Natural disasters, earthquakes, tsunamis and wildfires, as well as manmade disasters, such as industrial accidents or acts of terrorism, are some of the many possible emergencies that police and fire departments respond to in the United States.
West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in two dead crows in Long Beach for the first time this summer. According to the California Department of Public Health, this is the first sign of WNV in Long Beach this year. Although no human cases have been reported in Long Beach this year, WNV activity has…
Fireworks have become a traditional part of an American family’s Fourth of July celebration. Unfortunately, these celebrations all too often result in serious burns, hearing loss, and other injuries.
With Long Beach high-school graduation ceremonies taking place the week starting June 13, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is educating graduates and parents about the dangers of underage drinking.
The Long Beach Police Department has seen a recent trend related to strong-arm robbery in the West Division.
The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will conduct a citywide DUI saturation patrol on Saturday, March 19, from 6pm to 2am.
The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Thursday, March 17 at Cherry Avenue and 27th Street between the hours of 7:30pm and 4am.
The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 6pm until 2am in the East Division.
While law enforcement officials have consistently told us not to drink and drive, thousands of drivers every year are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).
The Greater Long Beach Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) hosted a Christmas tree burning demonstration at the LBFD Training Center Wednesday morning to show the effects of improper tree care during the holiday season.
More Californians crash their cars on December 15 than any other day of the year, according to an Allstate Insurance Company review of its California auto insurance claims over the past four years. The number of accident claims on December 15 jumps 23 percent compared to the daily average during the rest of the year.
The holiday season is here, and the Long Beach Police Department is encouraging everyone to take extra precautions while around their homes or businesses during this festive time of year.
After five recent incidents of male suspects entering residences where women were home alone, the Long Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is urging the public to take precautions by keeping all doors and windows locked and reporting any suspicious activity.