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General Dynamics Employee Charged with Making Threats against Co-Workers

Police say an employee of a Connecticut company that builds submarines for the U.S. Navy has been charged with making a “credible threat” against the lives of specific co-workers. Police say 39-year-old Edward Lesniak, of Coventry, Rhode Island, is charged …

3 Kansas Community Colleges Form Insurance Group

Three Kansas community colleges have created an insurance consortium in response to higher insurance rates and new laws that allow weapons on campus. The Independence Community College board of trustees voted last week to join Coffeyville and Neosho community colleges …

Oklahoma Commissioner: Weapons Necessary for Safety of Anti-Fraud Unit

Defending his agency’s expenditures on weapons and police vehicles for use by its anti-fraud unit, Oklahoma’s top insurance regulator said the purchases help ensure the safety of investigators and are not paid for with taxpayer money. The Oklahoma Insurance Department …

Central Pennsylvania Nightclubs Turning to Metal Detectors

People heading out to bars in central Pennsylvania are increasingly being asked to show more than proof of their age. Some clubs in the Harrisburg area are passing a metal-detecting wand over customers to make sure they’re not carrying weapons. …

Law Firm Offers Reward in West Virginia Museum Theft

Lawyer David Huffman is taking the theft of weapons and other items from a veterans museum personally. Huffman’s law office in Parkersburg, W. Va., is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is …