A government official said crashes involving large trucks had killed 50 percent more people than last year. He said it was time to fight back, vowing to reduce the dangerous behaviors of truckers accused of driving with too little sleep and taking drugs to combat fatigue.
He was one of the foundations upon which the Chicago Bears built their legendary defense of the 1980s.
The human brain is often compared to a computer, but in reality the three pounds of tissue resting between your ears is much more complex and adaptable than any desktop, laptop or tablet computer you might own.
The Wausau man who crashed his car through two walls of a shopping mall is in some ways a very lucky man.
Ask someone who has been compensated for serious injuries they've sustained at work or in a car accident and you will almost always find that, if they could, they would gladly trade the money to be free of the injuries, the pain, the surgeries and the rehabilitation.
Alex Trevino was one of the workers engulfed in flames when coal-dust ignited in a fireball at a We Energies plant in Oak Creek.
A dog bite can be a painful, traumatic experience. Powerful jaws and sharp teeth combine to tear skin and the tissue beneath. The injuries can be severe and long-lasting.
As an Army Ranger, he survived two tours in Iraq. But this "gentle giant" from Wisconsin didn't survive a parachute training exercise.
What's a life worth? It's a question impossible to answer to everyone's satisfaction. But it's a question juries and judges have to grapple with on a regular basis.