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  • Children locked in hot car as mom shopped, authorities say

     
    L.A. County sheriff's officials praised members of the public for alerting them to the plight of two young children who were left inside a car during sweltering condition Saturday in Cudahy. The children's mother was arrested on suspicion of child......
  • Mother arrested after leaving children in hot car

     
    A young Los Angeles woman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of child endangerment after allegedly leaving her two small children in a locked car while she went shopping in Cudahy as temperatures soared outside. Arely Amaya, 18, is suspected of......
  • Deputy describes rescuing children locked in hot car

     
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials have provided details of how a tip from a citizen and action by a deputy led to the rescue of two children locked inside a car during sweltering conditions Saturday in Cudahy. The children's mother......
  • NHTSA Wants Parents to 'Look Before You Lock' This Summer

     
    As the mercury rises this May, so does the risk of children dying of heatstroke in vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash-related vehicle fatalities of children younger...
  • Hot weather safety

    Hot weather safety
    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...
  • Grandfather sentenced to 27 months for forcing boys on brutal hikes

    Grandfather sentenced to 27 months for forcing boys on brutal hikes
    An Indianapolis grandfather guilty of forcing his grandsons of brutal hikes through the Grand Canyon was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison Thursday. Christopher Carlson, 45, was also sentenced to one year of supervised released. He is not allowed...
  • Having trouble sleeping in the heat?

    Having trouble sleeping in the heat?
    For those without air conditioning, getting to sleep and staying asleep can be very tough. Sleep loss and exhaustion during periods of excessive heat is common. Here are some recommended steps from the National Sleep Foundation on getting to sleep. Avoid...
  • It's sizzling and dangerous; here are some health safety tips for the heat

    It's sizzling and dangerous; here are some health safety tips for the heat
    The Peninsula Health District is reminding residents that the extreme heat we're experiencing is downright dangerous.  Last year there were 10 heat-related deaths in Virginia and there have already been several this year.  “During times of...
  • UPDATE: Heat takes the lives of 2 people in Elkhart

    UPDATE: Heat takes the lives of 2 people in Elkhart
    The 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...
  • 2 Children Found in Sweltering Cars, 1 Dead

    2 Children Found in Sweltering Cars, 1 Dead
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- A toddler left in a locked car in near-record heat has survived temperatures that could have reached as high as 150 degrees Fahrenheit, one expert says. At 158 degrees, you can cook an egg. Two children were left in extremely hot...
  • Hiker dies of heat stroke near popular falls

    Hiker dies of heat stroke near popular falls
    SAN DIEGO -- A 19-year-old woman died after being overcome by heat while hiking on a steep trail to a popular waterfall in East County, county officials said. Lynn Thu Tran of Escondido began feeling ill and passed out during an outing to Cedar Creek...
  • Many questions in Wilk child neglect trial

    Many questions in Wilk child neglect trial
    SOUTH 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...