injuries

Amputees sue railroad in Iowa, saying it creates danger

Two Iowa women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road are suing the railroad for allegedly ignoring a safety hazard that's left a trail of horrific injuries.

5 Minnesota prison workers injured in inmate melee

The Minnesota Department of Corrections says five staff members at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights had to be treated at a hospital after an inmate melee.

Lacy, Adams improving after ankle injuries

Eddie Lacy and Davante Adams' ankles were feeling better on Monday, and the Green Bay Packers' two young offensive weapons will have until Thursday to continue healing.

Nelson, Hayward pass physicals; Rollins lands on NFI list

The Green Bay Packers' good news of names not included on their physically unable to perform and non-football injury lists far outweighed the bad news of the four players who flunked their physicals and won't be ready for Thursday's training camp-opening practice.

Concussion in winter sports

According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, each winter hundreds of thousands of young athletes head out to ice and ski slopes to enjoy, practice, and compete in a wide variety of winter sports.