• Twelve-Year-Old Bay Area Boy Creates App to Detect Child Abuse

    Can you imagine an app that records sound waves every time a child experiences any type of abuse? Twelve-year-old Aryan Mangal did and he spent the last six months building an app that does just that. “Basically, I found that sound waves are created when somebody screams at someone,” said Aryan, from Fremont. “So I […]

  • Trump administration cannot weaken Obama-era safety rule for miners, court says

    A federal court has quashed the Trump administration’s effort to relax a health and safety rule for mine workers, arguing that the changes would put miners at risk. The Obama-era rule — finalized in 2017 in that administration’s last days — requires mine operators to examine workplaces before miners begin their shifts and to make a […]

  • High Winds to Hit Banning Pass, Coachella Valley

    Winds gusting over 60 mph could whip up blowing dust and cause other hazards in the Banning Pass and throughout the Coachella Valley through Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The agency posted a Wind Advisory until 11 p.m. Tuesday as a cold front pushes through the region, generating strong gusts, especially along […]

  • This police robot could make traffic stops safer

    A California man has built a robot that he hopes will take some of the danger out of traffic stops — those anxiety-provoking and potentially deadly encounters between police officers and motorists that play out on American roads more than 50,000 times a day. The GoBetween robot is attached to a rod that extends forward from […]

  • Uber Unveils New Safety Measures in Wake of College Student’s Murder

    Uber is rolling out new features it says will keep riders safe, and it unveiled the changes exclusively on TODAY Thursday. Tony West, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary at Uber, told NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk that the Uber app will now prominently display in-app safety notifications and will push out an […]

  • Heavy Rainfall Leaves Mess In Riverside County, Scattered Showers Expected

    Scattered showers are expected in Riverside County Friday following a powerful storm that caused flooding that left a homeless woman dead in Corona, threatened a home in Lake Elsinore and prompted evacuation orders around recent burn areas. A series of weak, low-pressure systems will bring periodic showers until Monday, with the best chance for rain […]

  • Playground Death Raises Safety Concerns at Calif. Preschool

    An East Bay, California family is sending out a safety warning to parents everywhere after the death of their 3-year-old daughter at her preschool. On October 19, Macie Opperman passed away at Park Side Preschool when a recently installed play structure toppled over, pinning her to the ground. After the accident, state inspectors discovered the […]

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