Safety & Security: Emergency Response
Lightning Strike Outside Bucs' Stadium Injures Seven
by Howard Altman and Joey Johnston, Tribune staff December 2014
A lightning strike that hit in a Raymond James Stadium parking lot shortly after Sunday's Tampa Bay Buccaneers game ended sent at least seven people to the hospital, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.
Carbon Monoxide Leak at Rink Sends 81 to Hospital
by Andrew Brandt December 2014
A carbon monoxide leak at a junior hockey game in Lake Delton, Wis., sent 81 people to the hospital Saturday night.
Niagara Basketball Team Rebounds from Bus Ordeal
by Amy Moritz, News Sports Reporter November 2014
She drove the route between the University at Buffalo and Niagara University, just to be sure. She even took a spin down Niagara Falls Boulevard, since an accident on the I-190 was delaying traffic. Kendra Faustin knew she was taking extra precautions. But if her team was getting back on a bus, the Niagara women's basketball coach was in favor of being overprepared.
FSU Athletic Events Will Go On Despite Campus Shooting
by News Wire Services November 2014
Florida State University coaches and athletics department leaders expressed sadnesss and offered prayers after a shooting on campus. Seminoles athletics events will go on as scheduled, the lineup includes the football team's home contest against Boston College.
Niagara Basketball Team Stranded on Bus for 26 Hours
by Michael Gaio November 2014
A rough night on the court turned into an even rougher 26 hours for the Niagara University women's basketball team.
Medical Examiner: Hockey Player Had Heart Condition
by PAUL WALSH; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014
Initial findings from the medical examiner released Monday confirmed what the family of Twin Cities youth hockey player Patrick Schoonover learned earlier: that a heart condition caused the Eagan 14-year-old's death on the ice last week during a scrimmage in Brainerd.
YMCA Praised for Reaction to Nearby Murder-Suicide
by Robert Moran; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014
A man fatally shot his estranged girlfriend and then committed suicide Monday evening near a busy YMCA in Chester County, the district attorney said.
Prep Football Player's Knee Injury Requires Amputation
by LYNDEN OSTRANDER Tribune correspondent October 2014
The play seemed normal. The results were every high school athlete's nightmare.
Rec Center's Carbon Monoxide Leak Sickens 11
by Michael Gaio October 2014
11 people were treated and at least one child remains hospitalized after an archery club was exposed to carbon monoxide at a Greeley, Colo. recreation center.
Designing Student Rec Centers for Emergency Shelter
by Dave Larson, Guest Contributor October 2014
It wasn't long ago that college recreation facilities conjured a drab, one-dimensional image. They housed physical education programs — in many cases, mandatory classes that students grudgingly took in order to graduate. The buildings were often bare bones, not air-conditioned and had little or no lobby or lounge space.