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Safety of Citizens

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  • 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...
  • Two teens arrested in College Park on vehicle burglary charges

    Two teens arrested in College Park on vehicle burglary charges
    For the second time in the past month, the Orlando Police Department has made an arrest in College Park, this time of two suspects the department says were targeting cars in the neighborhood for vehicle burglaries. OPD Sgt. Dave Allmond reported that on...
  • Casselberry eyes old bowling alley for new police, fire stations

    Casselberry eyes old bowling alley for new police, fire stations
    Casselberry leaders have their eye on a prime piece of real estate along Lake Concord in the city's core that they'd like to turn into a bustling public plaza where visitors would walk to restaurants and enjoy views of the water while dining. There's...
  • 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...
  • 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...