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Emergency personnel are on the scene at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, after a woman died on the Texas Giant roller coaster, background left, on Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

Police sergeant: Woman fell from Six Flags coaster

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – A woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride, an Arlington police sergeant said Saturday. Sgt. Christopher Cook […]

07/20/2013

Actor Cory Monteith (AP Photo)

Fox says ‘Glee’ season delayed by Monteith death

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox TV says that production will be delayed on its series “Glee” because of the death of star Cory Monteith. In a statement Friday, Fox said the show will go […]

07/19/2013

Family members react as they watch investigators at the scene of a fatal accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Tuesday evening July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

Mom, 3 sons killed crossing notorious Philly road

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Samara Banks often called a cab to take her and her four little boys home from family visits on the other side of a 12-lane, crosstown highway that’s notorious for drag racing […]

07/17/2013

A woman reacts upon finding out Canadian actor Cory Monteith died as she pauses at a memorial for him outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday July 15, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Coroner: ‘Glee’ actor Monteith died of overdose

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — “Glee” actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, the British Columbia coroner’s office said Tuesday. “There is no […]

07/16/2013

North side of Santa Monica College campus with students and police outside after shooting incident nearby. (AP Photo)

Coroner details Santa Monica rampage deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has released new details on the deaths of last week’s Santa Monica gunman and his victims. Coroner’s Lt. Fred Corral says gunman 23-year-old John Samir […]

06/12/2013

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4 pit bulls blamed for S. Calif. jogger’s killing

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) – A pack of dogs remained under quarantine at a Mojave Desert shelter on Friday as investigators tried to determine whether they were involved in a mauling that killed a jogger. By […]

05/10/2013

Police investigators place evidence markers at side of shooting, Pinewood Village apartment complex, Federal Way, Washington (AP Photo)

Police: 5 dead in shooting south of Seattle

EDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at an apartment complex in a city south of Seattle and five people were shot to death, including a suspect who was shot by arriving officers, police said early Monday.

04/22/2013

Video still from the British Museum

Pompeii exhibition brings doomed town to life

LONDON (AP) — Pompeii is the little Roman town that became a byword for sudden, violent death. A new exhibition at the British Museum wants it to be equally famous for raucous, exuberant life. Watch the museum’s video here.

03/26/2013

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2 dead in Los Angeles police standoff in Watts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman killed a man, opened fire on police and holed himself up in a Watts home with three children inside before shooting himself, police said Friday.

03/08/2013

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Woman in custody in NYC subway shoving death

NEW YORK (AP) – A woman sought in the death of a man who was shoved in front of a subway train was picked up by police on Saturday after a passer-by noticed her on the street and called authorities.

12/29/2012

Flat screen TV

Big Screen TV Danger to Small Children

One child dies every three weeks from a flat screen TV tipping over. Penny and Phil talk to a safety expert about what you can do to keep your family safe.

12/13/2012

First version of the Nap Nanny. (AP Photo)

Government acting against baby recliner maker

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Consumer Product Safety Commission has filed a complaint alleging that the new model of the Nap Nanny, called the Chill, and two earlier versions are dangerous.

12/05/2012

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