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I think they call this "inexpedient to legislate"

In the words of Charlie Pierce, Here’s Some Stupid For Lunch. VTDigger: 

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday tabled a bill that would increase the scope of the state’s criminal DNA collection because of a backlog in processing existing samples.

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February off to a deadly start

KIMT News 3 – It is not news the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) wanted to share after a record-low fatality count in January, but February is off to a deadly start. 211 more words

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Public safety department releases misconduct report for sheriffs, ACOs

Last week, KHON2 posted misconduct reports issued by county police departments.

On Tuesday, we received a report for adult corrections officers and sheriffs.

According to the Department of Public Safety, 18 corrections officers were disciplined last year for various cases of misconduct, including a three-day suspension for erroneously releasing an inmate, a 30-day suspension for workplace violence and one officer who was fired for bringing in contraband. 57 more words


Kona woman caught trying to escape from courthouse

A woman faces an escape charge after an unsuccessful attempt to run from a Kona courthouse.

It happened at around 11 a.m.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Cheyanne Collins was in a holding cage outside District Court and managed to squeeze out through a small space in the locked double gate. 39 more words


Budget Fine Print: More Fines For Texting Drivers, Park Fees

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —Getting caught texting while driving could carry a steeper fine. Entrance fees at Minnesota state parks would rise slightly to pay for upkeep. 701 more words


Kalamazoo garage explodes and damages house

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man escaped injury “miraculously” when a garage exploded Friday night in Kalamazoo, destroying the garage and damaging an adjacent house.

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