Baby freezes to death after being left on balcony to sleep in ‘fresh air’

World 01/08/20, 07:09

Authorities in Russia are investigating the death of a 7-month-old baby boy found frozen on a balcony of an apartment building Sunday morning, Jan. 5, according to officials. The child was exposed to temperatures of -4 degrees Fahrenheit for five hours in the town of Nikolaevsk-on-Amur in the far-eastern Khabarovsk region ...

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

U.S. 06/18/19, 15:04

An 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services, New Hampshire officials said Tuesday, amid efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of the popular tourist destination.Authorities may even file criminal charges in the case, ...

Eagle chick seen on internet cam dies after California storm

U.S. 05/28/19, 11:09

Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera .The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environmental advocacy group Friends of Big Bear Valley and the San Bernardino ...

Human toll of cold: more than 2 dozen dead, hundreds hurt

U.S. 02/01/19, 18:55

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. In Illinois alone, hospitals reported more ...

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