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  • What To Do With All The Halloween Candy

    What To Do With All The Halloween Candy
    I don't know about you, Moms, but we are swimming in candy after a super-fun Halloween! Do we eat it?  Do we toss it?  Do we donate it? Here are some great ideas from Betsy Brown Braun, a blogger for Huffington Post Parents. 1. Let the kids eat as...
  • Worried about your teen driver?

    By Deb Acord CTW Features Worried about your teen driver? Phone apps offer a new frontier for driver learning, feedback and supervision. Check them out Driver Feedback from State Farm Insurance uses the iPhone's accelerometer to grade a driver's ability...
  • FDLE was tipped off to suspect in alleged plot involving child rape, murder

     FDLE was tipped off to suspect in alleged plot involving child rape, murder
    On June 6 a tipster emailed a Florida Department of Law Enforcement agent, worried because 20-year-old Shawn Ryan Thomas told him he planned to kidnap a 9-year-old girl and rape her, murder her parents, use her in a child-porn movie and then kill her,...
  • New radios for Tamarac fire staff

    Cities in Broward are busy upgrading their public safety emergency dispatch equipment and adopting the P25 technology, the national standard. Tamarac recently spent $250,000 to purchase 17 Motorola APX digital mobile radios and 30 Motorola APX digital...
  • Los Angeles police officers vote to reject proposed contract extension

    Los Angeles police officers vote to reject proposed contract extension
    Signaling frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers rejected a proposed one-year contract extension reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union...
  • Why such secrecy on gun permits?

     Why such secrecy on gun permits?
    The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
  • When government uses secrecy to deny rights

    When government uses secrecy to deny rights
    It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried...
  • Businesses complain about double parking in Easton

    Delivery trucks double parking in the 200 block of Northampton Street in Easton are causing consternation among business owners and a public safety concern. Easton Councilman Jeffrey Warren, during his public safety report at Wednesday night's City...
  • Website brings police departments to the public

    The Huntington Beach Police Department has retained a public relations firm to write feature stories and news alerts for a new public-safety website. BehindtheBadgeOC.com, which includes news about the HBPD and two other Orange County police agencies,...
  • Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest

    Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest
    Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez called on Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday to provide state resources for public safety in Murrieta, where recent protests over the housing of migrant detainees have served as a flash point in the debate over illegal immigration....
  • 'Walk and Talk' urges residents to get involved

    Wellington's Community Services Department wants to know what is going on in your neighborhood and their taking to the streets to find out. Now each Wednesday through September, neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers and Palm Beach County...