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Deputy in Florida School Shooting Sued by Victim’s Dad

The father of a student killed in a mass shooting at a Florida high school is suing the armed officer who stood outside the building as people were massacred within. Meadow Pollack was among the 17 killed on Valentine’s Day …

Some Outdoors Stores Continue to Sell Assault Weapons

Some big retailers have curbed sales of assault weapons after last month’s school shooting in Florida. But others are sticking to their guns. Several outdoor chains, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Gander Outdoors and Academy Sports, continue to sell assault-style …

Las Vegas Rang in 2018 With Unprecedented Security

Las Vegas welcomed 2018 with fireworks, big-ticket musical acts and unprecedented security in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. modern history just three months ago. Law enforcement officers kept a close eye Monday on the estimated 330,000 …

Latest Trends in Professional Liability Claims

Professional liability claims and coverage is evolving, according to Steve Whelan, director of management/professional liability product development for ISO. With increasing cyberattacks, comes coverage for ransomware and even blended coverage with other lines. Among other trends, healthcare claims are expected …

Despite Increased Airport Security Vulnerabilities Remain

In a post-9/11 world, American airports have taken all sorts of steps to keep travelers safe. But significant vulnerabilities remain. The attack that killed five people Friday at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., airport raised concerns about how to further protect …

College Disaster Prep Officials Prepare for the Unexpected

When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the power went out. With her campus in Watertown, New York in the bulls-eye of …

Florida Nightclub Shooting Fund Receives 245 Applications

More than 240 applications have been submitted to a compensation fund for the victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, one of the officials administering the fund said Monday, the last day applications can be submitted. As of Friday, …

Researcher Says Young Shooters Often Research Role Models

The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman’s room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models – but it’s …