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Accidental Death

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  • New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve

    New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve
    NEW YORK -- A passenger train that derailed in New York City, killing four people, was traveling 82 mph as it entered a curve where the speed limit is 30 mph, and the brakes were not fully applied until seconds before the cars came to a stop off the...
  • OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer

    OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer
    An off-and-on customer of OfficeMax, Mike Seay has gotten the office supply company's junk mail for years. But the mail that the grieving Lindenhurst, Ill., father said he got from OfficeMax last week was different. The envelope appeared to be a typical...
  • Stolen credit card helps U.S. marshals nab suspect in deadly carjacking spree

    Stolen credit card helps U.S. marshals nab suspect in deadly carjacking spree
    The use of a stolen credit card in Milwaukee helped U.S. marshals nab a north suburban man who police say went on a weekend carjacking spree in Chicago and caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.  Rockie Douglas, 34, was waiting for food at a...
  • Officer shot accidentally is BART's first to die on duty

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who died Tuesday after being accidentally shot by his partner was the first killed in the line of duty in department history, the chief said in a brief evening statement. Taking no questions, BART Police...
  • Renisha McBride, killed on porch while seeking help, buried in Detroit

    Less than a week after she was killed by a shotgun blast to the face while seeking help for a car accident, Renisha McBride went to her final resting place on Friday, the latest civil rights figure in a panoply of slain young African Americans. A steady...
  • BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by partner

    BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by partner
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a partner Tuesday while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said. Alameda County Sheriff's Department Sgt. J.D. Nelson, a...
  • The road back from a wrongful conviction

    The road back from a wrongful conviction
    As she marks her 32nd birthday Sunday, Nicole Harris is navigating job interviews and graduate school applications. She's discovering just how delicate the relationship between a mother and her teenage son can be. She is constantly on the hunt for a...
  • Fired cop's 'unexplainable, independent actions' led to DeLand man's death, police say

    Fired cop's 'unexplainable, independent actions' led to DeLand man's death, police say
    The DeLand Police Department is standing by its decision to fire the rookie cop who stuck and killed a fleeing suspect with his patrol car last year, the findings in a recently released administrative review show. In the five-page review,...
  • Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures

    Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures
    Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures. Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
  • Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash

    Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash
    A fatal collision between a motorcyclist and another vehicle in West Los Angeles backed up morning commuter traffic up and down a long stretch of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass. The incident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. when authorities got a...
  • BART officer killed by partner in apparent accidental shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was shot and killed by a partner Tuesday in an apparent accident while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said. In a brief statement, a somber BART...