IIHS: Booster Seats For Cars Are Becoming SaferBooster seats for children riding in cars are getting safer, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The IIHS said there aren't any new boosters seats on the market this year that they wouldn't recommend, but there are some that are better than others.
Minnesota High School Football Practice Rules Change For Player SafetyThe Minnesota State High School League has changed the rules for football practice. The changes are not unique to Minnesota. High school leagues across the country are taking steps to limit the amount of contact players have during practice.
Minneapolis Pool Adds New Safety Protocol After Drowning ScareAn opening weekend drowning scare at an innovative new pool in North Minneapolis has the city's parks department rethinking its safety procedures.
Metro Transit Wants $6 Million For Vikings Stadium Transit BridgeWhen the Minnesota Vikings had a dome over their heads, it was commotion on ten Sundays a year. And when the new Vikings Stadium opens its doors, it will likely be a repeat. Metro Transit officials asked for a bridge to connect the crowd to the far side of the light rail track.
In Less Than A Week, 5 Motorcyclists Have Died On Minn. RoadsState officials say five motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads in less than a week, bringing the year’s fatality total up to six.
Ex-NFL Player Darren Sharper Charged With Rape In Las VegasRape charges have been filed in Las Vegas against former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who already faces sexual assault charges in Los Angeles, New Orleans and the Phoenix area. Sharper's Las Vegas attorney, David Chesnoff, appeared Friday before a Las Vegas judge on two sexual assault charges involving two women in January 2014. Details of the allegations weren't immediately available.
Annual Report: More Errors, Fewer Deaths In Minn. Hospitals An annual report on patient safety shows more errors but fewer deaths in Minnesota hospitals in the past year. The Department of Health found 277 so-called "adverse events" in categories long been tracked, such as wrong-site surgery or foreign objects left in a patient.
Vikings Sign Ahmad Dixon From Practice SquadThe Minnesota Vikings have promoted safety Ahmad Dixon from the practice squad to the active roster. The Vikings announced the move on Wednesday as they started preparation for a game at Miami on Sunday.
Mpls. Police Offer Shopping Safety Tips This Holiday SeasonBargain hunters were out awfully early Friday morning getting a jump start on their holiday wish-lists. The National Retail Federation says 140 million shoppers will search for the best deals this weekend.
Man Injured In Violent Robbery Near ‘U’ Shares StoryA concussion and a broken nose are the physical signs of what happened Tom Lancaster early Saturday morning near the West Bank of the University of Minnesota. "I spent a lot of the day vomiting," Lancaster said. But he says the group of four men that robbed and beat him hurt his sense of security the most.
Guy On A Bike: Winter CyclingWe're still two weeks away from stuffing ourselves with turkey, followed by tryptophan-induced naps on the couch, and yet many of us have put away the bicycles for the year. With snow possible from October to April, Minnesotans have one of two choices: bike only half of the year, or learn to ride in the winter months.
Five Travel Scams To AvoidHere are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.