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File photo of people riding all-terrain vehicles. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Boy On ATV, Rescuer Die In Texas Pond Accident

A 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.

08/05/2013

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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.

06/01/2013

File photo of investigators at the site of a plane crash. (Photo by SYLVAIN THOMAS/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

11/27/2012

File photo of the Houston skyline during summer. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Climatologist: Urban Heat Islands Could Increase Mortality Rates

Professor 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?

06/21/2012

File photo of a glider. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Houston-Area Glider Crash Kills 3, Including Boy

Authorities say three people in a glider have been killed after their light aircraft went down in a Southeast Texas field.

06/18/2012