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4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

1 sentenced in smuggling venture that killed 4

A judge has sentenced to prison a Bahamian national who called 911 when the boat carrying him and 10 other migrants capsized, killing four Haitian women.


Related Topix: Florida

5 hrs ago |

Did champion boat racer fake his own death?

LONGPORT Authorities are suggesting that a champion powerboat racer declared missing following a crash of his pontoon board late last month may have staged the accident to avoid theft charges.


Related Topix: Longport, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Somers Point, NJ, Marmora, NJ

5 hrs ago | CJAD

Lac-Megantic engine's U.S. trip could be 'major issue' for criminal trial: lawyer

The criminal trial for the engineer in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster could have a "major issue" after the locomotive quietly slipped into the United States and was nearly auctioned off, his lawyer warns.


Related Topix: Prison, Train Disaster, Canada, Milo, ME

7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Lost Canadian sailboat found off Washington coast

There was no sign of 69-year-old Paul Clark, who sailed alone out of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, earlier in July on his way to Port Hardy, British Columbia.


Related Topix: Ocean Shores, WA, Canada,

8 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Good Samaritan rescues 4 after boat sinks in Lake ErieGood Samaritan...

Good Samaritan rescues 4 after boat sinks in Lake Erie A Good Samaritan boater rescued four adults from Lake Erie, about 8 miles north of Presque Isle, Pennsylvania Check out this story on CLEVELAND - A Good Samaritan boater rescued four adults from Lake Erie, about 8 miles north of Presque Isle, Pennsylvania, ... (more)


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

12 hrs ago | Suria

Death toll in Indonesia Eid boat...

Rescuers pulled 12 more bodies from an Indonesian river Friday, bringing the death toll in two boat sinkings to 36, as millions travel across the country for the Eid holiday season.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Life, Ramadan,

16 hrs ago | 10News

Boat capsizes on El Capitan Reservoir; 1 dead

One person is dead and at least three others are injured after a boat capsized on El Capitan Reservoir in Lakeside.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

Death toll in Indonesia boat accidents up to 34

Rescuers evacuate a victim of a boat sinking in the Kapuas river that left a number of people dead in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, Thursday, July.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, World News, Indonesia,

Mud Key boat crash leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in Miami

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating after a boat collision left one woman dead and another injured Thursday in Mud Key.


WTVG-TV Toledo

4 rescued after sailboat capsizes near Audubon Island

Maumee and Perrysburg crews responded to a water rescue near Audubon Island Thursday afternoon.


Related Topix: Maumee, OH, Perrysburg, OH, Lucas County, OH, Toledo, OH

The Age

Death toll rises in Turkey tanker disaster

Twenty-six people died as a result of a horrific tanker truck explosion in southeast Turkey last week, with the toll rising drastically after more victims passed away at hospitals across the country.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Explosion

The Daily Star

4 drown, 10 missing in Sirajganj boat capsize

Four people were confirmed dead and at least 10 went missing after a boat capsized in the Jamuna river in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj this morning.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News

ABC News

7 Killed, 13 Missing as Boat Sinks in Indonesia

An official says a boat carrying villagers sank after hitting a stump in a river in western Indonesia, leaving a woman and six children dead and at least 13 others missing.


Richmond County Daily Journal

Workshop offers disaster prep pointers

Daily JournalDonna Wright is Richmond County's director of emergency services. She and other officials hope for a high turnout at the free disaster preparedness education event scheduled Aug. 7 at Cole Auditorium.


Related Topix: Richmond County, NC, Rockingham, NC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

One person killed in crash in Pierce County, Nebraska

The Pierce County Sheriff's office says around 2 p.m. a pickup truck was attempting to turn west on 852nd Road from Highway 13. The accident caused the tanker truck to leak fuel for a short time before fire crews were able to stop it.


Related Topix: Pierce County, NE, Pierce, NE, Hadar, NE

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Families of Malaysia Airlines victims unlikely to receive compensation

The accusations that Russia bears the blame for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane by a surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine nearly two weeks ago leaves a key question still hanging: Will the already-troubled investigation produce any definitive word on who should be declared the responsible party? The answer has very practical ... (more)



Tomahawk man drowns; What happened unknown

Two people in a car were hurt in a crash with a semi-truck on U.S. Highway 51 at an intersection near Irma, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, WI

The Miami Herald

4 rescued after boat capsizes off Islamorada

The U.S. Coast Guard says four people have been rescued after their boat capsized off Islamorada in the Florida Keys.


Chicago Tribune

Body found on Whiting beach may be missing boater

A body that washed up on a beach in Whiting, Ind. could be a man who disappeared when a boat sank in Lake Michigan in May, claiming the lives of a Chicago attorney and an Arlington Heights woman, authorities said.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

My FOX Chicago

Three men rescued after sailboat capsizes near Monroe Harbor

Shortly before 8 p.m., the three men -two 63-year-olds and a 50-year-old - were aboard a 19-foot sailboat bound for the harbor, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.