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Woman Dies While Riding Rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas

Woman Dies While Riding Rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas

Bloomberg News/Mike Fuentes(ARLINGTON, Texas) — A woman died on a rollercoaster at the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park in Arlington, Texas, apparently after falling out of her seat, a witness told local media.
“She goes up like this, then when it …

Navy SEAL Killed in Freefall Training Was Member of Seal Team Six

Navy SEAL Killed in Freefall Training Was Member of Seal Team Six

U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Eric S. Logsdon(WASHINGTON) –The Navy SEAL killed in a parachute training accident was identified in a Navy press release Saturday morning.
Navy officials identified the deceased as Brett “Shady” Shadle…

Skydive Instructor, Student Killed in Florida Jump

Skydive Instructor, Student Killed in Florida Jump

ABC News(ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla.) — Police are investigating how an experienced sky diving instructor and his student fell more than 13,000 feet to their deaths and did not deploy their main parachutes at a popular southwest Florida camp.Pasco County sherif…

Large Airport Sign Falls, Kills 10-Year-Old Boy

Large Airport Sign Falls, Kills 10-Year-Old Boy

ABC News(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — A sign at the Birmingham airport fell on a family on Friday, killing a 10-year-old boy and injuring other family members.The child, Luke Bresette, was killed Friday afternoon when a large information sign, weighing an esti…

Three Wounded in Accidental Gun Show Shooting

Three Wounded in Accidental Gun Show Shooting

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Three people were wounded at a gun show in North Carolina on Saturday, when a 12-gauge shotgun accidentally fired as a man was trying to open the case during a security check, local officials said.A retired sh…

Eight Cars Struck in Hit-and-Run Spree

Eight Cars Struck in Hit-and-Run Spree

IDAHO FALLS – Police believe a man damaged at least eight vehicles while driving under the influence in Idaho Falls Thursday night. Nyle Cunnington, 51, was arrested on multiple counts of leaving the scene of an accident, among other charges. Cunnington allegedly hit cars on Walnut, Corner, Cottage and 12th streets, as well as Curtis […]

Car Hits Fuel Tanker in St. Anthony

Car Hits Fuel Tanker in St. Anthony

ST. ANTHONY – A two-vehicle crash along U.S. Hwy 20 near St. Anthony sent one woman to the hospital Saturday night. Idaho State Police said Clive Wright, 61, of Roberts was stopped in a fuel tanker at a railroad crossing when he was rear-ended by a car driven by Nikki Hathaway, 47, of St. Anthony. […]

Montana Man Injured in Crash

Montana Man Injured in Crash

CHUBBUCK – A Montana man was injured after his vehicle rolled on Interstate 15 Friday. According to the Idaho State Police, Steven Gentry, 61, of Billings, was driving southbound in a gray 2010 Chevrolet Impala when he crossed through the median, hit a guardrail and the vehicle rolled. Gentry sustained minor injuries in the crash. […]

Semi Causes Roadblock on I15 On Ramp

Semi Causes Roadblock on I15 On Ramp

IDAHO FALLS – A semi pulling a 144-foot windmill turbine trailer was the cause of blocked traffic at the southbound Broadway on ramp Thursday. Idaho State Police said at approximately 4 p.m., an Alabama man driving the 2010 semi attempted to enter Interstate 15 and took the wrong ramp. The driver was unable to negotiate […]

Sick Pig Blamed For House Fire

Sick Pig Blamed For House Fire

AMMON – A sick pig may have been the one to cause a house fire Tuesday. Officials said the fire started at 7 a.m. at a home on Lincoln Road when a pig knocked over a heat lamp in the garage. The family, the pig and other animals were able to make it out safely. […]

Man Airlifted After Crash in Jefferson County

Man Airlifted After Crash in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY – A 30-year-old Terreton man was airlifted to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center early this morning. The Idaho State Police released a statement saying the man, Jason Melchor, was driving eastbound on S.H. 33 near Sage Junction when he lost control of his 1996 Chevrolet Suburban. ISP said Melchor was wearing his seatbelt […]

Man Killed After Fall From Loading Dock

Man Killed After Fall From Loading Dock

MALAD -A 65-year-old Malad businessman died Monday in a work-related accident. F. Dennis Thomas was operating a power lift when he fell five feet and landed on his back, striking his head. He was then partially struck by an Associated Foods truck that was backing up at the same time. Officials said the driver of […]

One Dead, Six Hospitalized Due to Icy Roads

One Dead, Six Hospitalized Due to Icy Roads

East Idaho – Weekend weather conditions sent at least six people to the hospital and killed one. Idaho State Police said three were hospitalized following a bus crash on I-15 in Pocatello Sunday. At approximately 1:10 a.m., a Salt Lake Express bus lost control on the ice near Pocatello Creek Road while heading northbound. The […]

Challis Woman Dies in Car Accident

Challis Woman Dies in Car Accident

CUSTER COUNTY – A Challis woman has died following a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 93 near Willow Creek Summit Thursday. Michelle Dea, 42, of Challis was driving south on U.S. 93 in a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee when she failed to negotiate a corner. Dea overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle, sliding off the […]

Sleeping Driver Rolls on I-15

Sleeping Driver Rolls on I-15

INKOM – Three people were hospitalized Sunday morning after a driver fell asleep behind the wheel south of Inkom. Idaho State Police say Jason Shelton, 36, of Holladay, Utah was traveling south along I-15 when he dozed off and drove his vehicle off the right shoulder. The car rolled, ejecting two passengers. All three occupants […]

Man Dies From Medical Condition Along I-15

Man Dies From Medical Condition Along I-15

FORT HALL – A Michigan man has died following an accident along I-15 near Fort Hall Saturday. Idaho State Police said Chance Verhelle, 61, of Harrison Township stopped his semi truck in the median due to an undisclosed medical condition shortly before 11 p.m. He was reportedly unconscious when emergency crews arrived and died before he […]

Four Hospitalized Following Chubbuck Crash

Four Hospitalized Following Chubbuck Crash

CHUBBUCK – Four people were hospitalized Thursday following a single-car rollover at the intersection of Hiline and Chubbuck roads. Police said a Dodge Durango with Bingham County license plates left the roadway for unknown reasons, went up an embankment and flipped on its side. All four occupants were taken by ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center […]

Salmon Woman Sustains Possible Life-Threatening Injuries while in Police Custody

Salmon Woman Sustains Possible Life-Threatening Injuries while in Police Custody

IDAHO FALLS – Idaho State Police have been called in to investigate after a Salmon woman was hospitalized while in police custody. According to a statement from Lemhi County Sheriff Lynn Bowerman, a 44-year-old woman was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia at approximately 3 p.m. on Oct. 31. The statement […]

Body of Blackfoot Man Pulled from Snake River

Body of Blackfoot Man Pulled from Snake River

(BLACKFOOT) – The body of a Blackfoot man was pulled from the Snake River Thursday. Emergency officials said Vaughn Kepler, 59, went fishing Wednesday and never returned home. That prompted search and rescue crews from Bingham and Bonneville counties to launch a recovery effort. Kepler’s body was found near Wadsworth Island shortly before family and […]

Dennis Quaid Sued After Horse Accident

Dennis Quaid Sued After Horse Accident

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dennis Quaid is being sued by a horseman who claimed he was severely injured on the actor’s former California property some time ago. Quoting an article in the Palisades Post, TMZ reports 70-year-old Leste…

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