By Chris Clackum, NBC NewsPublished: Sep 2, 2014 at 8:06 AM PDTLast Updated: Sep 2, 2014 at 9:47 AM PDT
As schools across the country get ready class to start back up, law enforcement agencies are asking drivers to watch out for students walking to school or waiting or the bus.
Some school transportation experts say there has been a sudden surge in dangerous driving in school zones and around school buses that they blame mostly on distracted drivers.
“There are more than a hundred children killed and more than 25,000 injured every year in collisions that occur or accidents that occur during the process of getting to or from school,” said Charles Territo of American Traffic Solutions, a company that sets up cameras on buses and in school zones.
By Mark Floyd, OSU News & CommunicationsPublished: Sep 2, 2014 at 3:03 PM PDTLast Updated: Sep 2, 2014 at 3:03 PM PDT
A comprehensive 15-year analysis of the movements of satellite-tagged blue whales off the West Coast of the United States found that their favored feeding areas are bisected by heavily used shipping lanes, increasing the threat of injury and mortality.
A would-be thief is under arrest, after police catch him dragging a pharmacy's safe behind his car. Police believe the suspect thought by dragging it along the road it would eventually open. Instead, he got dragged into jail. Rachael Cardin has the details.
Hiding behind merchandise, stealing food and wearing diapers. That's how witnesses say a teenage boy lived in a Texas Walmart, unnoticed for days. As J.D. Miles shows us, the teen went to great lengths to stay hidden in plain sight.
For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening, and giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer. That's why a Texas mom took control, and invented an app that her kids and yours can't ignore. Ilona Carson has the story.
Thunderstorms battered Oregon this week as the state experienced a period of "critical fire weather," as defined by the National Weathe Service Storm Prediction Center.
Mike Cafferata, Forest Grove District Forester with the Oregon Department of Forestry, put together a map of recent lightning strikes through the end of the day Tuesday. The agency shared the map on Facebook Wednesday.