Joan Rivers dead at 81

...surrounded by family and close friends, daughter Melissa Rivers said. She was hospitalized Aug. 28 after going into cardiac arrest in a doctor's office following a routine procedure. The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances...

Kick back, wait for the news this week in Augusta

...Tuesday's performances were probably just another step in the process.Harvey, who was high on drugs, died of cardiac arrest in June 2013 at a service station on Gordon Highway while resisting arrest by two officers. The Georgia Bureau...

Family protests stun-gun death case, demands justice outside courthouse

...deputy held a protest at the John H. Ruffin Jr. Courthouse Monday to demand justice.George Harvey, 39, went into cardiac arrest June 29, 2013, while officers tried to apprehend him at the Chevron Food Mart on Gordon Highway. The Georgia Bureau...

Stun gun use protested at courthouse

From Staff ReportsA protest took place Monday morning in front of the Augusta Judicial Center and John H. Ruffin Jr. Courthouse over last year's death of George Harvey after deputies shocked him with a stun gun. Harvey went into cardiac arrest in June 2013 while being subdued.

Local "heroes" honored by Red Cross

...realized she was unconscious and turning blue. After checking her vitals and realizing Thornton had gone into full cardiac arrest, they performed CPR for about 10 minutes until EMTs arrived.Like many of the other heroes, Scott and Reynolds...

Finding another way

The irony is enough to cause cardiac arrest.In blatant disregard of the free market, Georgia's Certificate of Need requirement (coincidentally abbreviated as CON) allows...

Augusta family blames Vietnam vet's death on Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center

...attempted to perform a CT scan to determine the cause of his coma, but before they could, her husband went into cardiac arrest and was jolted back to life, despite his living will containing a do-not-resuscitate clause."When he finally...

Defibrillator vest saves Augusta woman's life

...and rescuing her from a sudden cardiac arrest."It saved my life," Murphy...those are most at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, which Shah said is the leading...the damaging effects of a sudden cardiac arrest, but we cannot predict the future...

GBI investigating Jefferson County inmate death

...Sonya Cecilia Mitchell, 33, of Atlanta, went into cardiac arrest about 8:15 p.m. and could not be revived, said...comfortable.When EMS personnel arrived, Mitchell was in cardiac arrest. She was taken to Jefferson Hospital in Louisville...

Boxing elite turn out for Emanuel Steward's memorial service

...that much talent," he said. "I may not be a Kronk fighter by contact, but by heart I am."Steward suffered cardiac arrest while he was hospitalized near Chicago last month, and it proved too much to overcome as he also fought cancer...