Boy On ATV, Rescuer Die In Texas Pond AccidentA 7-year-old boy and a man have drowned after the child drove an all-terrain vehicle into an East Texas pond and the adult jumped in the water to try to save the youth.
Several Critical Injuries Reported After Tornado Oklahoma City area hospitals are reporting critically injured patients after a deadly tornado that killed at least five people struck the metro area.
Plane Crashes With No Apparent Survivors A twin-engine Cessna 421 en route from West Houston Airport to Tulsa Riverside Airport in Oklahoma has crashed, and a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says there appears to be no survivors.
Climatologist: Urban Heat Islands Could Increase Mortality RatesProfessor Andrew Carleton at Pennsylvania State University said a phenomenon called 'urban heat islands' could lead to a higher rate of temperature-related mortality. The Farmers' Almanac and other climate research organizations are anticipated extreme heat and weather conditions for the summer of 2012. Are their predictions - and the dangers inherent in them - accurate, or will conditions be cooler than they think?
Houston-Area Glider Crash Kills 3, Including BoyAuthorities say three people in a glider have been killed after their light aircraft went down in a Southeast Texas field.