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Big Freight Railroads Won't Meet Safety Technology DeadlineThree of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S., including one in North Texas, have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents.
Chemical Safety Board Approves New Recommendations To Avoid Another West-Type IncidentNew standards to save lives. That's the hope as the U.S. Chemical Safety Board approved new recommendations after the deadly explosion at West Fertilizer in 2013.
North Texas Center Offers More Than Safe Shelter For HomelessAfter getting attention from some unlikely sources, one north Texas homeless shelter is looking to make a long term impact.
More Security In Oak Lawn With "Lights, Camera, Action" After Recent AttacksResidents say violent crime in the area has been on the rise.
Cryotherapy Use Spreads, Though It's Unproven, UnregulatedFrom Japan to Europe and now in Texas and other states in the U.S., a growing number of people are seeking cryotherapy — a treatment that subjects their bodies to cold temperatures far below those found anywhere on Earth.
Oak Lawn Residents Plan To "March For A Safer Gayborhood"The rally and march are scheduled for Sunday evening.
GM Recalling 1.4M Cars; Oil Leaks Can Cause Engine FiresFor the third time in seven years, General Motors is recalling cars that can leak oil and catch fire, sometimes damaging garages and houses.
Nissan Expands Fuel Leak Recall To 59,000 SedansA Nissan recall for possible fuel leaks in crashes has been expanded to include nearly 59,000 Altima and Maxima sedans worldwide.
Safety Concerns Lead Feds To Require Registration For DronesThe move is being prompted by a growing number of reported close calls and incidents that pose safety risks.
Zip Line Popularity Soars Along With Injuries, Study FindsInjuries from zip line accidents have soared along with the popularity of an activity that hurtles riders through the air, sometimes at dizzying heights above ground.
Dallas Police Officers' Families Criticize Chief, Mayor & City CouncilAfter the recent murders of law enforcement officers, Amber says she worries more now than ever about whether her husband, a Dallas police officer and new father, will come home every night. "Yes, they have a target on their backs."
Dallas Police Concerned For Safety After Harris Co. Deputy ShootingPolice in Dallas have concerns about their safety, both on and off duty, after Harris County deputy Darren Goforth was shot to death in cold blood last Friday.

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