• Appeals court says soap, toothbrushes can be required for detained children

    A federal appeals court on Thursday dismissed a Trump administration argument that “safe and sanitary” conditions do not specifically require access to items such as soap and toothbrushes, as well as adequate sleep for children in custody at Border Patrol stations. A three-judge panel for the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court […]

  • Supervisors OK Purchasing Plan for Sheriff’s $12.5 Million Chopper

    Despite disagreement on the downpayment, the Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a procurement plan for the newest and largest helicopter to be added to the Riverside County sheriff’s fleet. Sheriff Chad Bianco’s request to acquire a twin-engine Airbus H145 was approved by the board in June, but financing arrangements — and a final price tag […]

  • Project to Install Safety Median on Highway 74 Starts

    A project to install a roughly five-mile median on state Route 74 through Hemet and Valle Vista will begin Monday, and motorists were advised to expect delays in the construction zone. The $13.1 million Route 74 Raised Curb Median Safety Project will involve placing a divider between the eastbound and westbound sides of the four- […]

  • 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 […]

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