Injuries

Michael Labingo wraps himself in blankets as the Star of Hope's Love in Action van delivers blankets and supplies to the homeless as temperatures hover in the 30s Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in Houston. Plunging overnight temperatures in Texas brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, and accidents racked up on icy roads across the state. In the central Texas city of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 11:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South. The cold has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths, prompted officials to open...
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Steam rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor during some of the coldest temps of the year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. The St. Clair is a self-unloader built in 1976 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and is 770 feet long and has 26 hatches that open into 5 cargo holds, providing a load capacity of 45,000 tons. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 4:09 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories...
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People ice skate at Bryant Park, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in New York. A large swath of northern New York is encased in ice and snow after days of lake-effect storms followed by an arctic cold front sending temperatures well below zero. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 28, 2017 - 8:00 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Plunging temperatures across half the country on Thursday underscored a stark reality for low-income Americans who rely on heating aid: Their dollars aren't going to go as far this winter because of rising energy costs. Forecasters warned people to be wary of hypothermia and...
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December 21, 2017 - 3:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is citing a hospital for restraining a patient who later died from a brain injury. PennLive.com reported Thursday the health department found Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital "failed to protect the patient's safety" when they restrained the...
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Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 2:54 am
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 11:52 p.m. Federal investigators say the Amtrak train that derailed south of Seattle was traveling at 80 mph in a 30 mph zone. Bella Dinh-Zarr, an NTSB board member, said at a Monday night news...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) is helped by a trainer after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 17, 2017 - 10:12 pm
Steelers star receiver Antonio Brown left the team's highly anticipated matchup against New England in the second quarter Sunday with a left calf injury. Brown left in obvious pain after getting his left leg tangled up with a pair of New England defenders. He was helped to the medical tent, then...
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New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries for a touchdown against New York Jets inside linebacker Darron Lee in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
December 17, 2017 - 6:48 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mark Ingram gave the Saints much more than the first-down run they needed to wind down the clock on the Jets. His determined burst across the line of scrimmage thrust him into New York's defensive backfield with too much speed and vigor for anyone to catch him — a fitting finish...
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December 16, 2017 - 4:12 pm
BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a ski lift malfunction at a ski resort in central Pennsylvania stranded dozens and left five with minor injuries. Tussey Mountain ski resort in Centre County said at 10 a.m. Saturday a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders "slipped along the haul rope and slid...
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November 26, 2017 - 10:40 am
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman suffered serious burns in a bonfire mishap on Thanksgiving Day. Franklin Township police say Taylor Lanthier was at a home when she poured gasoline on a bonfire around 3 a.m. Thursday. The flames traveled up into the can, causing it to explode...
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October 16, 2017 - 4:54 pm
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL. The attorneys filed a federal lawsuit last month after Hernandez had killed himself in prison and an autopsy had revealed he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (ehn-sehf-uh...
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