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Jet Skier Who Killed 16-Year-Old in Hawaii Crash to Be Released

Jet Skier Who Killed 16-Year-Old in Hawaii Crash to Be Released

Comstock/Thinkstock(HONOLULU) — A 20-year-old man who crashed his jet ski into a 16-year-old girl and killed her is set to be released from jail in Hawaii Wednesday.Tyler Dagley, an Australian citizen who was vacationing in Hawaii when he crashed his …

Cop Shoots Man After Running Down Daughter

Cop Shoots Man After Running Down Daughter

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a man late Saturday night after a deadly confrontation ensued when the cop struck the man’s daughter with his motorcycle.The officer was heading home Satu…

1-Year-Old Utah Boy Killed While Riding Motorcycle

1-Year-Old Utah Boy Killed While Riding Motorcycle

Hemera/Thinkstock(TAYLORSVILLE, Utah) — A 1-year-old boy has died after a horrific motorcycle accident on Sunday in Taylorsville, Utah.Police say that Shannon Moore, 48, was riding his motorcycle with his son, Richard, in the parking lot in front of t…

WATCH: Horrific Crash Caught on Camera Stirs Controversy

WATCH: Horrific Crash Caught on Camera Stirs Controversy

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A controversy over red light cameras installed at intersections in towns across New Jersey has been further inflamed after the borough of Roselle Park released a video showing a horrific crash.The video, released by tra…

‘Unlikely Heroes’ Save California Officer in Helicopter Accident

‘Unlikely Heroes’ Save California Officer in Helicopter Accident

Tim Hawley/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — A California Highway Patrol officer was hit by a helicopter’s turning blades during a rescue and was saved by a group of “unlikely heroes,” including the injured hiker he had been sent to rescue. Officer Tony S…

NJ Yacht Hoax Linked to Texas Prank

NJ Yacht Hoax Linked to Texas Prank

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Coast Guard announced today that the hoax distress call made on June 11 by a man claiming to be the captain of a yacht that exploded off the coast of Sandy Hook, N.J., was linked to another hoax call made in Texas on May 20.Th…

Texas Girl, 11, Kills Mother With SUV

Texas Girl, 11, Kills Mother With SUV

Hemera/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — A Texas mother of six died after her 11-year-old daughter accidentally drove the family SUV over her in front of her other children, exposing the siblings to trauma that experts said will be difficult for them to survive. …

Police Wrongly Tell Woman Her Husband Died in Motorcycle Collision

Police Wrongly Tell Woman Her Husband Died in Motorcycle Collision

Melody Halls(MEDICINE HAT, Alberta) — When officers told Melody Halls, 31, that her husband died early Tuesday morning in a motorcycle accident, she went immediately to the first stage of grief: denial.And she was right.Two Alberta, Canada, police off…

Fla. Girl Falls Off Rock-Climbing Wall, Suffers Concussion

Fla. Girl Falls Off Rock-Climbing Wall, Suffers Concussion

Courtesy Jeff Davis(MIAMI) — Jeff Davis took his daughter, Emily, and her brother, Zack, to a Florida Marlin’s baseball game on Saturday. Then they went to a rock-climbing wall outside the stadium. That’s when things took a horrifying turn…

NJ Roofer Falls 40 Feet into Acid Tank

NJ Roofer Falls 40 Feet into Acid Tank

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CLIFTON, N.J.) — A roof contractor took a dangerous tumble when he fell 40 feet into a vat of acid in Clifton, N.J., on Monday.According to Clifton Fire Chief Vincent Colavitti, 44-year-old Martin Davis was working on the roof o…

Car Plunges 50 to 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo; Seven Dead

Car Plunges 50 to 60 Feet into Bronx Zoo; Seven Dead

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Seven people are dead after a van swerved out of control and plunged 50 to 60 feet into the Bronx Zoo, the New York City Fire Department and Emergency Management officials reported.
The midday road incident  …

32 People Killed in Nigeria Bus Crash

32 People Killed in Nigeria Bus Crash

ABC News Radio(BAUCHI, Nigeria) — A two-bus accident claimed the lives of 32 people in northern Nigeria on Thursday.The buses burst into flames in a head-on collision, killing everyone onboard. State officials say the buses, which belonged to a state-…

Head Injuries Common in Skiing Accidents

Head Injuries Common in Skiing Accidents

JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — The death of freestyle skier Sarah Burke has forced the safety of extreme sports into the spotlight. Burke, 29, died Thursday, nine days after crashing on a half-pipe course in Utah. The Winter X G…

2 Dead, 22 Treated for Injuries in 40-Car Pile-Up

2 Dead, 22 Treated for Injuries in 40-Car Pile-Up

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — Two men are dead after a massive road accident in New Orleans involving 40 cars and about 60 people Thursday, ABC TV affiliate WGNO reports.The accident occurred early Thursday morning, and caused lane closures for a…

A Man Falls 1,200 Feet While Climbing The Tetons

A Man Falls 1,200 Feet While Climbing The Tetons

A man fell 1,200 feet down the middle Teton on Friday morning. Ryan Haymaker, 20, suffered critical injuries before rescue crews could arrive. Haymaker, who has been said to have very little climbing experience, was hiking with a companion when he fell. Jackson News reports that Haymaker slid down a snow slope, when he got […]

The Infamous “News of the World” Will Close After Serious Allegations Surfaced

The Infamous “News of the World”  Will Close After Serious Allegations Surfaced

Updated | 11:53 a.m. NY Times: Following more serious allegations about misconduct at The News of the World, a British tabloid owned by a division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, the newspaper will be closed down after publishing one final edition this Sunday. Sky News, a British broadcaster owned by the same company, reports on […]

Body Identified as Missing Salmon Woman

Body Identified as Missing Salmon Woman

Ada County officials have identified the body of a woman pulled from the Salmon River earlier this week. 21-year-old Lela Knox of Salmon, who went missing May 25 after falling into the river has been positively identified. Lemhi County Sheriff Lynn Bowerman estimated her body floated 80 to 100 miles. Police say Knox had initially […]

The Snake River Hotshots Return To Idaho

The Snake River Hotshots Return To Idaho

A local firefighting team has spent the past two weeks struggling to battle the blazes raging in Arizona, and now they’re back for a little rest.  Local News 8 reports, when the Snake River Hotshots came back to Pocatello on Wednesday, they still smelled like the smoke from the fire they’ve been fighting for two […]

Police Remind Drivers To Be Aware Of Pedestrians, Or It Will Cost Them

Police Remind Drivers To Be Aware Of Pedestrians, Or It Will Cost Them

Many locals were happy to get out doors yesterday in the warm weather, but the Idaho Falls Police Department is warning both drivers and pedestrians to watch out for one another. The Idaho Falls Police Department is currently stationing officers at selected crosswalks throughout the next few weeks, looking for drivers not yielding to pedestrians.Police said that […]

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