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Safety of Citizens

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  • Court blocks Arizona on immigrant driver's licenses; Dreamers rejoice

    In a sharply worded opinion, a federal appellate panel struck down an Arizona policy that prohibits young immigrants known as Dreamers from getting driver’s licenses. The case has been closely watched since it pits the Obama administration’s...
  • After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

    After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
    After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven...
  • Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials

     Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials
    After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
  • Pre-release inmates join state effort to repopulate oysters at Glebe Bay

    Pre-release inmates join state effort to repopulate oysters at Glebe Bay
    Clifton Wilson, an inmate at the state's Eastern Pre-Release Unit, spent last week in the great outdoors, relocating oysters from cages on private piers near Thomas Point on the Chesapeake Bay to a sanctuary in nearby Glebe Bay. To the North East...
  • DuPage considers funding heroin prevention program for schools

     DuPage considers funding heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools may be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall if county officials approve of funding for the measure this month. The DuPage County Board is expected to vote on...
  • $12.1 million: Public safety

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER – Keeping the public safe will cost Gloucester County a little over...
  • Tinley Park drops local ambulance company

    Tinley Park drops local ambulance company
    Tinley Park trustees voted Tuesday night to drop the village's longtime ambulance services provider in favor of a new company, a move village officials said would save the village about $800,000 over the life of the contract. A new agreement, between...
  • Exposing predators [Editorial]

    Exposing predators  [Editorial]
    Victims advocates are expressing dismay over a decision this week by Maryland's highest court that could lead to the removal of hundreds of names from a list of registered sex offenders in the state. The advocates say removing names from the registry...
  • Immigration strain is felt statewide, Texas officials say

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Rio Grande Valley is the "center of gravity" for the nation's immigration crisis and for criminal cartels that hope to exploit the situation, the head of the state's Department of Public Safety said Tuesday. Meantime, conditions have...
  • Lake County is urging residents to stay safe on July 4

    The Lake County Public Safety Department is urging residents to take proper precautions this Friday as they celebrate Independence Day. Even if residents plan to stay at home on the holiday, Public Safety is urging them not to use illegal fireworks,...
  • Graco expands recall to include 1.9 million infant car seats

    Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.  Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...