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  • Obama signs bill creating nationwide alert system for police

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed into law a measure to create a nationwide alert system to help catch anyone who hurts, kills or makes credible threats against police officers.
  • Nazareth OKs contract for emergency alert system

    Nazareth OKs contract for emergency alert system
    Nazareth will now be able to communicate with residents by phone during emergencies. At its meeting Monday evening, Borough Council unanimously approved a contract with Nixle to send residents emergency or non-emergency information by phone, email and...

    Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children

    Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them. Facebook Inc. is working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to send the alerts to users'...

    Facebook announces Amber Alert system, citing Balto. Co. case

    Facebook announces Amber Alert system, citing Balto. Co. case
    The high-profile disappearance last year of an 11-year-old Dundalk girl has inspired a new Facebook feature. The most widely used social networking site on Tuesday announced the launch of an Amber Alert system to distribute information about abducted...

    Facebook introduces Amber Alerts

    Facebook introduces Amber Alerts
    Facebook is introducing Amber Alerts to its mobile and desktop platform, the social network announced on Tuesday. Amber Alerts, a broadcast emergency response sent out by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, are traditionally...