Stories tagged: fatalities
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 12:32 P.M.
Traffic deaths surged in first 9 months of 2016
Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that began in late 2014, according to National Highway Traffic Safety …
UPDATED: MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 4:08 P.M.
Official: Six dead in Chattanooga elementary school bus crash
Six people were killed Monday when a Chattanooga school bus with 35 young children aboard crashed, turned on its side and wrapped around a tree, according to the district attorney.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 2:08 P.M.
Driver, 10-year-old child, 2 players die in N.C. bus crash
The bus driver, two football players and a 10-year-old child are the four people killed after a bus carrying a South Carolina junior college football team to its first game …
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 5:49 P.M.
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years …
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 12:28 P.M.
Thousands hunker down after Louisiana floods; 6 killed
Thousands of people in southern Louisiana hunkered down in shelters Monday, forced out of their homes by intense flooding that took many people by surprise.
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 11:12 A.M.
Dozens killed, injured as crowded bus veers off Nepal road
A bus filled with people traveling to their home villages in Nepal to receive the first government payments for victims of last year’s devastating earthquake slipped off a narrow mountain …
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
Shallow quake in Peru kills at least 4, including U.S. tourist
A shallow magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered in southern Peru’s picturesque Colca Valley killed at least four people, including a 65-year-old U.S. tourist, and left some 30 injured as it toppled …
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 3:20 P.M.
Six die in plane crash in Alabama
Six people died when a small aircraft flying from central Florida to Oxford, Mississippi, developed engine problems and crashed Sunday morning while trying to land in Alabama, authorities said.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 2:01 P.M.
Authorities identify victims of Oregon motel fire
Authorities have identified the remains of four people who perished in a motel fire in Newport, Oregon.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 1:41 P.M.
Javier aims for Mexico’s Baja; 45 dead from earlier storm
Tropical Storm Javier pushed closer to the resort city of Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Monday as the death toll from former Hurricane …
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 1:24 P.M.
Doctors Without Borders says hospital it supports in Syria bombed, 13 killed
A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and specializing in pediatrics in a rebel-held northern Syria province has been destroyed in a series of airstrikes over the weekend that killed …
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 12:48 P.M.
Sheriff’s Department: Pierce County man kills nephew, shoots self
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said a man killed his 12-year-old nephew with a machete before fatally shooting himself in the head.
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016, 3:18 P.M.
New storm forms off Mexico; toll from earlier storm hits 39
The death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Earl grew to 18 in Mexico on Sunday as a new tropical storm formed off the country’s Pacific Coast.
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016, 3:08 P.M.
1 of 2 skydivers killed in California was first-time jumper
One of two skydivers who died plummeting into a Northern California vineyard was 18 and jumping for the first time, and his family was there watching when he hit the …
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016, 2:44 P.M.
Macedonia declares emergency after flooding kills 21
Macedonia’s government declared a state of emergency Sunday in parts of the capital hit by torrential rain and floods that left at least 21 people dead, six missing and dozens …
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016, 2:33 P.M.
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people
A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 12:46 P.M.
17 bodies found, 1,128 migrants rescued from Mediterranean
ROME – Rescue boats recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily on Thursday, a day after 22 corpses were found …
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 9:51 A.M.
Scout leader: Storms kill boy, woman in northern Minnesota
ELY, Minn. – A boy and a woman camping with a Boy Scouts adventure program were killed and two other campers were injured when severe storms swept through a northern …
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016, 10:46 A.M.
Precarious calm in South Sudan’s capital as foreigners flee
JUBA, South Sudan – Embassies and aid organizations in South Sudan were trying to evacuate staff from the capital, Juba, on Tuesday as a precarious calm settled over the city …
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016, 10:38 A.M.
Official: 22 dead in head-on train crash in Italy
MILAN– Two Italian commuter trains collided head-on Tuesday in the southern region of Puglia, killing at least 22 people and injuring scores more, officials said. At least two passengers were …
FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014, 11:20 A.M.
Additional financial aid for mudslide granted
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee’s request for more federal assistance to help with recovery efforts following the deadly mudslide in Oso has been approved.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014, 10:21 A.M.
Fund created to help siblings attend funeral for brother, father
A fund has been set up to help a young man and woman attend the funerals of their brother and father, who were killed Monday night in Coeur d’Alene, allegedly …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014, 7:35 A.M.
Mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands
ARLINGTON, Wash. — With search and cadaver dogs leading the way, rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered homes and twisted cars to …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014, 4:25 P.M.
Boy told police he killed his brother as he hid under a bed
A 14-year-old boy accused of murdering his father and younger brother Monday night in Coeur d’Alene showed no remorse in an interview with investigators and told them he had contemplated …
TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013, 9:25 A.M.
4 dead in California shooting spree
TUSTIN, Calif. — Authorities say a shooting spree through Orange County, Calif., left four people dead, including the shooter, and several others injured.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013, 7:45 A.M.
Authorities identify driver in fatal crash
Authorities have identified the woman who hit and killed a pedestrian on state Highway 2 Tuesday night.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013, 7:01 P.M.
One dead following crash near Spokane airport
Spokane police say one man is dead following a crash near the Spokane International Airport tonight. Spokane International Airport and Spokane police officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at the …
FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012, 7:23 P.M.
Driver arrested for hit and run, vehicular homicide
Authorities with the Washington State Patrol have apprehended a man for hitting and killing a pedestrian tonight after fleeing a separate hit and run collision.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012, 4:45 P.M.
Sheriff’s office investigates deadly crash
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies found a missing Hayden man dead inside his vehicle after an apparent car crash.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012, 4:11 P.M.
WSP has possible suspect in deadly hit and run
The Washington State Patrol has impounded a vehicle that may be connected to a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian this week.