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Reporter’s notebook: When talking to neighbors pays off

Scott Huddleston covered the shootings at Fort Hood last week and helped write an amazing profile of Kimberly Munley, the police sergeant who, along with Sgt. Mark Todd, opened fire on Nidal Malik Hasan and stopped the rampage. Scott talked to one of Munley’s neighbors and learned a revealing anecdote about Munley’s no-nonsense attitude: As … Read more

How to listen to police scanners on the Web

The shootings at Fort Hood sparked a lot of traffic on Twitter. I came across some interesting tweets from Joe Ruiz and Jordan Ghawi in San Antonio: The link takes you to RadioReference.com, and it lets you listen to scanner traffic in jurisdictions all over the country — including police departments near Fort Hood. Very … Read more