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'People will die': Tech CEO warns as Chicago mayor battles city council over ShotSpotter system

05.24.24 | Matthew Holloway Analysis

As BLM and local activists attempt to compel Chicago to terminate the use of the ShotSpotter system, City Council Leaders and a Fmr. Police Superintendent have risen to defend it. The CEO of SoundThinking, formerly known as ShotSpotter even warned that "people will die."
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'Every city in our country a border city': Sheriffs react to dire DEA report linking Mexican cartels to China

05.24.24 | Matthew Holloway Analysis

Sheriffs in South Dakota met to discuss the DEA's National Drug Threat Assessment 2024. The assessment is grim, highlighting unprecedented cooperation between Mexican Drug Cartels and Chinese criminal elements to pump fentanyl into the U.S.
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Biden's whole-of-government gun control crusade confronts reality

05.24.24 | LET Guest Opinion

President Biden calls the firearm industry “the enemy” and his administration is systematically attempting to dismantle the industry and pander to the whims of radical gun control lobbyists.
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Can't make it up: Biden administration gives communist Cuba access to sensitive TSA areas at Miami International Airport

05.24.24 | Pat Droney Editorial

The Biden administration's Transportation Security Administration, under the auspices of DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, gave communist Cuban officials a tour of TSA facilities at Miami International Airport, which a source described as a safety risk to passengers.
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Retired officer: Times have changed in law enforcement. Where do I go now?

05.24.24 | LET Guest Opinion

It seems now Law Enforcement officers are just punching bags for the citizenry at large. Any time an officer does their job, they risk being suspended, fired, arrested and/or imprisoned.
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NYC ex-con released early by district attorney arrested in connection with a second murder

05.24.24 | Matthew Holloway News

A Queens DA is under fire in New York City, after an ex-con, released early from a 15 to life sentence connected to a 2013 murder, was arrested in connection to another July murder in Queens.
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It has begun: 13 Oregon counties vote to secede from the state and join Idaho

05.24.24 | Matthew Holloway News

Thirteen counties in the state of Oregon have now voted to secede from the Democrat-run state and join Republican-led Idaho to better align the rural communities with fitting governance.
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Kaleb House: Helping women and children recover from sex trafficking and exploitation

05.24.24 | LET Guest Editorial

A calling placed on one man’s heart has grown to individuals, communities, and businesses coming together to care for people they had never met. Kaleb House has grown beyond a man or a team.
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Twenty-five examples of increasing crime: is record fear of crime justified?

05.24.24 | LET Guest Analysis

Data from the federal government and a variety of reputable sources indicate that violent and property crimes increased, not decreased in recent years.
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Attorney for American Airlines: Girl, 9, 'should have known' she was being recorded by creepy flight attendant in the restroom

05.23.24 | Jenna Curren News

A flight attendant for American Airlines has been arrested for having multiple videos on his phone of passengers as young as seven while they use the restroom and in response to the lawsuit, the attorney for the airline blamed the young girl.
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Former Red Sox pitcher among 27 men arrested by Florida child sex sting

05.23.24 | Matthew Holloway News

A former MLB pitcher, a school maintenance worker, and a respiratory therapist were among 27 men arrested in a five-day sting for soliciting sexual conduct from children as young as eight years old.
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Report: ICE is withholding names of Jordanian nationals who tried to access Virginia Marine Corps base

05.23.24 | Sarah Akey News

ICE is protecting the privacy of two Jordanian nationals that were arrested in early May after attempting to gain access to Quantico Marine Corps Base in Virginia, claiming that releasing the information could interfere with removal proceedings.
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Second grade Virginia teacher arrested for being high and having narcotics in her classroom

05.23.24 | Jenna Curren News

Not only has the second grade teacher been arrested, but her husband was also found on school grounds in the parking lot under the influence and with a two-year-old in the car.
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NYPD in crisis: Resignations, retirements spike to levels unseen in decades

05.23.24 | Matthew Holloway News

The manpower crisis afflicting the NYPD has reached a critical level with the number of officers falling far below levels seen in over twenty years.
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Is anyone really safe? Washington and Oregon set the bar low for public safety.

05.23.24 | Matthew Holloway News

Washington and Oregon, home of some of the most violent protests of 2020, have ranked as two of the most dangerous states in the nation according to FBI data.
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