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Oklahoma Tornado Victims (2013)
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The search for survivors and the dead is nearly complete in the Oklahoma City suburb that was smashed by a mammoth tornado, the fire chief said Tuesday. Gary Bird said he's "98 percent sure" there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble in Moore, a community of 56,000 people. His comments came after emergency crews spent much of the day searching...
Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Victims (2013)
WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescue workers searched the smoldering ruins of a fertilizer plant Thursday for survivors of a monstrous explosion that leveled homes and businesses in every direction across the Texas prairie. Thus far, authorities report that 14 people were killed in the blast, and more than 200 others injured. Daybreak revealed a breathtaking band of destruction extending from the West...
Boston Marathon Explosion Victims (2013)
BOSTON (AP) — The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second of two deadly explosions. The discovery of the image — found on surveillance footage from a department store near the finish line — was detailed...
Elwin Wilson (2013)
MARTHA WAGGONER, The Associated PressElwin Wilson, the former Ku Klux Klan supporter who publicly apologized for years of violent racism, including the beating of a black Freedom Rider who went on to become a Georgia congressman, has died. He was 76.His wife, Judy Wilson, said he died Thursday at a hospital in South Carolina after a bout with the flu and suffering for years with heart and lung...
Jeremiah MacKay (1977 - 2013)
TAMI ABDOLLAH, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy killed in a shootout with a man believed to be fugitive former LAPD officer Chris Dorner had gone into the search happy to help his community but wary of the dangers.San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon identified the deputy Wednesday as Jeremiah MacKay, a man who grew up in the area and...
Brazil Nightclub Fire (2013)
SANTA MARIA, Brazil (AP) — A fast-moving fire roared through a crowded, windowless nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, filling the air in seconds with flames and a thick, toxic smoke that...
Connecticut School Shooting Victims (2012)
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside an elementary school, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to...
Colorado Shooting Victims (2012)
By THOMAS PEIPERT and P. SOLOMON BANDA Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) -- A Colorado suburb shocked and saddened by a deadly shooting spree at a midnight unveiling of the latest Batman movie...
Tornado Victims of Joplin (2011)
LATEST UPDATE -- 10 still missing in Joplin; 120 dead identified JOPLIN, Missouri (AP) — Fewer than a dozen people remain unaccounted for after the tornado that hit Joplin last week. Missouri...
New Zealand Earthquake Victims (2011)
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The siblings huddled Wednesday on sodden grass, staring at the smoldering remains of a building that collapsed with their mother inside. They hadn't heard from...
American Hostage Killings (2011)
By JASON STRAZIUSO and MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya – A pirate fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a U.S. Navy destroyer shadowing a hijacked yacht with four...
Arizona Shooting Victims (2011)
By TERRY TANG, AMANDA LEE MYERS and DAVID ESPO Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday by a gunman who opened fire outside a...
Ron Clark, 69 (2010)
SUE MAJOR HOLMES, The Associated PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ron Clark, a member of the four-man crew that made the first balloon crossing of the Pacific Ocean in 1981, has died. He was 69.Clark...
Greyhound Bus Crash Victims (2010)
FRESNO, Calif. (July 22) -- A Greyhound bus traveling to Sacramento from Los Angeles crashed on a highway in California's Central Valley early Thursday morning, killing six and seriously injuring...
Tennessee Flood Victims (2010)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. One couple was swept away by floodwaters while driving to dinner, part of the routine they cherished in retirement. Another retired couple died on the way to church, while a...
Chinese Earthquake Victims (2010)
By ANITA CHANG, Associated Press Writer JIEGU, China (AP) -- Tibetan monks prayed over hundreds of bodies Friday at a makeshift morgue next to their monastery after powerful earthquakes destroyed...
W. Va. Mining Disaster (2010)
By DENA POTTER and PETER PRENGAMAN MONTCOAL, W.Va. — Searchers found four bodies deep in a West Virginia coal mine shattered by an explosion, raising the death toll to 29 and ending an...
Chile Quake Victims (2010)
The Associated Press SANTIAGO, CHILE -- Rescuers searched for survivors Sunday, a day after one of the biggest earthquakes in recorded history rocked Chile, killing more than 700 people while...
Dawn Brancheau (2010)
The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. -- Spectators watched in horror as veteran SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau was pulled into the tank by a 12,000-pound killer whale and dragged under water...
Haiti Quake Victims (2010)
By JONATHAN M. KATZ, Associated Press Writer PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haitians piled bodies along the devastated streets of their capital Wednesday after a powerful earthquake flattened the...
Jeanette Scola Trapani, 107 (1902 - 2009)
(Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO - Jeanette Scola Trapani, one of the oldest survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, has died at age 107. Dolores Legge told the San Francisco...
Knut Magne Haugland (2009)
(Associated Press) OSLO - A museum official says Knut Magne Haugland, the last of six crew members who crossed the Pacific Ocean on board the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, has died. He was 92. Kon...
David P. Murbach (2009)
(Associated Press) By BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press Writer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - David P. Murbach, who for 26 years meticulously scouted 80-foot spruces from the air and ground to find...
Fort Hood Victims (2009)
By CARYN ROUSSEAU and ROBERT IMRIE, Associated Press Writers Caryn Rousseau And Robert Imrie, Associated Press Writers The 13 people killed when an Army psychiatrist allegedly opened fire on...
Gustavo De La Vina (2009)
Gustavo De La Vina DALLAS (AP) - Former U.S. Border Patrol chief Gustavo De La Vina, who worked to tighten the flow of illegal immigrants into the country, has died at the age of 70. De La Vina...
Gary DiSano (2009)
PASADENA, Calif. (Associated Press) Gary DiSano, the president of the Tournament of Roses Association who was to preside over the 2010 New Year's celebration in Pasadena, died Sunday. He was 62. ...
D.C. Train Disaster (2009)
By SARAH KARUSH and BRIAN WESTLEY WASHINGTON — A transit operator on the job about three months in the nation's capital had just started her shift and took over an older train that federal...
Stephen T. Johns (2009)
By NAFEESA SYEED of The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum who was fatally shot Wednesday was described as a warm man with a wonderful...
Air France Flight 447 Victims (2009)
By SHAWN POGATCHNIK DUBLIN (AP) — Three young Irish doctors — one a Riverdance performer — returning from a vacation to Brazil. An American geologist and his wife headed to Europe for work...
Sandra Cantu, 8 (2001 - 2009)
TRACY, Calif. (AP) — The body of an 8-year-old girl was found stuffed into a suitcase that had been dumped in a pond, and police in this Northern California city planned to search a church Tuesday...