CA Girl Who Saved Toddler Given Posthumous Hero Award

A 10-year-old girl from Lakeside, California, who died while saving the lives of two toddlers from being hit by a runaway car last February, was named as a posthumous recipient of the Carnegie medal for heroism, an award that is given to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree to save or attempt to save the lives of others.

Carnegie-Hero-Fund-Medal-12-21-2016 (Keith Srakocic / Asosciated Press)

Allegedly Drunk Teacher Hits Kids with Car in S.F.

On Thursday, only a day after an allegedly drunk teacher and former debutante smashed into two 12-year-olds walking to school, sending them to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, the city of San Francisco finally decided to make the area safer for pedestrians.

Kirsten Andereck (SFPD / San Francisco Chronicle)