FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky public health officials say the state has had 100 flu-related deaths.
WHO: Up to 20 Ebola cases, and three deaths, reported in Congo
The recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has resulted in 20 suspected cases and three deaths, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Fargo man attacked police officer before struggle, death, reports say
WISHEK — A Fargo man who died during a December struggle with law enforcement in south-central North Dakota attacked a police officer before a sheriff’s deputy attempted to subdue him
West Point cadet hinted at suicide on Snapchat before his death: report
The missing West Point cadet found dead on the military academy’s grounds hinted on Snapchat that he planned to commit suicide, according to a report on Wednesday. Cadet Kade Kurita left a no…
Government and Fisher-Price issue warning for Rock 'n Play after 10 infant deaths reported
The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price issued a warning about use of the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play after 10 infants deaths.
Cougar Creek Fire reported 20 miles northwest of Entiat
ENTIAT — The 100-acre Cougar Creek wildfire is burning in the Mad River area of the Entiat Ranger District. The fire forced the closure of the Upper Mad River Trail ...
Report: Adderall effects led to death of A&M freshman Joseph Little
A report by the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office shows Texas A&M freshman Joseph Little died this summer after seizures and strokes due to toxic effects of amphetamine, specifically the
Three months later: How are northwest Louisiana medical marijuana patients doing?
A Shreveport pharmacy distributed its first rounds of marijuana-based medications to patients about three months ago. How are these patients doing now?
WHO confirms two new coronavirus deaths. What is coronavirus?
The deadly and mysterious coronavirus that first appeared in Saudi Arabia last year has claimed two more victims, bringing the official death toll to 11. The World Health Organization said a...
Four-vehicle crash with deaths, injuries reported; I-10 west past Exit 61 closed
Four people have died in an Interstate 10 crash that has closed all westbound lanes past Gautier Exit 61. There’s also injuries and a diesel spill, officials say.
Former U.S. skater John Coughlin was facing reports of sexual misconduct before his death
John Coughlin, a former U.S. figure skating champion who took his life Friday, was facing three reports of sexual misconduct against him.
20 years after last Pa. execution, long-awaited death penalty report released
A study released Monday suggested a number of changes to the death penalty system in Pennsylvania.
McAllen PD: Murder suspect pawned victim’s phone before reporting death
A man who didn’t immediately report the death of a woman he’s accused of strangling told investigators he went to the McAllen Police Department to tell them about the body in his house before his mother came home from a trip to California. Juan Manuel Hernandez, 37, made the statement to McAllen PD Detective Peter Boyko inside an interview room at the police department on Oct. 28, 2017, after he arrived at the station looking for the slain woman’s son-in-law, who is a…
New report questions homicide ruling in Durham dog-leash death
A new pathology report raises questions and concerns about whether the death of a man found with a dog leash around his neck was actually a homicide. Bill Bishop was found unresponsive in his Durham home in April.
Report: Burley jail staff didn't check on inmate before his death
BURLEY — Thomas M. Rettew lay in a jail cell suffering the effects of a meth overdose for 95 minutes before guards checked on him, decided he was detoxing and
2019 off to a deadly start for Lee County roadways with 10 reported deaths
The month's number of fatalities in Lee County was twice that of January 2018 and included three crashes that killed two people each.
Texas wife calls lawyer before spouse reports suspect death
DALLAS (AP) - The wife of a Dallas man charged in the fatal shooting of someone they thought was a burglar contacted a lawyer before the husband called 911 to report a home invasion, according to police documents James Michael Meyer was charged with murder in Thursday's shooting, with bond set at $150,000, The Dallas Morning News reported. Online jail records had no information about an attorney to speak for Meyer, who was no longer in custody Sunday. Meyer told police he heard…
Citizens demand safety improvements to Newport Way Northwest
Public comment session at city council a moment of catharsis following 4-year-old's death; City announces safety review of crosswalks
Girl, 10, dies at Lehigh Valley Hospital; second child death after hoverboard fire in Harrisburg
A second child has died in the aftermath of a Harrisburg fire sparked by a charging hoverboard.
Bacteria linked to 20 deaths
Infections first reported in Wisconsin and has now spread to Illinois and Michigan