Archives for April 2014

Morning Commute Auto Accident in Construction Zone

During the commute Thursday morning, a driver died in a crash on the Highway 65/6 bypass around the metro.   The crash occurred between the Army Post Road exits and the Des Moines River around 8:45 a.m. Currently, the area is just two lanes due to bridge construction.   Iowa State Patrol spokesman Scott Bright […]

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Check Safety Equipment Around Your Home This Spring Cleaning Season

It’s spring cleaning season. While it’s great to clean, get rid of unnecessary items and de-clutter your home, it’s also a great time to check that your safety plans are in place and that your equipment is in working order.   Test your smoke alarms –       Check that they are in working order –       Change the battery […]

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Ferry Accident Leaves Nearly 300 People Missing

Another tragedy has happened across the world. A ferry carrying 459 people – of mostly high school students – sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite hours-long rescue. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for have raised fears […]

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Van’s Dash Cam Captures Auto Accident with Cement Truck

Tuesday, a Texas A&M professor, Guan Zhu managed to capture video of a cement truck as it ran a red light and veered across traffic. The truck turned over to one side and came careening in Zhu’s direction. The video stops right before the cement truck hits Zhu’s vehicle. The unique video, captured with Zhu’s […]

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Dyson and Wal-Mart Product Recalls

Dyson and Wal-Mart are both making big product recalls this month.   Dyson has recalled about 380,000 portable heaters   Dyson has recalled about 380,000 bladeless portable heaters due to a fire hazard.   The recall includes Dyson Hot heaters and Dyson Hot+Cool heaters having model number AM04 and all Dyson Hot+Cool heaters with model […]

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