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Safety of Citizens

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  • Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?

    The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals? The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • $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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall

    Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp , the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday. Subaru joins...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

     LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...