#Brain Injury

Major Injury DUI Crash In Sonora, Man Arrested For Vehicular Manslaughter

SONORA (CBS13) — Theodore Young was arrested for the murder of Rebekah Gall, who died from injuries she sustained in a driving under the influence crash on State Route 108 near Chicken Ranch Road on January 18, 2022, according to the Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office. Young was arrested and bailed on accusations of DUI in connection with the incident on Tuesday. Officers from the California Highway Patrol apprehended him after obtaining a warrant for his arrest. The CHP was able to arrest Young without having to wait for formal charges to be filed by the District Attorney’s Office on Monday by obtaining a Ramey warrant. The District Attorney’s Office backed CHP’s request for a Ramey arrest warrant in order to apprehend Young for murder. On Monday, January 24, 2022, a complaint will be filed by the District Attorney’s Office charging Young with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the influence causing brain injury, and driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher causing brain injury with a prior driving under the influence conviction.
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Gary Jenkins: Three admit Bute Park attack but deny murder

Two men and a teenage girl have admitted attacking a doctor in a city park - but have denied his murder. Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, was assaulted in Cardiff's Bute Park in the early hours of 20 July. The father-of-two was left with a severe brain injury and died 16...
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Macaulay McGowan ready for Sergio Martinez challenge

Two years ago Macaulay McGowan feared his son, Albie, would be brain damaged for life, so fighting the great Sergio Martinez holds little fear for the Manchester native. The baby was born in December 2019, with the 27-year-old and his wife Francesca in turmoil after they were told of the neonatal brain injury.

Reversing That Mental Freak-Out Moment

With dreams of attending a top-ranked college, you need very high scores on both sections of the entrance exam. For months, you study and prep and study some more for the SAT. You are ready on test day. This day will determine your life’s course. As you take your seat, you notice your palms are sweaty, and you feel your heart pounding in your chest. When the test begins, your mind goes blank. You find yourself unable to remember anything you studied. Even the easiest math questions are impossible to answer. You are now breathing fast and feeling nauseous. You put your pencil down, run out of the room, and collapse in a puddle of tears. What’s happening?

Prairie Grit Therapy takes on 25 clients in its first year and plans to expand

An adaptive sports program that started with just one sport five years ago has taken in just about every sport you can think of and expanded with a whole new chapter. Krystal Butgereit was a member of the board of directors of Adapted Sports Prairie Grit since its creation in 2016.

Man indicted for first-degree murder of a child

FORT MOHAVE – A Fort Mohave man has been arrested for the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son. The victim was hospitalized on Jan. 7 and died Jan. 10. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 21 reported the Jan. 13 arrest of Nikko McLachlan, 27. Agency...

Man recovers from traumatic brain injury after taking part in cutting edge cognitive recovery program

ABI Wellness is making big differences in the lives of people that have suffered traumatic brain injuries. Cloverdale’s Mark Watson runs ABI Wellness and they’ve been been offering their program to individuals who were at the end of their regular therapy routine and, in some cases, had lost hope for any type of recovery. Mark says slightly more than 100 people have gone through ABI’s cognitive therapy program so far.
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Scottish dancer Lily Douglas dies from cancer, aged just 14

An inspiring teenager who fought a rare type of cancer that inspired millions of others around the globe has tragically died. Lily Douglas (14 years old) was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. This rare type of cancer affects bone and surrounding tissues. Her posts about living with the disease as well...
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Vidalia teen recovering after being badly injured in car accident

NATCHEZ — A Vidalia teen and Adams County Christian School graduate Dylan LaPrairie is expected to fully recover from brain and spinal injuries he received in a Jan. 8 single-vehicle accident on Hutchins Landing Road near U.S. 61 South. LaPrairie was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver, 20-year-old...

Dr Gary Jenkins: Three deny Bute Park murder as trial begins

Two men and a teenage girl have admitted attacking a doctor in a Cardiff city park, but deny his murder. Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, was violently assaulted in Bute Park in the early hours of July 20. The father-of-two suffered a severe brain injury and died of his injuries at...

Hit your head?Look for these warning signs of concussion

Friday, January 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) If you or someone you know is suffering ConcussionMedical evaluation is very important, experts say. A Concussion Is a “short-lived function Brain injury Usually caused by a collision or blow to the head, “said Cleveland Clinic. Concussion Expert Dr. Richard Figurer said in a news release at the clinic.