HOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired NFL players seeking testing as part of a $1 billion concussion settlement must see a doctor close to home to prevent fraud and "doctor shopping," the federal judge...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When a race car's throttle became stuck, at least two people were hurt, including one with critical injuries, when the car crashed in the pit area at a Nebraska track over the...
BOSTON (AP) — Five Massachusetts researchers working on potential treatments for spinal cord injuries have received grants from the state.
The Department of Public Health says the grants,...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan Legislature's consideration of auto insurance bills (all times local):
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is threatening to veto...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House members have voted down another effort to make helmets optional for people 21 and over riding on motorcycles in North Carolina, with concerns and costs of head injuries...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Five people were hospitalized after a fight broke out at a Utah youth psychiatric center that took officers from several police agencies about an hour to bring under...
US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday halted sales of a type of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic conditions in women, following years of patients' reports of injuries and...
Researchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head blows. Experimental scans found higher...
COCOA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says an 11-year-old boy was seriously injured when the golf cart he was driving overturned on a central Florida street.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas flatly rejected former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's lawsuit against an exercise band maker he blamed for injuries — including blindness in one eye — he suffered when...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's injury lawsuit against the maker of an exercise band (all times local):
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman filed a lawsuit against grocery chain Hy-Vee, claiming she was knocked down by a store's automatic doors and suffered injuries that required...
Healing slow to come for some after Humboldt crash
The 13 players who survived the Humboldt Broncos bus crash one year ago in Canada are dealing with injuries ranging from paralysis and back pain to brain damage and mental health issues. A...
Product lawyer points out Reid’s conflicting statements
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid was challenged Friday about his "veracity" and truthfulness after saying that his political career was cut short by an eye injury that he blames on an...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid told a Nevada jury Thursday that his career was cut short by injuries he suffered when a TheraBand exercise device slipped from his hand and he fell in...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for elastic exercise band maker TheraBand blamed former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday for his own serious injuries, including blindness in his right eye, suffered when...
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Soccer’s treatment of head injuries under new scrutiny
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — With soccer's treatment of head injuries again under scrutiny, Switzerland has withdrawn defender Fabian Schaer from its next European Championship qualifying...
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Officials at a Georgia trauma center are reviewing a day this month that began as a slower-than-usual Sunday and ended in one of its busiest days.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hospital officials say they treated an unusually high number of injuries from motocross races at Daytona International Speedway during the city's annual Bike...
8 injured at federal prison in California
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say eight people have been injured at a federal prison in Victorville but details remain sketchy.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department says there...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say four Indianapolis firefighters escaped with minor injuries after a head-on crash between their truck and a car while en route to an emergency call.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue of a man trapped on the roof of a burning New Jersey shore home.
The fire in Asbury Park was reported around 3:30 a.m....
Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults and hip fractures are among the most common injuries.
That's according to a study published Wednesday in...
2 injured in house fire in Worcester
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — Two people have been injured in a house fire in Worcester.
Vermont State Police say they were notified of an explosion and house fire on Sunday around 10:30 a.m....
Idaho house OKs bill to help emergency responders with PTSD
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation identifying post-traumatic stress disorder as an occupational injury sustained by Idaho's emergency responders passed the House on Thursday and is heading to Gov....
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Ohio firefighters monitor blaze in docked ship; no injuries
OREGON, Ohio (AP) — A fire continues to burn inside a Lake Erie docked vessel as Ohio firefighters try to cool the ship in an incident with no injuries.
The fire broke out on the deck of the St. Clair Saturday night at the Port of Toledo in northern Ohio. The cause is still undetermined.
Denny Hartman is chief of the fire department in Oregon, Ohio. He said Sunday morning that the fire apparently burned through the deck and ignited an enormous rubber conveyor belt below.
Lawmakers hear bills to change child protection system
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers heard several bills seeking to make changes to the state's child protection system, including reducing turnover of caseworkers, setting higher standards for removing children from their homes and increasing accountability.
Republican Rep. Dennis Lenz presented three bills to the House Judiciary Committee Thursday, including one that would require children to be in danger of serious bodily injury or starvation before they could be placed in state care.
Worker fixing semitrailer suffers severe burns in explosion
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A worker repairing a semitrailer in Georgia suffered severe burns in an explosion.
DeKalb County Fire Rescue spokesman Dion Bentley tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the explosion occurred Thursday morning at a tractor-trailer repair factory. Bentley says the victim suffered burns from the waist up.
High winds force emergency landing in Reno, 5 minor injuries
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Five passengers suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a Delta Air Lines flight headed from Southern California to Seattle encountered severe turbulence in a winter storm and was forced to make an emergency landing in Reno.
Three of the passengers were transported to a local hospital, where their conditions were not immediately known, Reno-Tahoe International Airport spokesman Brian Kulpin said.
The Latest: 3 hospitalized after emergency landing in Reno
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on five passengers injured on a Delta Air Lines flight that made an emergency landing in Reno after encountering heavy turbulence in a winter storm (all times local):
Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight that made an emergency landing in Reno say the plane encountered "crazy turbulence" before it touched down safely and three people were hospitalized with minor injuries.
3 hurt escaping from fire at Springfield wastewater facility
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Officials say three contractors were hurt escaping from a methane burst at the Springfield Wastewater Treatment Facility.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that two of the contractors were taken to a hospital Monday with non-life threatening injuries and the third refused treatment.
Canadian diplomats file suit over injuries suffered in Cuba
TORONTO (AP) — Some Canadian diplomats who became mysteriously ill while posted to Cuba are suing the Canadian government.
Canada has confirmed 14 cases of unexplained health problems since early 2017. Twenty-six workers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba have also been affected, suffering a range of symptoms and diagnoses including mild traumatic brain injury, also known as a concussion.
French yellow vest protesters condemn injuries, blame police
PARIS (AP) — France's yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during the anti-government demonstrations.
Multiple protests in Paris and other cities denounced Macron's economic policies, which they view as favoring the rich, for the 12th straight weekend of demonstrations. Most were peaceful.
Human toll of cold: more than 2 dozen dead, hundreds hurt
CHICAGO (AP) — The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart attacks and carbon monoxide poisoning.
At least 144 Illinois ER visits due to cold-related injuries
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits and one person has died due to cold-related injuries since Tuesday.
Department spokesman Melaney Arnold said Thursday that there were at least 65 visits in Chicago and at least 75 outside Chicago. The data say the injuries were either hypothermia or frostbite. The department didn't list the specific cause of the death or where it occurred.
Man severely burned in e-cigarette battery explosion
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has suffered severe burns after he says an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pants pocket.
Jacob Dudhnath says he had just arrived at work Monday morning in Mamaroneck Monday morning when the battery burst into flames.
The 27-year-old says he began rolling on the ground, and his co-worker Kevin Carrelli says he burned his hands trying to rip the pants off.
DeVos suffered broken pelvis, hip socket in cycling accident
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is recovering from a broken pelvis and hip socket that she suffered in a recent cycling accident.
DeVos commented on her injuries Thursday while speaking in Washington at an event for young entrepreneurs. It was her first public appearance since the accident earlier this month.
The 61-year-old DeVos is using a wheelchair while her injuries heal and is expected to make a full recovery.
Police officer hurt in crash with Florida storage facility
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a Miami police officer has crashed into a storage facility while apparently attempting to avoid another vehicle.
News outlets report the officer was injured in the Monday night wreck and taken to a nearby trauma center with minor injuries to her legs. Miami Fire Rescue says the officer was responding to a call when she apparently swerved to avoid another vehicle and hit the building.
High court seems likely to side with Merck in Fosamax case
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed inclined Monday to side with drugmaker Merck & Co. in a dispute over the warning label on its bone-strengthening drug Fosamax.
Firefighter, 3 people injured in Camden house fire
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving house fire in Camden has left three people and a firefighter injured.
The fire broke out around 3 a.m. Monday on the 200 block of Grand Avenue.
Firefighters found one resident outside the home when they arrived. They soon rescued the other two, and all three were taken to hospitals. Their names have not been released.
Silicon Valley mayor hurt after car hits him while bicycling
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of Silicon Valley's largest city remained hospitalized Wednesday with two fractured vertebrae and sternum after he was struck by an SUV while riding his bike on New Year's Day.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said in a statement released Wednesday that he has a couple of months of physical therapy ahead but is expected to make a full recovery.
Officials: House fire leaves 2 with burn injuries
FRANKLIN, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say one person was airlifted to a Boston hospital while another was treated for burn injuries locally after a fire in New Hampshire.
Franklin firefighters say they responded to the two-story home Thursday evening on reports of heavy smoke and fire. The Concord Monitor reports the fire was contained to the kitchen and was quickly knocked down.
Autopsy: Tumor, not ambulance crash, caused toddler’s death
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An amended autopsy says the toddler whose ambulance overturned after being struck by a drunken driver died from a brain tumor and not injuries suffered in the crash.
3 South Korean teens presumed dead, 7 unconscious at motel
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean fire department officials said Tuesday that three teenage boys were presumed dead and seven other boys were being treated for injuries after they were found unconscious at a motel in the seaside town of Gangneung.
At least 6 injured as home’s deck collapses in metro Atlanta
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say at least six people were taken to metro Atlanta hospitals with broken bones and other injuries after a home's back deck collapsed.
Mississippi day care closes after injuries to toddler’s face
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — An in-home child care center in Mississippi is closed after parents said their 18-month-old son was attacked by a 4-year-old while the children were unsupervised.
The Mississippi State Department of Health issued an order Tuesday to close Pooh and Crew in Pascagoula.
Parents of college student sue classmate, others over death
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old college freshman who died of head injuries in a fall suffered after a day of drinking are seeking to hold his roommate and other students liable.
Lafayette College lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams died on Sept. 11, 2017, two days after he fell in his dorm room and likely hit his head on the concrete.