Former defenseman offered to donate brain five years ago

TORONTO - Before concussions were a serious topic in hockey, Steve Montador knew all about the consequences of head injuries. Five years ago, while still playing in the NHL, Montador committed to donating his brain to research.Dr. Charles...

Man charged with attacking father with golf club

...attack by his son.Nathaniel Jackson, 48, was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center on Tuesday evening with a severe head injury, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Alexander Lee Jackson, 21, who lives with his father...

Woman in critical condition after apartment assault

...called to Maxwell House apartments at 1002 Greene St. about 10:19 a.m. found the woman unconscious with visible head injuries consistent with an assault, according to a statement from Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. Glen Rahn.Deputies later...

Augusta man indicted in mother's homicide

...92-year-old Agnes Caviston dead on the floor of the living room. According to sheriff investigators she suffered massive head injuries.Caviston has been held without bond since his arrest.

Former linebacker Junior Seau is elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility

...researchers who studied his brain said it showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease connected to repeated head injuries, including concussions.Seau played for 20 seasons, the first 13 with the San Diego Chargers, followed by three...

Cross Creek girls top Greenbrier after injury scare

The Cross Creek girls basketball team defeated Greenbrier 57-44 in a game that saw Lady Razorbacks guard Javia Grice carted off after a head injury.

Former Colt Ben Utecht delivers serious message through music

...football disappeared as an option ? Utecht was knocked out for 90 seconds after a hit in training camp, causing a head injury that took eight months to recover from ? he dived into his music full time.Eclectic in his musical tastes, Utecht's...

Riverwalk attackers sentenced to 30 years in prison

...from the blows, Homlar said.Spires suffered massive head injuries and spent weeks in the hospital recovering. He still has occasional seizures. Solesbee suffered head injuries, too, and a broken jaw. She needs the assistance...

Across the region

...3-year-old boy and her live-in boyfriend have been charged with homicide by child abuse after the toddler died from head injuries.Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton said in a news release that one of his deputy coroners thought the child's...

Double points in finale dropped by Formula 1

...Bianchi "did not slow sufficiently to avoid losing control."The 25-year-old Bianchi suffered life-threatening head injuries, but has recently been showing signs of recovery. Two weeks ago, he was taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated...