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WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – A forensic pathologist told a St. Joseph County jury it’s “essentially impossible” to know how long two New Carlisle boys were trapped in the trunk of their mother’s car before they became overheated. A jury...
NEW CARLISLE — The community of New Carlisle continues to grieve the loss of 4-year-old Dominick Wilk and 2-year-old Issac Dunner. Both boys succumbed to hyperthermia this past week after they were found in a locked car trunk on Friday. On...
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WSBT-TV reporterThe weather is cooler, but we are learning more about the deadly toll the heat wave has taken. On Friday, Elkhart police found 84-year-old Kathleen Hyre and 45-year-old Michael Bowen both dead in their respective homes. These cases highlight the need...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who left a hair dryer running to warm her infant daughter on a freezing night has pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the baby's death. Brigit Hippen, of Hutchinson, had been scheduled to go on...
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities in Michigan say a heat wave that pushed temperatures to 100 degrees in places has contributed to the deaths of at least three people. The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report a Detroit man in his 60s died at...
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A Michigan City man sought in at least one shooting and a homicide is in custody Tuesday evening, the Indiana State Police report in a press release. Aaron Di Shon Windom, 25, was captured in Fountain County, Ind., after a police chase Tuesday...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY -- The cause of death for two boys who were found in a shut car trunk Friday in New Carlisle was a result of hyperthermia, the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit says. The coroner verified that excessive heat caused the organs for...
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a second person has died after attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. Graves said Monday 24-year-old Christopher William Yoder of Raleigh, N.C.,...
South Bend TribuneThe synopses read like plot lines for horror movies, despite their clinical tone. “Three-year-old child died from suffocation due to neck compression during an attempted exorcism performed by the child’s mother and the mother’s friend....
No parent would ever intentionally leave a child in a steaming car on a hot summer day. But it happens every year to astounded parents. Dr. Melissa Sparrow, clinical director of pediatric inpatient and emergency services at Greater Baltimore Medical...
ReutersAUSTIN (Reuters) - Most high school football players who die from heat-related illness are overweight, in the first weeks of practice and on the field in the morning, when the humidity is high and coaches take cooler temperatures for granted,...
Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. Heat disorders...
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