| Dec 21, 2011
Last week, the Pentagon marked the official end to the war in Iraq with a brief ceremony in a secure part of the Baghdad airport - helicopters hovering protectively overhead.
Although Defense Secretary Leon Panetta later declared that the cost paid by...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:23 PM
When the Lawrence family moved to Wichita 14 years ago, life was good. They had a new home, a new baby, then everything changed.
Cindy and Mark Lawrence had just returned from the hospital with their their son Mitchel and newborn daughter Natashia. Cindy...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:56 PM
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky -- A 61-year-old Army veteran is suing the U.S. government for $10 million, claiming negligent care resulted in severe frostbite on his penis, leading to its partial amputation.
Michael D. Nash of Louisville, Kentucky, is asking...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old amputee, aims to make medical history Sunday when he attempts to climb 103 stories to the top of the Willis Tower with his state-of-the-art bionic leg.
Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago equipped Vawter...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Flesh-eating bacteria might sound like something from a science fiction movie or an episode of "The Twilight Zone."
But it isn't make believe. Instead, it's a real-life horror story — one where a micro-organism enters the body through an open wound...
| Nov 4, 2012
Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old amputee, aims to make medical history Sunday when he tries to climb 103 stories to the Skydeck of the Willis Tower with his state-of-the-art bionic leg.
Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago equipped Vawter with...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Aimee Copeland was spending her first night at home Wednesday since flesh-eating bacteria forced the amputation of her hands, leg and foot three months ago.
Copeland's first stop out of rehab was to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch with her family, said her...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
A man is accused of animal cruelty for amputating his dog’s leg at home, which then became infected.
Bart the dog arrived at the non-profit group Sammie’s Friends after a dog twice his size attacked, and nearly killed him. His neck had torn...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 9:25 PM
BREAKING: A pair of pedestrians were seriously injured Saturday night after they were struck by a vehicle at 1530 S. Dixon Road. The call came over the scanner at around 10:20 p.m. that one of the pedestrians had suffered a traumatic amputation causing...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:05 AM
- Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours
- Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo
- Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:57 PM
A collision between a bike and a semi truck nearly claims the life of 18-year-old Tyler Cumings of Montague.
Cumings survived, but lost his arm and the use of his legs.
The accident happened on August 15th and ever since then, Cumings has been...
| Sep 13, 2012
Dr. Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is used to hearing his work described as science fiction.
Way back in 1999, he and his team grew bladders in a lab and successfully implanted them in patients with...