Stories tagged: deaths
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
All four were inmates at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the state prison in central Virginia is failing to provide adequate medical care and …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
A rash of American combat deaths in Afghanistan is putting a spotlight on a stalemated 17-year war that is testing President Donald Trump’s commitment to pursuing peace with the Taliban.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The captain of a tourist boat that sank in a southwest Missouri lake and killed 17 people, including nine members of one family, didn’t tell passengers to put on flotation …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it’s …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:45 a.m.
Afghan officials say three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded two U.S. troops.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
limousine service operator was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
The U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter – the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 11 a.m.
The chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is on a mission to make sure hundreds of tribal members who were killed by U.S. troops in the 1863 …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
Attendees criticized NOAA for coordinating the now-canceled rescue effort of the orca J50 with SeaWorld, the entertainment park that had for decades profited from capturing the animals for use in …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
“My cousin died three years ago in Spokane County Jail, and I wish that it had stopped with him,” said Monica Moore, whose cousin, Lorenzo Hayes, died in the jail …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm – almost double the previous government estimate – with the elderly and impoverished …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Thursday was a particularly tragic day in regard to domestic violence in Idaho with five people being fatally shot throughout the state, including two couples who died in separate murder-suicides.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
A Spokane County Jail inmate died in his cell Wednesday night, possibly as the result of an attack by his cellmate, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
The U.S. government’s road safety agency says it has received allegations that defective Goodyear motor home tires caused crashes that killed or injured 95 people during the past two decades.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Two people died and two others were injured when their vehicle crashed into a snow plow that had taken a U-turn in Grays Harbor County.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Two people died early Wednesday in a suspected murder-suicide outside of a cosmetics factory near Little Rock, police said.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
A new panel has begun looking into recent deaths of children in Montana’s child protective services system.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Court records show a settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed against banana giant Chiquita Brands International by the families of six Americans kidnapped and killed in Colombia during the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 12:19 p.m.
One of Puerto Rico’s deadliest months in recent years has closed, with 78 killings reported in January as the U.S. territory struggles with a surge in violent crime and growing …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
The flu arrived as a great war raged in Europe, a conflict that would leave about 20 million people dead over four years. In 1918, the flu would kill more …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Nationwide protests in Iran saw their most violent night as “armed protesters” tried to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces repelled them, bringing the death toll in …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The world’s biggest journalists’ organization says that at least 81 reporters have been killed on the job this year and that violence and harassment against media staff have skyrocketed.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
An Islamic State suicide bomber struck a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 41 people and underscoring the extremist group’s growing reach in Afghanistan even as …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Here is a roll call of some of the people who died in 2017.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Egypt’s Health Ministry says a deadly road accident has left 13 people dead and eight others injured in south Cairo.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
An Oregon woman was sentenced to nearly 2 years in prison for the wreck that killed three motorcycle riders in May.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Puerto Rico’s governor on Monday ordered authorities to review all deaths reported since Hurricane Maria hit nearly three months ago amid accusations that the U.S. territory has vastly undercounted storm-related …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter.