Newtown police officer first on Sandy Hook scene faces firing

ShareThis Newtown police officer first on Sandy Hook scene faces firing 07 Nov 2013 Newtown officials have notified a police officer who hasn’t returned to work since responding to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that he could be fired. Thomas Bean, a 12-year veteran, submitted a two-sentence letter from his doctor indicating […]

British troops shot dead by Afghanistan police officers

(London Guardian)   Two British servicemen have been shot dead by members of the Afghan police force, prompting renewed fears over the possible infiltration of the country’s security forces by insurgents. The Ministry of Defense said that a Royal Air Force airman and a soldier from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards were killed on Saturday in the […]

Blind Rockaway Township gun collector will have weapons returned to him

(NJ.COM)   A blind gun collector can keep his gun permit and will have the weapons previously seized from his house by police returned to him, following a judge’s order handed down Friday in Superior Court in Morristown. Steven Hopler, 49, of Rockaway Township won the latest battle in an ongoing war over his Second Amendment […]

Gen. David Petraeus: ‘The troops can’t quit’

(WASHINGTON POST)   “It’s ‘open the envelope time,’ ” Gen. David Petraeus told his security team as his SUV approached the White House on June 21, 2011, for his final meeting with President Obama on the drawdown of forces from Afghanistan. Petraeus had returned to Washington from his command in Kabul for consultations with Obama on the […]

NATO trucks at Afghan border returned

ShareThis NATO trucks at Afghan border returned 05 Jan 2012 Pakistan has turned back hundreds of NATO containers and fuel tankers, headed for Afghanistan, from its southwestern border-crossing to the southern port city of Karachi, Press TV reports. The NATO containers carrying supplies for US-led forces in Afghanistan started returning to Karachi from the border […]