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Opioid-related overdose deaths in 2017 fell by more than 8 percent

BOSTON, MA: 2/14/2018 — Opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts declined in 2017 by an estimated percent compared to 2016. This is the first time in several years there has been a year over year decline, according to the quarterly report released today by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). This is the third consecutive…
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Tragedy at Parkland Florida School, 17 Killed – White House Remarks

WATCH VIDEO from Washington, DC: Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of…
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NATION – Chelsea Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi Sentenced to Life in Prison for Executing September 2016 Seaside NJ Marine Charity Race Bombing and Attempted Bombing in New York City

WATCH NEWS VIDEO New York City Strong – New York, NY: Ahmad Khan Rahimi, aka, Ahmad Rahami, 30, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was sentenced to life in prison for his execution and attempted execution of bombings in New York City on Sept. 17, 2016. Acting Assistant Attorney General for National…
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DHS Statement On NBC fake News Coverage Of Election Hacking

WASHINGTON, DC: - Jeanette Manfra, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, released the following statement regarding the recent NBC news coverage on the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to combat election hacking. “Recent NBC reporting has misrepresented facts and confused the…
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ICE Boston announces sentencing of Brazilian National convicted in $20 million dollar international money laundering pyramid scheme

BOSTON – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Boston and the Attorney for Massachusetts announced the sentencing in federal court Thursday of a Brazilian national on charges in a $20 million dollar money-laundering international pyramid scheme based in the Boston area. HSI Acting Special Agent in Charge, Michael Shea, along with United…
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INDUSTRIAL OPIOID DISASTER – Opioids Present Unprecedented Threat, Sessions Tells Southcom Summit

SummitNavy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of Southern Command, hosts a one-day opioid summit at Southcom headquarters in Miami, Feb. 8, 2018. Participants included Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other agency officials and experts in public health and law enforcement. Southern Command photo WASHINGTON, DC: Feb. 9, 2018 By Lisa Ferdinando DoD…
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Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Special Investigations Unit & Law Enforcement Partners Make One of the Biggest Drug Busts in Massachusetts History

Boston, MA: , members of the Boston Police Department Special Investigations Unit in collaboration with the DEA, FBI, MA State Police, Braintree Police Department, Randolph Police Department, and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office executed a warrant sweep as part of ongoing Operation High Hopes. As a result of the…
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Flu Deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) is above the system-specific epidemic threshold as Million Industrial Sports Fans Join for Philadelphia Celebration

Philadelphia, PA: 200,000 watch The Liberty Loan parade and rally to raise money for World War I proceeds down Broad Street on Sept. 28, 1918. The public event contributed to spread of the flu from sailors returning from war to the general population of Philadelphia. 12,000 died during the epidemic…
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