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February 23, 2018 2:20 PM At least 3 killed in small plane crash in rural Indiana

There were no survivors of a small plane crash in rural Indiana on Thursday night. The Cessna 441 plane left from Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis at 7:21 p.m. before crashing in a field north of Rossville, Indiana, on its way to Green Bay, Wisconsin just 18 minutes later, according to WRTV. "Unfortunately when officers responded to the area near 500 West and 500 South 37

February 22, 2018 3:50 AM 25 injured after ferry explosion

An explosion on a ferry in Mexico has left a number of people injured, according to local officials in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. There were 25 people injured in the explosion, the director of Civil Protection for Playa del Carmen told ABC News. Among the injured were five foreigners: two Americans and three Canadians, the director also said. There 78

February 19, 2018 2:00 PM Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, unleashes towering ash column

The Pacific's "Ring of Fire" is a breeding ground for natural disasters. Here's a look at the most recent incidents. JAKARTA, Indonesia – Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning 75

February 14, 2018 10:41 PM Recent school shootings in the US

Police take shooting suspect into custody following incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. During the last year, multiple schools across the U.S. have been impacted by shootings, which have resulted in the deaths of both students and faculty members. Authorities rushed to the scene of an active shooting Wednesday at a high school 29

February 14, 2018 9:21 PM Numerous fatalities, at least 14 victims in Florida high school shooting, gunman in custody

Numerous fatalities in Fla. school shooting, gunman in custody A gunman is in custody after a shooting at a Florida high school Wednesday killed a number of victims and left more than a dozen injured. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said it was “working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter” at Majority Stoneman Douglas High School 44

February 14, 2018 7:57 PM Minnesota renews push for tax on prescription opioids

(Reuters) - Citing rising opioid fatalities, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced a renewed legislative proposal to tax prescription opioid pills to help fund treatment. Minnesota is one of at least 13 states to have considered an opioid tax in recent years to help pay for the fallout from the United States’ opioid epidemic, although 36

February 11, 2018 11:36 PM Officials: 4 killed in Southern California small plane crash

Four people were killed Sunday when a small, home-built plane crashed near a mountain town in Southern California, authorities said. The private plane went down late Sunday morning in a remote canyon about 40 miles (73 km) north of downtown Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The aircraft broke apart and debris was strewn 35

January 25, 2018 5:14 PM School bus crashes in France, 5 children seriously injured

PARIS – French authorities say a crash between a school bus and a car has left 27 people injured, including five children who were seriously injured. The local authority in the Gers department said that 18 other children and four adults were slightly injured. The bus was transporting 45 middle school pupils and five adults, including the driver. It's not clear 19

January 3, 2018 2:41 AM Coal mining deaths jump after falling to record low

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Coal mining deaths surged in the U.S. in 2017, one year after they hit a record low. The nation's coal mines recorded 15 deaths last year, including eight in West Virginia. Kentucky had two deaths, and there were one each in Alabama, Colorado, Montana, Pennsylvania and Wyoming. In 2016 there were eight U.S. coal mine deaths 30

January 2, 2018 11:29 AM Fatality statistics suggest Iowa roads were safer last year

Fatality statistics suggest Iowa roads were safer last year State statistics on traffic-related deaths suggest Iowa roads were safer last year than in 2016. Iowa Department of Transportation figures show that 329 people died in traffic-related incidents in 2017, as of Dec. 29. The 2016 figure: 398. The drop in traffic deaths follows a jump in 2016 from 315 fatalities 30