Apartment fires are a deadly, serious issue in our country.
A self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a woman crossing a street in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday, March 18, raising safety concerns about just how ready these vehicles are to be driving on roads in our communities.
Commuting by train is much safer than traveling by car, but you might not know that from all the train accidents in the news lately. It seems as if a month doesn’t pass by without another high-profile train accident that leads to injuries or deaths.
You and your family huddle together in blankets, shivering something fierce. Maybe you even see your breath. The heat doesn’t work properly and you’re at the whims of your negligent landlord to make repairs.
This was a big year for court rulings in a variety of legal fields, but here are three that have had a particularly noteworthy affect on the lives of the people in our communities.
The New York City Cabaret law may sound like something out of the hit Kevin Bacon flick Footloose, but it’s a very real dance ban with a controversial legacy going back nearly 100 years.
A train crash at the 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby, Penn., overnight left at least 42 people injured in a collision that resulted in what one passenger has called a “bloody scene.”
It’s finally coming Monday: the much-discussed solar eclipse. For the first time in almost 100 years, all of North America from coast to coast will in varying degrees witness the sun temporarily lose its powerful shine. The fantastic show will be tough to resist.
In a tragic accident, four workers were killed at a Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, Florida, on June 29, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The employees suffered severe burns when molten material surged out of a tank.
Last month, a fire broke out in a home off E. 28th Avenue in Tampa.
A guardrail end designed to protect motorists in the event of an off-road collision is now being removed and replaced in Tennessee and Missouri after being linked to several deaths.
(Updated July 7: Police have rescinded their assessment that Venus Williams is at fault for a car crash in Florida after reviewing video footage, according to ESPN. Read the original post below. Link to the new ESPN report is also below.)
For decades now, Pennsylvania’s workers may not have been getting the amount of workers’ compensation benefits they deserve.
Fireworks can be fun, and in many parts of the country they’re an integral part of celebrating the Fourth of July. However, fireworks are a very dangerous explosive, which can get lost in the bright colors and wild shapes they make.
The Super Mario Bros. franchise has been cool since the game was released in the ‘80s, but one man created a new augmented reality version of the game that takes things to a whole new level.