Heat Stroke News
Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo Talk 'Queen of Katwe'
Nyong'o and Oyelowo appear on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about their starring roles in the film.
Atlanta Dad in Hot-Car Murder Trial Had No 'Cue' That Son Was in SUV, Defense Says
The defense gave its opening statements today in the murder case against Justin Ross Harris , the Georgia man accused in the 2014 hot-car death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper, maintaining that it was an accident and that Harris had "forgotten" to drop the child off at day care that day. Harris'
Ultramarathon man: George Chmiel aims to run across U.S. in 60 days
SAN DIEGO -- On Sunday morning, Sept. 11, George Chmiel will be surrounded by well-wishers on the deck of the decommissioned aircraft carrier Midway. There will be music, a few guest speakers and plenty of pomp for a grand sendoff. Then Chmiel will run through a special arch, down the ship's
Blue Cut Wildfire in Southern California: Containment Will Be Slow, Official Says
The Blue Cut wildfire in Southern California, which has destroyed homes and forced evacuations, has spread to over 31,000 acres today. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Mike Mohler told ABC News today, "Explosive fires are the new normal. I've never seen in 22 years fire activity like that." "The
Louisiana Flooding Survivors Face Health Risks During Clean Up
Deadly floods in Louisiana have already claimed six lives and led to at least 20,000 people being evacuated from the area, but the danger for residents isn't over when the water recedes. The potent mix of stagnant water and stifling heat can put survivors in the area at risk for a host of other
Illinois K-9 Died in Hot Squad Car After A/C and Temperature Alarm System 'Failed,' Sheriff's Office Says
A beloved K-9 who served with an Illinois sheriff's office died Sunday in a hot squad car after it appeared the air conditioning "malfunctioned" and a heat alarm system in the vehicle "failed to go off," according to an official. "The deputy and department is grieving over this," said Undersheriff
Waze Releases New Safety Feature Reminding Drivers Not to Forget Their Child in the Car
The navigation app Waze has released a new safety feature that reminds users not to forget their child, pet or other loved ones in the car before getting out. The feature, called "Child reminder," was made available to the public on Thursday, when Waze released its latest update on app stores for
Firefighters Rescue Little Girl Who Was Left Inside a Car on a Scorching Hot Day
Officials are now reminding the public of the dangers of leaving children inside a locked car.
Child Hot-Car Deaths Reach 23 So Far This Year, Closing in on 2015 Total
As heat advisories popped up again across the Mid-Atlantic and a heat wave continued in the East, people were reminded again of the deadly dangers of kids and cars as two additional heat-related child deaths were reported. KidsAndCars said late Monday that it had learned of two additional children
2-Year-Old Boy's Hot Car Death Under Investigation by Dallas Police
Dallas police said today they were still investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who had been left in a hot car as his family attended church this weekend. According to police, officers responded to a call from Dallas Fire-Rescue on Sunday around 4:20 p.m. regarding the toddler, who had been