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Mar 05 2023
4 Americans Missing in Mexico, Feared Kidnapped or Even Worse as US State Department Warns 'Do Not Travel'
Four U.S. citizens have been kidnapped after gunmen opened fire on their vehicle in the northern Mexico border city of Matamoros, the FBI said. The four had entered Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas, on Friday and were travelling in a white minivan with North Carolina license plates. The FBI San Antonio Division office said in a statement Sunday that the vehicle came under fire shortlyWestern Journal
Feb 22 2023
Justice Department indicts eight abortion clinic protesters for FACE Act violations
The Justice Department on Wednesday indicted eight people under the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, or the FACE Act, for an incident that took place outside an abortion clinic in Michigan in 2020, adding to the growing list of DOJ’s prosecutions of abortion clinic protesters. According to court documents, the eight defendants were charged with "engaging in a civil rights conspiracyFox News (Online News)
Feb 22 2023
New $10 Billion Program for Energy Subsidies Set for Rollout by Treasury Department
The Treasury Department is preparing to start a $10 billion program for subsidizing advanced energy projects and a new tax break for solar-and-wind projects in low-income communities.
The two programs were created last year in the climate, health and tax law known as the Inflation Reduction Act. The department has been working to lay out the details of how the law’s tax breaks willWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 11 2023
FAA closes airspace in Montana to 'support Department of Defense activities'
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Saturday it has issued a temporary flight restriction over a portion of Montana shortly after an unidentified object was shot down over Canada. "The FAA closed some airspace in Montana to support Department of Defense activities," the FAA told Fox News Digital in a statement on Saturday evening. The airspace being closed down is in the area aroundFox News (Online News)
Feb 21 2023
Minnesota Department of Public Safety Urges People to Stay Home During Storm
(KNSI) – Minnesota officials are urging people to stay off the roads as the largest winter storm of the season rolls through the state. Minnesota Department of Transportation Communications Director Jake Loesch says staying home is the best way the average person can help. “Staying home means fewer people on the roads. That means our crews are able to get their jobs done faster. EmergencyKNSI Radio
Mar 03 2023
Help Prevent Car Theft: Let the Denver Police Department Track Your Stolen Vehicle's Location
If you ask the Denver Police Department , the surveillance state could pose one advantage: helping prevent car theft and recover stolen cars.The DPD unveiled a new DenverTrack program that enables those who live or work in Denver and have vehicles with installed GPS, as well as those who have purchased Bluetooth tracking devices, to register with the DPD so that the police can quickly accessDenver Westword
Mar 08 2023
Louisville Metro Police Department uses 'excessive force' and 'unlawfully discriminates against Black people,' DOJ report says
The Justice Department issued a scathing critique Wednesday on the Louisville Metro Police Department after a nearly two-year review it launched into the force following the botched raid that killed Breonna Taylor. The review, looking at whether the Louisville Metro Police Department used excessive force, found that officers use unreasonable tactics including unjustified neck restraints,CNN (Online News)
Feb 27 2023
Lab Leak Most Likely Origin of Covid-19 Pandemic, Energy Department Now Says
The U.S. Energy Department has concluded that the Covid pandemic most likely arose from a laboratory leak, according to a classified intelligence report recently provided to the White House and key members of Congress.
The shift by the Energy Department, which previously was undecided on how the virus emerged, is noted in an update to a 2021 document by Director of National IntelligenceWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 27 2023
Senate Republicans demand action after Energy Department backs COVID 'lab leak' theory
Senate Republicans demanded transparency and accountability in response to reports that the U.S. Energy Department concluded COVID-19 most likely originated from a Chinese lab leak.
The reports, published by the Wall Street Journal and New York Times on Sunday, revealed that new classified intelligence had prompted the department to join the FBI in concluding that the COVID-19 pandemicWashington Examiner
Feb 08 2023
Falmouth, Cape Fire Departments Provide Aid In Brockton Hospital Fire
FALMOUTH, MA — The Falmouth Fire Department was among a number of departments from the Cape to assist in a fire at Brockton Hospital on Tuesday morning, officials said. According to Signature Healthcare, the organization that operates the hospital, a fire broke out at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, which affected the power in the building, prompting a full evacuation. Hospital officials said they werePatch.com