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The Arizona Republic False alarms will soon cost Glendale residents and business owners. Beginning March 9, Glendale police will fine violators whose burglary, commercial panic or robbery alarms set off in error more than once in a 365-day period.
Two people were injured in separate, but similar, bomb blasts at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome in December 2010. Two suspicious packages have been received at the Greek Consulate in Brussels and the Greek Embassy to Belgium , the local
Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were dispatched to a burglary alarm in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue...Police were called to help someone in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue...Police and mental health professionals were called to a
Owners of malfunctioning fire alarms will continue feeling some expensive heat, after a Toronto councillor's efforts to restore some leniency fizzled Friday. Last February, councillors approved a zero-tolerance approach to false alarms triggered by
Nogales Police Chief Jeffrey Kirkham said the incident began when a concerned citizen dropped off an unexploded grenade at the fire department at approximately 8:30 a.m. NFD alerted NPD, which then evacuated the agencies' neighboring facilities on
Capri fire-rescue officials met Jan. 10 with Marco City Manager Jim Riviere and Marco Island Fire-Rescue Chief Mike Murphy to discuss their concerns. We have a mutual aid agreement with all fire departments, and we fully intend to provide mutual
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution It's unusual for residents to drum up ways to tax themselves...Faced with a $2 million budget shortfall, the Gwinnett County city turned to residents to help balance the books...The City Council instituted them all
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution After more than a year of talks Johns Creek has not settled on details of a proposed ordinance it hopes will reduce the thousands of false alarms police and fire departments respond to each year. The subject has been
Eureka Interim Fire Chief Bill Gillespie said it's unclear what triggered the alarm -- which caused an evacuation of the building -- but said no flames and no evidence of fire were found within the building.
Though the city already has an alarm system registration program, commissioners unanimously approved changes that make it mandatory to register an alarm system at a $30 fee and pay a $25 annual renewal fee. The move is expected to generate $375,000