A Salmonella Recall Is Affecting 207 Million Eggs Across the U.S.

About 1 million people in the U.S. get sick from salmonella every year, with about 19,000 people hospitalized and 380 deaths.

‘Unnecessary Fight’ Over Sanctuary Cities Could Cost Police Funding for Years

The U.S. Supreme Court is the quickest path to a national ruling that frees up $250 million and counting in Byrne JAG funds—possibly as soon as June 2019.

Mayors, Police Chiefs Confront State Preemption on Gun Safety

Local government officials gathered in Washington, D.C. for a public safety meeting, where they discussed active shooter event preparation and response.

Americans Say They’re Ready for Robots to Deliver the Mail

A survey conducted by the Postal Service inspector general polled citizens on how they would feel if a robot delivered the mail with—or instead of—a human.

The First Step to Safer Schools Is Funding Them

“There’s going to need to be more resources down the road,” according to West Palm Beach, Florida Police Chief Sarah Mooney.

AI Experts Want Government Algorithms to Be Studied Like Environmental Hazards

“If governments deploy systems on human populations without frameworks for accountability, they risk losing touch with how decisions have been made, thus rendering them unable to know or respond to bias, errors, or other problems,” according to a new report.

The Limits of Earthquake Early-Warning Alerts

Last week’s quake near L.A. shows the promise of the West Coast seismic notification system under development. But its effectiveness will depend on those using the technology.

Pizza, Pad Thai and Pot: Home Delivery of Marijuana Is Legal in These States

Lawmakers states that pioneered recreational marijuana legalization have been reluctant to allow home delivery, even in an era when consumers are used to getting more items delivered.

Violent Acts in Public Places Fuel Interest in Secure Design

But an architect who designs civic buildings urges a measured response instead of creating a “ballistic cocoon.”

Why It's Illegal to Roll Through Stop Signs on Your Bike—For Now

Many bicycle advocates see the "Idaho stop" as codifying what they already do at stop signs.

Analyzing 46 of This Year’s State-of-the-State Addresses

According to a new report, here are the big topics governors talked about—or sidestepped—in their 2018 policy speeches.

The Students Who Weren’t Just Marching for Parkland

Many of the young people who showed up for the March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. were concerned not just about mass shootings, but the kind of gun violence that draws fewer headlines.

Federal Spending Bill a Boon for State and Local Law Enforcement, Opioid Programs

But sheriffs and police chiefs want requirements put in place that will prevent states from siphoning off much-needed funds, especially for treatment.

A Spree of Violence Can Shake a Community's Worldview

The “continuous trauma” of a drawn-out event like the Austin bombings is different than a one-time disaster.

States Aren't Waiting for Feds to Ban Flame Retardants From Kids' Products

The state bills vary in scope, but their intent is clear—to get rid of chemicals that have been found by scientists to pose more risks than rewards.

Major Evacuations Ordered as ‘Strongest Storm of the Season’ Approaches California

Heavy rain is expected to fall on areas burned by recent wildfires, increasing the risk for deadly mudslides and destructive debris flows.

Colorado Uses Laser Measurement to Safely Inventory Road Signs

Keeping track of a state transportation department’s infrastructure, including where it’s located, has never been easier.