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Boston Marathon Runners Complete Run Amid Memories of 2013 Bombing

This year’s Boston Marathon was an event of raw emotion a year after terrorists brought death and mutilation to the event. CNN reported on how the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line on Monday, winning a race that has become a “national symbol of resiliency and determination.” […]

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Marietta Discusses Spending Millions of Dollars on Highway and Sidewalk Improvement Projects

Proposals to spend millions of dollars on better streets, new sidewalks and other public safety projects are being considered in Marietta, potentially improving conditions for motorists and pedestrians. The Marietta Daily Journal detailed how projects worth millions of dollars are among those that Marietta City Council has “tentatively agreed to fund if voters approve another […]

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South Korean Ferry Disaster Raises New Questions About Passenger Safety At Sea

In the days when the Titanic went down in 1912, nautical disasters involving a considerable loss of life were a common occurrence. Today disasters at sea are rarer but this week’s ferry disaster off South Korea serves as a reminder of how a series of basic errors can have horrendous consequences. More than 280 people […]

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Police Say Douglas County Woman Was Distracted by Her Phone Before Causing a Fatal Crash

Distracted driving has become one of the biggest menaces on the highways of the United States in recent years. According to Cobb County police, it claimed the life of a popular youth basketball coach last month. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on how a Douglas County woman received a text message and was talking on […]

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Driver Inspecting Car After Breakdown is Hit and Killed by Truck on I-75 in Atlanta

Fatal accidents in which motorists who have broken down or have been in a fender bender are struck and killed by passing vehicles occur far too regularly on the interstates around Atlanta. In the latest tragic accident to take place on the highways, a driver who was attempting to inspect his vehicle after it broke […]

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