Indiana School to Build Tornado Safe Room with $1.6M Grant

Federal officials have awarded a southern Indiana school district $1.6 million to build a tornado safe room at an elementary school. The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will allow Salem Community Schools to add the safe room at … Continue reading


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Fewer Deer Equals Fewer Collisions Caused by Deer in South Carolina

Records show that collisions between vehicles and deer in South Carolina are declining. The State in Columbia reports that a review by South Carolina public safety officials shows that vehicles and deer collided more than 2,200 times in 2014. That … Continue reading


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12 Injured in Kentucky Amusement Park Ride Accident

Authorities say at least 12 people were injured when a swing ride at an amusement park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, tipped over. The Daily News reports emergency officials were dispatched to Beech Bend Amusement Park around 6 p.m. on July … Continue reading


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Alabama Police Department Granted Access to 2,000 Surveillance Cameras

Mobile, Ala., officials have unveiled a new public safety initiative that will allow police access to more than 2,000 surveillance cameras. AL.com reports that as of July 23, the Mobile Police Department had access to over 2,000 live security camera … Continue reading


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7 Tips For Effective And Stress-Free Budgeting

Spending less than we make is often cited as the most important personal finance goal. It helps us get out of debt, save for emergencies, and stash money away for retirement. It’s the primary habit that enables us to achieve some … Continue reading


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?Best Firms? Report Shows Top 50 Shops for Women

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Litigation Funder Burford Capital Eyes Lending to Firms

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Davies Ward Wins Big for Female Sprinter Banned For High Testosterone

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Mortgage Rates Continue Pushing July Lows

Mortgage rates continued modestly lower for the 5th straight day, further extending Friday’s push to the lowest levels of July.  Even so, most borrowers will see the same rates on lenders quotes, with the improvements in the form of lower … Continue reading


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Mortgage Rates Finally Buck Trend

Mortgage rates bucked the recent trend of steady, modest improvements to end just slightly higher today.  That said, the move was just as small as most recent examples, and barely returns most lenders to last Friday’s rates.  At the time, … Continue reading


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Less lighting ‘has no crime effect’

Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to an increase in crime or car crashes, a report suggests. Researchers analysed 14 years of data from 62 councils in England and Wales which had tried strategies such as permanently switching … Continue reading


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Police overtime up due to staff gaps

Some UK police forces are using overtime to cover gaps caused by staff shortages, BBC Radio 5 live has found. One Met Police officer received an overtime payment of £45,000 last year, according to new figures obtained under a Freedom … Continue reading


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