Safety & Security: Emergency Response
- Fake Bomb Leads to Soccer Match Evacuation
by Martin Rogers May 2016
An embarrassing security blunder brought chaos and disruption to the final day of the English Premier League soccer season Sunday, as tens of thousands of fans at Manchester United's iconic Old Trafford stadium were evacuated by police because of a suspected bomb threat.
- Navy SEAL Trainee Dies in Pool Exercise
by Mike Hixenbaugh May 2016
The sailor, Seaman James Derek Lovelace, 21, had joined the Navy only six months earlier and was undergoing basic underwater demolition/SEAL training, better known as BUD/S, Navy officials said. It's considered to be among the world's most challenging military training regimens.
- Quick Action Saves HS Student Whose Heart Stopped
by Ben Lockhart May 2016
Two women are being praised as heroes for their quick action in saving the life of a 17-year-old Northridge High School student whose heart suddenly stopped beating at the school Wednesday afternoon.
- Athletic Trainer, AED Save Athlete After Collapse
by Jason Scott March 2016
Caleb Perkins, an athlete at Revere High School in Ohio, collapsed and went into full cardiac arrest during track practice on Friday afternoon. The combined quick thinking by a coach and athletic trainer, and the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) may have saved his life.
- High School Wrestlers Charged with Rape
by Jason Scott February 2016
Four wrestlers from Norman North High School in Oklahoma have been charged with rape, stemming from a January incident that took place on a team bus.
- Social Media's Role in Crisis Management
by Vivian Marinelli February 2016
It is difficult these days to find someone not on some form of social media — especially during sports and entertainment events. The 2014 World Cup final holds the record for the most tweets per second with 9,667. The game took more than three hours to complete, accumulating more than 100 million tweets.
- Accidental Deaths Prompt New Navy Safety Rules
by Takara Scott-Johnston December 2015
On April 24th, two Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Brett Allen Marihugh and 1st Class Seth Cody Lewis were found at the bottom of a combat training pool after attempting a breath-holding exercise. Both men perished. Marihugh and Lewis were conducting an off-hours workout at the pool by themselves.
- Shooter Injures Two, Kills Self Outside Sportsplex
by Jason Scott December 2015
Police in Taylor, Mich., say that a 7-year-old girl and her mother were shot and wounded last night in the parking lot outside the Taylor Sportsplex.
- HS Basketball Player Dies After Collapsing During Practice
by Jason Scott November 2015
A female basketball player at Notre Dame High School in California has died after collapsing during practice.
- Protestors Invade 'Monday Night Football'
by Jason Scott November 2015
Police have arrested and charged four people after protestors rappelled from an overhang at Bank of America Stadium and hung a banner during last night’s "Monday Night Football" game.