I have mostly frowny faces for “Smile,” a bluntly unsettling and blandly grim new horror flick that wrings as much mileage as it can out of a twisted grin.
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit radio news anchor died Friday in a domestic dispute that left four other people hospitalized, the man's radio station and authorities said.
Jim Matthews, the overnight news anchor at WWJ-AM for about seven years, died in the attack, the station reported.
As a walk-on long snapper — even one at powerhouse Alabama — Kneeland Hibbett doesn’t figure to rake in a lucrative endorsement deal.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A psychiatrist who helped fellow Cambodians recover from trauma resulting from the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal rule and a Japanese ophthalmologist who led an effort to treat thousands of Vietnamese villagers were among those selected for this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards, regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results released Monday for the three victims of a house explosion in a southern Indiana neighborhood show they died of blunt force trauma and compression asphyxia.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Ukrainian therapist Svitlana Kutsenko thought she was making progress with her patients — army veterans recovering from mental trauma suffered during fighting with Russia in 2014. Then, war erupted again.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An elected prosecutor in central Virginia said Sunday that a traumatic brain injury resulting from a fall earlier this year led her to step down temporarily from her job.
Ann Cabell Baskervill, the commonwealth's attorney for Dinwiddie County, issued a statement to the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Sunday, following stories by the newspaper about her absence.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the procedure room, now empty. She's recorded countless vital signs and delivered scores of snacks to the recovery area, now silent.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan woman was awarded over $400,000 on Friday by a federal jury after suing New York City and its police department, saying she suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was thrown to the ground by a police sergeant while serving as a medic for protesters during 2012 Occupy Wall Street events.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Missouri teenager died of blunt force trauma after falling from a 430-foot (130-meter) Florida drop-tower amusement park ride, according to an autopsy released Monday.
The report by the Orange County Medical Examiner's Office also ruled that 14-year-old Tyre Sampson's death in March was an accident.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Francisco 49ers fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being punched during a confrontation at SoFi Stadium in January is out of a coma and back in the San Francisco Bay Area, his attorney and a family friend said Wednesday.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Egan Bernal remained in intensive care in Colombia on Tuesday after undergoing what his team described as “two successful surgeries."
The 2019 Tour champion from Colombia, where he is a beloved celebrity, collided with a bus parked on the shoulder of a road outside Bogota on Monday morning while training with his team Ineos Grenadiers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long after most other lawmakers had been rushed to safety, they were on the hard marble floor, ducking for cover.
Trapped in the gallery of the House, occupying balcony seats off-limits to the public because of COVID-19, roughly three dozen House Democrats were the last ones to leave the chamber on Jan.
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Wreaths for each of the seven people whose bodies were discovered inside a Minnesota home over the weekend were left outside the residence Monday, where friends and relatives wept in below-freezing weather and wondered what happened to their loved ones.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The closure of a neurosurgical trauma program in central Maine will leave the state with just two.
Officials with Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston said on Monday that the program would end in two months.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The players race across the pitch on crutches, jostling for the soccer ball and passing it back and forth, their prosthetic legs lined up along the sidelines at a stadium in the Gaza Strip.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia's largest school district has reached a settlement with parents and advocacy groups over the treatment of students with disabilities.
The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the settlement effectively ends more than two years of litigation against the Fairfax County Public Schools.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A lawsuit claims a player on a highly ranked Southern California high school football team suffered traumatic brain injury, gashes and a broken nose in a locker room hazing ritual in which players punch each other until one gives up.
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.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The former captain of a championship-winning team in Australian rules football has become the fourth league player to be posthumously diagnosed with a debilitating neurological disease linked to head trauma and concussions.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus-related death toll surpassed 9,000 on Thursday, a grim reminder of the trauma still being inflicted by the pandemic despite the downward trend in virus cases and hospitalizations, Gov.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University Medicine Wheeling Hospital is working to regain a higher designation for its trauma center, officials said.
The hospital was downgraded recently from a Level II to a Level IV trauma center following a survey with the American College of Surgeons, hospital President and CEO Douglass Harrison said in a letter to EMS partners.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Police in Alexandria are investigating a death at a retail store.
The Alexandria Police Department said in a tweet Saturday night that there was a heavy police presence at BJ's Wholesale Club due to the death investigation.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some members of Congress want to ensure that protections are put in place to address ongoing trauma as more information comes to light about the troubled history of Indigenous boarding schools in the United States.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's only Level 1 trauma center and teaching hospital announced Friday it will now mandate all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The policy is a reversal from a rule put in place last month that allowed employees or students to skip the vaccine if they agreed to wear an N95 mask while on campus.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's only Level 1 trauma center is setting up a second emergency field hospital in a parking garage that will handle some of the sickest COVID-19 patients as the virus continues to ravage the state.
During Paul Tagliabue’s 17-year stint as commissioner, the NFL experienced labor peace, saw skyrocketing television deals, construction of new stadiums across the nation, and expansion to the current 32-team makeup.
MCHENRY, Ill. (AP) — A Jiffy Lube worker run over and killed by a customer's vehicle in suburban Chicago has been identified.
Joseph Majko, 29 of Crystal Lake died from blunt force trauma, the McHenry County Coroner's Office said Monday, WLS-TV reported.
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast in what authorities described Monday as a tragic accident at a Michigan home on the Fourth of July.
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — Motorcycle stunt jumper Alex Harvill of Ephrata, Washington, died from blunt force trauma to the torso after he crashed during a jump last week, according to Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison.
GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — Suzy Ishkontana hardly speaks or eats. It’s been two days since the 7-year-old girl was pulled from the rubble of what was once her family's home, destroyed amid a barrage of Israeli airstrikes.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel marked its national Memorial Day for fallen soldiers on Wednesday, in a year when national attention has been focused on the plight of veterans suffering from psychological trauma.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Authorities say an autopsy did not find any evidence of trauma in the death of a 31-year-old Louisiana jail inmate.
Casey Louis Simpson died March 16, he Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office said.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Six people died in accidents involving motorcycles during the annual Bike Week in Daytona Beach, police said.
In addition, multiple bikes suffered serious injuries in crashes and were taken to the hospital as trauma alerts, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported.
BERGAMO, Italy (AP) — Napoli forward Victor Osimhen will remain overnight in hospital under observation after being knocked unconscious during the final minutes of Sunday’s Italian league match at Atalanta.
BEIRUT (AP) — Joana Dagher lay unconscious and hemorrhaging under a pile of rubble in her apartment after the massive Beirut port blast in August, on the brink of death.
She survived because of the courage of her husband who got her out, the kindness of a stranger who transported her in his damaged car and the help of her sisters during the chaos at the overwhelmed hospital.
LONDON (AP) — Prince William says he is concerned about the mental health of U.K. ambulance drivers, police officers and other first responders who are being exposed to extraordinary levels of trauma and death as coronavirus cases soar.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Police in northwestern Indiana were investigating a Christmas Eve vehicle crash that left three people dead.
Lake County Sheriff’s police were called Thursday around 8:30 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors in San Francisco overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday condemning the naming of the city's public hospital for Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A new emergency department and trauma center opened Friday at a major Alabama hospital serving the Mobile area after a $20 million expansion project.
USA Health cut the ribbon on a new emergency department at University Hospital.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Southern Arizona is getting a second top-tier trauma center to provide care for complex and critical life-threatening injuries.
The Level One Trauma Center designation granted Carondelet St.
When a massive explosion ripped through Beirut this month, Yorgo Younes scurried to flee his building. He saw children crying and adults screaming as they scrambled for safety, one running barefoot over jagged pieces of glass in a state of shock and fear.
BEIRUT (AP) — When the huge explosion ripped through Beirut last week, it shattered the glass doors near where 3-year-old Abed Itani was playing with his Lego blocks. He suffered a head injury and cuts on his tiny arms and feet, and he was taken to the emergency room, where he sat amid other bleeding people.
DENVER (AP) — Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance.
When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended community meetings or handed out cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmers market, which has brought local, fresh foods and produce to Denver’s food deserts for more than a decade.
OCEAN SHORES, Wash. (AP) — A female humpback whale found beached in Ocean Shores, Washington, Monday appears to have died after suffering blunt force trauma consistent with a ship strike, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The parents of a University of Notre Dame freshman severely injured in a 2019 fall in a campus dormitory during a party filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the school, which they claim condoned a "quasi-fraternity atmosphere” at an on-campus residence hall.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Not long into the coronavirus pandemic, the Rev. Sandra Maria Van Opstal, a pastor at Grace and Peace Church on the West Side of Chicago, began to hear from congregants who lost their jobs and were struggling financially as the city closed nonessential businesses to slow the spread of the virus.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will immediately return to a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce the volume of trauma patients so that hospitals have more beds open to treat COVID-19 patients.
NEW YORK (AP) — Panic attacks, trouble breathing, relapses that have sent her to bed for 14 hours at a time: At 35, Marissa Oliver has been forced to deal with the specter of death on COVID-19′s terms, yet conversations about her illness, fear and anxiety haven’t been easy.