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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams City Council to take up resolution on inpatient detoxAdams has increased by 356 percent between 2005 and 2014. The resolution was d
North Adams City Council to take up resolution on inpatient detox
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 57 minutes ago
Adams has increased by 356 percent between 2005 and 2014. The resolution was deferred by the council in May to its Public Safety Committee, which held a public hearing on June 6. The committee heard testimony from a wide variety of public safety... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit council committee approves demolition contractsbe considered by the full council in the near future, likely at the July 5 meet
Detroit council committee approves demolition contracts
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 hours ago
be considered by the full council in the near future, likely at the July 5 meeting. Today, the council’s public health and safety committee approved contracts for: Dore and Associates Contracting, of Bay City, for $386,200. 1 Way Service, of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Oregon looks to buy droneChief Mike Navarre and other city officials again discussed plans to buy the dr
Oregon looks to buy drone
The Toledo Blade / Posted 16 hours ago
Chief Mike Navarre and other city officials again discussed plans to buy the drone last week during Oregon council safety committee meeting. Oregon, Toledo, and Lucas County officials have mulled jointly purchasing a drone for months, but... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' reportthat lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee for two
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' report
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
that lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee for two years. Gibson chairs the council's Public Safety Committee and did not sign on to the right-to-refuse portion of the Right-to-Know package. Unlike Lander and Williams,... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Chief Flynn says Sheriff Clarke’s proposal to hire 400 new officers is unrealisticjust keeping up with calls for service," said Sheriff Clarke. Milwaukee County
Chief Flynn says Sheriff Clarke’s proposal to hire 400 new officers is unrealistic
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
just keeping up with calls for service," said Sheriff Clarke. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke At a special Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff Clarke says the first step to reducing crime is hiring 400 new police officers. "Any... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Metro Council approves funds to explore gunshot detection technologythey do happen, they typically happen three minutes after the gunfire event," R
Metro Council approves funds to explore gunshot detection technology
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
they do happen, they typically happen three minutes after the gunfire event," Ralph Clark said. The Metro Council Public Safety Committee heard a presentation from ShotSpotter, as well as representatives from Minneapolis and Kansas City Police... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tybee tries to 'dial back the party' with new alcohol ban talkof restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing misbehavio
Tybee tries to 'dial back the party' with new alcohol ban talk
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
of restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing misbehavior. During a meeting of the city’s public safety committee Thursday morning, Tybee Island City Councilman Monty Parks introduced a new proposal for limiting the open... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tybee tries to 'dail back the party' with new alcohol ban talkof restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing misbehavio
Tybee tries to 'dail back the party' with new alcohol ban talk
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
of restricting open air consumption of alcohol as a means of curbing misbehavior. During a meeting of the city’s public safety committee Thursday morning, Tybee Island City Councilman Monty Parks introduced a new proposal for limiting the open... Read more
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Times News
Nesquehoning examines health coverageto terminate so we had to notify them by June 30.” Councilwoman Rosemary Porem
Nesquehoning examines health coverage
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
to terminate so we had to notify them by June 30.” Councilwoman Rosemary Porembo, chairwoman of the personnel and safety committee, said that all employees have been notified that there is no change in their coverage at this time. Borough... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' reportthat lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee for two
Council members slam Bratton for dismissing 'broken windows' report
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
that lacks probable cause. The legislation has languished in committee for two years. Gibson chairs the council's Public Safety Committee and did not sign on to the right-to-refuse portion of the Williams-Lander package. Unlike Lander and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Sheriff David Clarke calls upon City of Milwaukee to hire 400 new police officersSheriff David Clarke speaks at Milwaukee's Public Safety Committee Sheriff Dav
Sheriff David Clarke calls upon City of Milwaukee to hire 400 new police officers
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
Sheriff David Clarke speaks at Milwaukee's Public Safety Committee Sheriff David Clarke speaks at Milwaukee's Public Safety Committee MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke spoke before Milwaukee’s Public Safety Committee on Friday, June... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolitionhalf of the proceeds of the property once it is sold, according to the proposed
County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolition
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
half of the proceeds of the property once it is sold, according to the proposed agreement. In other business, the Public Safety Committee recommended adopting legislation to spend $280,000 to house some prisoners at jails located outside Summit... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron police planning for RNCAkron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican Nati
Akron police planning for RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican National Convention (RNC). Nice told the Public Safety Committee that delegates will be staying in two city hotels during the July 18-21 event at the Quicken Loans Arena in... Read more
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Officer.com
Vote Resumes Rollout of LAPD Body Camerasdefended the process, saying the initiative was too important to delay further.
Vote Resumes Rollout of LAPD Body Cameras
Officer.com / Posted 3 days ago
defended the process, saying the initiative was too important to delay further. Englander, who heads the council's Public Safety Committee, asked for a fresh analysis of the body camera market. LAPD officials then surveyed several camera companies... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown council discussed a proposed downtown anti-loitering ordinancecouncil is prepared to vote on a proposed anti-loitering ordinance at its next
Youngstown council discussed a proposed downtown anti-loitering ordinance
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
council is prepared to vote on a proposed anti-loitering ordinance at its next meeting, July 13. Council’s three-person safety committee met Thursday – though all seven of the legislative body’s members attended – to discuss the proposal making... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown council gets answers, will vote on anti-loitering law next monthcouncil is prepared to vote on a proposed anti-loitering ordinance at its next
Youngstown council gets answers, will vote on anti-loitering law next month
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
council is prepared to vote on a proposed anti-loitering ordinance at its next meeting, July 13. Council’s three-person safety committee met Thursday – though all seven of the legislative body’s members attended – to discuss the proposal making... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“A huge concern:” MPD response times the focus of special meeting before Public Safety Committeea passionate discussion during a meeting involving MPD leaders and members of t
“A huge concern:” MPD response times the focus of special meeting before Public Safety Committee
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
a passionate discussion during a meeting involving MPD leaders and members of the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety Committee Thursday, June 23rd. "Response times are a huge concern," Alderman Bob Donovan said. "We are prepared to... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
'A good day for ATVers'Grey County's transportation and public safety committee followed in Owen Sound
'A good day for ATVers'
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 3 days ago
Grey County's transportation and public safety committee followed in Owen Sound's tracks Thursday when proposing a bylaw amendment for allowing ATVs to use more of its roads. Instead of backing a staff recommendation to permit off-road vehicles on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
When driving along Sheridan, watch for new HAWK beaconvicinity of the new HAWK beacon. The Police Department received a Police Traffi
When driving along Sheridan, watch for new HAWK beacon
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
vicinity of the new HAWK beacon. The Police Department received a Police Traffic Services grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to conduct focused vehicle and traffic enforcement. “A lot of doomsayers out there are waiting for the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida League of Women Voters Gun Safety Committee The Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board meets with the League of Women Voters of
Florida League of Women Voters Gun Safety Committee
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
The Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board meets with the League of Women Voters of Florida's statewide Gun Safety Committee. The Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board meets with the League of Women Voters... Read more
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The Buffalo News
When driving on Sheridan in Tonawanda, watch for the new HAWK beaconvicinity of the new HAWK beacon. The Police Department received a Police Traffi
When driving on Sheridan in Tonawanda, watch for the new HAWK beacon
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
vicinity of the new HAWK beacon. The Police Department received a Police Traffic Services grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to conduct focused vehicle and traffic enforcement. “A lot of doomsayers out there are waiting for the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Incoming City Council president will focus on the basicsmodify the bill later. One good move Boyer plans is to break up the awkward Re
Incoming City Council president will focus on the basics
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
modify the bill later. One good move Boyer plans is to break up the awkward Recreation, Community Development, Health and Safety Committee. Council had not been conducting enough oversight on health and safety until recently. The mayor’s citywide... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County inmates still staying elsewhereanother $280,000 not to board inmates at the Summit County Jail. During committ
County inmates still staying elsewhere
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
another $280,000 not to board inmates at the Summit County Jail. During committee meetings June 20, Council’s Public Safety Committee recommended adopting legislation to spend that amount to house some prisoners at other jails. The amount... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron police planning for RNCAkron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican Nati
Akron police planning for RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Akron City Council June 20 that his department is ready for the Republican National Convention (RNC). Nice told the Public Safety Committee that delegates will be staying in two city hotels during the July 18-21 event at the Quicken Loans Arena in... Read more
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chad
Pupils see virtual justicethe council’s community safety, public health and children and young people’s t
Pupils see virtual justice
chad / Posted 4 days ago
the council’s community safety, public health and children and young people’s teams. Councillor Glynn Gilfoyle, community safety committee chairman at the county council, said: “The Youth Commission report highlights young people’s desire to be... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
River News' publisher calls for investigation into sheriff's departmentabout his overall approach to the law. As the corporation counsel's committee
River News' publisher calls for investigation into sheriff's department
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
about his overall approach to the law. As the corporation counsel's committee of jurisdiction, Walker said, the public safety committee should examine what he called Desmond's hostility and poor performance in open-records matters. "The... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Pupils see virtual justicethe council’s community safety, public health and children and young people’s t
Pupils see virtual justice
Derbyshire Times / Posted 4 days ago
the council’s community safety, public health and children and young people’s teams. Councillor Glynn Gilfoyle, community safety committee chairman at the county council, said: “The Youth Commission report highlights young people’s desire to be... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Sheriff Hartman gets it wrong againinability to learn is the reason for his bad judgment in the first place. And
Sheriff Hartman gets it wrong again
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
inability to learn is the reason for his bad judgment in the first place. And so the sheriff shuffled over to the public safety committee meeting last week, where he was asked what he thought about being subjected to more oversight and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lessons learned from active shooter drill at Frontier High Schoolprofessionals from a number of agencies involved in the drill. The idea for hav
Lessons learned from active shooter drill at Frontier High School
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
professionals from a number of agencies involved in the drill. The idea for having such a drill came from the district’s safety committee, said FBI Special Agent James Jancewicz. The principal said he almost stopped the drill in the middle, when... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton might cut $5 off parking tickets, streamline paymentat ways to make paying them easier. "We thought about reducing the overall fin
Easton might cut $5 off parking tickets, streamline payment
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
at ways to make paying them easier. "We thought about reducing the overall fine to improve the image of the city," Public Safety Committee Chairman Peter Melan said during the council meeting Wednesday. "Hopefully we can come up with a peaceful... Read more
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TribLIVE
Allegheny County Executive Fitzgerald: Wilmerding deal likely to hike taxesdrugs and other issues in the county. County Councilman Jim Ellenbogen, a Bank
Allegheny County Executive Fitzgerald: Wilmerding deal likely to hike taxes
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
drugs and other issues in the county. County Councilman Jim Ellenbogen, a Banksville Democrat who heads council's Public Safety Committee, said that having the county police cover municipalities would be a good use of the department. “I'm not... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Bath tub’ saved V8 ace in 260km/h crashwalk away uninjured. A technical briefing today between his Erebus Motorsports
‘Bath tub’ saved V8 ace in 260km/h crash
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
walk away uninjured. A technical briefing today between his Erebus Motorsports racing team engineers and the V8 Supercars safety committee is expected to confirm Holdsworth’s car sustained forces of up to 40G or more on impact. Holdsworth... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues banto committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to council an
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues ban
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
to committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to council and made the motion to move it to the Public Safety Committee, says she still plans to talk about the ban. Since Mendez serves on that committee, she said, she realized... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dumped into study, terror watch list gun bill draws new interestDeLeo in the wake of the country’s deadliest mass shooting on June 12 in Orland
Dumped into study, terror watch list gun bill draws new interest
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
DeLeo in the wake of the country’s deadliest mass shooting on June 12 in Orlando. “It was sent to study by the Public Safety Committee, but the speaker has expressed interest in it and sometimes the status of a bill can change based on current... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Revealed: The quietest seat on a planeaway from you. For a more peaceful ride find a seat in the front of the cabin."
Revealed: The quietest seat on a plane
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
away from you. For a more peaceful ride find a seat in the front of the cabin." Dai Whittingham, chair of the UK Flight Safety Committee, told MailOnline those who are bothered by the noise may want to opt for an aisle seat. "As a basic... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Rutherford commissioners refuse to increase sheriff's budgetwho will oversee one-half of the inmates now watched only by cameras. His reco
Rutherford commissioners refuse to increase sheriff's budget
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 days ago
who will oversee one-half of the inmates now watched only by cameras. His recommendation was approved by the Public Safety Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee in a 5-1 vote May 17. Four commissioners recommended withdrawing funds... Read more
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New America Media
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Applyextend the deadline by five years, from November 2017 to November 2022. It is s
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply
New America Media / Posted 5 days ago
extend the deadline by five years, from November 2017 to November 2022. It is scheduled to go before the Senate Public Safety Committee on June 28. If it is signed into law, “it will give the courts and the judicial system more time to process... Read more
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The Columbian
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues banto committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to council an
Pit bull lovers disappointed as Yakima council continues ban
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
to committee. Councilmember Carmen Mendez, who brought the topic to council and made the motion to move it to the Public Safety Committee, says she still plans to talk about the ban. Since Mendez serves on that committee, she said, she realized... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Colwood bylaw officer honoured by B.C. counterpartscontinue to oversee those two programs as part of his regular duties, he volunt
Colwood bylaw officer honoured by B.C. counterparts
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
continue to oversee those two programs as part of his regular duties, he volunteers on the City’s community policing advisory committee, occupational health and safety committee and with the Emergency Management Program. editor@goldstreamgazette... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Calumet plans for new police chiefearlier this year. Also interested in the job is current village police officer
Calumet plans for new police chief
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
earlier this year. Also interested in the job is current village police officer Gene Thornton. The board's public safety committee will now interview the candidates then recommend two to the full board. Tarvis said Thornton asked to be... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupon a 71-1 vote (with only Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, in opposition) and is sched
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
on a 71-1 vote (with only Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, in opposition) and is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday. The bill - sponsored by the Peace Officers Research Association of California and opposed by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Gun safety advocates lobby firearm loan billthe firearm is a hand gun, the person making the loan must register the weapon.
Gun safety advocates lobby firearm loan bill
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
the firearm is a hand gun, the person making the loan must register the weapon. The bill passed out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee with a 4-2 vote Tuesday and is among a package of gun-safety bills currently moving through the Legislature.... Read more
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Orange County Register
State lawmakers seek fix on sex-offender reporting requirementserved their prison terms. The court gave lawmakers time to correct the consti
State lawmakers seek fix on sex-offender reporting requirement
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
served their prison terms. The court gave lawmakers time to correct the constitutional problems, and the Assembly Public Safety Committee advanced SB448 to the full Assembly on a 7-0 vote Tuesday. In keeping with the court’s ruling, the bill by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masaka Hospital X-Ray Section Closed Over Radiation Safetyradiography units. A closure notice issued by AEC-Uganda indicates that the hos
Masaka Hospital X-Ray Section Closed Over Radiation Safety
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
radiography units. A closure notice issued by AEC-Uganda indicates that the hospital lacks a radiation officer, a radiation safety committee and has no warning signs about the dangers of radiation. The unit also lacked safety clothing for its staff... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa sooncloser to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the city’s ve
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa soon
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 days ago
closer to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the city’s vehicle-for-hire ordinance passed the public safety committee but failed to receive unanimous consent during city council later in the day. By law, the ordinance was... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
California rape bill provokes unexpected testimonieslegislation, known as the Justice for Victims Act, was authored by State Sen. C
California rape bill provokes unexpected testimonies
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 5 days ago
legislation, known as the Justice for Victims Act, was authored by State Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chico, and passed the Public Safety Committee. "The statute of limitation is not helping those that are raped. It is helping those who are the rapist,"... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa sooncloser to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the city’s ve
Uber could be operating in Tuscaloosa soon
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
closer to operating legally in Tuscaloosa. On Tuesday afternoon, the city’s vehicle-for-hire ordinance passed the public safety committee but failed to receive unanimous consent during city council later in the day. By law, the ordinance was... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Gadfly Dubbed 'Batman' Brings Box Cutter to City HallA frequent City Hall gadfly brought a box cutter to a Public Safety Committee h
Gadfly Dubbed 'Batman' Brings Box Cutter to City Hall
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
A frequent City Hall gadfly brought a box cutter to a Public Safety Committee hearing at City Hall Tuesday, a councilman confirmed. Councilman Mitch Englander, who chairs the committee, said he ordered the gadfly — who goes by the name "Herman," and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘East Area Rapist’ still haunts Sacramentoa bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for rape and rape-relate
‘East Area Rapist’ still haunts Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
a bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for rape and rape-related crimes was approved by the Assembly Public Safety Committee. The “Justice for Victims Act,” authored by Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, also made it through a Senate... Read more
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