injuries

2 Workers Injured In Rawlins Refinery Fire
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Two workers were injured during a brief fire at the same refinery near Rawlins where four workers were injured in another blaze last month. Sinclair Oil. Corp. spokesman Clint Ensign tells the Associated Press in an email Tuesday  that the fired happened Friday night…
Storms Injure 15 In Western North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least 15 people were injured and at least 60 buildings damaged when a possible tornado struck two counties in western North Carolina, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The storms struck in Rutherford and Burke counties late Wednesday afternoon as a cold front…
5 Injuries Reported In Alaska Gas Station Fire
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say the fire that burned a gas station near Denali National Park was apparently started by an explosion inside the convenience store. Trooper Sgt. Mike Roberts told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/nNAcSV
Woman Breaks Hip in Hospital Lobby, Told to Call 911
If you’re going to fall and hurt yourself, you might think a hospital lobby is a pretty lucky place to do it. After all, the building does house doctors and nurses who can tend to you right away. That’s what 82-year-old Doreen Wallace thought. But she was wrong. On October 8, she and h…
Man Runs 50-Mile Marathon With Mouth Wired Shut
Brandon Mulnix wasn’t going to let a little thing like having his jaw wired shut get in the way of completing a 50-mile marathon. The 32-year-old from Lowell, Michigan made it to the finish line of the 50 mile North Country Trail Run in roughly 12 hours, despite having his jaw wired shut…