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Safety of Citizens

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  • Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

     Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner
    Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Cañada Unified School Board and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning. The La Cañada resident was walking the...
  • USC grad student dies after being attacked near campus

    USC grad student dies after being attacked near campus
    A graduate student at USC walking home from a study group was attacked by at least three men early Thursday morning and died sometime later at his apartment, university officials and police said. Investigators said engineering student Xinran Ji was...
  • Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC

    Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC
    A Sanford judge today put an end to George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer is entitled to no money from the media giant. She issued a summary judgment in...
  • 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...
  • George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store

    George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store
    A DeLand police officer saw a dark truck parked behind a gun store that had recently been burglarized. Inside the vehicle was former Neighborhood Watch Volunteer George Zimmerman and his dog. Zimmerman is a friend of the owner, he told the officer,...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul

    Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting. "I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • USC launches major security upgrades after grad student killed

    USC launches major security upgrades after grad student killed
    USC on Friday announced a series of significant new security measures after a graduate student from China was fatally beaten near the campus last month. The university said in a statement Friday it was increasing security staffing in and around the...
  • Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX

    Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX
    A woman who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and somehow managed to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles did not pose a security threat, authorities said Wednesday. The woman – identified by Los Angeles International...
  • Sheriff's Office teaches children and parents gun safety

    Sheriff's Office teaches children and parents gun safety
    The image of children holding shiny firearms may have been jarring, but the guns were only replicas and the demonstration was done for safety. At the Broward Sheriff's Office, Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi showed the group of children, one of them as...