Truck slams into Mexico pilgrim procession; 24 dead; driver fled

Jul 31, 2015

Truck slams into Mexico pilgrim procession; 24 dead; driver fled

At least 24 people, including four children, were killed when a truck plowed into pilgrims after its brakes failed in Mexico, authorities said Thursday as the driver fled the scene of the tragedy. More than 20 other people were injured following Wednesday afternoon’s accident ...

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

Jul 20, 2015

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

A 21-year-old man accidentally drowned in the backyard pool of a Los Angeles home owned by actress Demi Moore on Sunday morning, coroner’s officials said. Los Angeles police responded to the home in west Los Angeles after a 911 call at about 5:15 a.m., ...

700-kg kite in Shiga slams into crowd, injuring four

Jun 1, 2015

700-kg kite in Shiga slams into crowd, injuring four

A massive kite at a festival in Higashiomi, Shiga Prefecture, crashed into a crowd of spectators Sunday, injuring four people, the fire department said. The kite, measuring about 13 meters by 12 meters, was roughly the size of 100 tatami and weighed around 700 ...

Eight-car pileup on Yokohama Bay Bridge injures 10

Jun 1, 2015

Eight-car pileup on Yokohama Bay Bridge injures 10

A total of eight vehicles were involved in a multiple-car pileup on the Yokohama Bay Bridge on Monday morning that left 10 people injured, the Kanagawa Prefectural Police said. Although no one was seriously hurt, all 10 were sent to hospitals, authorities said. Police ...

South Korea ready to start work to salvage sunken ferry

Apr 20, 2015

South Korea ready to start work to salvage sunken ferry

South Korea’s oceans ministry said Monday that it was ready to start work to salvage a ferry that sank last year, killing more than 300 people, and that the operation would begin soon after it gets formal approval. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries ...