Stories tagged: safety
Thu., June 30, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
A Washington state appeals court has ruled cities must provide safe roadways for all traffic, including bicycles.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Washington state transportation safety regulators have fined a company that provides rides for railroad crews more than $170,000 for repeat safety violations.
Fri., June 24, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee called for a moratorium on oil trains traveling through Washington on Friday afternoon.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
Something to consider about the 30,000-gallon tank cars full of Bakken crude oil that regularly pass through Spokane: The oil industry says the “arbitrary, capricious” federal government must give it …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 2 p.m.
General Motors announced its largest recall of Takata air bag inflators yet, but the nation’s biggest automaker says the parts are unique to its trucks and SUVs and don’t pose …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 5 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy James Ebel spends most of his time talking to boaters about safety. But every so often Ebel, who’s a full-time marine deputy, sees something a …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 2 p.m.
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver’s air bag may not inflate in a crash.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
MELVILLE, N.Y. – More than one-third of children and teenagers with autism wandered away from safe environments within the past 12 months, according to a Long Island doctor who can’t …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
U.S. Coast Guard officials have fined a Washington man $100,000 for allegedly pointing a high-powered laser at the ship’s wheelhouse last October.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 7 a.m.
The Washington state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case centered around proposed Grays Harbor crude-by-rail facilities, lawyers for the groups opposed to the facilities announced on Wednesday.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 6:50 a.m.
Federal safety officials are reviewing operations at Allegiant Air two years ahead of schedule, spurred by incidents including an aborted takeoff and a plane that landed low on fuel.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
People in an Alabama city who use public restrooms intended for a gender other than what is listed on their birth certificate will be punished under an ordinance officials passed …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Police say a Pennsylvania school bus driver asked an 11-year-old student to get off the bus and move a downed, live power line.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
Officials with Seattle Public Utilities say testing at several homes has determined that the water is safe to drink following concerns over high lead levels.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Tony Stewart’s peers will pay the $35,000 fine NASCAR levied against the three-time champion for criticizing the series about a potential safety hazard during races.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Workers have succeeded in their first attempt to remove leaked waste from between the shells of the oldest double-shell tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Montana’s Public Service Commission is giving its staff six months to complete a rail safety risk assessment and plan after a report criticized the agency for not having one.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Fluctuations inside a huge tank of radioactive waste are raising concerns on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, and workers are preparing to pump out the area of the …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
More than a foot of rain fell Monday in parts of Houston, submerging scores of subdivisions and several major interstate highways, forcing the closure of schools and knocking out power …
Tue., April 12, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
The 2016 Ford F-150 is the only full-size pickup truck to score the top rating in new front crash tests performed by the insurance industry.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
Officials say flights were delayed at Bellingham International Airport after a marijuana grinder designed to resemble a grenade was found in a man’s carry-on luggage.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Amtrak has been ordered to retrain rail workers on basic safety rules days after a train going 106 miles per hour struck and killed two Amtrak employees working on the …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Amtrak has been ordered to immediately retrain track workers on basic safety rules after a passenger train struck and killed two Amtrak employees near Philadelphia.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8 p.m.
Federal aviation officials said Wednesday they will work quickly on regulations that would permit small, commercial drones to fly over people and crowds.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
It has taken a month and nearly $350,000 to remove the rats from the Snohomish High School cafeteria. Everett school officials say the building is expected to reopen next week …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
A University of Idaho water tank was shut down Monday after personnel discovered its lock was broken, and officials say they are unsure if there is any connection to three …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Police in Hot Springs, Arkansas, have evacuated about 20 homes after a man mistook a Civil War-era landmine for a cannonball and took it home.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 11 a.m.
A Vancouver, Washington, man accused of giving his 4-year-old daughter marijuana-infused chocolate cake appeared Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on a child assault allegation.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
Brazilian officials say 18 people have been left blind after undergoing cataract surgeries in which non-sterilized instruments were used in an industrial suburb on the outskirts of Sao Paulo.