Stories tagged: Death
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 1:26 P.M.
Turkish 747 cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens
A Boeing 747 cargo aircraft crashed Monday during its approach to Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground. The jumbo jet …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 11:26 A.M.
Search resumes for father, toddler swept into ocean by wave
The Coast Guard says it has resumed a search for a father and his young son after a wave swept them to sea from an Oregon beach.Coast Guard Petty Officer …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 11:15 A.M.
Seattle ceramic artist Akio Takamori, ‘a very gentle soul,’ dies of cancer at 66
Seattle ceramic artist Akio Takamori spent Wednesday working in his Magnolia studio.He put the finishing touches on some pieces with the help of his son, Peter, and loaded a kiln. …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 10:02 A.M.
U.S. official says Orlando shooter’s widow has been arrested
The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter was arrested Monday by the FBI, a U.S. law enforcement official told the Associated Press. The official said Noor Salman was taken into …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 9:04 A.M.
5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort, police say
A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen on Monday left five people dead, including two Canadians, an Italian and a …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 7:12 A.M.
Top U.N. official: 10,000 civilians killed in Yemen conflict
The United Nations’ humanitarian aid official in Yemen says the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 8:18 A.M.
Puerto Rico police seized guns from alleged airport shooter Esteban Santiago
More than four years before accused airport shooter Esteban Santiago killed five and wounded six others, Puerto Rico police in his hometown of Penuelas confiscated one or more handguns he …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 9:14 P.M.
Washington flu deaths increase to 46; now at epidemic level
Health officials say the number of flu deaths in Washington state is up to 46.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 10:32 A.M.
Feds say fugitive lived in Oregon under crash victim’s name
Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim as he avoided arrest …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 8:26 A.M.
Lord Snowdon, ex-husband of Princess Margaret, dies at 86
Lord Snowdon, the society photographer and filmmaker who married Britain’s Princess Margaret and continued to mix in royal circles even after their divorce, has died. He was 86. Buckingham Palace …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 7:43 A.M.
Idaho man indicted for allegedly abducting wife before deadly crash
An Idaho man accused of abducting and stabbing his ex-wife and then causing a fatal crash in eastern Oregon has been indicted by an Oregon grand jury.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 10:58 A.M.
Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush
An Arizona state trooper stopped to help at a car wreck along a remote highway Thursday when he was shot and wounded in an ambush by a man who was …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 4:16 P.M.
Two women found dead in Washington fire were reportedly decapitated
Officials say two women found dead in a Tacoma house fire last week were decapitated by a man during a drug binge.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 7:14 P.M.
Family of boy killed on Kansas water slide reaches settlement with park owner
The family of the 10-year-old Olathe, Kansas, boy killed last summer at Schlitterbahn water park has reached a civil settlement with the water park owner.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 12:20 P.M.
Judge formally sentences Dylann Roof to death
CHARLESTON, S.C. – A judge has formally sentenced Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black worshippers in a racist massacre at a Charleston church. U.S. Judge Richard Gergel handed …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 11:58 A.M.
Woman killed in head-on crash with ambulance on Interstate 5
The Washington State Patrol says a woman driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Seattle was killed in a head-on crash with an ambulance.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 9:33 A.M.
12-year-old arrested in mom’s death, sister’s stabbing
A 12-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing his mother and wounding his sister.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 9:09 A.M.
Flu epidemic death toll grows to 12 in Pierce County
Officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Pierce County has risen to 12, up from five deaths last week.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 5:19 P.M.
Flu death toll climbs to 24 in Washington
Health officials say two dozen people in Washington state have died from the flu so far this season, and the number is likely to climb.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 4:44 P.M.
Fort Lauderdale attack may revive debate over security screening at airport entrances
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 1:33 P.M.
Turkey detains 18 in connection with attack near courthouse
Police detained 18 people on Friday in connection with an attack near a courthouse in the western city of Izmir which killed a policeman and a courthouse employee. Justice Minister …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 1:07 P.M.
Gunman kills five at Fort Lauderdale airport
Police said five people were killed in a shooting Friday afternoon at the Fort Lauderdale international airport that also sent several others to the hospital.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 10:20 A.M.
Suspect in Idaho murder refuses extradition from New York
A man suspected of the murder of an Idaho college student has refused extradition from New York.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 10:17 A.M.
Police find missing Oregon woman in trunk of her car
Authorities say the body of a missing Oregon woman has been found in the trunk of her car.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 9:59 A.M.
18 dogs die in fire at animal rescue facility near Tumwater
Eighteen dogs have died in a fire at a privately run animal rescue facility south of Olympia.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 8:26 A.M.
Afghan officials say at least 7 miners killed by gunman
The provincial governor of Afghanistan’s Baghlan province has said that an unknown gunman has killed 12 coal miners.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 7:46 A.M.
Avalanche kills Kalispell skier in Glacier National Park
Authorities say a Kalispell man has died from injuries sustained in an avalanche while backcountry skiing in Glacier National Park.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 7:44 A.M.
SeaWorld: Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, has died
Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010 and was profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity at …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 7:19 A.M.
Poll: Most Germans feel safe despite Berlin attack
Most Germans say they think their country is a safe place despite the recent truck attack in Berlin that claimed 12 lives shortly before Christmas, according to a new poll.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 6:53 A.M.
Second red panda triplet dies at suburban Philadelphia zoo
A red panda, a species listed as endangered, has died at a suburban Philadelphia zoo.