Stories tagged: fatalities
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Stand-up paddleboards are increasingly popular. While fun, there are risks on the water. After four paddleboard-related drownings in the state this summer, the Washington State Parks Boating Program issued a …
Fri., April 26, 2019
The suspect who caused the fiery crash on a Colorado highway that involved 28 vehicles and left four people dead has been identified.
Thu., March 28, 2019
A large truck slammed into a crowd gathered on a dark highway in western Guatemala, killing 18 people and leaving bodies scattered on the roadway, firefighters said Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
The youngest victim was 6, the oldest 89. Relatives said one extended family lost 10 members.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019
Rescuers searched for victims Monday amid homes smashed to their foundations, shredded metal dangling from trees and dead animals lying in the open after a tornado ripped through a rural …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
A bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Shiite rebels exploded over a military parade for the Saudi-led coalition and its allies on Thursday near the southern port city of Aden, killing …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
A commercial crabbing boat capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast, killing the three men aboard and sending a shock wave through a seafaring community already struggling from a …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Three adults are dead and three children are safe after a standoff at a home in Meridian, Idaho on Sunday afternoon.
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
A husband-and-wife political power couple who were the current and ex-governors of the central Mexican state of Puebla died in a Christmas Eve helicopter crash, officials announced.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
Gunmen armed with assault rifles and explosives stormed a government building in the Afghan capital Monday, killing 29 people, wounding more than 20 and terrorizing hundreds in a brazen, eight-hour …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan’s southern coast, and …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018
At least three people died after a deluge that brought chaos to Australia’s largest city Wednesday.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018
The Pentagon has released the names of three U.S. servicemen killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, in what appeared to be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018
A white man with a history of violence and mental illness was recorded on surveillance video apparently trying to get inside a predominantly black church in Kentucky before he went …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
One of Taiwan’s fastest passenger trains derailed Sunday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said.
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
An argument at a toddler’s birthday party in South Texas escalated into a shooting that left four men dead and a fifth man wounded, authorities said Sunday.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
Spanish rescuers have found the bodies of a German couple who went missing after flash flooding on the island of Mallorca, bringing the confirmed death toll to 12. A young …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
A limousine on its way to a birthday party blew a stop sign at the end of a highway, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians in …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
Eight people, including four immigrants in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on crash on an Arizona highway, authorities said Thursday.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
A gunman went on a rampage in Kern County, California, killing his wife and four other people before shooting himself to death, authorities said.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
Taliban insurgents launched separate attacks on Afghan security forces in the country’s north, killing at least 52, provincial officials said Monday.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
A gunman opened fire Thursday morning in a building in the heart of Cincinnati in an attack that left him and three other people dead, police said.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
Two people died and three were critically injured after a crash on Interstate 90 near Ellensburg Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
A suicide bomber struck a private education center in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday where high school graduates were preparing for university entrance exams, killing 48 young men …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
A bus hit another vehicle at high speed and then rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
A collision in rural Oregon that killed eight people happened when the driver of one SUV crossed the centerline and crashed into another SUV carrying seven people.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That’s raising …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
An explosion in northern Syria killed at least 36 people Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known, opposition activists said.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to …