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Mother raises awareness about kids in hot cars after own tragedy

May 8, 2015

A mother raises awareness about children in hot cars after her two-year-old daughter was killed last year.

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Safety campaign hits stride

May 6, 2015

With summer’s warmer temperatures on the way, an Escondido woman is ramping up her countywide campaign to warn people about the dire consequences of leaving dogs and children inside parked cars.

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Too Many Kids Die of In-Car Heatstroke Each Year

One child has already died this year of heatstroke after being left behind in a hot car. That’s one child too many, and sadly, he probably won’t be the last this year. Heatstroke is the No. 1 cause of non-crash car-related deaths for children ages 14 and younger, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Hot car deaths: Brand new Childsafe App can save lives

May 5, 2015

A brand new social media application released yesterday called “Childsafe app,” may help parents and caregivers prevent child fatalities in hot car deaths.

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30 Hot Days, 30 Lost Children: Season For Car Deaths Arrives

May 4, 2015

The stories are predictable right about this time every year: Parent puts baby in back seat, parent drives somewhere intending to drop off baby, parent forgets baby in back seat. Then, with sad regularity, the baby dies from hyperthermia, known more jarringly as heatstroke.

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10 Surprising Safety Hazards

May 1, 2015

You’ll be shocked at what’s really dangerous for children in your home. Don’t skip our checklist of 10 safety hazards that could be deadly.

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10 Surprising Safety Hazards

You’ll be shocked at what’s really dangerous for children in your home. Don’t skip our checklist of 10 safety hazards that could be deadly.

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Magistrate talks about accidentally backing over, killing son

April 23, 2015

It was unimaginable heartbreak for a Kentuckiana family when Brian Bayers, a father and Spencer County magistrate, accidentally backed over his 18-month-old son Jackson in February. The boy died instantly.

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Magistrate talks about accidentally backing over, killing son

It was unimaginable heartbreak for a Kentuckiana family when Brian Bayers, a father and Spencer County magistrate, accidentally backed over his 18-month-old son Jackson in February. The boy died instantly.

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Dad accused of drinking, leaving toddler son in car to die

April 22, 2015

A father wept at a court hearing after police say he left his toddler son in a hot car during a day of heavy drinking.
James Koryor, 41, was charged Tuesday with suspicion of manslaughter and child endangerment after his 2½-year-old son died Monday afternoon at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The boy’s mother had found him unconscious in the back of the family’s car after Koryor returned home.

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