Poisoning

Villagers pray for poisoning victims during a condolence visit to the families in Basti Lashari, Pakistan, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Pakistani police arrested a woman for allegedly plotting with her newly married niece to poison the niece's husband with tainted milk that also ended up killing 17 other in-laws in a remote village. (AP Photo/Iram Asim)
November 08, 2017 - 8:37 am
BASTI LASHARI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police said Wednesday they arrested a woman for allegedly plotting with her newly married niece to poison the young woman's husband with tainted milk that would eventually kill him and 17 other relatives in a remote village. Investigators believe the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, actor Chuck Norris, left, and his wife Gena pose for a photo following a ceremony in Garland, Texas. Norris is taking on medical device manufacturers in a lawsuit alleging a chemical used in MRI imaging scans poisoned his wife. The lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in San Francisco says gadolinium that doctors injected into Gena Norris to improve the clarity of her MRIs have left her weak and tired and with debilitating bouts of pain and a burning sensation. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
November 01, 2017 - 6:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Action star Chuck Norris took on medical device manufacturers in a lawsuit filed in California on Wednesday alleging a chemical used in MRI imaging scans poisoned his wife. Gadolinium that doctors injected into Gena Norris to improve the clarity of her MRIs have left her weak...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, photo, Tanya Keith, of Des Moines, Iowa, and her daughter Iolana feed their chickens in the backyard of their home, in Des Moines. The trend of raising backyard chickens is causing a soaring number of illnesses from poultry-related diseases. For Keith, the nine hens and a rooster that she keeps behind her home provide fresh eggs and lessons for her three children about where food comes from. But even as her kids collect eggs and help keep the six nesting boxes tidy, she warns them not get too affectionate. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
October 19, 2017 - 5:00 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. After his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumor. For a week, Dan and DeAnna Gabriele...
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October 11, 2017 - 2:03 pm
LINCOLNVILLE, Maine (AP) — The drummer for the band Phish is trying to raise lead poisoning awareness after an alarming experience with his young son. The Bangor Daily News reports Jon Fishman and his wife, Briar, learned in 2014 that their toddler son had elevated levels of lead in his system. The...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, left, is escorted by police as she arrives for court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Doan and Siti Aisyah of Indonesia have pleaded not guilty to killing Kim Jong Nam on Feb. 13 at a crowded Kuala Lumpur airport terminal. They are accused of wiping VX on Kim's face in an assassination widely thought to have been orchestrated by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
October 05, 2017 - 1:08 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing estranged North Korean scion Kim Jong Nam (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A chemist has testified in a Malaysian court that he found traces of VX nerve agent and its precursors on the clothing of the...
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September 15, 2017 - 5:01 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Jose has re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic, but there is no current threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Friday afternoon that Jose had sustained winds of 75 mph (120...
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September 14, 2017 - 2:28 am
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Eight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens amid power outages that could last for days. Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez said...
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September 13, 2017 - 12:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Donald Trump will travel to the Naples area as part of a visit to hurricane-damaged Florida on Thursday. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president will be in the Naples area, in southwest Florida. Few...
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September 13, 2017 - 2:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Three people are dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Florida home following Hurricane Irma, and four others have been hospitalized. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williams says a deputy responded to the...
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Alfonso Jose Jr., 2, is floated down his flooded street by his parents as the wade through water to reach an open convenience store in the wake of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2017 - 8:49 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Three people are dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Florida home following Hurricane Irma, and four others have been hospitalized. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williams says a deputy responded to the...
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