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  • DirecTV May Drop Weather Channel

    DirecTV will remove The Weather Channel from its nationwide lineup if the parties can't reach a deal before their current agreement expires Jan. 14, in the latest feud over programming costs between a distributor and TV network. The Weather Channel on...
  • Segarra: Hartford Safer Than In 30 Years

    The following are the remarks made by Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra at the MetroHartford Rising Star breakfast Tuesday. Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I want to take this moment to wish you all a truly happy new...
  • Officials discuss hopes for Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa public officials weighed in on the future of their city Tuesday night in a study session about the six "visioning statements" prepared thus far for the general plan. The state-mandated document, updated about once a decade, acts as a citywide...
  • Letter: Public safety meeting will address excessive noise

    Do you ever have to turn on fans for “white noise” or have you ever had to wear earmuffs or earplugs to get some quiet at home? Then please attend the Public Safety Commission meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 at City Hall, when the issue...
  • Letters: How long should they be in jail?

    Re “Growing up in prison,” Opinion, Jan. 13 Although I think that Edel Gonzalez should no longer be considered a threat to public safety, that sentiment is based on his not being the triggerman in the crime he was convicted of two decades...
  • Keep the Internet free and open

    Should the Internet be considered a public utility? How you answer that question will define what role you think federal regulators should play in ensuring that all content, from Netflix programs to Rush Limbaugh podcasts, receives equal treatment by...
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....
  • Notoriously violent Maryland House of Correction comes down

    Notoriously violent Maryland House of Correction comes down
    The long arm of a crane towered above the old brick structure, a wrecking ball dangling below from a cable. A crowd of about 100 looked on, counting down. A machinery operator pulled a lever and the ball fell with a crash, signaling the end of a long,...
  • In Maryland jails, release often comes down to who can pay

    In Maryland jails, release often comes down to who can pay
    In a shoebox of a courtroom at Baltimore's central booking facility on a recent day, Judge Nicole Pastore Klein worked swiftly to determine the price of freedom for men and women accused of crimes. Attempting to disarm a police officer: $150,000....
  • Dispatch merger called cash saver

    Dispatch merger called cash saver
    Highland Park hopes to save about $200,000 a year by consolidating its emergency dispatch services with Glenview's later this spring, officials said recently. Officials say the dispatch consolidation may improve emergency response. It's the latest...
  • Illinois Senate president: Chicago pension fix job 1 this year

    Illinois Senate president: Chicago pension fix job 1 this year
    With Chicago staring at a deadline for coming to grips with a $29 billion pension debt for teachers and public safety workers, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is urging unions to help negotiate an agreement on retirement benefits lest lawmakers...