Accident And Injury (page 4)


Miami Metromover Kills Construction Worker in Crash

Just before 1 a.m. on Feb. 8, Miami’s Metromover collided with a construction lift, sending one worker plunging to the ground and forcing another to...

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  • miami
  • Feb 10, 2017

Fire Preparation Can Help You Avoid Devastation in Jackson

A fire tearing through your home is one of the most distressing situations you may ever find yourself in. A serious blaze can rob you...

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  • jackson
  • Feb 6, 2017

5 Firestarters in Your Home You Might Not Know About

As we mark the beginning of National Burn Awareness Week, it’s a good time to take a look at all of the potential firestarters in...

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  • Feb 5, 2017

Why Your Landlord Might Be To Blame After a Fire

There’s a disturbing trend developing in the Southeast: apartment complex fires. Earlier this month, a two-alarm fire broke out in an apartment building in Midtown,...

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  • Jan 27, 2017

Smoke Detectors Aren't Just an Annoying, Beeping Device

Smoke detectors are not simply a suggestion for your home; they are a necessity for survival. As a result, the fire department in Saltillo, MS...

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  • Jan 24, 2017

Will Driverless Cars Save Us From Dangerous Roads?

Deaths on U.S. roads are up from 2015, which was already a record breaking year. More than 35,000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents...

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  • Jan 19, 2017

Heating Is Second-Highest Cause of Fires in U.S.

If your apartment’s heating system is controlled by your building’s superintendent, you might have sat around before in multiple layers, shivering, waiting for signs of...

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  • Jan 11, 2017

NY’s Strict Statute of Limitation on Child Sex Abuse Could Change in 2017

As liberal as New York State is considered in terms of civil rights, there is one area of the law where critics believe the Empire...

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  • Jan 9, 2017

Venetian Causeway Closed Again in December, Worrying Miami Bicyclists

It looks like last years’ repairs to the Venetian Causeway weren’t enough to get the job done, because the bridge was closed yet again last...

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  • miami
  • Jan 9, 2017

Philly’s Helpful Vape Laws Could Spread to More of PA

With the emergence of vaping and e-cigarettes in the past decade, federal and state crackdowns on the products - many of which were untested -...

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  • philadelphia
  • Jan 4, 2017

Birth Defects Are the Leading Cause of Death Among Infants

Birth defects are the leading cause of death for newborns in the U.S., killing one in every five infants, according to the U.S. Center for...

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  • Jan 4, 2017

What to Know When it Comes to Amusement Park Ride Safety in Atlanta

In May, Six Flags Over Georgia plans to introduce a new ride with cars programmed to rapidly twist and turn 360 degrees as it moves...

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  • atlanta
  • Jan 3, 2017

A Road Plan for Hoover Could Make for Better Driving in Birmingham's Biggest Suburb

A well-traveled road in Hoover is likely to get an upgrade if the Alabama Department of Transportation can find a contractor. The project promises to...

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  • birmingham
  • Jan 3, 2017

With the Second Ave. Subway Finally Completed, What Should Be Next?

There has been talk of building a subway line on Second Avenue for more than half a century, but talk is cheap. Every time the...

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  • new-york
  • Dec 30, 2016

Move Over, And Other Things Nashvillians Should Know About Sharing the Road with Emergency Vehicles

On Dec. 24, a Tennessee Department of Transportation worker was hit by a car while helping a stranded motorist change a tire on Interstate 40...

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  • nashville
  • Dec 29, 2016