It happened yesterday on Long Island, N.Y., when the New York Police Department and the New York Fire Department played a little hockey when they weren’t fighting in a scene straight out of “Rescue Me.”
According to a Deadspin commenter, “It should be noted that at the same time that this brawl was going on, the NYPD and the FDNY were working feverishly to rescue two cops stuck in a smoke filled elevator while responding to a high rise fire.”
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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