Heat Stroke News
Justin Ross Harris’ ex-wife Leanna Taylor explains why she still supports him after son's hot car death
The ex-wife of Justin Ross Harris , the Georgia man who was found guilty of intentionally leaving the couple’s 22-month-old son to die in a hot SUV in June 2014, is speaking out for the first time about why she supported her ex-husband through the trial and continues to support him today. “It never
Al Gore hosts climate and health conference in Atlanta
Former Vice President Al Gore says too little attention has been paid to the health consequences of climate change
Civil trial ordered of Texas prisons, leaders in heat death
A federal judge has ordered a civil trial of the Texas prison system and its leadership in a civil rights lawsuit arising from the heat-related death of an inmate
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