LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A hiker who was suffering from severe hypothermia on a New Hampshire trail near Mt. Washington died at a hospital hours after rescuers faced driving rain, blowing snow, and winds gusting to over 80 mph to reach him, conservation officers said.
OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit against a senior living center where an 89-year-old woman was locked out in cold weather and died a few weeks later.
In a 4-2 order, the court said Independence Village in Oxford had a duty to provide reasonable care.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A boat flipped over in high winds on a Colorado lake over Memorial Day weekend, sending 13 people into the water and leaving two dead.
The eight children and three adults were on the large, flat boat at Lake Pueblo State Park when it capsized Sunday evening.
A 7-year-old Kodiak boy whose body was found after being missing a week died from hypothermia, Alaska State Troopers said Wednesday.
Two people recreating in the Pillar Mountain area found the body of Sawyer Cipolla on Sunday.
STANDISH, Maine (AP) — The sheriff in Maine’s most populous county needed to be rescued after his kayak capsized in Sebago Lake.
Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce suffered symptoms of hypothermia following the episode Wednesday and was taken to Maine Medical Center as a precautionary measure, officials said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man walking on a shoreline wound up clinging to a chunk of ice for more than 30 minutes in frigid water when the shoreline ice broke loose and carried him out into Cook Inlet.
NEWBERRY, Mich. (AP) — A group of people on snowmobiles have been rescued after getting stranded in a marshy area in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
State conservation officers and a snowmobile patrol for the Luce County sheriff's office found the four snowmobilers late Friday night in the Sleeper Lake Marsh area, southwest of Sault Ste.
UNION SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama state trooper is being credited with saving the life of a missing hunter.
Trooper Charles May found the man on January 22 suffering from severe hypothermia, gave the man his clothes and then carried him about 100 yards (91 meters) out of the woods, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said on Facebook on Thursday.
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Officials in western Montana have released the name of a Colorado skier who died last week while skiing outside the boundary of the Lost Trail Ski Area on the Montana-Idaho border.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — At least 22 people, including 10 children, died in a popular mountain resort town in Pakistan after being stuck in their vehicles overnight during a heavy snowstorm as temperatures plummeted, officials said Saturday.
VASSALBORO, Maine (AP) — A Maine state trooper has come to the aid of an elderly man with Alzheimer's disease who had wandered away from his home during a storm and ended up in a ditch.
Troopers got their missing person report from a home in Vassalboro at about 5 a.m.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland health officials reported the state’s first cold-related illness death of this winter weather season on Tuesday.
The man in the 50 to 60 age range died in Baltimore, the Maryland Department of Health said in a news release.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized off Tomales Bay, north of San Francisco, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The boat began taking on water before capsizing Monday about a half-mile off the coast, the Coast Guard said in a news release.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The National Park Service has scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, a conservationist from Utah who disappeared along with his brother during a Yellowstone backcountry trip in September.
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — An unexpected snowstorm forced the rescue of dozens of runners in a long-distance trail race in the mountains of northern Utah.
None of the 87 or so runners rescued Saturday was hospitalized though several were treated for hypothermia and one was hurt in a fall, according to Davis County Sheriff Kelly Sparks.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — An autopsy has determined that a man whose body was found on the shore of a lake in Yellowstone National Park died of hypothermia, park officials said Wednesday.
“Dead by Dawn,” by Paul Doiron (Minotaur)
As Mike Bowditch leaves a cluster of mobile homes known as “Pill Hill” and steers down a twisting mountain road in the dark, he is driving straight into an ambush.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The former CEO of New York’s independent electricity marketer has been named interim CEO of the manager of the electric grid serving 90% of Texas, officials announced Tuesday...
The Maine Warden Service is warning that it may be spring but that cold weather can be dangerous after a pair of rescues over the weekend...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ power grid that buckled during February’s deadly winter storm would operate under new oversight and require power plants to prepare for more extreme weather under overhauls that moved closer to Republican Gov...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Thursday raised the death toll from February's winter storm and blackouts to at least 111 people — nearly doubling the state's initial tally following one of the worst power outages in U...
DALLAS (AP) — With the snow and ice clearing in Texas after days of unusually cold temperatures, bodies are being found of people who likely froze to death as they struggled to stay warm after electricity was cut to millions of homes...
KILLINGWORTH, Conn. (AP) — A pelican that got blown off course and was rescued in chilly Connecticut has been flown to Florida, where he is recovering from pneumonia and frostbite...
MADRID (AP) — Spanish emergency services said one migrant died on a boat carrying around 70 others that was intercepted Wednesday off Tenerife in the Canary Islands...
INVERNESS, Calif. (AP) — A couple who went missing in the woods of Northern California for a week survived by drinking from a muddy puddle and eating fern fronds, said rescuers who had given up hopes of finding them alive...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Five fishermen missing after a crab boat sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of the most dangerous industries in the U...
DEADWOOD – Numerous types of drugs were found in the system of a deceased Spearfish man who went missing from Deadwood Jan. 16 and whose body was found in a remote area near The Lodge at Deadwood April 11.
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...
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...