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$100 Million WI School Safety Plan to Address 'Any Threat,' Governor Says

March 27, 2018
A $100 million plan to improve school safety in Wisconsin is "critically important for students," Gov. Scott Walker said Monday after he signed the bill into law in front of fourth-graders at Victor Haen Elementary School.

Alaska Trooper Seriously Injured, 1 Man Dead After Altercation

March 27, 2018
According to a trooper dispatch, the responding trooper was incapacitated after Yakunin attacked him and additional troopers were dispatched for backup.

New Washington Law Gives First Responders PTSD Benefits

March 27, 2018
In the past, those claims were denied unless the illness could be attributed to a single incident, said Michael White, legislative liaison for the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters.

Bill to Require Background Checks for Ammo Purchases Introduced in Congress

March 27, 2018
If the bill passes, the law would use the FBI’s Instant Background Check System, which is the same one used for firearms purchases.

Baton Rouge Mayor, Police Chief Announce Internal Investigation of Sterling Shooting

March 27, 2018
"The people of this parish have been civil in their reaction to a long and frustrating process from federal and state authorities and now of course citizens of this parish have every right to peacefully and publicly protest," the mayor said. "Calmly and legally exercising first amendment rights is always acceptable in this parish but acts of violence and lawlessness are not."
<p>Attorney General Jeff Landry announces that his office will not file charges against the two Baton Rouge officers involved in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016.</p>

Video: Baton Rouge Officers Cleared by AG in Shooting of Alton Sterling

March 27, 2018
“Both officers reported that when they were on the ground, they saw Sterling’s right hand in his pocket, with his hand on a gun,” the Justice Department reported in announcing it would not prosecute them. “Officer Salamoni reported that he saw the gun coming out and attempted to grab it, but Sterling jerked away and attempted to grab the gun again. Officer Salamoni then saw “silver” and knew that he had seen a gun, so he began firing.”

California Justice Department to Oversee Investigation of Sacramento Police Shooting

March 27, 2018
The agreement calls for the state Justice Department to play two roles: to provide independent oversight into the investigation into the shooting of Stephon Clark and to review Sacramento's police training and policies on the use of force.

Sheriff: Maryland High School Shooter Died by Shooting Himself

March 26, 2018
The 17-year-old who opened fire on classmates at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland last week, injuring one and killing another, died by shooting himself in the head, officials investigating the case said Monday.
<p>Ohio officers saved a choking baby. (Fox 8 Cleveland screenshot)</p>

Video: Ohio Officers Save Choking Baby

March 26, 2018
Two police officers in Shaker Heights, OH, can be seen rescuing a choking baby, as the mother's vehicle was stopped in the middle of traffic.
<p>Special Agent Melissa Morrow (Photo: ODMP)</p>

FBI Agent Dies of Brain Cancer Linked to 9/11 Attack on Pentagon

March 26, 2018
Agent Morrow, 48, died Thursday in what federal officials called a line-of-duty death due to her exposure to the poisons unleashed by the fiery airliner crash in the nation's capital.
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