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Stories with subject: Injuries
  • Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:17 pm
  • NEW YORK - About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.

  • Son admits hosting party that led to teen's death 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:58 pm
  • MADISON, Minnesota - A 19-year-old western Minnesota man has admitted that he hosted an underage drinking party attended by a star high school athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia.

  • More former players sue NHL regarding concussions 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:02 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.

  • Man injured while canyoneering in northern Arizona 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:58 pm
  • FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - A Phoenix man is being treated at a hospital after falling while canyoneering in northern Arizona.

  • Arizona senator breaks leg in House-Senate game 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:56 pm
  • PHOENIX - An Arizona state senator who planned to run in the Boston Marathon later this month was on crutches Thursday at the Capitol after breaking her leg in the annual House-Senate softball game.

  • NE Indiana man convicted in girl's burn death 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:25 am
  • MARION, Indiana - A jury has convicted a northeastern Indiana man of neglect charges in the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter from burn injuries.

  • Warwick building burns to the ground, no injuries 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:16 am
  • WARWICK, Rhode Island - Warwick officials say a two-story commercial building has burned to the ground in a blaze that drew additional firefighters from Cranston and Providence. No injuries have been reported.

  • Electrical device helps paralyzed men move legs 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:55 am
  • LONDON - Three years ago, doctors reported that zapping a paralyzed man's spinal cord with electricity allowed him to stand and move his legs. Now they've done the same with three other patients, suggesting their original success was no fluke.

  • Paralyzed Ohio man determined to skate again 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 12:16 pm
  • SYLVANIA, Ohio - Through thick and thin, the saying goes about the tenacity of friendships to last through life's ups and downs. Few can attest to the vitality of that personal bond like Sylvania native Jeremy Bigelow.

  • Chile: some services restored after quake 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:53 pm
  • IQUIQUE, Chile - Chilean officials said Friday that water, fuel, electricity and other essential services are being re-established three days after a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake rattled the country's far north. But pockets of poor people living in damaged homes, shantytowns and tents were still suffering the brunt of the disaster, and the hypothermia death of a newborn raised the quake's toll to seven.

  • Town marshal badly hurt in motorcycle crash 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:35 am
  • COLUMBUS, Indiana - Police say the town marshal of a central Indiana community suffered severe head injuries in a motorcycle crash.

  • Boats burn at Stamford marina, no major injuries 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:53 am
  • STAMFORD, Connecticut - Stamford officials say four people were treated for smoke inhalation as a fire damaged two boats at a marina and sent smoke toward Interstate 95.

  • Safety stand down to address on the job injuries 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:19 am
  • ATLANTA - Federal labor officials say they're partnering with construction contractors, the Federal Highway Administration and others to educate workers on preventing on-the-job injuries and fatalities.

  • Florence fireman hurt while battling brush fire 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:43 pm
  • FLORENCE, South Carolina - Authorities say a firefighter suffered serious burns to his neck while fighting a brush fire in Florence County.

  • Audit: Mine injury underreporting data lacking 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:43 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The Mine Safety and Health Administration should improve its data on mine operators' underreporting of work-related injuries and illnesses so that it can better target enforcement to address the problem, a federal audit said.

  • Motorist suffers serious injuries in crash 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:44 am
  • ACWORTH, New Hampshire - A motorist has suffered serious injuries after he lost control of his pick-up truck and it rolled down an embankment in Acworth.

  • Probation extended for costumed crime fighter 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:02 pm
  • FLINT, Michigan - A one-time costumed crime fighter who took a step on the wrong side of the law will spend more time on probation.

  • Autopsy: Missing man died of drowning, hypothermia 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:43 pm
  • VENTNOR, New Jersey - Authorities say a southern New Jersey man whose body was found late last week in a waterway near his home died of drowning and hypothermia.

  • Authorities: ATV accidents a troubling trend 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 12:07 pm
  • SAUCIER, Mississippi - Gerald Benton II nearly died after his all-terrain vehicle flipped during a race with his father in 2004. Had he been wearing a helmet, he would've walked away from the accident with minor injuries.

  • Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 1:10 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.

  • Sharp rise in dog-bite cases in Arizona 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:38 pm
  • PHOENIX - The number of cases of people treated in Arizona for dog bites has risen dramatically in the last few years, the state's top health official said Thursday, citing a study his staff compiled in response to a recent mauling of a boy that generated national attention.

  • Boston mourns 2 firefighters killed in blaze 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:36 pm
  • BOSTON - One was a fitness enthusiast who helped the wounded after the Boston Marathon bombings and planned to run the race himself this year. The other was a father of three young children who had firefighting in his blood.

  • Women: J&J trashed records in product injury suits 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:58 pm
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - Lawyers and advocates for women alleging Johnson & Johnson products injured them urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to investigate their claims the health care giant deliberately destroyed many documents critical to their lawsuits.

  • Conn. court: Horse owners must prevent injuries 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:32 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Owners of horses and other domestic animals must try to prevent their animals from causing foreseeable injuries, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday in a decision that avoided the larger issue of whether horses are inherently vicious while siding with a family whose child was bitten by one.

  • Conn. man rescued after falling through ice 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 11:52 pm
  • OXFORD, Connecticut - A Naugatuck man has suffered hypothermia after falling through the ice at the Naugatuck State Forest Reservoir in Oxford.