Consumer safety agency asks Airbnb, others to issue warnings on home elevators following child’s death

The federal agency responsible for consumer product safety on Tuesday sent a letter to Airbnb, Vrbo and other vacation rental companies urging them to issue warnings and take other measures to address safety issues associated with some home elevators.   The request from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) comes after a […]

Death toll at 4, Stacie Fang ID’d

SURFSIDE, Fla. – Firefighters battled smoke and time as the search continued for survivors after a 12-story beachfront condominium building collapsed just north of Miami early Thursday morning, killing at least four people and leaving 159 more unaccounted for.  Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett told USA TODAY the rescue efforts will continue “until we pull […]