Monthly Archives: September 2014

Henrietta Bicyclist Attacked by Dog

Last week, a Henrietta woman was viciously attacked by dog. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened at about 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, in front of a daycare center. Donna Holman was riding her bike when two dogs attacked her. A small dog bit one of her legs, and a large dog bit… Read More

Fire Destroys Three Buildings in Chillicothe

A fire in Chillicothe destroyed three buildings on Monday, including an antique store and a drycleaner. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on the corner of FM 91 and US 287, in downtown Chillicothe. Two workers and the owner of the antique store were in the buildings when… Read More

Multiple Fatality Crashes and Natural Gas Extraction in Texas

Last week, the Houston Chronicle reported on the disturbing link between multiple-fatality crashes and the boom in natural gas extraction across the state. Specifically, they reported on “triple tragedies,” where three people are killed in one motor vehicle crash. According to the Houston Chronicle, in 2010, there were 72 fatalities from crashes that took at… Read More

Risperdal and Gynecomastia

Risperdal and the generic form Risperidone are atypical antipsychotic drugs that are often prescribed to treat certain mental and mood disorders like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Unfortunately, they’re linked with a wide variety of serious side effects including male breast growth or gynecomastia. While male children and adults are supposedly being treated for mood… Read More

Fatal Crash in Duncan

Last week, a crash in Duncan, Oklahoma took the life of a man from Lawton. According to KSWO ABC Channel Seven News, the incident happened at the intersection of Fifth Street and Camelback road, on Tuesday. Apparently, a driver, Gregory Barbour, was stopped at a stop sign on Camelback Road, when his automobile was rear… Read More

Brush Fire near Petrolia Burns 400 Acres

Last week, a brush fire near Petrolia burned about 400 acres of land. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the fire started sometime before 4:00 p.m., last Thursday near FM 2393. Firefighters were swiftly on the scene, and it took over two hours to contain the flames. Thankfully, the fire didn’t jump the road, but… Read More

Teen Injured by Propeller while Boating

On Sunday night, a 13-year-old girl was injured in a boating incident on Foss Lake in Custer County. According to KSWO Channel Seven News, the girl was attempting to jump from a platform to a tube when she was injured. For whatever reason, she missed the tube and was struck by the boat’s propeller. Very… Read More

Texas School Bus Crash Sends 12 Kids to Hospital

On Tuesday morning, a school bus crash sent 12 children to the hospital. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened near Farm-to-Market Road 879 and Ike Road. This one-vehicle crash occurred in Waxahachie, which is about 20 miles south of Dallas. For currently unknown reasons, the rear wheel of the bus left the… Read More