| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The weather can be frightful this time of year, even if parts of the country have enjoyed an unusually warm winter so far. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe in the cold and snow:
If it's cold enough outside, dogs and cats can get frostbite....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I'm thinking of starting my own remodeling business since I've been laid off work. The weather in my area is four season, and I wonder how you can continue to work outdoors in cold, rainy and snowy conditions. I don't want to lose income if...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:41 PM
The official search for a missing hunter from Craig ended Tuesday evening, after search crews found the hunter’s companion Sunday near Behm Canal, according to the Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard suspended its search for 24-year-old Garrett Hagan....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Fairbanks police have identified a man found dead in Noyes Slough Wednesday morning.
According to Fairbanks Police Department Detective Scott Adams, the body of 41-year-old Tyrone Ryder has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:02 PM
By ELAINE KURTENBACH MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun's blazing ascent over the horizon. Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Sunburned and exhausted, Yuko Matsuzaki entered her hotel room in Italy, searching for a cool place.
After swimming more than 16 miles from Capri to Napoli, Matsuzaki wasn't picky. She slung her arms around a porcelain toilet . . .
And fell asleep,...
| Oct 13, 2013
BELLE FOURCHE — From inside a small plane cruising over cattle country here, Scott Reder spied the carnage and felt sick to his stomach.
Mile after mile, half-buried by snow, the dead animals lay huddled in groups, calves close to their to...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A nationwide effort to promote CPR appears to have boosted survival rates for people who went into cardiac arrest in their homes, offices, grocery stores, movie theaters or anywhere else that wasn’t a hospital, new research shows.
The data come...
| Aug 21, 2013
A father-son rafting outing turned dangerous as churning waters at a dam on the Vermilion River trapped James Elenz and his 10-year-old son, Ryan.
They struggled for 40 minutes at Buzzi Unicem Dam near Oglesby. But with no evident means of escape and...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:38 AM
In July, two people died in northern Lake Michigan waters after their vessels overturned.
On July 16, Robert J. Womac, 70, of Leland and Belleville died after his kayak overturned. Earlier in July, Stephen William-Osler Easter, 8, of Ann Arbor, died when...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:02 PM
John O'Callaghan was known by his friends and community to be a healthy person. His wife, Whitney, said he's never had health complications, doesn't eat red meat and works out consistently. And according to their friend and neighbor, Jim Knapp, O'...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Two men were found guilty Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
The October 2009 incident attracted national headlines. Several...