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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Dominion warns of blackouts if James River line is delayed

    Dominion warns of blackouts if James River line is delayed
    Peninsula residents and businesses could face brownouts or rolling blackouts early in 2017 if Dominion Virginia Power can't get started on a controversial transmission line across the James River by the end of the summer, company officials warned the Army...
  • PCP found in body of teen shot 16 times by Chicago cop

    PCP found in body of teen shot 16 times by Chicago cop
    A knife-wielding teen had PCP in his system when he was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer in October, documents from the Cook County medical examiner's office reveal. A toxicology report from just two weeks ago listed that the hallucinogenic...
  • Rosemont cop who shot, killed brother-in-law said he 'had to do it'

    Rosemont cop who shot, killed brother-in-law said he 'had to do it'
    The off-duty Rosemont police officer who shot and killed his brother-in-law following a domestic dispute and a head-on car crash said he "had to do it" because the man had threatened to kill him, police said. Police reports stated that Officer Rick...
  • Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says

    Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says
    Google Inc. may have a dodged a bullet. The company engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the Federal Trade Commission wrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal. In the...
  • Seizure Of Election Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'

    Seizure Of Election  Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'
    The head of the state's new government accountability office in recent days ordered the seizure of a computer from the state's elections enforcement agency — a move that a top election enforcement official calls a "major security breach" because the...
  • At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics

    At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics
    Barrington Village President Karen Darch was critical of the campaign tactics used by her political opponents at a meeting Monday, and used her podium to clarify two pieces of information that were circulated prior to the April 7 election. "Mark Twain...
  • City undecided on equipping cops with body cams

    City undecided on equipping cops with body cams
    A bystander's video recording of a South Carolina patrol officer fatally shooting a fleeing suspect in the back earlier this month has rekindled consideration of adding video recording devices to patrol officers' uniforms, an issue that has been on the...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph

    Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph
    A decorated Park Ridge police officer chosen to receive the department's 2014 Officer of the Year award recently served a 30-day suspension for alleged misconduct, officials said. An investigation, conducted by an outside management consulting firm...
  • Hartford Fire Department Cited For 'Serious' Safety Violations In Blaze That Killed Firefighter

    Hartford Fire Department Cited For 'Serious' Safety Violations In Blaze That Killed Firefighter
    HARTFORD — The Hartford Fire Department has been cited for five "serious" violations by state Department of Labor officials investigating the fire that claimed the life of firefighter Kevin Bell. The violations, issued by Conn-OSHA and obtained...
  • Legislature Lets UConn Foundation Skip Oversight

    Legislature Lets UConn Foundation Skip Oversight
    It's disappointing that legislation to subject the UConn Foundation to the state Freedom of Information Act and to financial scrutiny by the state auditors of public accounts was left by committee chairmen this week to die without a vote. Lawmakers...