Plano woman designs prototype to stop kids from dying in overheated cars

March 5, 2015

Nancy Dominguez knows too many kids die each year when a parent or caretaker leaves them in a car that’s overheated. So the 23-year-old has created a device to tackle the problem, and hopefully save lives.

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VIDEO: Florida parents demand mandatory protective barriers at daycare centers

March 1, 2015

3/1/2015 The Today Show, Kerry Sanders reports Orange Country, Florida is expected to be the first in the nation to adopt a new standard for all daycare centers in which barriers are put in place strong enough to stop 5,000-pound vehicle. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports. Learn more: 2015-03-01-todayshow-florida-daycare barriers

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Prosecution not the way to deal with parents who accidentally leave children in cars

February 22, 2015

2/22/2015 Herald Sun, Patrick Carloyn CRIME tape cordoned off the unthinkable in a Kyneton street on Thursday. A little boy had died in a car’s back seat and no one could say why. Learn more: 2015-02-22-heraldsun-australia-balfour

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I-Team: Children left alone in cars at Tri-State casinos a growing problem

February 19, 2015

2/19/2015 WCPO, Jason Law There were 262 cases of children left in cars at casinos in the United States in the last 20 years, according to data from Forty of those cases involved casinos in Ohio and Indiana. Learn more: 2015-02-19-wcpo-casinos

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Protect the rescuers of kids locked in cars

February 15, 2015

2/15/2015 The Herald Online Bystanders should not be constrained by fears of a lawsuit when they need to rescue children locked inside a hot car. Learn more: 2015-02-15-herald-sc-goodsamaritan

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“Good Samaritan” protection for saving children

February 13, 2015

2/13/2015 Chickasha NOW OKLAHOMA CITY – A Tulsa legislator has endorsed a measure that would immunize from civil liability any ‘Good Samaritan’ who breaks out a window in a locked motor vehicle to save the life of an endangered child. Learn more: 2015-02-13-chickashanow-ok-goodsamaritan

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I Regret Leaving My Son in the Car By Himself

February 12, 2015

2/12/2015 Christine Coppa, Yahoo Parenting I left my kid, 7, and my dog locked alone in our Jeep a few weeks ago — and I still feel guilty about it. Learn more: 2015-02-12-yahoo-parenting

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SC bill: Concerned about child in a hot car? Break the window

February 4, 2015

2/4/2015 The State, Andrew Shain COLUMBIA — Bystanders could avoid punishment from car owners for breaking windows to rescue endangered children or disabled adults if a new S.C. House proposal becomes law. Learn more: 2015-02-03-thestate-sc-goodsamaritan

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Ga.’s Car Break-In Rescue Bill Draws Heat

January 29, 2015

1/29/2015 Kathleen Baydala Joyner, Daily Report A bill protecting people from lawsuits if they break into a car to remove an unattended child has drawn the ire of some family law and policy advocates. Learn more: 2015-01-30-Georgias Car Break-In Rescue Bill Draws Heat

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Nothing compares to losing a child,’ says mother who fatally left her daughter in a hot car

August 22, 2014

8/22/2012 WCPO – Tanya O’Rourke After 4 years, she breaks her silence.  

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