Kidde Issues Smoke Detector Recall For Over 450,000 UnitsKidde has recalled nearly half a million smoke detectors after a flaw was found that could keep the devices from alerting owners about a fire in their homes.
How Secure Is Your Hometown? Study Ranks America’s Safest CitiesThe list ranked 182 U.S. cities based on three main areas of concern; home and community safety, financial security, and the risk of a natural disaster.
Tommy Armstrong Making NFL Adjustment From QB To Defense With VikingsIt's a new world for Tommy Armstrong. Now a safety, and that takes some adjustments and some coaching.
Halloween Safety TipsHalloween is a fun night of trick-or-treating for kids and a big responsibility for parents keeping them safe while crossing the street.
Vikings Safety Harrison Smith Named To 1st Pro BowlMinnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith will be heading to Hawaii -- and his first career Pro Bowl.
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.