Quebec

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada (AP Photo).

60 missing in Canada rail disaster

LAC-MEGANTIC (AP) — Police say the number of missing in the fiery oil train derailment that demolished a large part of a Quebec town has risen to 60. Quebec police inspector Michel Forget said Wednesday […]

07/10/2013

Workers sort through wreckage of burned, derailed railway cars that had been carrying crude oil, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada. (AP Photo)

Criminal probe in Quebec oil train derailment

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Canadian authorities said Tuesday they have opened a criminal investigation into the fiery wreck of a runaway oil train as the death toll climbed to 15, with dozens more bodies feared […]

07/09/2013

Wreckage of railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, burning and destroying the nearby town, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada. (AP Photo)

Focus on earlier blaze in Quebec train derailment

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Investigators looking for the cause of a fiery oil train derailment are zeroing in on whether an earlier blaze on the same train may have set off a chain of events […]

07/09/2013

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada (AP Photo).

Canada train derailment death toll rises to 13

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — The death toll in the devastating oil train derailment in Quebec reached 13 on Monday, while about 40 people remained missing, officials said after investigators finally got near where the runaway […]

07/08/2013

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada (AP Photo).

40 still missing in deadly Canada oil train crash

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Hazardous conditions hindered firefighters’ attempts Monday to search for some 40 people still missing after a runaway oil tanker train exploded over the weekend, killing at least five people, officials said. […]

07/08/2013

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2 men dead at Quebec day care, children safe

GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) — A man fatally shot another man then killed himself at a day care center in Quebec on Friday, prompting authorities to evacuate the children as terror-stricken parents and guardians scrambled to retrieve their kids.

04/05/2013

Police vehicles block a road during a search for escaped prisoners, Chertsey, Quebec (AP Photo)

2 inmates escape from Quebec prison in helicopter

MONTREAL (AP) — Two inmates made a daring daylight escape from a prison outside Montreal in a hijacked helicopter, then led police in a car chase and exchanged gunfire at a rural cabin before they were finally recaptured, authorities said Monday.

03/18/2013

Woman in wedding dress plunges into waterfall, dies

RAWDON, Quebec (AP) – A bride-to-be fell to her death while getting her wedding pictures taken, tumbling down from a cliff into a waterfall while she was wearing her wedding dress, police said Friday. Sgt. […]

08/24/2012

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