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4 killed as storms carve path of destruction in Massachusetts
Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Federal Emergency Management Agency was in Massachusetts Thursday morning assessing the damage from a series of storms — including at least one confirmed tornado — that killed at least four people and tore through several communities from Westfield through Sturbridge Wednesday. Scott MacLeod, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, confirmed the deaths Wednesday night but said there were no details about the circumstances. More

Napolitano: America safer than a decade ago but threats against country remain very real
The Associated Press via The Republic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Americans need to remain vigilant, but not alarmed, as the country still faces real threats despite the recent death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said recently. Napolitano came to West Virginia to discuss homeland security at Marshall University's fourth annual Homeland Security Summit and Expo in Huntington. More

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Nevada committee hears guns-on-campus bill, but avoid voting
The Republic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A debate about guns on campus took an intellectual-vs.-regular folks twist recently as speakers urged lawmakers to allow guns onto Nevada college and university campuses. "Sometimes intellectuals fear they are different. Basically they were people who were like us until they got degrees," Sen. John Lee, D-North Las Vegas, told the Assembly Judiciary Committee. The committee took no action on the bill. More

Former officer wins ODPS employment dispute
The Times and Democrat    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A state panel in South Carolina has decided a former Orangeburg Department of Public Safety officer is eligible for unemployment benefits, reversing an earlier decision. The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Appellate Panel decided April 27 that Pamela Bradley is eligible for unemployment benefits "upon finding she was discharged without cause," reversing a decision made by the SCDEW Appeal Tribunal. More

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Boston crime: Homicides are down, but do we care?    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This weekend, some of the hundreds of teens hanging out at Carson Beach in South Boston ended up in a "gang fight." Just last week, there were shots fired mid-day in the South End. And, last weekend, Boston police say the owner of a restaurant in Charlestown was stabbed twice during a fight with a local teenager. More

Jail cuts could reduce capacity by half in North Las Vegas
Las Vegas Review-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Faced with ever-deepening budget woes, North Las Vegas plans to cut its jail to just 400 beds, less than half of the 900-bed operation of a few years ago. It's a casualty of the economic realities facing Southern Nevada, but local judges worry the smaller jail means less room for the criminals they need to lock up. More

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San Jose, Calif., airport's chief security official blasts safety plan
San Jose Mercury News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In a blistering and unprecedented interview, a high-ranking police officer who oversees security at Mineta San Jose International Airport accused San Jose, Calif., officials of risking passenger safety to save money. Police Capt. Jeff Smith said a cost-cutting idea to replace San Jose cops at the airport with Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies is "a mistake." More

Unwise budget cuts leave huge hole in emergency services
The Kansas City Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Recently I learned that the Kansas City area would lose $7 million in security and preparedness funding. The list of communities eligible for the Urban Area Security Initiative has been cut in half as part of this year's budget cuts, which I did not support. Since 2003, our community has received $72 million through the initiative. This year, nothing. More

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