Posts Tagged “safety”

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism? A teenager brought a gun into the Orland Park Mall and shot and killed a fellow student. But instead of talking about measure to protect innocent shoppers, some want to focus on racism. It’s time to consider metal detectors and restrictions on clothing…

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Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting

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Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting

Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting By Ray Hanania The shooting of a teenager at the Orland Park Mall on Monday evening (6:45 PM) Jan. 21, 2019 raises questions as to whether or not the mall should impose restrictions to help prevent future gun-related violence. One person was killed and another…

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction Two issues continue to bother me. The first is the imbalance and lack of justice in the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and the lack of attention to the criminal behavior of the victim Laquan McDonald. The second is the increasing amount…

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Railroad “flyover” discussed

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Railroad “flyover” discussed

Railroad “flyover” discussed Proposal would cut risks, move Summit businesses By Steve Metsch Reducing the risk of potential accidents, along with ending delays in commuter railroad service, are goals of a proposed “flyover” that could be built west of Summit Park. It’s all part of sweeping rail improvements proposed by the Illinois Department of Transportation…

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Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing

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Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing

Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing Safe grilling is the topic May 24 at the Orland Fire Protection District’s monthly program “Coffee and Conversations” which addresses a wide range of topics involving family and personal safety. How to barbecue safely and avoid mishaps is the topic of this month’s “Coffee and Conversation” hosted…

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