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Beshear adds ‘selfless hero’ from Covington to Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Attending the memorial service where the late Lt. Dale Brown was honored were his wife of 30 years, Jenny, and longtime friend and co-worker Lt. Jimmy Adams. Lt. Dale Brown served 25 years before duty-related death  COVINGTON, Ky. – The late Covington Fire Lt. Dale Brown was among 1...

Sirens tonight part of training at chemical plant

COVINGTON, Ky. – If you hear sirens and “horns” sounding off in west Latonia this evening, don’t be alarmed. Interplastic Corp. at 3535 Latonia Ave. will be conducting fire alarm and fire extinguisher training after 6:30 p.m., according to a “General Alert” sen...

Trauma seminar includes spouses

Chip Terry Fund for First Responders bringing awareness to PTS; tickets available   COVINGTON, Ky. – Tickets remain available for a “couples event” Friday – including dinner, entertainment, and educational presentations – designed to build awareness about ...

Register for police, fire exams by Friday deadline

Want to protect The Cov as a First Responder? Positions open COVINGTON, Ky. – If you ever dreamed of being a police officer or firefighter in The Cov, Friday midnight is the deadline to take the first step.   That’s the last day to register to take the upcoming entrance exa...

We remember

On 20-year anniversary, peace remains elusive COVINGTON, Ky. -- With their suddenness, violence, and scope, the horrific events that transpired 20 years ago tomorrow traumatized America. Even here in Covington, 650 miles from the collapse of the Twin Towers after a coordinated terrorist attack...

Police, Fire name new assistant chiefs

(First photo) From left, Assistant Chiefs Brian Valenti and Justin Wietholter, Chief Rob Nader, and former Assistant Chief Pat Swift pose on the night that Wietholter was promoted to replace the retiring Swift in the Covington Police Department. (Second photo) Gary Rucker, right, was promote...

‘Not a good place to be’

Two City of Covington firefighters are among search and rescue crews combing through the rubble of the collapsed condo complex in Florida. In the second photo below, one of those firefighters, engineer Ryan Marzheuser, stands third from right with other Ohio Task Force 1 members. (Photo used courtes...

Join the Covington Fire Department

Must have at least 2 years’ experience   COVINGTON, Ky. – The Covington Fire Department is looking to hire, but there’s a catch: You must have at least two years’ experience in a professional, full-time fire department to apply.   The City today posted a link HERE t...

New cameras to provide ‘eyes’ on the river

This photograph shows a good portion of the Covington riverfront where the 18 new cameras will be mounted and also gives a sample of the type of view that the cameras will offer. Used courtesy of Ohio River Port Security Camera Program, the image was from video shot by an existing camera located on ...

A bridge, a blur … and a frigid rescue

Covington First Responders rush to the edge of the Ohio River, where Jamie Lewis waits with the woman he rescued from its frigid waters. (Photo courtesy of Ohio River Port Security Camera Program) Safety boat operator: ‘God had me in the right place at the right time’  (EDITOR&rsquo...
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