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Gala wrote the pieces during the long and bitter battle between the FDNY and the Vulcan Society, a group of Black firefighters who sued the department over discrimination and eventually won.
When her team followed him in the warehouse, she said, Mahler suddenly walked away and left them "without communication, assignment or direction on how or where to proceed."
Lawsuit alleges that since Horton joined the Orange County agency from Cal Fire in 2019, she was subject to "unfair scrutiny by the male pilots, crew chiefs and helicopter technicians."
A witness said she saw DeLeon drive full-speed at the crash site and tried to get around the fire truck by driving onto the median. She said she then saw the firefighter with the gun drawn.
The department's proposed contract with Local 42 would end a practice that often excluded Black firefighters from choice assignments at busy stations.
McCullough concluded that Hynes’ old criminal record reflects “an isolated incident, and does not relate to his present character to function as an EMT.
"A culture of corruption, sexism, homophobia and sexism prevalent" within the fire department,"
Investigators found one video of the woman changing on the device's memory card, along with still images.
San Antonio firefighter files a federal complaint against three supervisors based on religious discrimination.
One person died in a fire in New Haven, Connecticut where code violations were found months earlier.