Police respond to two car crashes Tuesday

Police responded to two car crashes Tuesday.The first involved a 29-year-old Juneau woman who lost of control of her 2004 Nissan while merging from the Walmart...
Free cab rides keep DUIs at bay

...donations but well worth it, Thomas said."I would say that we've spent over $70,000 on the program," Thomas said. "But, you know, that's 6,000 safe people at home in their beds sleeping at night and not in car crashes."
Police & Fire for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

...Park Place. For more on this story, please see the Empire article published Wednesday called "Police respond to two car crashes Tuesday."Noise complaint/DUI? At 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, JPD investigated a noise complaint and a report...
A Bishop's Perspective: Legalizing marijuana is wrong for many reasons

...consequences. It can seriously affect a person's sense of time and coordination, raising the risk of injury or death from car crashes or other accidents. These effects can last up to 24 hours after marijuana use.Beyond the reported effects of marijuana...
Three crashes in 50 minutes on Egan Drive

The Juneau Police Department responded to three separate car crashes in a 52-minute span on Egan Drive Friday night.All the crashes took place near the construction zone in the 7000 block of Egan...
Johnson wins 2nd Daytona 500; Patrick finishes 8th

...that's what I was feeling today, was uncertainty as to how I was going to accomplish that."There were several multi-car crashes during the race, none approaching the magnitude of the wreck that injured more than two dozen fans a day earlier in...
Alaska 4th highest for fatal injuries to children

...death from injury were suicide, car crashes, homicide, drowning and fire...deaths were from suicide, 64 from car crashes, 48 from homicide, 46 from drowning...However, fewer kids died in car crashes and fires compared to years past...
Troopers aim to raise child-safety awareness

...efforts are part of a statewide program. Each year, car crashes are the leading cause of death in the United States for...children ages 4 to 14, and almost 2,000 children died in car crashes in 2000. According to information provided by state...
Let's keep teen drivers safe this holiday season

...especially vigilant to keep their teens safe on the road. Car crashes are the number-one killer of teens in our country...times more likely than older drivers to be involved in car crashes. And since many teens will have a lot of spare time...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...United States, four out of five children are still either not using a child safety restraint or using it incorrectly. Car crashes are the number one preventable cause of death of children and young adults. They are also the a major cause of permanent...


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