The loss of her 8-year-old daughter in a fatal fire prompts an Overland Park mom to remind other parents about the importance of smoke detectors. But does your home have the right alarm to get you safely out of your home in time?
Consumers have three choices when buying smoke alarms. Does your home have the right equipment to keep your family safe?
According to the National Fire Protection Association, working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half. See tips from the NFPA here on keeping your home safe.
INVESTIGATION | Payback can be a bitter pill for the nation's deadbeat doctors. The government has seized tax refunds and unemployment checks, claimed judgments against them in federal court, and even posted their names on a public shaming list.
Fire extinguishers are a valuable resource to have in your kitchen or home. It’s important to know how to use it before you spray it into a fire.
In the blink of an eye, your kitchen stove can go from a calm simmer to a boiling inferno. The end result is a fireball rolling across the ceiling on your home. Would you make the right choice?
Thirteen students battling obesity from the Independence Public School District are spending the semester at MindStream Academy in Bluffton, S.C., learning how to live a healthy new lifestyle.
A 41 Action News investigation uncovers major problems facing the Kansas City International Airport that are costing airlines money and the city flights.
America's increasing appetite for locally grown foods has fed a boom in farmers markets -- more than 7,175 as of last year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports, up 175% from 2010. But some fear food safety efforts haven’t kept pace.
Nathan Ross was saved from the home where he was beaten and starved in 1999. Now, he’s putting his story in black and white so the world can see how success is possible - even for abused children.
The July 4th holiday can be a very dangerous time for pets because the loud noises produced by fireworks can make dogs and cats anxious. Area vets say a fairly new product called the Thundershirt can calm pets down.
If the Kansas City area’s extreme temperatures are leaving you stressed and dehydrated, gardening expert Toby Tobin says your lawn and garden are likely feeling the same way.
A veteran of WWII who passed away this year left behind a surprise ending to the story of his service on the USS Yorktown in the Battle of Midway.
On average, one child dies every nine days after unintentionally being left in a hot car. Parents share their stories to help others protect their own "precious cargo".
At a time when budgets are tight all across the nation, a federal program is spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on empty airline seats.
Powerball is a game of numbers, and lottery officials say the majority of possible combinations have already been purchased ahead of Saturday night's near-historic $600 million drawing.
Public safety officials in Connecticut say a total of 60 people have been taken to hospitals with injuries from a collision between two New York-area commuter trains.