Monday, June 17 2013 11:24 AM EDT2013-06-17 15:24:16 GMT
An altercation between a man and woman ended after the man struck the woman with his vehicle then fled the scene Sunday afternoon, according to Ocean Springs police. Police say the woman was tryingMore >>
A woman was struck by a truck Sunday afternoon and police say the driver fled the scene.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 12:29 PM EDT2013-06-17 16:29:55 GMT
Two suspects were arrested Friday in connection to a stolen black Ford F-250, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara. Brisolara said the sheriff's department received several complaintsMore >>
Two suspects were arrested Friday in connection to a stolen black Ford F-250, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-06-17 14:36:40 GMT
FT MYERS, FL (WBBH/CNN) - Video footage showed a Florida teen swimming with a 30 foot whale shark. Chris Kreis spends most of his time working in the family business. "I started when I was 3-years-old,"More >>
A Florida teen was caught on camera swimming with a 30 foot whale shark.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-06-17 10:54:06 GMT
A fishing trip along Biloxi's Back Bay quickly took a turn for the worse for one group Friday night. Blood stains mark the aftermath of the grueling night Thomas Leos, Sandy Miller, Joey Weidenbach, BruceMore >>
A fishing trip along Biloxi's Back Bay quickly took a turn for the worse for one group Friday night. Blood stains mark the aftermath of the grueling night Thomas Leos, Sandy Miller, Joey Weidenbach, Bruce Rogers and Christine Weber became heroes.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
There is a new internet sensation, and thousands of YouTube videos are making the rounds online. It's called the salt and ice challenge, and it can be very dangerous.
"Kids mainly on YouTube are taking salt and pouring it onto their hands or pouring it onto their skin and then applying ice," explained Dr. Frank LoVecchio, the co-medical director of Banner's Poison Control Center.
The ice and salt interact and the temperature can drop well below freezing. According to a test by CBS5, after just a few minutes, the mixtures register at less than 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
"I can't imagine these kids holding it for that long, but there are records I'm told of seven, eight or nine minutes," said LoVecchio.
There are also cases of teenagers hurting themselves while trying this challenge. Last summer, a teenager in Pittsburgh received second-degree frostbite burns after his brother poured salt in a cross shape on his back and then applied ice.
"It's similar if you try to hold dry ice. When you try to hold dry ice if you do squeeze dry ice or grab it, you will get a burn typically. It's the same sort of principal. The moisture in your skin freezes and the moisture in your skin causes a burn," LoVecchio explained.
LoVecchio said there have not been many cases yet here in the Valley, but the Poison Control Center is prepared for any calls.
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.
Be the first to find out about breaking news! To sign up for email alerts from the WLOX Newsroom, just enter your email address below.
Your email address will never be shared with a third party and youMore >>