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  • Iraq officials say suicide bomber kills 8 in north

    November 8, 2014 2:52 PM

    BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide truck bomber targeting the convoy of a top Iraqi police officer killed eight people, including the ranking official, authorities said Saturday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of militants from the Islamic State group. The late Friday attack happened when the suicide attacker drove... more »
  • Officials: Bungled explosion kills 3 in Nigeria

    May 25, 2014 12:15 AM

    JOS, Nigeria (AP) - A bungled bomb killed three people, including a suicide bomber, in Nigeria's Jos city Saturday night, a police official said, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in the central city. The senior police official said the bomber... more »
  • Student kills teacher, guard in Moscow school

    February 3, 2014 6:26 AM

    MOSCOW (AP) - An armed teenager burst into his Moscow school on Monday and killed a teacher and policeman before being taken into custody, investigators said. None of the children who were in School No. 263 were hurt, said Karina Sabitova, a police spokeswoman at the scene. The student also... more »
  • Fire kills 119 at poultry plant in northeast China

    June 3, 2013 9:01 AM

    BEIJING (AP) - Fire raged through a poultry plant in northeastern China on Monday, trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing at least 119 people, reports and officials said. Several dozen people also were hurt in the blaze in Jilin province's Mishazi township, which appeared to have been sparked... more »
  • Iran Earthquake Kills at Least 87, Over 400 Hurt

    August 11, 2012 2:07 PM

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A 6.2-magnitude earthquake killed at least 87 people and injured over 400 others in northwestern Iran on Saturday, state TV said. Iran's main news channel said the quake hit the towns of Ahar, Haris and Varzaqan in East Azerbaijan province at 4:53 p.m. local time (GMT... more »
  • Mystery disease in Cambodia kills 61 children

    July 4, 2012 9:47 AM

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Health officials in Cambodia are searching for the cause of a disease that has killed more than 60 children. The Health Ministry and the World Health Organization said in a statement Wednesday that they are investigating the severe respiratory disease which also has neurological symptoms.... more »
  • ATV wreck kills Ferriday man, 24

    May 28, 2012 10:43 AM

    FERRIDAY, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 24-year-old man who was not wearing a helmet was thrown from his all-terrain vehicle and died after he lost control and the ATV hit a big brick mailbox. Trooper Daniel "Scott" Moreau says Matthew Louis Evans of Ferriday was pronounced dead... more »
  • House fire kills woman

    May 2, 2012 5:42 AM

    BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - A 79-year-old Bogalusa woman is dead following a fire at her home. According to the State Fire Marshal's office, Audrey Gann, was pronounced dead Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained in a Monday afternoon fire. First responders to the fire discovered that Gann and her... more »
  • Mansura wreck kills pedestrian wearing black

    February 13, 2012 10:44 AM

    MANSURA, La. (AP) - State police say a car hit and killed a pedestrian wearing black when he walked into Louisiana Highway 115 near Hessmer in Avoyelles Parish. The driver was not cited, but the accident is still being investigated. Trooper Scott Moreau says 76-year-old Wilbert J. Ducote of Mansura... more »
  • Woman cited after pit bull kills neighbor's dog

    February 10, 2012 10:44 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish deputies say they ticketed a Houma woman after her pit bull dog leaped out of her car and killed a neighbor's small poodle. Deputies said the attack happened Tuesday evening. According to The Courier the woman told police that the pit bull jumped out... more »
  • Hit-and-run driver kills Marksville man

    February 6, 2012 10:07 AM

    SIMMESPORT, La. (AP) - State police say a 36-year-old pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run on La. Highway 1 in Simmesport. The Town Talk reports Levi Jones Jr. of Marksville was found in the south lane of La. Highway 1 Saturday after an unidentified vehicle struck him around 3 p.m.... more »
  • House fire kills Plain Dealing woman

    August 23, 2011 5:58 AM

    PLAIN DEALING, La. (AP) - A deputy at Bossier Parish's Maximum Security Facility spotted a fire and rushed to a burning house Monday, but was unable to save the 74-year-old woman inside, Sheriff Larry Deen said. The woman was identified as Mary Jane Aiken Moore. Deen said that as the... more »
  • Wreck kills Winnsboro teenager

    June 27, 2011 9:16 AM

    LIDDIEVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say a Winnsboro teenager died in a single-vehicle crash near Liddieville. The accident happened around 4:15 a.m. Sunday morning on La. Highway 130 west of Winnsboro. Troopers say an SUV driven by 16-year-old Brandon T. Davis was westbound when the vehicle left the roadway,... more »
  • House fire kills man, injures his mother

    December 8, 2010 9:57 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says a house fire near Alexandria killed a 58-year-old man and seriously injured his 93-year-old mother. Browning tells The Town Talk that Michael Normand and Ruth Normand were trapped in their blazing house Tuesday night. He said deputies got Ruth Normand... more »
  • Gunshot kills Allen Parish hunter

    November 18, 2010 9:39 AM

    OBERLIN, La. (AP) - The Allen Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an Oakdale man whose body was found after he failed to return home from a hunting trip. Grant Willis, sheriff's chief deputy, says that officers searching for 55-year-old Robert J. Fontenot found his body at about... more »
  • Indonesia Tsunami Kills 113; Scores More Missing

    October 26, 2010 10:35 AM

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A tsunami that pounded several islands in western Indonesia killed at least 113 people and scores more are missing. A 7.7-magnitude earthquake triggered the 10-foot (three-meter) wave that washed hundreds of homes into the sea late Monday. Rescuers were having a hard time reaching the Mentawai... more »
  • Grass fire kills Union Parish man

    October 19, 2010 10:11 AM

    MARION, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Marion man was fatally burned while trying to extinguish a fire he had set. Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley says that 87-year-old Joe Ollie Rivers died Saturday afternoon while cleaning up around his home. Buckley said a witness, who was helping Rivers, told... more »
  • Indonesian train crash kills at least 26

    October 1, 2010 9:39 PM

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A train crash in central Indonesia killed at least 26 people and injured dozens Saturday, many suffering burns and broken bones, hospital officials and witnesses said. Some bodies were still trapped in the wreckage. The accident occurred near a station in Petarukan, a city on the... more »
  • Deer collision kills motorcyclist

    September 30, 2010 9:57 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a prominent northwest Louisiana eye surgeon died after a buck knocked him off his motorcycle just outside of Shreveport. LSU Hospital spokeswoman Elaine King says that 71-year-old Dr. William Steen Jr. died Thursday afternoon. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says that Steen was wearing... more »
  • Police: Man Kills Himself After shooting at UT Austin

    September 28, 2010 11:06 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police say a gunman opened fire inside a library at the University of Texas at Austin, then shot and killed himself. Police spokeswoman Rhonda Weldon says no one else was hurt in the shooting Tuesday morning at the Perry-Castaneda Library. Weldon says a man with an... more »
  • Military bans video game that 'kills' US troops

    September 8, 2010 10:29 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Military bases across the U.S. have banned the sale of a new video game that lets a player pretend to be a Taliban fighter and "shoot" U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Gamers are scoffing at the decision, saying that advanced technology has made it commonplace in the gaming... more »
  • Fatal Crash Kills Two in Berwick

    August 3, 2010 6:00 PM

    Two people were killed Monday when their vehicle ran a stoplight and was struck by a GMC C-400 driven by Michael Gesling, 65. Lillian Christensen, 22, of Berwick and Nikalas Duval, 18, of Patterson were pronounced dead at the scene. Apparently after the 2001 Ford Escort ran the... more »
  • Train Kills Man In Shreveport

    July 12, 2010 11:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a train struck and killed a man in downtown Shreveport. Investigators say the accident happened at 9:26 p.m. Sunday on the railroad trestle that crosses the Red River between the Texas Street and Interstate 20 bridges. Authorities have identified the man but are not... more »
  • Car Crash Kills 4 Near Pearl River

    July 9, 2010 1:27 PM

    PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) - State police say four people died when an 18-wheeler crossed the median on Interstate 59 near Pearl River and slammed head-on into a pickup. Troopers say all four occupants of the pickup, which carried a Mississippi license plate, died at the scene. The driver of... more »
  • Car Crash Kills Carencro Man

    April 27, 2010 6:41 PM

    On April 25, 2010, at 11:45 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the intersection of I-49 and East Butcher Switch Road regarding a single vehicle crash. A witness advised traffic investigators that a 1999 white Ford Mustang was traveling north on I-49, when he attempted to switch... more »

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