LaFAYETTE, Ga. (AP) - Two college students have died in a Georgia cave after rappelling into a waterfall and getting stuck under the frigid water.
Authorities in the north Georgia mountains say the two men from the University of Florida apparently died of hypothermia. It took rescuers more than... more »
Doctors say the best advice for sub-zero temperature is to stay out of the cold. But, if you do have to go out, dress in layers to keep your core warm and cover those parts of the body susceptible to frostbite (ears, nose, cheeks, chin, fingers, toes).
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Authorities say a Missouri worker was swept into a 27-inch sewage system pipe and pushed for more than a mile before his cries were heard and he was rescued.
Daniel Collins, from Collins, Mo., was listed in critical condition Tuesday night at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City.
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A body was found inside a wheel well of a Delta Air Lines plane after it landed in Tokyo from New York, and Japanese authorities Monday were trying to identify the man.
The body of the apparent stowaway was clad only in a long-sleeved, plaid shirt and jeans, police... more »
The father of a climber missing and presumed dead on Mount Hood says he bears no grudge against the mountain for taking his daughter. David Nolan said at a news conference Wednesday that he considers Mount Hood to be majestic and beautiful, and the family's religious faith has given them... more »
A dispatcher for an Oregon sheriff's office reports whiteout conditions on Mount Hood, where searchers have been looking for two missing climbers. Officials have to consider the high winds and heavy snow on Oregon's largest peak as they decide how to continue the search. The two, 24-year-old Anthony Vietti of... more »