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Safety of Citizens

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  • GM to release findings of recall probe

    General Motors Co. plans on Thursday to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra hired former U.S. Atty. Anton Valukas to conduct the...
  • GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch

    GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch
    General Motors Co. plans to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra is scheduled to brief employees on the results Thursday. Based...
  • Wilson Elementary evacuated after bomb threat

    Police briefly evacuated Wilson Elementary School in Costa Mesa after someone called in a bomb threat just before noon Wednesday. The school notified police, who worked with the Fire Department to escort students and staff off campus. "Luckily it was...
  • Naperville opts to keep watering restrictions

     Naperville opts to keep watering restrictions
    Naperville residents will continue to water their lawns on odd or even days based on their address. The City Council on Tuesday decided not to remove the day restriction amid concerns about supply for firefighting as well as water pressure. Councilman...
  • Detaining immigrants shouldn't be the default

    The article ("Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows," May 31) says, "Under current law, the vast majority of those in ICE custody are subject to mandatory detention to ensure that they show up for their immigration hearings and are...
  • Oak Park won't add speed bumps

    Oak Park won't add speed bumps
    Oak Park will not install speed bumps on its residental streets despite growing demand for them, the Village Board decided Monday. Pressure from some residents to add speed bumps on their blocks prompted village staff to ask the board to reconsider a...
  • Take-home cars put officials on hot seat

    Take-home cars put officials on hot seat
    Fourteen Des Plaines fire and police personnel take home city-owned vehicles, but Ald. Dick Sayad, 4th, would like to cut that number to four. The issue spurred a debate among aldermen, City Manager Michael Bartholomew, Police Chief William Kushner...
  • Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data

    Hours before a memorial for Isla Vista victims last Tuesday, a UC Santa Barbara student was, he said, playing with his Glock handgun — one of the seven guns he legally owns — when it went off accidentally. The round went through a wall, struck...
  • FBI searching for S.F. man suspected of possessing explosive materials

    FBI searching for S.F. man suspected of possessing explosive materials
    The FBI is searching for a San Francisco man who is suspected of possessing explosive materials at his home and should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said Sunday. The FBI's announcement came after an extensive search of 42-year-old...
  • U.S. safety regulators probe Chrysler airbag recall

    U.S. safety regulators probe Chrysler airbag recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating Chrysler Group's 2012 recall of 744,822 sport utility vehicles in the United States after six consumers complained of inadvertent airbag deployments even after fixes were made. The National...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...