Complex, 2-hour rescue effort saves man who fell through ice
Firefighters worked for two hours Thursday afternoon with saws and rescue equipment to save a man who fell through the ice in Westborough. According to the Westborough Fire Department, a man fell through the ice in the middle of Cedar Swamp, near 57 Brigham St. Sign up for our Newsletters After the complicated rescue, the man was driven up a dirt road in an ATV to a waiting ambulance and then taken to a hospital for treatment. Fire Department officials said the man is expected to recover.
Wu Yongning, 26, had fallen to his death while recording a stunt atop the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, capital of Hunan Fans of Wu Yongning, 26, had already been speculating about his death after his hugely popular social media account failed to publish new material since November
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Over the weekend, a Drexel University medical student was hopping across rooftops when he fell to his death.
The incident occurred within the Spring Garden section of North Philadelphia, reportedly taking place at 2 AM at an apartment in the 1200 block of Buttonwood St.
reports that the victim was identified as 23-year-old Vivek Subramani in an email sent to students from Drexel President John Fry.
"On behalf of the entire Drexel community, I want to extend my deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Vivek," Fry wrote in his statement. "There are no words to express the sense of loss when any young life is cut so short."
Subramani was with two other students when he fell two stories and hit his head on the ground.
As bystanders waited for medics to arrive, one of the people on the scene administered CPR.
Subramani was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and was pronounced dead.
Another witness at the scene said that they had been drinking earlier in the day.
Police believe that there was no foul play.
Philly professor accused of spending $185K in grant funds on strippers, iTunes .
Drexel University Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa was arrested and charged with using the money on "adult entertainment and iTunes purchases," officials say.Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa is accused of using the money on "adult entertainment venues and sports bars, meals, and iTunes purchases," according to the release.