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Flags in Massachusetts are at half-staff by order of Governor Healey, in honor of fallen Waltham Police Officer Paul Tracey and National Grid worker Roderick Jackson.
Riverside County's Veterans Advisory Committee hosted a Legislative Breakfast to discuss support for veterans in the justice system, with various community leaders attending.
Round Rock, Texas, has been honored by the GFOA with its top award for governmental accounting and financial reporting excellence, demonstrating commitment to transparency and fiscal responsibility.
The City of Richardson declares its commitment to inclusion, respect for all individuals, and anti-violence, positioning itself against prejudice and discrimination in response to rising national tensions.
The City of Carrollton has started construction of EVIVA Trinity Mills, a mixed-use development with over 430 units, expected to significantly impact the city.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed announces a gun buy-back event in partnership with United Playaz to counter gun violence, offering financial incentives for surrendered firearms.
Karen Stepper was appointed Mayor of Danville for 2024, with Dave Fong as Vice Mayor, marking Stepper's fifth term and recognizing community contributors at a council meeting.
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass reports a 15% drop in homicides, attributing it to her comprehensive safety strategy; new city initiatives include community-led programs and increased police recruitment.
Anaheim's new Hotel Worker Protection Law mandates that hotel workers be provided with electronic security devices to summon help in case of threats, effective Jan. 1.
Ventura County is titled California's safest large county, with the lowest crime rates in 2022 among the state's 16 largest counties, as per Ventura County Civic Alliance data.
Frisco residents are upset over a new crematory's construction near their homes, fearing toxic emissions and health risks, despite city officials stating the approval predates the residential development.
A Dallas district judge granted a temporary injunction against the city's ban on short-term rentals in residential areas, supporting rental owners during ongoing litigation.
The Illinois State Police have issued a warning for increased vigilance during the holiday season due to heightened terrorism threats, especially around religious events.