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- Saturday, April 19, 2014

A 3-year-old reported missing by his mother, who called 911, was found at a bowling alley across the street. He somehow got trapped inside a coin-operated claw crane machine. (Image AP)

The fire chief praised the firefighters for overcoming their own injuries to aid the nine people who were hurt, one of them critically. (Image NBC)

Evacuation orders came too late for many now trapped on the ship; with more than still 270 missing, the death toll is expected to rise. (Image AP)

Lt. Kellene Davis’ retirement was approved before she could face punishment after a man suffered a heart attack and died across the street from a firehouse. (Image WUSA9)

Man ate pot candy before shooting wife on phone with 911EMS1 Article Comments11

It was purchased from a legal Denver dispensary; the dispatcher is on paid leave during an investigation into whether officers responded quickly enough

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