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Practice water safety and swim safe this summer

In the heat of summer, there are few thing better than jumping into refreshing water at a pool or beach. But with the joy comes lurking dangers for children and inexperienced swimmers.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 05:09am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Red Cross, swimming, water, water safety

The most risky meats: Chicken and ground beef

Chicken and ground beef are the most popular meat and poultry products in America -- but they can also be the most dangerous.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 09:06am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, meat, beef, poultry, Center for Science in the Public Interest, chicken

Metro operator caught using cellphone now out of a job

A train operator no longer works for Metro after he was caught on camera looking at his cellphone.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 05:36pm EDT

Tags: Metro, cellphone, distracted driving, john aaron, Unsuck DC Metro


Montgomery police step up patrols at shopping centers

Montgomery County police announced a new safety campaign called "Shop with a Cop" Tuesday to ring in the start of the holiday season.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 06:36pm EST

Tags: police, crime, holiday shopping,

D.C. mayor promises to improve unsafe city playgrounds

District officials kicked off the biggest restoration project of playgrounds in the city's history this week.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 08:40am EDT

Tags: vincent gray, playgrounds, children,

Rally gives new spin to teen driver safety

Instead of using scare tactics, State Farm is trying to take a more positive approach to improve driving safety among teen drivers.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 05:37pm EDT

Tags: insurance, teen driving, fatal crashes

Silver drivers in the spotlight again

Laws adding requirements for silver drivers seeking to renew their license vary in the D.C. Metro area.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: seniors, driving, DMV, MVA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Federal Highway Administration

Family survival kit and safety tips for the beach

It's a top destination for family fun this summer. But even the most enjoyable beach trips can turn bad if families are unprepared.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 06:26am EDT

Tags: beach,

New boating rules come into effect in Va. soon

There will be new requirements for some Virginia boaters and Jet Skiers starting in just a few weeks.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 01:08pm EDT

Tags: boating, personal watercraft

Redskins sign S Tanard Jackson

The Washington Redskins have signed free agent safety Tanard Jackson, who was released by Tampa Bay earlier this week after failing a physical.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 05:38pm EDT

Tags: Tanard Jackson, Redskins,

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