Based on the evidence collected from the scene and witness statements, the cause of the fire has been ruled an arson. Police and fire officials are now working to identify those responsible for the fire and resulting damage. READ MORE
“The outpouring was amazing. We have so much stuff here. But I can’t find anyone who knows how to find the people from the apartments. I talked to the Red Cross, the mayor’s office, someone from the administration office of the fire department, I called Health and Human Services, the Welfare Department – everyone says the exact same thing: They have no idea where these people are,” said Griffin.
Arrests happen every day in the city. Reviewing weekly police blotter activity is one way of understanding the demands on our police force, by reviewing the volume of arrests and range of criminal activity. READ MORE
Online fundraising sites are connecting educators with thousands of people who want to help them get what they need. Whether they’re looking for school supplies, technology, classroom furniture, or want to take their students on an incredible field trip, teachers now have several options for collecting cash donations. READ MORE