The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is up—by a lot.
Officials in Hawaii, for good reason, want you to steer clear of the danger zone on the Big Island. But a location on the mainland shows what can happen when lava oozes across the landscape.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ariz. teacher walkout ends … Mich. State University bond rating downgraded … Mo. special session to look at Greitens allegations … and relief in Albuquerque.
“There are a lot of engineers and architects … who are willing to come out and volunteer,” according to Jonathan C. Siu, Seattle’s principal building official.
“... [W]henever a new city does consider passing a new panhandling law where they didn’t have one before, they’re immediately either sued or they get a lot of pushback,” according to Cleveland State University law professor Joseph Mead.
A University of Iowa study examines just how frequent flooding is in some parts of the state.
Rising cyber attacks and mass shootings have altered the equation for local governments, but natural disasters remain their biggest threat.
State Highway Patrol officers have a new low-key weapon for drunk-driving enforcement.
Emergency Management Administrator Carolyn Levering shares key takeaways from how local agencies dealt with the mass-casualty event.
A top body camera company has launched a panel to explore the issue. Civil rights and privacy groups aren't totally satisfied.
A device that resembles an old phonograph may soon be used to jam and shut down vehicles like the one that killed 10 people in Toronto.
Climate change will put the Golden State in a destructive cycle of floods and droughts.
Last week, Gov. Ralph Northam approved legislation that emerged as a lawmaking exercise by students.
Most states already prohibit local efforts to restrict the chemicals.
Bipartisan legislation would create a four-year pilot project within the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Hurricane Harvey focused the city's efforts to use technology, citizen engagement and lessons from around the world to steer its disaster response and address long-term needs.
And iPhone users are the worst offenders.
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.
Of the total, about $16 billion is slated for mitigation projects geared toward preventing future damage.
Local government officials gathered in Washington, D.C. for a public safety meeting, where they discussed active shooter event preparation and response.
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