Latest Injuries News

NFL, players agree to end 'race-norming' in $1B settlement

Oct. 21, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court. The...

Woman burned in July 4 Portland apartment fire third to die

Oct. 18, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman who suffered serious burns to more than 65% of her body after she was trapped in a July Fourth apartment fire in Northeast Portland has died. Kelsi Edmonds, 26, had been at the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center after...

Fire erupts at Kuwait oil refinery; minor injuries reported

Oct. 18, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire erupted on Monday at a major oil refinery in Kuwait, the state-owned oil company said, reporting that some workers suffered from smoke inhalation and other light injuries. The blaze at the key Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery along...

QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman’s return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay’s need at cornerback. And now Sherman is hurt. There are big names aplenty among the...

Yellowstone crews scale back search for Utah conservationist

Oct. 15, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The National Park Service has scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, a conservationist from Utah who disappeared along with his brother during a Yellowstone backcountry trip in September. The national park that covers parts of Wyoming, Idaho and...

Minnesota court: Workers' comp can't cover medical marijuana

Oct. 13, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers' compensation for injured employees doesn't cover medical marijuana because the drug remains illegal under federal law, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The state's highest court issued a pair of rulings that overturned earlier...

Coroner: Autopsy confirms no foul play in police van death

Oct. 13, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An autopsy confirmed that a woman found dead inside a police van parked outside headquarters wasn't the victim of foul play and didn't suffer any trauma, an official said Wednesday. Dr. Tyler Berryhill, Madison County's coroner, said the...

Vermont detects viral disease that often kills deer

Oct. 11, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A frequently deadly viral disease that affects deer has been confirmed in Vermont for the first time, the Department of Fish and Wildlife said Monday. The cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease have been confirmed in deer in Castleton and West...

The Latest: Bills-Chiefs return from halftime weather delay

Oct. 10, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 5 in the NFL (all times EDT): 11:15 p.m. The Bills-Chiefs showdown at Arrowhead Stadium resumed after a weather delay of about an hour with Buffalo leading 24-13 to start the second half. About half the crowd of...

Lawmakers will hear testimony on dozens of health care bills

Oct. 10, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — State lawmakers are planning to host a virtual public hearing Tuesday to take testimony on dozens of health care related bills The Joint Committee on Financial Services will hear from supporters and opponents on a slew of bills from legislation intended to...