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INDIANAPOLIS: Drivers Who Struck 2 Trooper Vehicles in Snow Storm Could Face Court Costs - IMG

INDIANA STATE POLICE, DISTRICT 52 – The latest snow event in central Indiana can be costly if you happen to be one of the unfortunate drivers that crash their cars. 321 more words

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PORT CLINTON, OH: Charges Filed in Put-In-Bay Police Misconduct Investigation

OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE – Following a criminal investigation conducted by Ottawa County Sheriff Stephen J. Levorchick’s Office and subsequent review by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Special Prosecutions Section, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that charges have been filed pursuant to the investigation of alleged misconduct by Put-In-Bay police. 217 more words

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The Cost of Skeleton Cities: Thomas Goodfellow on Urban Development and Taxation in Rwanda and Ethiopia

‘What worries me is when you see developments that can transform a city so fast and become very hard to come back from, we are talking about serious, physical concrete changes and real massive vested interests, it becomes very hard to change that (and) to introduce new taxes (…) new housing schemes, because the land is being used in all these ways.’ 863 more words

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CHICAGO: Mayor Emanuel Announces Expansion, Upgrade of Domestic Violence Pilot Program

CITY OF CHICAGO MAYOR’S OFFICE – Mayor Rahm Emanuel, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network, and Family Rescue announced the city’s domestic violence pilot program — designed to build a more proactive and coordinated response between police, social services agencies, and prosecutors — has now expanded to the 003 Police District. 1,089 more words

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CHICAGO: Cook County Jail Considers Home-Based Video Visitation Solution

COOK CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE – The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Cook County Office of the President, is exploring the implementation of an advanced visitation technology which would provide friends and family members of Cook County Jail inmates with another option for communicating with their loved ones. 218 more words

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COLUMBUS, OH: Council Approves Additional Funding Toward Lowering Infant Mortality Rate

COLUMBUS CITY COUNCIL – The Columbus City Council passed legislation to provide additional funding for Celebrate One, the community’s effort to lower the infant mortality rate. 289 more words

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TOLEDO, OH: Police Seeking Assault Suspect Wanted in Pour House Bar Incident - IMG

TOLEDO POLICE DEPT. – WANTED: Michael Nelson, age 30, has an open warrant for Felonious Assault stemming from an incident that happened in the early morning hours Saturday inside of the Pour House Bar located on Bennett Street in Toledo. 16 more words

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