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Associated Press (AP) — An All-American cross country runner from the University of Alaska Anchorage who went missing for days and was found with frozen feet, which later had to be amputated, says he was unhappy when he decided to go "in the woods."...
Tags: The Associated Press, Hypothermia
ANCHORAGAE, Alaska (AP) — A 28-year-old All-American cross-country runner who suffered frostbite after spending more than two days in frigid Alaska temperatures without winter gear has had his legs amputated just above the ankles. Marko Cheseto...
Tags: College Sports, Hypothermia
Wind chills around Michiana could plummet to between 15 and 20 degrees below zero by early Friday morning. Take extra care if you must be outside and please provide protection for your outdoor pets. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY through 1 p.m. Friday for...
Tags: Health, Feet, Porter, St. Joseph County (Indiana), Indiana
The St. Joseph County Health Department issued a public health advisory today because wind chill temperatures were expected to be below zero degrees tonight and Friday. Exposure to cold temperatures, whether indoors or outside, can cause serious life-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Among the great spectacles of winter, along with the northern lights and frozen lakes, are coatless kids. No coat, no gloves? No prob! These teens and tweens are chillin' out, literally and figuratively, in their sweatshirts...
Tags: Health, Hospitals and Clinics, New York, New Hampshire, Alaska
KNOX, Ind. — The Starke County Sheriff’s Department arrested 76 people Saturday morning after officers raided an animal fighting contest in Knox, police say. Just before 11 a.m., police responded to an anonymous tip that 50 people were...
Tags: Health, Wisconsin, Crime, Law and Justice, Illinois, Trials
SOUTH BEND — In addition to tons of snow, the blizzard that swept through the area this week left in its wake a blanket of cold arctic air stretching across much of the Midwest. According to National Weather Service Meteorologist Mark Steinwedel,...
We’re experiencing a true Midwest winter, and that's showing up in the increased number of hospital visits. Doctors said emergency room visits are up from this time last year, and they see more and more people coming in every day with a weather-...
Wind chills across the area this morning dropped between 15 and 20 below zero at times. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory for these cold conditions and it is expected to happen again tonight. Highs today will only make it to 12°...
Tags: Health, Weather, South Shore, Feet, Numbness
The Hartford CourantA ruptured propane tank at Eastern Metal Treating Inc. on Bacon Road sent two workers to the hospital Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. Officials were called to the business at 28 Bacon Road for a report of an explosion. Chief Charlie Macsata of...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Look beyond the western painted turtle's colorful stripes and you’ll find an animal that seems to have nearly magical powers. A baby western painted turtle can freeze solid, and as long as nothing cracks it in half or tampers with it too much, the...
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