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AA Flight From DFW To Columbus, Ohio Evacuated Upon Landing

Angie Tabor with the Columbus Regional Airport Authority says the threat was made before American Airline flight 302 landed at Port Columbus at 11:56 a.m. Monday on a regularly scheduled flight from DFW Airport.

11/18/2013

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Poll: 82% UTA Students Don’t Feel Safe After Campus Robberies, Rapes

Some students at UT Arlington say they are concerned about their safety.

CBS 11–11/07/2013

The Vans jacket (pictured here) have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children. (credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Vans Recalls Boy’s Hoodies Due To Strangulation Hazard

Vans is recalling about 2,400 of its ‘AV Edict’ hooded jackets for boys because the drawstrings in the hood around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard to young children.

11/07/2013

Fountain At SMU (Jay Gomley/CBSDFW)

SMU Student Claims Cab Driver Sexually Assaulted Her

A student at Southern Methodist University told police she was sexually assaulted by her taxi cab driver Friday morning.

10/26/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Suspicious Device Causes Delays At Richland Hills TRE Station

A suspicious bag was reported to authorities Monday afternoon at the Richland Hills Tinity Railways Express station.

10/21/2013

Harley Davidson motorcycle detail. (credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Harley-Davidson Recalls Some ’14 Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is voluntarily recalling some 2014 motorcycle models because of a possible safety issue. The company says the recall includes a “Do Not Ride” notice to owners and a “Do Not Deliver” notice to dealers until the motorcycle is fixed.

10/17/2013

The small CPS Crash Test Dog patiently waits his turn on the sled for crash testing. (credit: http://centerforpetsafety.org)

Center Uses Crash-Test Dog Dummies To Study Safety Restraints

To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit has a set of crash-test dog dummies that were battered, throttled and sent flying to test several car safety restraints.

10/16/2013

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations

An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.

10/15/2013

A general view of AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas Law Trumps NFL Policy Prohibiting Armed Off Duty Officers In Stadiums

The National Football League has implemented a new stadium policy that would ban off-duty police officers from carrying guns into games…except in the state of Texas.

10/10/2013

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Alleged Violations Against Atmos Energy After Gainesville Explosion

Last January, Rick Trammell watched the Gainesville house he and his family owned for 20 years explode into a ball of flames. Now, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent Atmos Energy, which operated the natural gas line in question, a letter outlining alleged violations.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

Fountain At SMU (Jay Gomley/CBSDFW)

SMU Student Maces Man Who Grabs Her Near Campus

A safety alert has gone out from Southern Methodist University again. A woman walking just off-campus was accosted and grabbed early Friday morning, according to a release from the school.

09/28/2013

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