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Turnover At The Top Hits Amtrak At A Critical Time

Former Amtrak executives say the turmoil at the top in recent years has disrupted railroad management and distracted employees from their daily duties.

August 5, 2015

In Parched California, Beware Of Humans Near Dry Brush

By Peter Hecht, The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say alleged marijuana farmer Freddie Alexander Smoke III was indifferent to the danger of fire. They say Smoke, a 37-year-old Sacramento man, did not consider that his rental truck and its hot exhaust pipe might ignite the dry grass on July 11 as he was […]

August 5, 2014

Man Dies After Shooting Himself With Shotgun While ‘Showing It Off’

By Rosemary Regina Sobol, Chicago Tribune A 31-year-old Evanston, Ill., man is dead after he accidentally shot himself with his shotgun while “showing it off” with friends Sunday night, authorities said. Eric Zyzanski was pronounced dead at 11:35 p.m. at Evanston Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police responded to an apartment […]

August 4, 2014
Guns, Violence, Shootings, Second Amendment, Fatalities, Accidents, Self-Defense, Memo Pad, Politics

The Person You’re Most Likely To Kill With Your Gun Is You

A gun is more likely to send a family member to the emergency room or the morgue than to ever be used against an intruder.

December 19, 2012