• Local law enforcement will be working to ensure public safety this Thanksgiving holiday by working to better enforce seat belt laws. Over the same weekend in 2010, 337 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes nationwide, and 55% of those were unrestrained at the time of the crash.

 

  • BP will face criminal penalties for the 2010 Gulf oil spill, as oil still washes onto the Alabama coast daily, and US Attorney General Eric Holder says the BP settlement is just the latest step in ongoing efforts to seek justice fo the massive spill.

 

  • Today, President Obama is kicking off budget dealings with congressional leaders. He will also meet with leaders of civil rights groups and other organizations to get their input on how to avoid the fiscal cliff.

 

  • Tyler Perry has written an emotional foreword to a book which aims to help men deal with the aftermath of sexual assault.