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Unexpected knock? Beware answering the door

With recent home invasion events in mind, people may feel uneasy about answering the door for someone they don't know. Here are tips on what to do when someone knocks on your door unexpectedly.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 05:22pm EDT

Tags: Charles Severance, armed robberies, mike murillo

Home safety tips for the holidays

During the holiday season, remember these safety tips to avoid unexpected accidents in your home.

Wednesday - 12/25/2013, 03:01pm EST

Tags: Christmas, candle, michelle basch

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What's that smell? Tips to prevent natural gas leaks at home

With cooler weather on the way, it's important to keep several tips in mind to prevent natural gas leaks in your home.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 07:40am EDT

Tags: natural gas leak, BGE, paula wolfson

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Tips for trick-or-treat safety

Halloween can be a fun night for kids and parents, but safety risks rise. For example, kids are twice as likely to get hit by a car, and four times more likely to injure themselves falling, on Halloween than on any other night of the year.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 04:00am EDT

Tags: Halloween, safety, dick uliano

Police give safety tips for warm-weather home protection

Enjoy the warm weather, but beware of criminals. Arlington police are urging residents to use common sense when leaving their homes.

Sunday - 04/28/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, vacation

D.C. police hand out safety tips at transit stops

Police in Washington say officers are handing out cards with safety tips at transit stops to help prevent robberies that have become more common in recent weeks.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 12:21pm EST

Tags: transit stops,