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NY girl dies of electrocution while playing mini golf at Florida resort

A young girl vacationing with her family at a resort near Orlando has died after being electrocuted while attempting to retrieve her ball from a pond at miniature golf facility. Heroic bystander…

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Security gate falls off Brooklyn storefront, seriously injures woman and small child

A woman and child walking on the sidewalk in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn suffered serious injuries when the rolling security gate of a storefront business fell on them.


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Increase In Questionable Slip-and-Fall Claims, Report Finds

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released a report that found there has been an increase in questionable slip-and-fall claims.

There is little doubt that these types of…

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Boy crushed to death playing on a parking lot gate at Brooklyn apartments

A 12-year-old boy is dead after playing a game with other children involving an automatic parking lot gate at an apartment complex in the Brownsville area of Brooklyn.

Yakim McDaniels died…

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Preventing Dog Bites

Each year, more than 4.5 million people are bit by a dog in the U.S., according to the American Humane Association. A dog bite can be traumatizing, but there are several safety measures that you…

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Avoiding Slip & Fall Injuries

With winter still going strong, it’s a good time to talk about safety tips that help prevent outdoor slip and falls.

This time of year can be particularly dangerous for falls when…

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How Does a Woman Die in a Public Pool and No One Notices for Two Days?

July 1, 2011
Massachusetts authorities are investigating how a woman died in a public pool yet her body went undetected in the pool by lifeguards, swimmers and a health inspector for two days,…

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Flaming Dessert at Restaurant Turns into Fiery Nightmare that Burns Four Customers

June 12, 2011
Dinner at a Florida restaurant went horribly wrong for one family Saturday night when a flaming dessert prepared by the waiter unexpectedly splashed over customers.
The incident…

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Kids Injured When Wind Blows Away Three Long Island Bounce Houses

June 5, 2011
More than a dozen children suffered injuries after strong winds tumbled three inflatable bounce houses at a soccer event, ABC News reports.
The incident occurred Saturday…

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22 People Hurt as New York City Elevator Falls 3 Floors and Crashes

May 18, 2011
Nearly two dozen people are injured but lucky to be alive after an elevator malfunction caused the car to plunge three stories.
The incident occurred about 7:00 am this morning at…