Alabama police say a 24-year-old ER patient stole an ambulance, tried to saddle two horses and stole a second vehicle in a bizarre escape attempt before re-admitting himself back into the hospital. WAFF's Nick Lough reports. (NBC News)
Freezing rain in the Carolinas made traveling a nightmare, sending 29 people to the hospital. Even Utah, where residents are used to cold, a record number of people ended up in the ER. NBC's Katy Tur reports. (Nightly News)
An increasing number of children are swallowing the button batteries that power everything from remote controls to musical greeting cards and can burn a hole in a child's esophagus in less than two hours. NBC's John Yang reports. (TODAY)
Actress Laura Innes chats with TODAY's Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb about playing Sophia Maguire on NBC's new mystery-thriller, "The Event," and how it differs from her longtime role of Dr. Weaver on TV's "ER."