Stories tagged: deaths
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
By the 2025 model year, nearly all new vehicles sold in the U.S. will come with electronic alerts to remind people to not leave children behind in the back seats.
Wed., May 29, 2019
It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest’s 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite …
Fri., May 24, 2019
Officials say American climber Don Cash, who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, died of probable altitude sickness on the way down …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A new panel has begun looking into recent deaths of children in Montana’s child protective services system.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
Here is a roll call of some of the people who died in 2017.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
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
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.