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Bin Laden death date brings security 'surge'
to New York

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New York police are taking extra safety measures at transit hubs in the city on the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, as terrorists seek new ways to conceal bombs, including human implants. More

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Study: Stun guns not safe for citizens, but benefit police
PhysOrg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The use of stun guns by police significantly increases the chances of citizen injury, yet also protects the officers more than other restraint methods, according to the most comprehensive research to date into the safety of stun guns in a law enforcement setting. More

Bullying victims take schools to courts
Waterloo Daily Courier    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In the days following her son's suicide, Jeannie Chambers told a television reporter in Sioux City, Iowa, that she wasn't sure if she wanted charges filed against the classmates who bullied her boy. But bullying victims and their families have increasingly turned to the legal system for recourse. They're going beyond pushing for criminal charges and civil penalties against bullies. They're taking on school systems — and winning. More

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Attorney: If you sue city, expect to wait
WDSU-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A New Orleans attorney said small injury claims against the city are often not worth the cost to file. "If it is a small, soft-tissue type injury, it's not worth the expenses to go forward with that. The city just doesn't pay," attorney Cliff Cardone said. More

The Best Time to Train

Don’t wait for adverse conditions. Offer drivers a seasonal tune up BEFORE they need it, and next winter reduce the expenses you saw THIS winter. MORE

Niagara Falls, NY, on the hook for $750,000
in police vehicle crash case

Niagara Gazette    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The city is facing a sizable claim payment as a result of a settlement reached with a woman who was severely injured during a 2009 accident involving a police vehicle. More

Revised storm shelter liability bill sent to governor
Tulsa World    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Two weeks after failing to override a veto of a bill involving mobile home park operators, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a measure recently that would eliminate civil liability for any business or person providing access to a safe place during severe weather as long as they are acting in good faith. More

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City won't pay when poles crash on cars
KXAN-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Joyce Thompson had just been diagnosed with breast cancer and was receiving radiation treatments when her only method of transportation was destroyed. A city light pole in Austin, Texas, fell on her car while it was parked in her driveway. More

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