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Aruba Probes Insurance in Missing Tourist Case

An Aruban prosecutor says a Maryland tourist had a travel insurance policy that covered a companion who has been missing on the island for more than two weeks. Solicitor General Taco Stein tells The Associated Press that prosecutors are still …

Policy, Law Changes Haven’t Reduced Kansas Police Chases

Despite efforts by many Kansas police departments to improve their policies regarding police chases, Kansas drivers continue to flee when officers try to stop them. The Wichita Eagle reports that the fleeing drivers are causing accidents more than four times …

Montana County Buying Cyber Insurance

Flathead County has purchased a cyber insurance policy to cover the county in the case of a data breach. The Daily Inter Lake reports the county’s new cyber insurance policy takes effect July 1. Western States Insurance agent Brad Salonen …

Kentucky Woman’s Estate Sues Police, Claims Wrongful Death

The estate of a Lexington homicide victim is suing the city police, claiming wrongful death. Umi Southworth died a year ago and authorities charged her husband with murder. In a lawsuit filed Friday by Fayette County Public Administrator Dennis A. …

Travelers Product to Address Cyber Exposures

As cyber risk becomes a larger threat to companies of all sizes, the associated costs and record breaches are staggering. A recent study found that the average cost of a data breach in 2010 was $7.2 million. According to another …

Insurer Seeks to Void Policy for Jackson Shows

The insurer of Michael Jackson’s canceled comeback concerts has asked a judge to nullify a policy intended to protect concert promoters if the singer wasn’t able to complete the shows. Lloyd’s of London sued AEG Live and Jackson’s company on …