Mark Klaas

Features of the LEO wristwatch. (Guardian Lion Wireless LLC)

Bay Area Child Safety Advocate Backs Wristwatch That Alerts Parents When Children In Danger

A wristwatch that sends alerts when its wearer is in danger, still months away from hitting stores, has already garnered a high-profile endorsement from child safety advocate Mark Klaas.


Sierra LaMar

Sierra LaMar Disappearance Prompts Changes In School Absence System

The disappearance of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar has led to changes in how parents are alerted to student absences at district schools.


The gurney inside the lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison. (CBS)

Lawmakers Reject Plan To Streamline California Death Penalty

Tuesday was an emotional day in Sacramento where a senate public safety committee rejected measures to streamline the death penalty process. The most vocal was Marc Klaas whose daughter Polly was murdered in 1993.


Quarterback Alex Smith (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Quarterback Alex Smith Aids Search For Missing Morgan Hill Girl

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will participate in the next volunteer search for 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, according to the group that organizes the civilian search effort.