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Safety of Citizens

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  • Letter: Bike path is a waste of safety effort

    Recently on one stretch of West Olive Avenue two pedestrians were killed and two very seriously injured in separate vehicle accidents. Yet Chandler Bikeway, site of no fatal or serious car, bicycle or pedestrian accidents, was chosen to receive the latest...
  • Johnson would consider current police, fire chiefs; Schuh says it's too soon for such talk

    Johnson would consider current police, fire chiefs; Schuh says it's too soon for such talk
    Anne Arundel County executive candidate George F. Johnson IV said Tuesday that if he's elected, he won't fire the police and fire chiefs ... at least not immediately. Johnson, the Democratic nominee for county executive, said he'll take his time in...
  • Jose Antonio Vargas' detention casts spotlight on issue he championed

    When Jose Antonio Vargas was stopped at an airport Border Patrol checkpoint as he attempted to fly out of this south Texas city Tuesday, he did what he has lately grown accustomed to doing: He announced that he was an undocumented immigrant. The daylong...
  • 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...
  • H.B. police arrest teen they say made threats on U.S. Open

    Police have arrested a 16-year-old Huntington Beach boy who they say was planning to carrying out violent acts at the U.S. Open of Surfing. The teen was booked into Orange County Juvenile Hall on Friday on suspicion of making terrorist threats, according...
  • Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates

    Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates
    A judicial panel voted Friday to slash prison time for thousands of inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening the severe punishments for federal drug crimes. If the step by the U.S. Sentencing Commission...
  • The mentally ill don't belong in county jails

    To the editor: Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey has told L.A. County what it needs to hear to address a serious public safety issue, and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is taking action. ("L.A. County to expand Laura's Law mental-illness treatment program," July...
  • Northwest fires burn almost 1 million acres, dozens of homes

    Northwest fires burn almost 1 million acres, dozens of homes
    An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings. Dozens of homes in separate...
  • DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools

    DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools will be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall after county officials approved of funding for the measure this week. The DuPage County Board voted 16-0 on Tuesday,...
  • Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail

    Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail
    The man accused of shooting his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was wearing and killing him, will be held without bail on charges of first-degree murder and second-degree murder, and two gun charges. Mark Ramiro, 30, shot...
  • Stamford gunman: He Had A Permit?

    The 22-year-old man suspected of firing a pistol into a crowd outside a Stamford nightclub early Sunday morning, wounding five people, had a gun permit. So did the 23-year-old student who walked onto the University of New Haven campus in December with...