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Gun control debate intensifies with possibility of arming school teachers

first_img KUSI Newsroom The debate on gun control has been intensifying across the nation following the deadly shooting in Florida last week.Now, President Trump and others are calling for teachers to be armed with weapons at schools for added protection.KUSI was joined by Chris Holmberg, a teacher from the Poway Unified School District. KUSI Newsroom, Posted: February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018 Gun control debate intensifies with possibility of arming school teachers Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img

Wilmington Police Warn Of Imposters Posing As Water Department Employees

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Police Department recently had an incident of two individuals gaining access to a home posing as Water Department Employees. Several other area towns have had similar incidents. A Wilmington resident called 911 after two men came to the residence posing as contractors for the Water Department. They told the resident that they needed to do an emergency check of the water for lead contamination. In other cases, the males approach the resident and said that there was a water break in the area and that the resident’s water meter needed to be reset. These individuals will work together to attempt to distract the resident so the group may split up and gain access to the rest of the home.The Town of Wilmington Water Department employees operate town owned, clearly marked vehicles. If an individual approaches your residence or stops to ask questions regarding any utilities or permits, please ask for official town issued identification or call the Wilmington Police Department to verify whether the person is affiliated with the town. You may also contact the Wilmington Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 during normal business hours. In almost all cases, the Town of Wilmington will notify residents if Water Department employees need to gain access to a residence prior to the visit.Elderly residents are most often the targets of these types of scams. We want to ask our residents to take a moment to speak with elderly parents and neighbors so they are on the alert for this type of unscrupulous activity.(NOTE: The above press release is from the Wilmington Police Department.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWilmington Police Officers Recognized By US Attorney’s OfficeIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for May 23: Police Arrest 4 Individuals; Shoplifting At Market Basket Leads To Drug ArrestsIn “Police Log”SELECTMEN NEWS: Board Supports Fire & Police Substation In North Wilmington; Town To Vote On Project In April 2020?In “Government”last_img read more

Hearing on 3 death sentence appeals in Nov

first_imgATM Azharul Islam, Muhammad Abdus Subhan and Syed Md. KaysarThe Appellate Division has fixed 21 November for the hearing of the case against three leaders who were sentenced to death for committing crimes against humanity.The leaders are ATM Azharul Islam, Muhammad Abdus Subhan and former state minister for agriculture Syed Md. Kaysar.A five-member appeal bench led by acting chief justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah passed the order on Tuesday morning.The International Crimes Tribunal sentenced Subhan to death on charges of crimes against humanity on 18 February 2015. In the verdict, six allegations out of nine were proven against Subhan. Subhan appealed against the verdict on 18 March. On 20 September 2012, the law enforcers picked up Subhan near Bangabandhu Bridge. On 23 September, he was shown arrested for committing crimes against the humanity. Since then he has been in jail.For committing similar crimes, former state minister for agriculture and Jatiya Party leader Syed Md Kaysar was sentenced to death on 23 December 2014 while ATM Azharul Islam was sentenced to death on 30 December the same year.Kaysar appealed against the death sentence on 19 January 2015 and Azhar on 28 January.Hearing on appeal by Azhar and Kaysar was held on 13 August. The Appellate Division fixed 10 October for the next hearing. After hearing the appeal by Subhan on 16 August, the Appellate Division fixed 16 October for the next hearing.Attorney General Mahbubey Alam sought time for hearing on behalf of the state.Advocate Zainul Abedin was the defence counsel for Azhar and Subhan, and advocate SM Shajahan for Syed Md. Kaysar.last_img read more

Congress heading for landslide win in Chhattisgarh

first_imgCongress ChhattisgarhThe Congress appeared to be heading for a landslide victory on Tuesday in Chhattisgarh, dealing a major blow to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Election Commission officials said.After the first round of voting, Congress candidates were ahead of their rivals in 61 of the 90 seats in the battle for an Assembly where the half-way mark is 46.BJP candidates were ahead in 21 constituencies. While Chief Minister Raman Singh managed to reverse the trend after initially trailing to the Congress, all his cabinet Ministers were way behind their rivals.The alliance of Janta Congress Chhattisgarh of former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi and the Bahujan Samaj Party were leading in seven constituencies.In the outgoing Assembly, the BJP had 49 members and the Congress 39. The BJP has ruled Chhattisgarh since 2003.last_img read more