Stories tagged: Death
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
St. Louis faith leaders leading service in midst of unrest
Faith leaders in St. Louis are reaching out to try to help the area heal in the midst of racial unrest that has surfaced for the second time in three …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana
A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family’s home in a string of attacks last week that …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Oregon man gets life in prison for meth-fueled killing
A 62-year-old Oregon man has been sentenced to life in prison for allegations that he opened fire on his former wife and her friend while drunk and high on methamphetamine, …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Convicted killer O’Rourke gets 23 years
Judge Scott D. Gallina sentenced a Clarkston man to more than 23 years in prison Monday after listening to a 40-minute statement from the convicted killer.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Inmate becomes fifth man to ‘unexpectedly’ die at prison
A 23-year-old inmate at the Two Rivers Correctional Institution died suddenly, becoming the fifth unanticipated death at the state prison this year.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Train hits car in Tacoma, killing the driver
A train hit a car in Tacoma early Tuesday, killing the driver.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Two adults killed in northeastern Montana school bus crash
A pickup truck collided head-on with a school bus in northeastern Montana, killing the drivers of both vehicles and injuring four eighth-graders on their way to Havre for a field …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Blast at cement factory in southern Pakistan kills 5 people
Pakistani police say an accidental explosion at a cement factory in the country’s south has killed at least five people.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Cat 5 Hurricane Maria threatens storm-battered Caribbean
Hurricane Maria grew into a Category 3 storm on Monday as it barreled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean. Forecasters warned it was likely to …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Three die as buses collide at New York City intersection
A city bus and a tour bus collided and spun around in a New York City intersection on Monday, leaving three people dead, including a pedestrian, officials said.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at age 91
Harry Dean Stanton, the shambling, craggy-face character actor with the deadpan voice who became a cult favorite through his memorable turns in “Paris, Texas,” “Repo Man” and many other films …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Mother gets 30 to 80 years in sons’ bathtub drownings
A Pennsylvania woman who drowned her two youngest sons in their bathtub because she felt that would enable her to be a better mother to their older brother was sentenced …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Pete Domenici, Republican senator from New Mexico, dies at 85
Pete V. Domenici, a Republican lawmaker from New Mexico who became a leading voice on budget and energy policy during six terms in the Senate, and who a colleague once …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
8 die at nursing home as death toll in Irma’s wake mounts
Eight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida’s 4 million senior citizens amid power …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Officials: Bomber kills 3 outside Afghan cricket stadium
A suicide bomber struck outside a cricket stadium during a match in Afghanistan’s capital Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding seven others, officials said.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Montana official: 8 Family Services’ children died this year
A Montana official says the deaths of eight children who were involved with Child and Family Services have been reported to the state this year.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed
With 25 percent of the homes in the Florida Keys feared destroyed, emergency workers Tuesday rushed to find Hurricane Irma’s victims – dead or alive – and deliver food and …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Death toll in Mexico quake rises to 96
The official death toll in Mexico’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Militants attack convoy in Egypt’s Sinai, kill 18 police
Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police and wounding seven others in one of the deadliest attacks this year in the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Woman who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has died
A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday, her husband said.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Man dies in fall from Sacred Heart’s rooftop helicopter pad
A man died Friday afternoon when he fell from the rooftop helicopter pad at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Man charged in fatal shooting at Seattle homeless encampment
A 34-year-old man has been charged in a fatal shooting inside a tent at a Seattle homeless encampment.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Oregon authorities release ‘manifesto’ from mass shooting
Oregon authorities released a detailed report Friday on a mass shooting at a community college that includes a six-page, typewritten “manifesto” in which the shooter critiqued the methods of other …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
4 killed in medical helicopter crash in North Carolina
BELVIDERE, N.C. – The North Carolina Highway Patrol says four people have been killed in the crash of a medical helicopter. Patrol spokesman Master Trooper Christopher Knox said the Duke …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
4 killed in suicide bombing at Somalia restaurant: Police
A Somali police officer says four civilians are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in Baidoa town in southwestern Somalia.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
EpiPen maker failed to investigate product failures associated with patient deaths, FDA says
The makers of the EpiPen failed to properly investigate more than 100 complaints that the device misfired during life-threatening emergencies — including situations in which patients later died, according to …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 32 people, toppling houses, government offices and businesses while sending …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Lizzie Borden house for sale after B&B plan falls through
The mansion where the notorious 19th century suspect Lizzie Borden lived out her days after she was acquitted of the ax murders of her father and stepmother is on the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Hurricane aid measure grows to $15 billion as Irma bears down
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly backed a $15.3 billion aid package for victims of Harvey, nearly doubling President Donald Trump’s emergency request, and adding a deal between Trump and Democrats …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Nations rush to help islands devastated by Hurricane Irma
French, British and Dutch rescuers rushed aid to a heavily damaged string of Caribbean islands Thursday after Hurricane Irma left at least seven people dead and thousands homeless as it …