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Posted 3 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
Burglars Invade Home of Deceased Family

Just in time for Halloween, we have a slightly creepy story about a woman who burglarized a dead family’s home. The family members had all been killed in a car crash three days earlier. If the woman’s to be believed, she didn’t know the family were dead.   California woman and boyfriend burglarized home of family killed in crash Criminals cruise obituaries and funeral notices for targets Don’t advertise your earthly absences on social networks or media Copy this link …

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Posted 4 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
Amber Alert 1, Kidnapper 0: Girl Safe after Escape

A California man with great situational awareness may have saved an 8-year-old’s life today. He recognized a truck described in an Amber Alert and after seeing the young victim in the cab, forced it off the road with his own car. The girl fled the truck and is now safe.   Bystander forces kidnapper off the road Score another victory for Amber Alerts Physical and online safety a must for kids, parents   California Man Foils Kidnap Attempt The abduction …

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Posted 4 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
Campus Violence at Texas, New Jersey Schools

Incidents today and last weekend have put violence against college students in focus again. Just this morning a University of Texas student killed himself after firing shots on the UT Austin campus. Thankfully no one else was injured in the shooting spree.   UT, Seton Hall incidents point to on- and off-campus safety issues Jeanne Clery Act requires publication of campus crime statistics Incidents serve as reminders to take a personal safety audit   Campus Crime Remains Serious Concern This …

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Posted 4 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
Seattle Cartoonist in Hiding for Draw Mohammed Quip

Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris has gone underground after being warned of threats to her safety by the FBI. It seems her satirical suggestion for an "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day" did not go over well with some radical Islamists. Now she’s taking unprecedented steps for her personal safety.   Satirist suggested a "Draw Mohammed Day" to her readers Threats to her life prompt FBI to advise her to "go ghost" Identity change most associated with witness protection programs   FBI Urges …

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Posted 4 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
MA Schools Use Seminars, Software Against Bullying

It’s back to school season and "relational aggression," aka bullying, will be in focus this fall. The Academy of Notre Dame in Massachusetts recently held separate anti-bullying clinics for girls and boys on the subject. The state suffered the most notorious bullying episode to date last school year, resulting in the suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince.   Students at Massachusetts school given anti-bullying tutelage Anti-bullying software installed in several state school districts State laws and local policies gear up to …

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