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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in ‘hot car’ on 66-degree-day

February 20, 2017

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in 'hot car' on 66-degree-day

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in 'hot car' on 66-degree-day

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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Carbon monoxide poses greater and greater risks

December 9, 2016

John Cichowski , The Road Warrior, @njroadwarrior2:26 p.m. EST December 9, 2016 (Photo: Marko Georgiev/Staff Photographer, Marko Georgiev/Staff Photojournalist) Few deaths inspire more sympathy than the insidious, highly preventable kinds that quietly took the lives of a Passaic mother and her two young children last January as they tried to stay warm inside a parked […]

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Family Shares Hot Car Survival Story with Donna Terrell

November 4, 2016

By DONNA TERRELL | dterrell@fox16.com Published 11/03 2016 09:00PM Watch video report at: http://www.fox16.com/news/local-news/family-shares-hot-car-survival-story-with-donna-terrell LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Many of you remember the Judge Wade Naramore story in Hot Springs. An entire community was shaken when the judge forgot and left his son, Thomas, in a hot car. Thomas died that day. We know there are situations […]

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Could a bill that removes liability for breaking into a hot car to rescue a child, pet save lives?

October 3, 2016

10/3/2016 Written by Claire Z. Cardona, Breaking News Producer The weather may be cooling off, but it’s still possible for children and pets to die from being left in a hot car. One Dallas legislator hopes to make it easier for people to intervene, and possibly save a life. Texas leads the nation in deaths of children […]

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Could a bill that removes liability for breaking into a hot car to rescue a child, pet save lives?

10/3/2016 Written by Claire Z. Cardona, Breaking News Producer The weather may be cooling off, but it’s still possible for children and pets to die from being left in a hot car. One Dallas legislator hopes to make it easier for people to intervene, and possibly save a life. Texas leads the nation in deaths of children […]

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Child’s death in car in Dayton coincides with call for new safety measure

September 26, 2016

By Mike Snyder, The Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2016 Updated: September 23, 2016 10:53am The 2017 GMC Acadia comes equipped with a system reminding drivers to check the rear seat. I was just a few blocks from the house when I remembered I no longer lived there. I had recently moved to a place just a few […]

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Child's death in car in Dayton coincides with call for new safety measure

By Mike Snyder, The Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2016 Updated: September 23, 2016 10:53am The 2017 GMC Acadia comes equipped with a system reminding drivers to check the rear seat. I was just a few blocks from the house when I remembered I no longer lived there. I had recently moved to a place just a few […]

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Child's death in car in Dayton coincides with call for new safety measure

By Mike Snyder, The Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2016 Updated: September 23, 2016 10:53am The 2017 GMC Acadia comes equipped with a system reminding drivers to check the rear seat. I was just a few blocks from the house when I remembered I no longer lived there. I had recently moved to a place just a few […]

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