Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
national initiative to get people to stop texting while driving has hit
‘It Can Wait' campaign aims to raise awareness. Statistics show that there are
more than 100,000 accidents a year due to texting while driving.
representative from AT&T stopped by the Toledo Red Cross recently to talk
to volunteers about the national campaign that begins Thursday, and how they
are trying to get people to go online and pledge to never text and drive.
of External Affairs Dennis Hellmann shared a 10-minute video with the volunteers,
which featured testimonials from those affected by texting and driving. He also
talked about a cell phone app that senses when the car is moving and notifies
those texting you that you are driving, and will get back to them at a more convenient
encouraging people – don't respond to text messages, use the drive mode app,
turn the phone off, put the phone in your purse or put it in the back seat of
the car, put it in your trunk," Hellmann said. "But…don't text and drive."