National Transportation Safety Board Investigating Worker Death in Maryland

Article 0 Comments Federal officials are investigating after a railroad worker was killed at a Baltimore, Md., railyard. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway said by telephone that a Norfolk Southern worker was fatally injured Thursday morning at the Bayview railyard during the switching of cars. Holloway says the […]

Tennessee Flooding Breaks February Record, Kills 1

Article 0 Comments One person was killed and others needed to be rescued in Tennessee as pounding rains caused flooding last week. The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook on Feb. 6 that one person was swept away and confirmed dead. Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove told The Tennessean […]

Man Killed in Workplace Accident at Kentucky Toyota Manufacturing Plant

Article 0 Comments Kentucky authorities say a man has been killed in a workplace accident at the Toyota manufacturing plant in Georgetown. Scott County Coroner John Goble told news outlets that the man worked for Ryder and was trying to connect a truck and a trailer outside the plant Tuesday […]

Relatives of Woman Killed in Arizona Uber Crash File $10M Claim

Article 0 Comments Two relatives of a woman killed when she was struck by an autonomous Uber vehicle have filed a $10 million claim against the Phoenix, Ariz. suburb where the incident occurred in March. The Arizona Republic reported the previously undisclosed claim filed last fall against Tempe seeks $5 […]

Family Wants $20M for Police Shooting of Black Man in California City

Article 0 Comments The family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man killed by police last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking more than $20 million from the city of Sacramento and the two officers who opened fire. The federal lawsuit filed on behalf of Stephon Clark’s two sons, […]

Lawsuit Filed Against School District Over Fatal Shooting at Kentucky High School

Article 0 Comments The estate of a girl killed and three other students wounded in a shooting at a Kentucky high school have filed suit against the school district and school officials, the teenage suspect and his mother and stepfather. The lawsuit filed Monday in Marshall County Circuit Court alleges […]

Family of Boy Scout Killed by Falling Tree at Georgia Camp Sues Scouts Group

Article 0 Comments The family of a 14-year-old Texas Boy Scout who was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Scout camp is suing the Atlanta-area group overseeing Scouts programs. News outlets report Elijah Knight’s parents, Stephen and Courtney Knight, filed the wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday […]

Explosion on Oil Tanker Near Hong Kong Kills Crew Member

Article 0 Comments An explosion on an oil tanker in Hong Kong on Tuesday killed one crew member and left two others missing at sea, authorities said. The Vietnam-registered tanker burst into flames just before 11:30 a.m. as it prepared to refuel at an anchorage off the city’s southern coast, […]

Couple Sues City, Neighbor over Deadly South Dakota Fire

Article 2 Comments The parents of a 26-year-old woman killed in a fire at their home in Fairburn, South Dakota, filed a lawsuit against the small town and a neighbor, alleging a grass fire that sparked the deadly blaze was fueled by the remains of a nearby shed. The lawsuit […]

Cargo Ship Sinks in Rough Seas off Coast of Turkey; 2 Crew Members Killed

Article 0 Comments At least two crew members were killed on Monday after a cargo ship sank in rough seas off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, officials and media reports said. Seven crew members were rescued while a search was underway for four others. Turkish authorities launched a search and rescue […]