Police: All 7 killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

U.S. 12/29/19, 06:26

Tour helicopter operations in Hawaii have come under increased scrutiny after the deadly crash this week, one of several recent accidents in the state, with a congressman calling the trips unsafe and lacking proper oversight. There were no survivors of a Thursday tour helicopter crash that killed three minors and four ...

‘Devastated’: 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

U.S. 12/05/19, 18:17

Three soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were killed Thursday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in for a routine maintenance test flight crashed in a farm field in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed. The identities of the soldiers were not immediately released, pending notification of family. The crash ...

Accused drunk driver hits, kills 6-year-old twin girls in Odessa

U.S. 07/05/19, 18:58

An accused drunk driver was arrested in Texas after police say she hit and killed twin 6-year-old girls Wednesday night in Odessa. According to Odessa police, 6-year-old Mia and Mya Coy were standing near their family by a fireworks stand about 9 p.m., Wednesday when Angelica Garcia allegedly drove through a ...

Update: Police identify victims of biking accident

U.S. 06/23/19, 14:15

The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 3:15 p.m. New Hampshire officials have released the names of the seven people killed when a truck collided with a group of motorcyclists on a rural highway. The state attorney general's office says all ...

Update: Company linked to motorcycle crash cooperating

U.S. 06/22/19, 20:10

The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The owner of a company that employs the truck driver identified as involved in a deadly collision with motorcycles says he can't reach the driver. Dartanyan Gasanov is the owner of Westfield ...

2 killed when semitrailers explode on I-94 in Wisconsin

U.S. 06/19/19, 18:27

Two semitrailers exploded into flames Wednesday on an interstate in southeastern Wisconsin, killing both drivers and setting other vehicles on fire, authorities said. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said one trailer was southbound on Interstate 94 around 11 a.m. when it hit a construction barrier, overcorrected and crashed onto a median ...

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing

U.S. 06/18/19, 23:10

The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane.Daniel Carey says Boeing's zeal to minimize pilot-training costs for airlines that would buy its 737 Max jet contributed to ...

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters

New York 06/16/19, 12:32

The Senate's top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be equipped with flight data recorders, commonly known as a "black box." Sen. Charles Schumer's call for action comes days after a helicopter crashed on the roof of a ...

New Jersey town mourns West Point cadet killed in accident

U.S. 06/12/19, 05:41

Family and friends are mourning a West Point cadet who was killed in a training accident as an inspiration to all.They gathered Tuesday night in a gymnasium at West Orange High School to remember 22-year-old Christopher Morgan.A single light shined on a wrestling mat, where Morgan's shoes and headgear were ...

Update: 1 dead, at least 6 injured in crane collapse

U.S. 06/09/19, 16:52

The Latest on the collapse of a crane in Dallas (all times local):4:45 p.m.A Dallas fire rescue official says one person has been killed and at least six injured when a construction crane fell on an apartment building during a storm with high winds.Isaiah Allen, a resident of the damaged ...

9 hospitalized when subway car derails in Boston

U.S. 06/08/19, 16:03

A subway car has derailed in Boston, sending nine people to the hospital. Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-threatening. Officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said the accident occurred at about 11 a.m. Saturday when a Green Line subway car derailed inside a tunnel near Kenmore Square. This ...

2 killed when small plane crashes on Long Island

New York 06/08/19, 15:42

A small plane crashed on New York's Long Island on Saturday, killing the man and woman on board, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Authority said in a statement that the single-engine Beechcraft A36 plane crashed in Southold at around 9:15 a.m. Southold Chief of Police Martin Flately said in an email that ...

Update: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped

U.S. 06/06/19, 13:15

The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local):2:15 p.m.West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and injuring more than a dozen, was being driven by a soldier on rough terrain.Authorities say 22 people were injured in the vehicle when it ...

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death

Entertainment 05/30/19, 08:01

Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal.The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred.The plaza is currently named after ...

Safety issues in Hungary boat sinking strike nerve in SKorea

Europe 05/30/19, 07:27

The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly students. The grief is compounded by claims by some South Korean tour agents and travelers ...

7 dead, 21 missing after SKorean tour boat sinks in Hungary

Europe 05/30/19, 04:25

Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank in a matter of seconds after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour. Seven people are confirmed dead and seven were rescued, Hungarian officials said. ...

Wisconsin assistant coach’s wife, daughter die in crash

Basketball 05/26/19, 17:33

The University of Wisconsin said Sunday the wife and daughter of men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident.Moore's wife, Jennifer, and daughter Jaidyn were killed early Saturday in the crash on the M-14 highway in Washtenaw County's Superior Township, the department said."There are no ...

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

U.S. 05/24/19, 13:57

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents.United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug. 3 and will cancel about 2,400 flights in June and July as a result. It had previously ...

WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273

U.S. 05/24/19, 11:14

Decades after American Airlines Flight 191 crashed moments after taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, it remains the deadliest aviation accident in U.S. history.The DC-10 was destined for Los Angeles when it lost one of its engines on May 25, 1979, killing 273 people, including all 271 people onboard ...

US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions

U.S. 05/23/19, 19:59

The Trump administration said Thursday it was withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members, nullifying a safety measure drafted under President Barack Obama in response to explosions of crude oil trains in the U.S. and Canada. A review of accident data did not support the ...

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