The Most Secure Large Cities in the U.S.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies annually ranks hundreds of U.S. communities based on safety and security. In this years large city category of the Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. study, Farmers has rated Bethesda, Md., Grand Rapids, Mich., and Pittsburgh, Pa., as the most secure large metropolitan areas (population of 500,000 or greater).

Safest Places from Natural Disasters

Hurricane Sandy is a reminder that despite our best efforts to protect ourselves, nature can still bring terrible devastation. Some regions are known to be prone to hurricanes, and some are more likely to have earthquakes or tornados.

Halloween is Deadliest Day Of The Year For Children

Kids have a greater chance of being fatally injured by a car on Halloween than any other day of the year, including the Fourth of July and New Year's Day. State Farm, the nation's leading auto insurer, teamed up with research expert, Bert Sperling of Sperling's BestPlaces, to better understand the risk kids face as they take to the streets in search of treats.