over concussions and football. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Stensrud (44) was an All-Mercury News running back at St. … [Read more...] about ‘Something is wrong with my brain’: Life after football for one-time Bay Area star
Updated 4:38 pm PST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Attorney Geoffrey Fieger, right, and Tereasa Martin, left, mother of Kenneka Jenkins show evidence pictures as they talk about lawsuit against the Crowne Plaza hotel at a press conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Dec.18, 2018. Fieger represents the family of Jenkins who was found dead in a walk-in freezer. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP) less Attorney Geoffrey Fieger, right, and Tereasa Martin, left, mother of Kenneka Jenkins show evidence pictures as they talk about lawsuit against the Crowne Plaza hotel at a press conference in Chicago on Tuesday, ... more Photo: Zbigniew Bzdak, AP Photo: Zbigniew Bzdak, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Attorney Geoffrey Fieger, right, and Tereasa Martin, left, mother of … [Read more...] about Attorney: Deadly hotel freezer could lock someone inside
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?