- Black widow spider crawls out of bag of grapes, bites woman Updated: May-26-15 6:20 pm
COLCHESTER, Vermont - A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of grapes.
- Md. prison inmate treated at hospital for burn injuries Updated: May-26-15 2:19 pm
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Maryland's prison agency says an inmate has been taken to a hospital for burns he suffered while heating food with a makeshift device at a medium-security prison near Hagerstown.
- Ohio lawmakers want to speed up trauma emergency transport Updated: May-24-15 12:25 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two Ohio legislators are pushing for changes to how emergency workers deal with trauma victims in hopes to improve patient transportation.
- At least 4 injured at amphitheater campground in Washington Updated: May-23-15 9:33 pm
GEORGE, Washington - The Grant County sheriff's office has identified the man who drove his car into the Gorge Amphitheater campground, injuring three people and himself.
- Coyote bites Irvine 3-year-old, leaving minor wounds Updated: May-23-15 5:17 pm
IRVINE, California - A 3-year-old Irvine girl has minor wounds after being bitten by a coyote.
- Effort to expand police mental health coverage progresses Updated: May-22-15 6:50 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A long-running effort to extend workers' compensation benefits to police officers who receive mental health injuries on the job cleared a key hurdle Friday after years of defeat in the General Assembly.
- Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions Updated: May-22-15 3:27 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to dominate the bull for the next eight seconds - or, at least, hoped to.
- NHL salary cap will climb to $71 million next season Updated: May-21-15 10:02 pm
CHICAGO - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman expects the salary cap for the 2015-16 season to settle in around $71 million, depending on the fluctuations of the Canadian dollar.
- Report suggests decrease in occupational injuries, illnesses Updated: May-21-15 4:06 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire health officials have released a report suggesting there's a decrease in occupational injury and illness rates in the state over the years.
- Lawyer: Duerson heirs won't appeal NFL concussion deal Updated: May-20-15 8:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The family of the late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson has decided not to appeal the potential $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits.
- Bees sting 9 students at Scottsdale elementary school Updated: May-20-15 7:02 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - Authorities in Scottsdale say nine elementary school students, their principal and a teacher were stung by bees that were disturbed in an underground utility box.
- 7 ex-nurses indicted after broken finger leads to amputation Updated: May-20-15 11:41 am
VINELAND, New Jersey - Seven former nurses have been charged with criminal neglect in the case of a woman who needed her hand amputated after a broken finger wasn't treated properly, officials announced Tuesday.
- Family adjusts to 'new normal' after vehicle accident Updated: May-16-15 2:31 pm
MARTELL, Nebraska - Alex McKiernan walks with his 5-year-old daughter at his side and she asks: "Papa, can I be your cane?"
- Latest war adds new generation of mental trauma in Iraq Updated: May-15-15 1:51 pm
CHAMISHKO CAMP, Iraq - The group of women, members of Iraq's Yazidi religious minority, first did deep breathing as a relaxation technique. Then, as their children played in the center of the room, they talked about the traumas they had lived through when Islamic State extremists rampaged through their town.
- Reducing dog bites starts with how kids approach pooches Updated: May-14-15 6:31 pm
LOS ANGELES - Good weather can be bad for postal workers.
- 2 raccoons test positive for rabies; person and cow bitten Updated: May-14-15 1:25 pm
OAKLAND, Maryland - The Garrett County Health Department has announced two raccoons, one that bit a cow and one that bit a person, have both tested positive for rabies.
- 30 birds found dead in Southwest lake had blunt trauma Updated: May-13-15 3:05 pm
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona - Wildlife experts are investigating what caused the blunt trauma found in 30 dead birds pulled from Lake Havasu, on the Arizona-California border.
- NFL's Nabel sees league as leader in player health, safety Updated: May-12-15 7:48 pm
NEW YORK - The NFL's chief medical adviser believes the league's player health initiatives will lead to safer conditions for all sports.
- Autopsy: NHL's Steve Montador had degenerative brain disease Updated: May-12-15 6:47 pm
TORONTO - Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador had a degenerative brain disease that has been linked to repeated blows to the head, according to researchers who autopsied his brain.
- Jury awards injured high school football player nearly $1M Updated: May-12-15 4:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Iowa high school football player who suffered a serious head injury during practice has been awarded almost $1 million in a negligence case against the district and a school nurse.
- Duct firm fined $1M over ignored warnings, employee injuries Updated: May-11-15 5:20 pm
MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pennsylvania - A company whose ventilation products whisk air through the Chrysler Building and Yankee Stadium has been fined more than $1 million and placed in a violator program for ignoring what federal regulators say were repeated warnings about dangerous machinery.
- Woman injured when jet ski collides with boat near Miami Updated: May-11-15 5:37 am
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - A woman is being treated for injuries after the water scooter she was riding collided with a boat near Monument Island off Miami Beach.
- Court: Family mistakenly notified of woman's death can't sue Updated: May-08-15 11:14 pm
PHOENIX - For six days, the family of 19-year-old April Guerra mourned her death because they thought she was killed in a car wreck. It turns out, she wasn't.
- White swan wan suffers apparent chemical burns to its face Updated: May-07-15 3:55 am
PITTSGROVE, New Jersey - A white swan is recovering in southern New Jersey after the bird suffered what appear to be chemical burns to its head.
- Lincoln woman sues 'Inconsiderate Battery Guy' after injury Updated: May-05-15 4:14 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Lincoln woman is suing a man she's dubbed "Inconsiderate Battery Guy" after she tripped over a vehicle battery in a check-out lane and broke an elbow.