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  • Toothpaste Alert
    Toothpaste alert: US warns of possible toothpaste bombs ahead of Olympic games
    A toothpaste alert has been issued to airlines and federal agencies, stating that there is a possibility that explosive materials could be concealed in toothpaste or cosmetic tubes, reports Reuters via Yahoo! News today.Airlines with direct...
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    Michael David Elliot: Brazen criminal escape after 20 years, massive alert set
    Michael David Elliot is now being actively sought this week after the criminal made a brazen escape this Sunday night from a Michigan state prison. A massive alert has recently been set throughout the entire U.S. nation to let the public know of...
  • Oregon Zoo to close and open early
    Field Trip Alert: Oregon Zoo to open and close early on August 13
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Visitors who travel by MAX can see the Oregon Zoo for just 50 cents a person Aug. 13 — and zoo officials are encouraging them to get an early start.The zoo will close at 4 p.m. that day to set up for a private event in...
  • San Francisco
    San Francisco placed on high alert after State Dept. terror advisory
    According to The Washington Times, San Francisco police are on heightened alert after officials with the U.S. State Department advised them of a serious al Qaeda threat that appears to be related to the threat that shut down U.S. embassies and...
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    U.S. citizens beware: State Department terrorist alert
    The U.S. State Department has issued a terrorist alert for American citizens traveling abroad, for the entire month of August. In particular, the alert specifies the Middle East, Arabian Peninsula and North Africa. Ironically, these are regions...
  • Chicago 8th district police issues a southwest side alert
    Chicago 8th district police issues a southwest side alert
    The 8th District Chicago Police Department today has put out a new alert to residents of the southwest side of Chicago.On May 31, 2013 at approximately 8:45 p.m. on the block of 6300 S. New England Avenue, in the West Lawn area, a man attempted to...
  • Woman charged with auto burglary and narcotics out on bond
    Woman charged with auto burglary and narcotics out on bond
    A Newbern woman is out on bond after being arraigned on auto burglary and narcotics charges, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.The release said arrested Jennifer Lynne Campbell, 35, and charged her with burglary of an...
  • Distemper alert
    5 confirmed distemper cases put Santa Barbara County Animal Services on alert
    After identifying 5 confirmed cases of distemper in the Santa Maria area, Santa Barbara County Animal Services is requesting the community, particularly in the north county, to be on high alert. Because canine distemper is a highly contagious...
  • Community alert issued on aggravated criminal sexual assault
    Community alert issued on aggravated criminal sexual assault
    The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) to inform female residents of the fact that on Thursday, March 7, 2013, in the 2400 block of W. 65th St. at approximately 6:30 a.m., an 18-year-old...
  • MyForce aims to keep you safe
    Stay safe all Thanksgiving weekend and beyond with MyForce
    An app that keeps you safe sounds like a novel idea, but just how safe? And will it really work?MyForce, takes the personalized alarm system to the next level. It's more than just an app that connects you with friends or family, MyForce uses a...
  • Windy Waters
    Police searching for missing San Antonio female cook
    South central Texas police and friends are looking for a 34-year-old female cook who aquaintenances say has been missing since November 15, 2012.Windy Nicole Waters was last seen Thursday at 2 p.m. getting into a “small gray late model car...
  • Boston Police
    Police: women on alert after recent assaults in Allston
    Boston police are looking for a person responsible for five recent assaults on women in Allston, a neighborhood in Boston's western region, and are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect.All five assaults have occurred over...
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    More apps and high tech tools for the Sandy disaster
    This columnist certainly hopes that you and your loved ones had a chance to prepare for the Sandy Disaster (see our previous post - link here). If you and/or yours are coping or trying to survive this disaster there are more mobile apps and...
  • $1.2-$2 million home in Farmington Hills
    Dog saves owner from Fire, Dog acts as Smoke Detector
    Dogs are wonderful, here is an example of how helpful Spot can be. InFarmington Hills, Detroit a fire broke out in a million-dollar home. The owners dog alerted him to the fire, as the room filled with smoke. Here is the article fromDetroit Free...
  • Missing Truck Driver Alert Network
    Missing Truck Driver Alert Network
    Recently, when professional truck driver, Mark Williams went missing, law enforcement was at a loss. Without a GPS device in the truck, locating Mr. Williams proved to be extremely difficult due to the mobility of long-haul truckers. For help, the...