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Brazil Hospital Fire Leaves 11 Dead, Many of Them Elderly Patients

(RIO DE JANEIRO) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro overnight, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs and killing at leas...

Brazil Hospital Fire Leaves 11 Dead, Many of Them Elderly Patients

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11 dead after hospital fire in Brazil A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital left at least 11 people dead and dozens of patients lying on stretchers outside the facility overnight, emergency officials said Friday....
08:34, 09/14/2019

Germany: Dusseldorf hospital fire kills elderly man The fire broke out in a patient's room of the Dusseldorf hospital's second floor and spread throughout the building, killing one and injuring several others. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known....
12:17, 09/10/2019

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Mold at Seattle Children’s Hospital leaves 1 dead, 5 others infected Six patients were sickened and one died from infections by a garden-variety mold at the Seattle Children’s Hospital officials revealed on Tuesday. The fatal patient and two others developed the Aspergillus infections in 2018, while the other three became ill this year, according to The Seattle...
09:34, 07/03/2019

| At least 10 dead in hospital fire in Rio At least 10 people died in a fire at a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with rescuers desperately trying to evacuate patients from the building, the fire service said....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves at least 50 dead Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at a small penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Prison officials said at least 16 victims had been decapitated....
03:17, 07/30/2019

Prison Clash Leaves 52 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
01:17, 07/30/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men Sunday afternoon, media reports said. State officials would confirm only that “a massacre” occurred but gave no details....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Prison Riot Leaves 52 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
07:51, 07/30/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves 52 inmates dead, 16 decapitated Authorities say at least 52 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at a prison in northern Brazil.        ...
04:17, 07/30/2019

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas on Sunday, and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control, authorities said....
02:34, 05/27/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves 57 inmates dead, 16 decapitated Authorities say at least 57 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at a prison in northern Brazil.        ...
19:17, 07/30/2019

Gang violence leaves more than 50 dead in Brazil prison riot Prisoners decapitated and asphyxiated in city of Altamira, in dispute linked to local drug tradeAt least 57 people have been killed in a gruesome gang battle that broke out in an prison in the Brazilian Amazon on Monday morning.Officials said a local drug gang had invaded the wing controlled by its ...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves at least 52 dead -- including 16 decapitated At least 52 inmates were killed -- including 16 found decapitated -- during a bloody riot between rival criminal factions that erupted Monday morning inside a northern Brazil prison, authorities said....
22:17, 07/29/2019

Russian Submersible Fire Leaves 14 Dead Fourteen sailors died after fire broke out on a research submersible in Russian waters, recalling past Russian naval tragedies and casting a spotlight on the safety of the country’s deep-sea vessels....
08:51, 07/03/2019

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted living homes, too. With names like Stevie, Paro and Pillo, these robots can do everything from keeping the elderly company to reminding them to take their ...
23:00, 08/23/2019

Nurse allegedly took nude photos of elderly patients A Pennsylvania nurse took “explicit and private” photographs of at least 17 elderly nursing home patients — and sent the images to her boyfriend, police said. Ashley Ann Smith, 30, of Dravosburg, is facing 30 counts — including invasion of privacy and abuse of care — in connection with ...
16:51, 05/07/2019

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
10:34, 09/03/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a scenario that officials at Tufts Medical Center, lo...
01:00, 06/19/2019

As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
00:34, 09/04/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
02:34, 08/17/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Most long-term acute care hospital patients die within five years (Reuters Health) - Most elderly patients admitted to long-term acute care hospitals die within 5 years, and spend two-thirds of their remaining life as an inpatient, a U.S. study suggests....
02:34, 08/27/2019

Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putting the patients at risk of exposure to bacteria that can cause infections....
01:51, 08/31/2019

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for unpaid medical bills. Related: Insulin costs are ri...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alone, 37,000 low income patients in Utah received subsidized family planning under Title X, the federal program which distributes grants to clinics.But ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Hospital school supply drive helps patients at Banner Children’s TUCSON- Banner Children’s Hospital kicked off its hospital school supply drive Monday, with the partnership from Hughes Federal Credit Union. The hospital school program at Diamond Children’s Medical Center helps bring the classroom to patients so they can keep up with their studies. ...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Drunk-driving Long Island teen leaves elderly woman in critical condition: cops A Long Island teen is accused of drunkenly slamming her car into an elderly woman as she was driving home from a boozy sleepover, cops said Monday. Christina Burns, 17, of Selden, left her friend’s house on Ashford Drive in Bohemia at 6:50 a.m. Sunday — still allegedly drunk off spiked seltzer...
06:51, 08/13/2019

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
17:51, 08/09/2019

'Blind vagina' condition strikes patients and leaves them unable to have sex A rare condition is wreaking havoc on patients' sex lives. The BMJ recalls an instance of 'blind vagina' which affected a 20-year-old's ability to be penetrated...
15:34, 09/09/2019

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 1 dead, 19 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 others before he killed himself, Japanese police and media said....
05:17, 05/28/2019

Texas shooting leaves 7 dead, 19 injured; suspect dead At least 21 people were shot and five people were killed Saturday in a series of shootings in the area of Midland and Odessa, Texas, an Odessa city official told Fox News....
21:17, 09/01/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients, and including many of their own neighbors, for u...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Many of the patients have spoken out about the pain ...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Best Buy deliveryman set elderly woman on fire and beat her to death: cops A Best Buy deliveryman allegedly doused a woman with a liquid chemical and beat her to death after installing her washer and dryer in Florida, cops said. Jorge Luis Depre Lachazo, 21, arrived at the Boca Raton home with his co-worker to install the appliances on Monday and was eventually left alone ...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly Queens woman died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the 84-year-old woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41st Street Houses in Rockaway Beach, FDNY officials said. W...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Man charged with murdering his elderly roommate in fatal Queens fire A man was charged Wednesday night with setting the blaze that killed his elderly Queens roommate, police said. Rampersaud Persaud, 49, is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly killing Bibi Jasmin, 63, at their shared home on 219th Street near 89th Avenue in Queens Village about 11:10 p.m. Tu...
08:34, 09/05/2019

Berlusconi leaves hospital after intestinal surgery Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has been discharged from hospital after undergoing intestinal surgery, and has vowed to continue his campaign to secure a seat in the European Parliament....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
15:34, 06/17/2019

Turkey crackdown leaves terminally-ill patients banned from seeking health care abroad Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens have – often unknowingly – had their passports rescinded and have subsequently been barred from leaving the country for undetermined stretches of time, or have been blocked from having passports renewed. For some f...
21:34, 05/14/2019

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
14:34, 08/16/2019

'Food poisoning' at Imelda Marcos party leaves 230 in hospital More than 200 people who attended the 90th birthday party of ex-Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos have been treated in hospitals after suffering suspected food poisoning....
12:51, 07/03/2019

Lightning strikes Tour Championship and leaves six spectators in hospital • Panic spreads across East Lake golf course after play suspended• Thomas leads McIlroy and Koepka by one shotSix spectators were taken to hospital in Atlanta after lightning struck East Lake Golf Club, shortly after play had been suspended in the third round of the Tour Championship. The PGA Tour c...
08:34, 08/25/2019

Delivery man accused of beating elderly woman with mallet, setting her on fire in Florida home BOCA RATON, Fla. (WPTV) — A delivery worker contracted through Best Buy is accused of beating an elderly woman with a mallet, dousing her with a toxic chemical, and setting her on fire inside her Boca Raton home. According to an arrest report, police responded to a home in the Colonnades at Glen Oak...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Saybie, world's smallest surviving preemie, leaves San Diego hospital An infant believed to be the smallest baby in the world to survive a premature birth -- 8.6 ounces when she arrived in December -- has been released from a San Diego hospital....
12:34, 05/31/2019

Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ill last week, left hospital on Monday in “normal health” and will resume work in the coming days, the president’s son said on his Facebook page....
04:17, 07/02/2019

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
13:00, 06/22/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in the Dominican Republic, investigators said....
09:17, 06/11/2019

BBC DJ Fired After Tweeting Picture of Chimpanzee With Caption ‘Royal Baby Leaves Hospital’ (LONDON) — A BBC disk jockey has been fired after using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting an image of a couple holding hands with a chimp...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide, note says they could not afford medical care A Washington state man allegedly killed himself after killing his wife, and left a note for authorities saying that he was driven to do so because they could not afford to pay for medical care for her serious health conditions....
20:17, 08/09/2019

Patients Evacuated After AIIMS Fire, Virology Unit, Samples Destroyed A major fire broke out at the teaching block of the AIIMS today, destroying samples and medical reports and forcing evacuation of some patients, though no one was injured, officials said....
01:51, 08/18/2019

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide, left notes about high medical bills An elderly husband and wife died in an apparent murder-suicide in Washington state, and police say they found notes about the couple’s struggles to afford needed medical care. A 77-year-old man called 911 on Wednesday morning saying he planned to die by suicide, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Of...
02:17, 08/10/2019

Professor who tried to set St. Pat’s on fire sent to psych hospital The former Lehman College professor who allegedly planned to set St. Patrick’s Cathedral ablaze will have his attempted arson case put on hold indefinitely while he undergoes treatment at a state psychiatric facility, a judge ruled Tuesday in Manhattan court. Justice Neil Ross ordered Marc Lamparell...
23:00, 07/16/2019

TFD: 2 transported to hospital after house fire TUCSON – Two people were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a house fire early Thursday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to a house near 36th Street and S. Forgeus Stravenue at about 7:15 a.m. TFD says both victims are adults. Details are limited at...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Sister of NBA star Kawhi Leonard held in robbery that left elderly woman dead after cracked skull: report Just two months ago,NBA star Kawhi Leonard signed a contract worth more than $100 million. Now comes word that his older sister is being held in connection with a robbery that left an 84-year-old woman dead....
06:18, 09/08/2019

| At least 11 dead in Rio hospital blaze At least 11 people have died after a fire erupted at a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, forcing medical staff and desperate relatives to rescue patients from smoke-filled wards....
18:18, 09/15/2019

Brazil's ban on Cuban cigars leaves leftwingers fuming Havana alleges ‘servile and perverse’ bid to back US embargoBolsonaro government cites ‘strictly technical criteria’ for banThe Cuban government has accused Brazil’s far-right president of depriving Brazilian smokers of “the best Habano cigars in the world” as part of a “servile and perverse” US-bac...
18:51, 07/03/2019

At least one killed after fire breaks out in hospital near Paris At least one person was killed and eight injured after a fire broke out overnight in a hospital complex on the outskirts of Paris, authorities said on Thursday....
10:00, 08/22/2019

At least 20 dead in explosion outside Cairo hospital Blast occurred around midnight at National Cancer Institute in Egyptian capitalTwenty people have been killed and 47 injured after an explosion outside a cancer hospital in central Cairo.The blast occurred around midnight local time (2300 BST) on a road running alongside the Nile River in an area ou...
16:00, 08/05/2019

Brazil's cocaine trade leaves widespread violence in its wake Forest fires in the Amazon are not the only thing wreaking havoc in Brazil. The country is plagued by violent crime, which is fueled by the international drug trade, writes Anabel Hernandez....
05:00, 08/28/2019

Prison riot in Brazil leaves 16 inmates decapitated and dozens more killed At least 57 people were killed, including 16 who were decapitated, during a vicious gang battle that erupted in a prison in northern Brazil on Monday morning....
08:51, 07/30/2019

Toddler severely burned in Bronx fire, 7 others rushed to hospital A three-year-old child was struggling for life Sunday after suffering severe burns in a quick-moving, predawn fire that raced through an apartment building the Belmont neighborhood of The Bronx. The gravely injured child, whose name and gender weren’t immediately available, was burned over 80 ...
12:51, 06/09/2019

| 16 dead in crush at Madagascar independence day event - hospital At least 16 people were crushed to death in Madagascar on Wednesday at a venue holding national independence day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo, hospital officials said....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Three dead after food poisoning linked to UK hospital sandwiches Three people have died in northern England and three more are seriously ill from food poisoning thought to have resulted from eating contaminated pre-packaged sandwiches served in hospitals, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
18:51, 06/07/2019

Smoke from Amazon fires leaves Brazil’s largest city in total darkness Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. Day turned to night at around 3 p.m. Monday in São Paulo and the darkness lasted for about an hour, local paper Folha de S.Paulo reported. Photos and videos posted on social media showe...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Macron warns he won't sign Mercosur deal if Brazil leaves climate accord French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris climate accord, threatening to put a spanner in the works of EU-Mercosur trade negotiations....
15:17, 06/27/2019

Ashura stampede leaves at least 31 dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 have been wounded in a stampede in the Iraqi city of Karbala as thousands of Shia Muslim worshipers marked Ashura on Tuesday, a statement released by Iraq's health ministry said....
21:17, 09/10/2019

Fierce B’klyn fire leaves child, four others hurt A fierce four-alarm fire tore through a trio of Brooklyn homes early Thursday morning, injuring at least two people, reports said. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 1488 East 17th St. between Ave. N and Ave. O in the Midwood just after 4 a.m., CBS New York reported. All three roofs partially co...
13:34, 06/13/2019

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials....
20:00, 08/18/2019

1 dead, 5 infected after mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital A mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital in Washington state has left at least one person dead and five others infected, hospital officials said....
04:17, 07/04/2019

Three dead after UK hospital listeria cases linked to pre-packaged sandwiches Three people have died in hospital in northern England and three more are seriously ill after an outbreak of listeria potentially linked to pre-packaged sandwiches, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte campus leaves two dead A shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday left two people dead and four people injured, emergency officials said....
03:51, 05/01/2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte leaves at least 2 dead, 4 injured The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown after a shooting that left at least two dead.        ...
06:51, 05/01/2019

Virginia Beach shooting leaves at least 11 dead According to Virginia Beach's police chief, a disgruntled city employee opened fire at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others.        ...
05:51, 06/01/2019

Arson attack at Mexico bar leaves 25 dead President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said local prosecutors should be investigated because "the alleged perpetrators had been arrested, but they were freed."...
19:17, 08/28/2019

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Random stabbing in Pittsburgh leaves one dead A man fatally stabbed a woman in the neck at a bus stop in downtown Pittsburgh and then stabbed another passerby on Thursday in what police said was a random attack....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded At least two people are known dead as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda bring massive floods into the Houston area and East Texas. Others were still being rescued on Thursday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Peru earthquake leaves one dead and several injured One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....
03:51, 05/27/2019

US: Plane crash in Texas leaves 10 dead The small private plane crashed into a hangar during taking off, killing 10 people. Authorities are investigating the causes of the crash, which took place in a suburb of the city of Dallas....
04:34, 07/01/2019

Philippines earthquake leaves at least seven people dead Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least seven people....
13:51, 07/27/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Taken To Hospital After His Plane Skids Off Runway, Catches Fire: Reports Retired NASCAR driver and current broadcaster Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy Earnhardt were on a plane that crashed at a Tennessee airport and caught fire Thursday, according to news and social media reports. Local outlet WJHL reported that all three aboard the plane were uninjured, but said in...
14:00, 08/16/2019

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04:00, 09/05/2019

Transformer fire leaves tens of thousands without power in NYC: Officials The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire at West 64th Street and West End Avenue affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a 30-block stretch from Times Square to about 72nd Street and Broadway....
07:00, 07/14/2019

Deadly jail fire leaves alaskan village mourning (KTUU) The small village of Napakiak, Alaska is in shock after a fire claimed the lives of two people locked inside of the local jail. The victims have been identified as Becca White, 24, and Isaiah Parka, 22, both of Napakiak, who were both being held for operating an ATV while intoxicated. Leaders...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum Fire broke out in Dhaka’s Mirpur district on Friday, destroying almost 2,000 tin shacks, officials sayAt least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said on Sunday.The fire broke out at in...
10:51, 08/18/2019

| Heartbreaking photo shows dog waiting for dead owner to return to hospital bed Grab the tissues! Animal Shelter, Northern Star Pet Rescue, based in New Jersey, US, recently took to Facebook to post a picture of a dog, named Moose, sitting next to his owner's empty hospital bed....
21:17, 06/21/2019

One person confirmed dead, 11 injured in California shooting: hospital spokeswoman At least one person is confirmed dead and 11 injured in a shooting at a California food festival on Sunday, a hospital spokeswoman said, amid reports that the casualty toll could be higher....
07:51, 07/29/2019

Louisiana mom arrested for murder after bringing dead 5-year-old daughter to hospital ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) – An Alexandria woman has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of her 5-year-old child on July 17. According to the Alexandria Police Department, Jasmine Anderson, 24, of Alexandria, was picked up on Tuesday morning in Bunkie and transported ...
06:00, 07/24/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern Pará state in the city of Belem, the public safet...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Boat sinking in Hungary leaves seven dead, at least 20 missing Seven passengers died — and at least 20 were missing — when a Hungarian sightseeing boat sank early Thursday on the Danube River in Budapest. The vessel was carrying 32 South Korean passengers and two crew members on a “routine city sightseeing trip” when it collided with another boat an...
06:17, 05/30/2019

Shooting at South Carolina bar leaves two dead, eight wounded Police in South Carolina were hunting for suspects on Saturday after at least one person opened fire before dawn at a crowded bar in the city of Lancaster, killing two people and wounding eight others, officials said....
21:00, 09/21/2019

Cyclone Fani leaves several dead on path through India The storm has killed several people in India and left a swath of destruction along the country's east coast. Cyclone Fani is now on its way to Bangladesh, where vulnerable districts were evacuated in advance....
16:34, 05/04/2019

Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland Police responding to a burglary at a Rockville gun shop say one person is dead and four others are at large and “armed and dangerous” after a clash with authorities. News outlets report five men used a stolen vehicle to smash into the gun shop early Thursda...
15:17, 06/13/2019

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
20:18, 08/13/2019

Blast near shrine in Pakistan leaves at least 9 dead, officials say At least nine people were killed and many wounded by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, according to officials....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Fiery bus accident in southern Mexico leaves at least 20 dead At least 20 people died in a fiery accident in the southeastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday when a bus collided with a cargo truck, a state official and various local media outlets reported....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Red Dead Online leaves beta with a massive new update You may have been happily enjoying the Red Dead Redemption 2 online multiplayer portion of the game, Red Dead Online, so much that you'd forgotten it was actually still running in a beta testing phase. That has now come to an end with a massive update, with Rockstar now confident enough in its ...
12:34, 05/15/2019

Powerful cyclone leaves 34 dead in India, 15 in Bangladesh NEW DELHI (AP) — Relief officials say a rare summer cyclone that tore through parts of South Asia last week killed at least 34 people in India and another 15 in neighboring Bangladesh apart from smashing thousands of thatched-roof huts and uprooting electric poles and trees. Relief officials in Indi...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Somalia car bombing leaves 10 dead in extremist attack A local district official told The Associated Press the death toll may rise as fighting continued inside the Asasey Hotel between the extremist gunmen and security forces. He said gunfire is continuing inside the hotel....
08:51, 07/13/2019

Gunfight at Baltimore clinic leaves 2 dead, cop injured An armed man demanding methadone at a Baltimore drug clinic was killed in a gun battle that left another man dead and a shot cop among the injured, according to authorities. The gunman, yet to be identified, took a female employee hostage at the Man Alive clinic at 7 a.m. Monday and demanded to be.....
21:34, 07/16/2019

Washington, DC, shooting leaves 1 dead, 5 injured: reports At least one person was killed and five injured Thursday night when gunfire erupted in the Columbia Heights section of Washington, D.C., prompting a major police response and a search for the suspects....
11:36, 09/20/2019

El Paso shooting at Walmart leaves at least 20 people dead Police say 21 year-old white man in custody after shooting at mall complexIncident being investigated as a potential hate crimeAt least 20 people have been killed after a shooter opened fire at a busy Walmart store packed with families shopping for the new school year in the Texas border city of El ...
02:51, 08/04/2019

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped CHINA, Texas — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that by Thursday night, floodwaters had sta...
08:51, 09/20/2019

Stabbing rampage in Lyon leaves 19-year-old dead A man used a knife and a skewer to attack several people at a Lyon bus stop before being overpowered by passers-by. Far-right politician Marine Le Pen said the attack resulted from a naive migration policy....
04:17, 09/01/2019

California stabbing rampage leaves four dead and two wounded Only motive was ‘robbery, hate, homicide’, say policeSuspect, 33, allegedly attacked and robbed over two-hour periodAuthorities in southern California are searching for answers after a brutal and apparently random series of stabbings left four dead and two others wounded.A 33-year-old man from the c...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Camp Fire survivor Paul Ernest dies after 9 months in hospital, pushes toll to 86 California's deadliest wildfire that ravaged Paradise last year took its latest life Monday when Paul Ernest died from health complications after initially surviving the fire....
20:34, 08/08/2019

‘Intentional’ fire at Brooklyn rabbi’s home leaves over a dozen injured A four-alarm fire decimated a rabbi’s Brooklyn home and spread to two others early Thursday, leaving 13 people injured — and investigators suspect the blaze was set intentionally, authorities and sources said. The three-story home on East 17th Street in Midwood erupted into flames just after 4 a.m. ...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Louisiana mom brought dead daughter to hospital, falsely claimed they were in car crash, police say A Louisiana mother allegedly brought her dead child to the emergency room and claimed her daughter was in a car crash — which investigators said was made up....
16:17, 07/25/2019

Mom arrested after bringing dead daughter to hospital claiming her neck was injured in wreck Police arrested the mother of a 5-year-old girl who her brought to an Alexandria hospital said the girl's neck was injured in an auto accident.        ...
01:34, 07/25/2019

El Paso shooting at Walmart leaves multiple people dead Police say one person in custody after shooting at mallLocal TV reports 18 people hurt but extent of injuries unknownMultiple people have been killed in a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, according to local law enforcement and the city’s mayor.One person was in custody, a police department s...
21:51, 08/03/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting leaves 2 dead, multiple others injured: officials At least two people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Early morning officer-involved shooting leaves one dead * Changes were made to the initial story, regarding the burglary suspects being in the apartment as originally reported, as authorities gave new information. Tucson Police Dept. is investigating an early morning officer-involved shooting that left one person dead. Tucson police responded to a burgl...
01:51, 06/17/2019

Iraq: Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 have been injured in a stampede in Iraq's Shiite city of Karbala. Panic broke out when a walkway reportedly collapsed during the ritual commemorations....
01:51, 09/11/2019

| WATCH | Shock after Maine propane blast leaves one dead A propane explosion that levelled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas morning, left a firefighter dead and several injured in Maine. WATCH NOW....
16:03, 09/18/2019

Philadelphia rap video shooting leaves 1 dead, 5 injured, police say One man was killed and five other people were injured when gunfire broke out moments before a rap video was set to be filmed Sunday night in Philadelphia, officials said....
16:51, 07/29/2019

‘Mystery illness’ leaves number of dogs dead in Norway Dog owners in Norway are being warned after a mysterious illness caused the death of a number canines in locations across the country, officials said Monday. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority said that they are performing autopsies on some of the dogs who perished to look for possible causes such ...
09:51, 09/10/2019

Suspected Arson Attack in Japan Leaves at Least Two Dozen Dead At least 24 people are presumed dead in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in the western city of Kyoto, one of the worst violent attacks in Japan in decades....
14:34, 07/18/2019

Suspected Arson in Japanese Anime Studio Leaves Up to 13 Dead (TOKYO) — A man burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto and set it on fire early Thursday, killing one person, leaving 12 others presumed dead and a dozen possibly trapped inside. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them critically, Japanese authorities said. The fire broke...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Darkfield's Flight: an immersive experience that leaves you half dead In the sylvan surroundings of Dartington Hall, the pioneers of immersive theatre are exploring the many-world interpretation of quantum mechanics, one air crash at a time...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Iraq: Stampede at Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 were injured in a stampede in Iraq's Shiite city of Karbala. Panic broke out when a walkway reportedly collapsed during the ritual commemorations....
17:18, 09/10/2019

Fatal bus crash in Dubai leaves 17 dead, several more injured: police A bus crash in Dubai Thursday night left 17 people dead, including 12 Indian nationals, after police say “negligence” led the driver to crash into a warning sign....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Poland: Lightning strike leaves several dead in Tatra Mountains Three people, including a child, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range near the Polish town of Zakopane. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Shooting at Brooklyn block party leaves 1 dead, 11 injured Two “brazen” lone gunmen opened fire at a massive Brownsville, Brooklyn, block party on Saturday night, leaving a 38-year-old man dead and 11 others injured, law enforcement sources told The Post. The gunfire erupted just before 11 p.m. as the annual two-day “Old Timers Day” party was ending and tho...
19:17, 07/28/2019

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 7 dead, dozens injured CHICAGO (AP) — A surge of weekend violence in Chicago that left seven people dead and more than 40 injured prompted the police department to dispatch dozens more officers to the street and forced one overwhelmed hospital emergency room to stop accepting patients for several hours. Fifteen people wer...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Shooting in California Costco leaves 1 person dead, 2 injured CORONA, Calif. — A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said. Police swarmed the Costco after shots were reported at the ...
15:34, 06/15/2019

Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before Somali forces who besieged the hotel overnight killed the attackers...
04:00, 07/14/2019

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy seas off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Knife Attack In Lyon, France Leaves 1 Dead, 9 Injured (VILLEURBANNE, France) — Police detained an Afghan man seeking asylum in France after one person was fatally stabbed and nine others injured Saturday outside a subway station near the city of Lyon, authorities said. The reason for the attack was unclear. The assailant was a 33-year-old Afghan ...
23:51, 08/31/2019

New York City building collapse leaves at least 1 dead, others injured At least one person was dead and five others were injured Tuesday when a New York City building that was under construction partially collapsed just before noon....
21:00, 08/27/2019

Crash At Indian Rally Championship Event Leaves Three Dead Three people were killed in a crash during round three of the Indian National Rally Championship. A motorbike carrying the three victims had entered the track when it was struck by Gaurav Gill’s Mahindra Adventure Super XUV300....
05:35, 09/23/2019

California scuba diving boat blaze leaves at least 25 dead They died after a fire broke out on a dive boat near California. The coast guard said it had rescued five crew members who were sleeping on the top deck and managed to escape....
08:34, 09/03/2019

Clash between Pygmies and DRC gorilla sanctuary rangers leaves one dead Poaching patrol was ambushed by Pygmies using bows and arrows, Kahuzi Biega park official saysOne person was killed and 14 were injured in clashes near a gorilla sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where there has been mounting friction between park guards and local Pygmies, sources sa...
08:34, 07/20/2019

Helicopter crash in New York leaves at least one person dead, officials say Fire department says one person reported killed in crashPolice say incident was ‘hard landing on the roof’ of high-riseA helicopter crashed on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan early on Monday afternoon. One person was reported killed.In a tweet around 2pm, the Fire Department of New Yor...
21:17, 06/10/2019

Tokyo: Typhoon Faxai leaves one dead, dozens injured The strongest winds in years wreaked havoc on Japan's notoriously busy rush hour commute as flights were cancelled and train lines closed. More than 900,000 homes lost power....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Germany: Exploding frying pan leaves one dead and several others critically injured Around 150 people were attending a food festival when a large frying pan exploded, injuring a dozen attendees. One woman has died from severe burns. Authorities have launched an investigation....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Operating rooms scheduled to reopen after one dead, 5 infected by mold at Seattle Children's Hospital A patient at the Seattle Children's Hospital died, and five more were infected after mold was discovered in several operating rooms during a routine air test on the hospital in May....
06:34, 07/05/2019

San Diego-area synagogue shooting leaves one worshipper dead, three wounded A gunman walked into a San Diego-area synagogue crowded with Sabbath worshippers on Saturday and opened fire with an assault-style rifle, killing one woman inside and wounding three others in a hate crime carried out on the last day of Passover, authorities said....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:00, 07/14/2019

Violence Involving ISIS Prisoners Leaves Dozens Dead in Tajikistan The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Late-night shooting at South Carolina bar leaves 2 dead, injures 9 others A shooting at a bar in Lancaster, South Carolina, early Saturday left two people dead and nine injured, according to authorities.        ...
21:34, 09/21/2019

Dead heat in re-run Israeli election leaves Netanyahu on back foot Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him neck-and-neck with centrist rival Benny Gantz, following a re-run general election....
12:01, 09/18/2019

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Suspected Boko Haram Attack on Funeral in Nigeria Leaves at Least 65 Dead The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials tied to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram....
14:17, 07/29/2019

Maine building explosion leaves 1 firefighter dead, at least 6 injured, official says A firefighter was killed and at least six people were injured in an explosion Monday morning at a newly-built Maine building that provides support for people with disabilities, officials said....
21:17, 09/16/2019

Shooting at San Diego Area Synagogue Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured [UPDATING] Update, Sunday, 1:19 p.m. ET: The harrowing stories of Saturday’s mass shooting at the Chabad of Poway by a white, neo-Nazi terrorist are now being told as the nation mourns yet another attack fueled by hate. Read more......
00:17, 04/29/2019

Raid on House Linked to Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Leaves 15 Dead The wife and child of the suspected mastermind of the suicide attacks were seriously wounded when the raid turned violent. ISIS said its fighters were among those killed....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Missouri: destructive tornado leaves three people dead and severe damage Series of devastating storms led to multiple tornadoes, leaving people injured and trapped in homes as torrid weather pummels parts of midwestA large and violent tornado has left at least three people dead in Missouri as torrid weather continues to pummel parts of America’s midwest.A series of devas...
17:34, 05/23/2019

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves regional leader dead – reports General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara stateThe head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated by its top general, the country’s media has reported.Ambachew Mekonnen and his adviser were attacked...
09:34, 06/23/2019

UN condemns ‘unspeakable’ attack that leaves scores dead in central Mali The United Nations has strongly condemned the armed attack on a village in restive central Mali which reportedly left at least 134 people dead and dozens wounded early on Saturday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Suspected arson attack on Kyoto animation studio leaves 33 dead At least 33 people have died in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, according to police....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Shooting at Brooklyn block party leaves eleven injured, one dead Two “brazen” lone gunmen opened fire at a massive Brownsville, Brooklyn, block party on Saturday night, leaving a 38-year-old man dead and 11 others injured, law enforcement sources told The Post. The gunfire erupted just before 11 p.m. as the annual two-day “Old Timers Day” party was ending and tho...
10:17, 07/28/2019

Plane crash on roof of California shopping center leaves 1 dead A small plane crashed into the roof of a California shopping center Thursday, killing at least one person and leaving a second in critical condition, according to news reports. It is unclear if the victims were both aboard the plane when it crashed. The small Cessna plane, which hit the Crenshaw Bou...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Kentucky pipeline explosion leaves at least 1 person dead, 5 more injured, officials say At least one person is dead and five others have been hospitalized after a massive gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky on Thursday morning that caused a “tremendous amount of damage” and forced the evacuations of more than 75 residents....
20:51, 08/01/2019

Small plane crash into New York home leaves 2 dead, 1 missing, officials say At least two people were killed and one person was unaccounted for after a small plane crashed into a home in New York on Saturday, triggering a massive fire, officials said. ...
19:00, 08/18/2019

El Paso community quickly comes together to donate blood after mass shooting leaves 20 dead The "outstanding" El Paso, Texas, community came together on Saturday to donate blood after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 26....
08:17, 08/05/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday....
05:17, 07/07/2019

Sinaloa cartel shootout in Agua Prieta leaves nearly a dozen people dead DOUGLAS, Ariz. – A bloody gun battle in the border town of Agua Prieta, just across from Douglas, claimed the lives of nearly a dozen people. Three others were taken to the port of entry and transported to hospitals in the United States including a 12-year-old boy who was airlifted to Tucson. ...
05:17, 06/12/2019

Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital....
04:34, 06/01/2019

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
15:17, 09/01/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
23:51, 05/12/2019

Helicopter crash on high-rise building in New York City leaves at least 1 dead, officials say At least one person was killed after a helicopter made a "crash landing" on the roof of a high-rise building in New York City on Monday, sparking a massive emergency response, officials said....
22:51, 06/10/2019

Cliff collapse at popular Southern California beach leaves one dead, multiple injured ENCINITAS, Calif. — A woman was killed and four people were injured — two critically— after a cliff collapsed on a popular Southern California beach Friday, authorities said. The sandstone bluff gave way shortly before 3 p.m. in Encinitas, a suburb north of San Diego. The area is highly popular with...
06:17, 08/03/2019

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearly six years to the date another violent twister tore a path of destruction through the same town....
17:17, 05/26/2019

Chicago police release audio clip as weekend gun violence leaves 7 dead, 46 injured Another spree of weekend gun violence in Chicago has left at least seven people dead and 46 injured, reports say, as police released an audio clip containing the sounds of barrages of gunfire heard during one of the attacks.  ...
04:34, 08/06/2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting leaves 3 dead, 15 injured; gunman killed by police At least one gunman opened fire Sunday at Northern California’s Gilroy Garlic Festival, three and injuring 15 before being fatally shot by police officers who were stationed nearby, a police official said....
13:51, 07/29/2019

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and dangerous prison system....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Apologise, Then "We Talk": Brazil To France President on Amazon Fire Aid President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he might revisit his country's rejection of a $22.2 million package from the Group of Seven nations to help fight fires spiking across the Amazon rainforest....
14:51, 08/28/2019

Brazil officials failed to act after warning of 'fire day’ in Amazon, prosecutors say Investigation into why environment agency ignored warnings that farmers and land-grabbers were planning day of coordinated firesBrazilian environmental officials and federal prosecutors say that they sent a warning that farmers and land-grabbers in the Amazon were planning a day of coordinated fires...
03:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Leader Spurns Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the environment....
08:00, 08/28/2019

Brazil makes U-turn on £16m Amazon fire-fighting funds Brazil appears to have backtracked on its rejection of G7 funds to fight the Amazon forest fires, saying it will accept as long as it has control over how the money is spent....
22:51, 08/28/2019

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse......
10:51, 08/29/2019

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of Fame.”...
12:51, 08/02/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails left 15 people dead....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people. The G1 news website says police reported that sev...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been strangled to death....
06:51, 05/28/2019

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February. An investigators report obtained by The Associated Press shows Eduardo Bandeira de Mello and seven others were charged over th...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men’s division and silver in the women’s to win top overall team honours at ...
15:17, 09/16/2019

With Amazon on Fire, Brazil’s Environmental Enforcers Say Bolsonaro Hobbles their Work Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
21:17, 08/28/2019

Brazil soy plantings in Amazon fire hotspots is minimal: industry group Soybean plantings in the ten towns that reported the most fires in the Amazon region through last month is so low that it is immaterial to Brazil's overall soy production, according to national oilseeds crusher group Abiove....
01:51, 08/30/2019

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region....
10:34, 09/07/2019

Seattle light rail station shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded; cops release video of suspect Authorities in Seattle released video on Saturday of a suspect fleeing after a shooting at a downtown light rail station the day before left one man dead and two wounded. ...
20:17, 09/15/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo's emotional Piers Morgan interview leaves superstar in tears over dead father Cristiano Ronaldo broke down in tears as he was shown video footage of his dead father that he had never seen before during an interview with Piers Morgan....
01:18, 09/17/2019

Brazil Man, Who Tried To Escape Jail Dressed As His Daughter, Found Dead A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday, after apparently having hanged himself, Rio......
16:00, 08/06/2019

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
11:34, 05/20/2019

Police shoot dead Brazil bus hijacker after hourslong standoff Police fatally shot a man holding dozens hostage on a bus following a four hour-long standoff. The individual had reportedly been carrying a plastic gun, a Taser and gasoline and threatened to set the vehicle on fire....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 people hostage on a bus in Brazil A man who took a bus and 37 people hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
00:34, 08/21/2019

| Three dead in central Paris fire Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
19:51, 06/22/2019

Brazil Inmate Is Found Dead After a Failed Escape in Daughter’s Clothes Clauvino da Silva tried to escape from prison disguised as his teenage daughter. Days after prison officials publicized the attempt, they said Mr. da Silva had killed himself....
22:00, 08/06/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said....
13:34, 06/21/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in Langkap district, said Friday the dead included thre...
10:51, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
14:17, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at home used as matchstick factory At least 30 people have been killed - including three children - in a fire at a house which was used as a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province....
15:34, 06/21/2019

At Least Two Dead After Philippines Ferry Catches Fire A ferry in the southern Philippines caught fire early Wednesday, killing at least two passengers while more than a hundred were rescued, according to the country’s Coast Guard. At least 172 people were on board, including 136 passengers and 36 crew members, according to the Associated Press. A...
16:51, 08/28/2019

Brazil gang leader found dead in cell after masked jailbreak attempt Clauvino da Silva’s death days after escape bid dressed up as his daughter seen as humiliation for overcrowded jail systemThe Brazilian gang leader whose attempt to escape prison dressed as his daughter made global headlines has been found dead in his cell in Rio de Janeiro.The state prison service,...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Amazon rainforest fire: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro to miss summit for surgery Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will miss a planned summit on the wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to prepare for surgery, it has been announced....
17:00, 09/03/2019

Multiple dead, 34 missing in California boat fire LOS ANGELES (AP) – Multiple people died after a fire broke out aboard a dive boat off the Southern California coast, Ventura County Sheriff’s officials confirmed. Six hours after the mayday call, rescuers continued the search and rescue operation for 34 people unaccounted for on the vessel Mon...
01:34, 09/03/2019

At least 25 people dead after boat fire off California coast At least 25 people are dead and nine are unaccounted for after a diving boat caught fire off Santa Cruz Island in California.        ...
23:00, 09/03/2019

Insurance firm AIG wants dead couple to pay for fire at Kissinger’s co-op The apartments of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and current Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross were among those damaged by a fire sparked when an elderly woman fell asleep in her apartment with a lit cigarette — killing her and her husband — and now an insurance company wants ...
23:17, 07/10/2019

Two Apple employees among 34 dead in California boat fire Two Apple employees, one of whom was celebrating his daughter's 17th birthday, were among the victims of this weekend's Southern California scuba diving boat fire which killed 34 people, the company announced....
02:34, 09/05/2019

Eight dead and 25 missing in California dive boat fire The number of people confirmed dead after a dive boat caught fire and sank off the coast of southern California has risen to eight, officials have said....
02:34, 09/03/2019

Several feared dead in fire at Japan animation studio Several people are feared dead after a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday and police are investigating a possible arson attack, authorities and local media reported....
08:17, 07/18/2019

1 dead after gas line explosion, fire in central Kentucky One person was killed and others were injured early Thursday when a gas line rupture caused an explosion and fire in central Kentucky, authorities said....
16:51, 08/01/2019

1 Dead In Fire At Under-Construction Navy Warship In Mumbai One person died after a major fire broke out in under-construction Navy ship Visakhapatnam at Mumbai's Mazagon Docks. The fire started in an air conditioning bay, according to an official. It took......
20:00, 06/21/2019

Czech bus catches fire after colliding with trucks, 1 dead PRAGUE (AP) — Czech firefighters and police say a bus transporting prisoners has caught fire after colliding with two trucks, one of them carrying two military tanks. The Prague rescue service says one person has died in the crash that took place Thursday afternoon on a busy highway that leads to Pr...
15:17, 05/02/2019

'Very tragic, very cowardly' shooting at Baltimore cookouts leaves 1 dead, 7 wounded A gunman fired indiscriminately into a crowd that had gathered for Sunday afternoon cookouts along a west Baltimore street.        ...
16:51, 04/29/2019

5 dead after shootings, fire at central California home park Authorities said Monday they're trying to find a motive to explain why a gunman killed several people at a mobile home park on the central California coast....
19:51, 06/24/2019

3, Including Two Children, Dead In Fire At School In Faridabad Near Delhi Three people including two children were killed after a fire broke out at a private school in Faridabad near Delhi on Saturday, bringing back memories of the devastating blaze at a coaching centre in......
11:34, 06/08/2019

14 Russian Sailors Dead After Fire in Secret Navy Submarine (MOSCOW) — A fire on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors. The ministry didn’t name the vessel that caught fire Monday, but Russian media ...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Phoenix electrician dead after fire in underground electrical vault PHOENIX (KPNX) – An APS worker is dead after a fire in an underground electrical vault in downtown Phoenix near 1st Avenue and Washington Street Sunday night, Phoenix fire says. APS identified the man killed as Rick Castillo, a father, husband, grandfather and electrician at the company for 12...
02:51, 07/02/2019

1 dead in Mexico helicopter crash, gunmen fire at responders Mexican authorities say a helicopter crash killed the male pilot and injured three women, and then police who went to the scene were fired on by gunmen....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

American college grad among dead in Russian plane fire A newly minted college graduate from New Mexico was headed to his “dream job” when he was killed in a Russian jet fire, his friends said Monday. Jeremy Brooks, 22, of Santa Fe had just gotten work as a fishing guide in Russia and was headed to the city of Murmansk when the jet caught......
23:00, 05/06/2019

Brazil gang leader whose elaborate daughter disguise failed found dead in jail cell A Brazilian gang leader, whose failed prison escape attempt made Internet headlines when he dressed up as his daughter, was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday....
05:00, 08/07/2019

'Total devastation. Apocalyptic': Massive rescue effort in Bahamas; Hurricane Dorian leaves 20 dead The death toll from Hurricane Dorian reached 20 in the Bahamas Wednesday and was expected to climb as rescue teams raced the clock to aid survivors.        ...
11:17, 09/05/2019

18 Students Dead In Surat Coaching Centre Fire, Many Jumped Off Building At least 18 students were killed after a massive fire broke out at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat on Friday afternoon. Videos posted by witnesses on social media showed several students jumping......
15:51, 05/24/2019

More than 40 believed dead as Aeroflot plane catches fire at Moscow airport Sukhoi Superjet with 78 passengers and crew onboard burst into flames while attempting emergency landing A Russian passenger jet burst into flames on Sunday while attempting an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, leaving as many as 41 passengers dead and more injured.Video from Moscow’s Sheremety...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Fan Creates Hilarious, Dead-On Tweets By Fire Emblem: Three Houses Characters One thing Fire Emblem: Three Houses does well is endear you to its memorable characters. After spending almost a hundred hours with the teens at Garreg Mach, I’m somehow still eager to see more of these characters’ hilarious interactions. It wasn’t a huge surprise when one fan took their huge person...
21:34, 08/27/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its comba...
00:51, 05/28/2019

Dispute on California golf course leads to shooting, fire; 5 dead: cops A third body has been found in the rubble of a burned-out mobile home in California, bringing to five the number of dead in a shooting and fire that began during an argument at a golf course, authorities said....
07:51, 06/24/2019

California boat fire: 25 dead after blaze off Santa Cruz Island Five crew members escape but 33 passengers and one other crew member missing or deadTwenty-five people have died and nine remain missing after a boat was engulfed in flames and sank off the coast of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.The US Coast Guard said five crew members escaped from the 23 metre (75...
10:00, 09/03/2019

More than 30 people are missing and feared dead in a boat fire off the coast of California Ventura County Fire Department A boat caught fire near Santa Cruz Island, off the coast of Ventura County, California, early Monday morning. The Ventura County Fire Department told KTLA that there were 34 fatalities. On Monday afternoon the Coast Guard told Fox 11 it had recovered four bodies, but...
12:00, 09/03/2019

At least 25 dead in horrific California boat fire; 9 still missing, Coast Guard says The names of the boat's passengers were not made available. Authorities say they're working to notify next of kin of those who died.        ...
15:34, 09/03/2019

3 Dead After Man In Military-Style Gear Opens Fire At US Food Festival At least three people are dead and a dozen injured after a shooting Sunday evening at a food festival in Gilroy, California, The Associated Press reported, citing a city official.. The scene remained......
09:17, 07/29/2019

Two reported dead after gunman opens fire at North Carolina university Two people were killed and several others wounded when a suspect opened fire at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, local media reported, adding that the suspect was taken into custody....
01:34, 05/01/2019

Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese studio; at least 23 feared dead Fire swept through an animation studio in Japan on Thursday, leaving 23 people feared dead and scores injured, authorities said, after a suspected arsonist was seen shouting "die" as he doused the building with fuel....
12:34, 07/18/2019

At least 23 people feared dead in Japan in suspected arson: fire department At least 23 people were feared dead in a suspected arson incident at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Kyoto Animation studio fire: at least 23 dead after arson attack in Japan Dozens more injured after ‘man threw liquid and set fire’ to building, police sayAn arson attack on an anime studio in Japan has left at least 23 people dead and dozens injured.The perpetrator, who was also injured and has been taken into police custody, walked into the 1st Studio building of Kyoto ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Three people, including 6-year-old child, dead in Queens house fire Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed when a fire tore through a two-story home in Queens on Wednesday, sources said. The victims died in the blaze that started in a residence on 93rd Street in East Elmhurst, Queens at about 4 p.m., according to police sources. “Unfortunately,...
05:51, 07/11/2019

Kentucky father dies in hospital next to newborns, week after being gunned down outside same hospital: report A Kentucky man who was shot moments after visiting his newborn twins in the hospital last week, died next to his children in the same hospital where they born after he was taken off life support Friday, according to a report. ...
17:34, 07/01/2019

All 33 passengers presumed dead after horrific California boat fire, Coast Guard says The names of the boat's passengers were not made available. Authorities say they're working to notify next of kin of those who died.        ...
23:00, 09/03/2019

Dozens missing, feared dead in Santa Cruz Island boat fire A three-day holiday diving trip off the coast of California turned into unimaginable horror when fire broke out aboard ship early Monday, killing up to 34 passengers who were trapped below deck, authorities said. The 79-foot tour boat had been carrying five crew members and the more than three dozen...
19:34, 09/02/2019

Family of 5 celebrating birthday among 34 feared dead in Southern California boat fire A family of five celebrating their father's birthday with a weekend diving excursion are believed to be among the 34 presumed dead in a boat fire off the coast of Southern California Monday, according to a report Tuesday. ...
07:00, 09/04/2019

41 Feared Dead As Plane On Fire Made Emergency Landing In Moscow: Report Forty-one people including at least two children are believed to have died when a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and was engulfed in flames at Moscow's busiest airport Sunday,......
01:51, 05/06/2019

33 dead after man sets fire at anime studio Kyoto Animation, Japan authorities say Japanese media reports said the suspect may have set the fire at the front door, forcing people to try to find other exits at Kyoto Animation.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

At least 40 dead after Aeroflot plane's emergency landing, fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport At least 41 people were killed Sunday after a Russian airliner made a hard emergency landing and caught fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, officials said....
08:51, 05/06/2019

California boat fire: family of five on birthday dive trip presumed dead A mother posted that her three daughters, their father and his wife were among 34 people still missing after the blazeA devastated mother posted on her Facebook page that her three daughters, their father and his wife were among those presumed dead after flames engulfed a dive boat off southern Cali...
04:34, 09/04/2019

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Seven Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
09:17, 07/18/2019

Marine biologist behind Santa Cruz dive company feared dead after boat fire The doomed Santa Cruz diving boat that caught fire and sank early Monday off the coast of Southern California had been chartered by a local adventure company owned by a marine biologist — who is among the missing and feared dead. “Please pray for my sister Kristy!” wrote Brett Harm...
04:34, 09/03/2019

Fire At Kyoto Animation, 33 Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Updated] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it on fire. He is currently in police custody....
16:51, 07/18/2019

Bianca Devins murder: Instagram under fire over shared images of dead teen's body Alleged killer Brandon Clark’s post with the caption ‘I’m sorry, Bianca’ shared and reposted hundreds of timesSocial media companies have come under fire after images of a murdered teenage girl’s body were posted online and were widely shared on Instagram as well as other sites including Discord and...
07:51, 07/17/2019

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
09:00, 08/24/2019

34 people feared dead after boat catches fire off California's Santa Cruz Island: officials The U.S. Coast Guard was coordinating a rescue effort Monday in response to a distress call from a boat that caught fire off California with 30 people on board....
16:00, 09/02/2019

Fire official: One person dead and at least six injured when a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building during a storm DALLAS (AP) — Fire official: One person dead and at least six injured when a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building during a storm....
04:34, 06/10/2019

Marine biologist behind Santa Cruz Island dive company feared dead after boat fire The doomed diving boat that caught fire and sank early Monday off the coast of Southern California had been chartered by a local adventure company owned by a marine biologist — who is among the missing and feared dead. “Please pray for my sister Kristy!” wrote Brett Harmeling, brot...
12:00, 09/03/2019

Ohio shooting: Nine dead and dozens injured as gunman opens fire in Dayton bar hours after El Paso massacre Nine people have been confirmed dead and 24 more have been injured after a gunman wearing body armour opened fire at a bar in Ohio, hours after 20 people were gunned down in a Walmart in Texas....
03:51, 08/05/2019

Amazon rainforest fire latest: Macron insists Brazil 'cannot be allowed to destroy everything' as it rejects £18m G7 offer to tackle blazes His latest comments came as Brazilian officials said it would reject the money pledged at the G7 summit in Biarritz to help fight the record Amazon fires...
04:00, 08/28/2019

California dive boat fire: Teen celebrating 17th birthday and marine biologist feared among 25 dead in blaze A 17-year-old girl celebrating her birthday and a marine biologist are feared to be among 25 people killed after a dive boat erupted in flames off the California coast....
17:00, 09/03/2019

'The fire was just nuts': At least 5 children dead in Erie blaze, authorities say At least five children died in a Pennsylvania house fire that blew flames out of every first-floor window early Sunday morning, authorities said.        ...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behind the likes of Apple and Huawei in terms of both actual sales numbers and growth. Of course, the e-commerce giant is still doing what it does best, onc...
10:51, 05/06/2019

At least 8 dead, dozens missing after California dive boat fire; Coast Guard warns to prepare for 'the worst outcome' Dozens of passengers still have not been accounted for after a diving boat caught fire and sank near California's Santa Cruz Island.        ...
15:34, 09/03/2019

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money laundering and "capital market manipulation."...
17:00, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's IMC merges with Pizza Hut, KFC master franchiser in Brazil Brazilian restaurant operator International Meal Company Alimentacao SA has reached an agreement to merge with the master franchiser of Pizza Hut and KFC in Brazil as the companies seek cost savings in logistics and procurement....
15:51, 07/26/2019

Brazil's IMC merges with Pizza Hut, KFC master franchiser in Brazil Brazilian restaurant operator International Meal Company Alimentacao SA has reached an agreement to merge with the master franchiser of Pizza Hut and KFC in Brazil, known as MultiQSR, it said in a securities filing on Friday....
15:51, 07/26/2019

More than 1 in 10 U.S. elderly are binge drinkers (Reuters Health) - - Binge drinking, often associated with young adults, isn't as rare as some might think among older Americans, a recent U.S. study suggests....
12:51, 08/03/2019

New Fintech Tools Aim to Protect the Elderly A small but growing crop of financial-technology companies are offering online tools meant to help adult children manage and monitor their parents’ finances and well-being....
12:51, 05/09/2019

Elderly man dies after being shoved off Vegas bus Las Vegas police have released surveillance footage of a 74-year-old man with a walker being shoved off a public bus in hopes of locating witnesses. The man died a month later. A woman has been charged with murder. (May 15)        ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
17:34, 06/04/2019

Elderly man tried to kidnap 10-year-old boy in Queens: cops An elderly man was busted for allegedly trying to snatch a 10-year-old boy from his parents off a Queens street, cops said Tuesday. The boy was walking with his parents near Roosevelt Avenue and 59th Street in Flushing around 5:30 p.m. Monday when 76-year-old Lee Sang allegedly grabbed the boy by th...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Elderly woman fatally run over near Queensboro Bridge An elderly Queens woman was fatally run over while trying to cross a street early Wednesday, authorities said. Lillian Muller, 93, was crossing a street by an exit ramp from the Queens side of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge bridge near 27th Street when she was struck by a 40-year-old man driving a Hy...
23:00, 05/08/2019

TPD seeking suspect for targeting elderly victims TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is accused of targeting elderly victims. Police say a man is approaching victims in parking lots and telling them they struck his vehicle or offering to do repairs to their vehicle. He is accused of convincing...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Elderly man dies after woman pushed him off Las Vegas bus LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — “Be nicer to passengers” – Police say it’s the last thing a 74-year-old man told the person who pushed him off a bus. The man later died, and now a suspect has been arrested. Trevor Taylor tried to hold back the tears as he remembered his 74-year old friend...
19:34, 05/15/2019

3-year-old killed by elderly Queens driver A 3-year-old was killed when he was struck by an elderly driver in Queens on Labor Day morning, cops said. The little boy had run away from his mom and into the street in the 600 block of Virginia Street in Far Rockaway when he was hit by the 73-year-old’s vehicle around 11 a.m. Monday,......
23:34, 09/02/2019

Elderly woman mugged by man on scooter: cops An elderly woman was mugged by a man on a scooter on the Upper East Side, cops said Sunday. The 86-year-old woman was walking on East 64th Street near First Avenue around 3 p.m. Saturday when the man rode up to her on a scooter, grabbed her purse and took off, according to the NYPD.......
13:17, 05/06/2019

Robots for the elderly must be designed with care and respect Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world due to long life expectancy and low birth rates. In 2015, an article in The Lancet m...
08:00, 07/07/2019

My elderly wife's drinking is destroying our marriage We are both 78 and every night she drinks quarter of a bottle of spirits. She says it calms her down, but instead it makes her aggressive and we end up rowingMy wife is now drinking a quarter of a bottle of spirits each day. Her choice at the moment is brandy, but it could be vodka or whisky, depend...
15:51, 05/03/2019

Cops identify elderly man killed by car in Queens The 75-year-old man who was killed while crossing the street in Queens has been identified, police said Sunday. Elou Rakhminov was hit by a car just after 9:15 p.m. Saturday as he crossed Jewel Avenue near 140th Street in Kew Gardens Hills, according to cops. The man was rushed to NewYork-Presbyteri...
17:35, 09/22/2019

Elderly person hospitalized after 2-vehicle collision TUCSON –An elderly person was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being involved in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday night. Tucson Police Department responded to the scene at the intersection of First Avenue and Prince Road at about 8 p.m. Police say the victim lost consciousness after ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Elderly man killed after being hit by car while crossing street in Queens A 75-year-old man died Saturday night when he was hit by a car as he crossed a Queens street, police said. Cops responded to a 911 call around 9:18 p.m. and found the man unconscious after having been struck by a car as he crossed Jewel Ave. near 140th Street in Kew Gardens Hills. The......
17:35, 09/22/2019

Elderly man reports own murder-suicide to cops An elderly man called 911 to report that he’d killed his wife — before taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide in Suffolk County on Thursday, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. “I shot my wife,” the 90-year-old man said to a dispatcher before turning the ha...
11:34, 08/23/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB internal storage at $34.99, whereas 2018's Fire H...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
04:17, 05/26/2019

Fighting fire with fire, Amazon 'forest guardians' stalk illegal loggers Near midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks about 19 miles (30 km) from their village in the Amazon rainforest....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators believe the fire was caused by a blown fuse on an electrical line. Officials say the fire was burning nea...
23:34, 08/23/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square....
23:00, 05/18/2019

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and mortar fire erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
13:51, 06/13/2019

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department is working a debris fire in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that no structures are in danger at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for updates....
01:00, 09/06/2019

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and boarded up so fire crews fought the fire from outsid...
20:00, 07/13/2019

Fire At Chemical Factory In Delhi's Naraina, 30 Fire Engines At The Spot A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in south west Delhi this morning. Thirty fire engines are at the location in Naraina Industrial Area to control the fire....
10:34, 04/29/2019

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Murrieta fire: Fast-moving Tenaja Fire scorches nearly 1,400 acres in Southern California Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
17:51, 09/05/2019

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First responders arrived on scene and found the room fu...
07:17, 08/19/2019

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended. Once again, it leaves the president bruised and ...
10:17, 06/02/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced specs, Amazon has decided to keep the same price.Both...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are expressing skepticism that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has made the dramatic changes necessary to prevent another deadly blaze. State fire officials concluded Wednesday that the utility’s power lines sparked the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a c...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. Officials say the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire Department said the residents of the home were insi...
05:51, 07/10/2019

YouTubers under fire for pretending to fire Walmart employees in prank YouTubers who have more than 1.3 million subscribers came under fire for a prank they did where they walked around a Walmart store in Texas and fired employees as part of a prank....
06:00, 05/12/2019

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE3ucIaZ — Denelle Confair (@DenelleConfair) J...
04:51, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. The office said in a news rele...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin. That’s where, today, the company unveiled more than 20 new Fire TV products including ...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire working to contain the fire using natural fire breaks. No structures threatened. Smoke drifting E and SE. — Golder Ranch Fire (@GRFDAZ) September ...
09:34, 09/02/2019

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
10:17, 06/10/2019

20 kg of meth accidentally shipped to elderly Australian couple An elderly Australian couple Wednesday signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said....
12:00, 05/03/2019

5 men arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets, DOJ says Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans....
05:34, 08/22/2019

| DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: Elderly man dies after woman shoves him off bus WARNING: Video contains content some may find disturbing. The Las Vegas Police Department have arrested a woman and are appealing for information after an elderly man was pushed from a bus and later died....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Elderly driver smashes into parked cars on the UES: police An elderly driver lost control of his SUV and plowed into two parked cars in the East Side Sunday afternoon, cops said. Video from the scene, posted to Citizen, shows a silver SUV wedged under a blue SUV and a red sedan with the rear window smashed. Police said the man refused treatment. It was......
02:51, 05/20/2019

Three deer break into elderly woman’s Indiana apartment An elderly Indiana woman hosted some unwanted guests in her home Tuesday night — three deer. The wild animals busted through a bedroom window of her Decatur, Indiana, retirement home, knocking her over and leaving her trapped on a living room couch. The senior citizen managed to call the cops,...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Ex-Anthrax singer Dan Nelson busted for thrashing elderly man Former Anthrax frontman Dan Nelson was busted Wednesday for allegedly beating bloody a 74-year-old man inside a Queens hotel last month, police said. Nelson, 43, of Levittown, repeatedly punched an older man in the face around 11 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Aloft New York LaGuardia Airport hotel in East Elm...
03:34, 09/12/2019

Man pleads guilty in $30M mail scam targeting elderly CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty in a direct-mail scam that stole more than $30 million from the elderly and others by promoting non-existent prizes. Federal prosecutors say that for six years, Shaun Sullivan, of Merrick, and the scam’s ringleader, Tully Lovisa, of ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Elderly woman attacked outside Kentucky’s only abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion clinic. WDRB-TV cited a criminal summons in reporting that 31-year-old Janaya Gregory at first ignored the woman, but then turned around and “charged,” h...
01:17, 05/03/2019

All elderly people to get free care under £6bn Labour plan All elderly people will be given free help in their own homes with washing, preparing meals, and getting in and out of bed under a £6bn scheme being proposed by Labour....
07:01, 09/23/2019

Poverty increasingly threatens elderly Germans, says study More Germans could find themselves at risk of poverty in later life, according to a study of projected income levels. Plans for a basic pension for those in the most need could prove ineffective, the authors said....
14:34, 09/12/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC bus when he spotted 25-year-old Cadesha Bishop swe...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, report...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Man sexually attacked elderly woman in FiDi: cops A man tried to rape a 73-year-old woman in Manhattan Sunday before punching her in the face, leaving her with a broken eye socket and missing teeth, police said early Tuesday. The brute first demanded sex from the elderly victim he approached at about 12:45 a.m. on Greenwhich Street near Morris Stre...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole....
22:34, 05/16/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retirement that falls well short of being their "golden yea...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Elderly in Queens apartment facing 4 months without elevator A six-story Queens apartment building with a large elderly population is losing its only elevator for four months starting Monday — leaving its residents up in arms. “I am angry and frustrated,” said Farida Ghani, 75, a longtime resident of the 66-unit, pre-war building at 40-66 Ithaca St. in Elmhur...
11:37, 08/12/2019

Immigrants play big role in caring for elderly and disabled in U.S Even as a shortage of U.S. workers who care for the elderly and disabled grows, proposed limits on immigration may worsen the situation, researchers say....
00:34, 06/05/2019

US Man Convicted Of Murdering 89-Year-Old Woman And Her Elderly Daughter A man convicted of killing an 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter in their Fort Worth home in 2003 was put to death by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday....
10:17, 09/05/2019

Elderly man beaten, knocked unconscious during robbery: cops Authorities in the nation’s fourth-largest city are searching for a suspect who was seen on video earlier this month beating an elderly man during a violent robbery. The Houston Police Department said the incident happened on June 5 around 3:40 p.m. when the 89-year-old man was returning home ...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Ex-fire captain gets probation for sex with teen at fire station A disgraced former Las Vegas fire captain must register as a sex offender and serve up to five years’ probation after paying a 15-year-old girl $300 to have sex with him inside a fire station — but was spared jail time by a judge who cited his “spotless record.” Richard Loughry, 48, was ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD after he was interviewed by city staff, a fire serv...
13:34, 08/23/2019

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Fire Department, crews were dispatched to a business on West Laguna Street near Stone Avenue at around 1:35 p.m. Officials say the van ...
00:17, 09/10/2019

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. BREAKING: @TucsonFirePIO responding to a commercial fire near Broadway and Euclid. @kendrahallTV is on scene for us. We will bring you a live update o...
14:34, 05/31/2019

Elderly NYCHA tenants trapped in their homes for 13 days because of elevator They need a lift! Public housing tenants in one Upper West Side building have been trapped in their apartments thanks to an elevator that broke two weeks ago a NYCHA contractor has yet to fix. Residents said Friday the outage has gone on for 13 days at 154 W. 84th Street, forcing residents to use......
07:00, 07/20/2019

| Elderly Aussie couple sign for drug shipment after delivery mix-up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police say....
08:17, 05/03/2019

Tree falls on elderly couple’s car during sudden storm in Brooklyn A tree cracked in half and fell on an elderly couple’s car as they tried to park during an afternoon downpour. The couple was driving down West Street in Gravesend at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday when the wind and rain snapped the tree, sending it crashing down onto their Hyundai sedan — just ste...
08:34, 09/05/2019

Elderly Wyoming inmate convicted of killing husband dies TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — An 80-year-old Wyoming inmate who was convicted of murder nearly 40 years after her husband went missing has died. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Alice Uden died Wednesday from chronic health issues at a hospital in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Uden had been incarcerate...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Royal police escort bike collides with elderly woman U.K. authorities are investigating a collision between a police motorcycle escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and an elderly woman in southwest London...
11:17, 06/19/2019

Cops nab man accused of sexually assaulting elderly Queens woman Police busted the man who tried to rape an elderly Queens woman in her apartment during a terrifying home invasion earlier in the week, authorities said Saturday. Rodrigo Escamilla, 27, was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Thursday after an anonymous person recognized his image and notified cops, police sa...
21:00, 07/20/2019

Elderly Couple Receive Drugs Worth Millions After Delivery Mix-Up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police......
12:00, 05/02/2019

Cops use helicopter to rescue elderly man from Staten Island marsh NYPD officers swooped down in a helicopter to rescue an 83-year-old man who was stuck in a Staten Island marsh on Thursday, authorities said. The elderly man got lost and trapped in the waterlogged area in Ocean Breeze soon before 2 p.m. while he was walking to a doctor’s appointment, cops said. He ...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Shocking video shows woman violently push elderly man off bus Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. Serge Fournier initially survived the fall but later died of his injuries at a hospital on April 21. The ...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Texas executes Billy Crutsinger in slaying of two elderly women In 2003, an 89-year-old woman and her 71-year-old daughter were stabbed to death in their Fort Worth home. On Wednesday, Texas executed Billy Crutsinger for the crime....
06:34, 09/05/2019

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Parolee who allegedly raped elderly Queens woman arrested A 30-year-old parolee was busted Monday for the rape of a 78-year-old woman in Queens over the weekend, police said. Ryan Bayard is accused of breaking into the elderly woman’s home on 148th Street near 241st Street in the Brookville just after 6 a.m. Sunday and forcibly raping her in her bed,...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Cops searching for couple that mugged elderly can collector in Brooklyn The NYPD is still trying to find the heartless couple who tried to rob a 78-year-old can collector in Brooklyn last month, an attack that left him slashed in the face. The attack happened near Maujer Street and Humboldt streets in Williamsburg just after midnight on April 12, police said in releasin...
07:34, 05/18/2019

Elderly woman struck and killed by a yellow taxi in Chelsea An elderly woman died after she was struck by a yellow cab in Chelsea on Thursday, police said. The 77-year-old victim was crossing at the intersection of West 22nd Street and Eighth Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. when she was hit, cops said. She was rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center, but could not be...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Elderly woman sexually assaulted in Queens home: cops An elderly woman was sexually assaulted early Wednesday in her Queens home by a man believed to be a stranger, police said. The 76-year-old told authorities she heard a knock at the door of her apartment on 38th Avenue near 108th Street in North Corona around 12:45 a.m. When she opened up, the man b...
15:34, 07/17/2019

Man allegedly stabbed his elderly mom to death, stuffed body in trash can An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said. David Krystyniak, 47, was being held on a first-degree murder charge in the death of his 74-year-old mother, Jud...
12:51, 08/01/2019

Woman admits to smothering elderly mother with pillow: cops An Arizona woman has admitted to smothering her 79-year-old mother with a pillow, police said. Holly Brennan, 46, was arrested Monday at an apartment in Scottsdale that she shared with her mother, Sharon Simmons, for several years. After asking a neighbor to call the cops, Brennan allegedly got on t...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Teens beat elderly woman with her own cane during mugging: cops A group of teens clobbered an elderly woman with her own cane as they robbed her of a cellphone in Queens, cops said Thursday. The teens, believed to be a mix of males and females, walked up to the 67-year-old woman on 169th Street, near Highland Avenue, in Jamaica around 8 p.m. Aug. 4, according......
17:17, 08/29/2019

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old behind South Bronx Classical Charter School III/IV on...
04:34, 05/24/2019

Man claims he didn’t rape elderly neighbor, just ‘tied her up’ and undressed her A Brooklyn man accused of raping his 88-year-old neighbor told cops he didn’t sexually assault the woman — he just tied her up and took off her clothes, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I didn’t have sex with her,” Selwyn Worrell told officers during a rambling s...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Elderly woman bludgeoned 82-year-old neighbor to death: cops An 82-year-old Maryland great-grandmother was bludgeoned to death by her 73-year-old neighbor — who turned herself in to cops, authorities said. Hwa Cha Pak was discovered around 7:15 a.m. Sunday with upper body trauma in a garden in the back of her building in the town of Bladensburg, Prince ...
20:18, 09/10/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong's elderly march in support of young protesters Senior citizens in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in support of the youths at the forefront of month-long protests against a widely-hated extradition bill....
19:17, 07/17/2019

Elderly woman seriously injured in William and Kate convoy crash An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a police convoy escorting Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge....
14:17, 06/19/2019

DASH Diet May Cut Heart Failure Risk In Elderly: Study The diet could help reduce the risk of developing heart-failure by almost half in people under 75 years, the study was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine....
10:34, 05/13/2019

TPD: Elderly woman crashes into traffic camera in central Tucson TUCSON – Police responded to a serious injury collision Tuesday afternoon in central Tucson. Police say an elderly woman crashed into a traffic camera near Grant and Swan roads. The road is shut down in all directions, traffic is being re-routed around the intersection. At this moment there is no wo...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Busted: $10 Million Tech Support Scam That Preyed on the Elderly Two individuals were arrested this week in connection with a fraud scheme that manipulated thousands of victims into paying for invented tech services that they didn’t need.Read more......
10:03, 09/21/2019

Cory Booker knocks Trump, refers to him as an 'elderly, out-of-shape man' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. took some personal shots at President Trump while discussing civility in politics during his Monday night appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers."...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Video Shows Elderly Man Being Shoved Off Bus, Woman Charged In His Death It began as a verbal altercation on a bus, police said. Witnesses told authorities Cadesha Bishop was being "argumentative" during the ride, and a 74-year-old man, on his way off the bus, told her to......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Elderly woman dragged by purse thief on electric scooter Shocking video shows an elderly woman being dragged along an Upper East Side sidewalk by a purse thief on an electric scooter in one of a pair of incidents reported in Manhattan, authorities said Monday. The 86-year-old was standing at the corner of First Avenue and East 64th Street shortly after 3 ...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor and asked to reserve a place there for his own retirement....
07:51, 08/20/2019

85-year-old woman, five elderly men arrested on sex charges at Connecticut park FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Six people ranging in age from 62 to 85 face sex charges after being arrested in a conservation area in Connecticut. Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Man flashes ‘OK’ sign after snatching elderly woman’s necklace: cops A thief ripped off a $1,000 necklace from a Bronx granny and then flashed an “OK” sign as he strolled away, according to cops and surveillance video. The 78-year-old victim was walking along East 149th Street and ThirdAvenue in Mott Haven just before 1 p.m. on May 30 when the creep snatc...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Accenture Interactive, Stockholm Exergi aim to combat elderly loneliness with AI The project, collaboration with Accenture Interactive and Stockholm Exergi, is called Memory Lane and uses conversational artificial intelligence to capture stories from the elderly....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions sold nowadays are what’s called ‘sm...
17:51, 06/03/2019

Creep busted for attacking, trying to rape elderly woman in the Financial District Police arrested a man Sunday night for allegedly trying to rape an elderly woman after brutally attacking her in lower Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, was busted on charges of attempted rape, robbery and public lewdness for approaching the 73-year-old while she was walking on Gre...
10:34, 07/15/2019

‘I Put My Own Life on Hold’: Adult Children on the Pain, and Joy, of Caring for Elderly Parents Readers shared their experiences of helping ailing relatives. For some, it brought crippling financial burdens and depression. Many also found moments of profound joy....
16:17, 09/05/2019

Sick and elderly: Some EU nationals struggle to prove UK residency ahead of Brexit Sonja Brain, 84, is losing her sight and bed-bound in hospital after a cancerous tumor was removed from her spine. But she has another problem: proving she has the right to stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit....
14:51, 09/19/2019

Cops identify man suspected of trying to rape elderly woman in Financial District Police have identified the man wanted for trying to rape an elderly woman in Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, allegedly approached the 73-year-old while she was walking on Greenwich Street near Morris Street in the Financial District around 12:45 a.m. on July 7 and demanded she ha...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Elderly women grazed by stray bullets fired into their Queens home Two elderly women were grazed by bullets in their Queens home after a gunman opened fire during a fight on the street outside, police said. The innocent bystanders, both believed to be in their 70s, were inside their house on 136th Avenue near 220th Place in Laurelton at about 11:30 p.m. when the fi...
11:34, 06/06/2019

Trio attacks elderly man with golf club in Central Park: cops An elderly man was attacked by a trio of strangers who threatened him with a golf club inside Central Park, cops said Thursday. The 72-year-old was sitting on a bench in the area of West Drive and 88th Street around 11:10 p.m. Wednesday when the group approached. One sat on the other side of him......
20:34, 08/15/2019

Florida man bashes elderly woman with mallet, sets her aflame while delivering for Best Buy Jorge Luis Dupre Lachazo, 21, admitted to bashing the victim's head with a mallet and dousing her in a liquid chemical.        ...
22:00, 08/21/2019

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly women in Florida last year...
09:51, 06/27/2019

In Bihar, Abandoning Elderly Parents Can Now Land Sons, Daughters In Jail Bihar Cabinet-led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has approved a proposal to punish sons and daughters who abandon their elderly parents with a jail term....
09:17, 06/12/2019

2 elderly women struck by stray bullets in separate overnight incidents Two elderly women were hit by stray bullets in separate incidents in Queens and Manhattan, police said Saturday. A 76-year-old woman was sitting in her parked car near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in South Jamaica around 10:35 p.m. Friday when she was struck through the p...
18:17, 07/13/2019

So Annoying: This Woman Who’s Doing All The Steps Wrong In A Zumba Class Is Really Getting In The Way But She’s Too Elderly For The Teacher To Do Anything About It If you were planning on joining today’s Cardio Sweat Zumba class at the LA Fitness on First street, turn around now, because there’s a situation unfolding you do NOT want to get in the middle of: This woman who’s doing all the steps wrong at Zumba class is really getting in the way but she’s too eld...
21:00, 09/05/2019

Anand Mahindra Offers To Sponsor Tickets For "Match-Winning" Elderly Fan Anand Mahindra has offered to sponsor World Cup tickets for an elderly Indian fan, Charulata Patel, who stole the limelight with her enthusiasm during the India vs Bangladesh match on Tuesday....
09:00, 07/03/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC’s early reporting on the device today was inaccurate—namely that Comcast was working on...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Study: 1 in 5 elderly people in long-term care dies in 5 years Long-term acute care hospitals are supposed to restore independence in people who are have a variety of illnesses, but a new study suggests that for most that isn't the case....
00:34, 08/27/2019

Texas executes man convicted of murdering 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter A man convicted of killing an 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter in their Fort Worth home in 2003 was put to death by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday....
07:34, 09/05/2019

Shocking video shows angry driver shoving elderly man to ground Surveillance video captured the horrific moment a London driver shoved an 80-year-old man to the ground after nearly hitting him with his car, during what police called a “nonsensical attack.” The incident — which happened April 21 in the southeast London district of Penge — left the elderly victim ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
05:51, 06/20/2019

Court documents reveal days leading up to elderly woman’s death TUCSON – Court documents reveal new details on the Arkansas couple accused of killing an elderly woman. Shane Martin and Marietta Keeter are accused of killing Martin’s mother 73-year-old Julia Rankin late last month. According to the newly obtained search warrant, Martin and Keeter were seen ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

TPD: Community identifies man who allegedly cashed check stolen from elderly woman TUCSON – A man who allegedly cashed a stolen check has been identified, Tucson Police Department announced Tuesday afternoon. On Monday, TPD posted on its social media accounts that they were seeking a man who allegedly cashed a stolen check that belonged to an elderly person. TPD said the sus...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Las Vegas police charge woman with murder after allegedly shoving elderly man off bus Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Video shows UFC’s Conor McGregor punching elderly man over whiskey snub Even by Conor McGregor standards, this is pretty low. Video obtained by TMZ shows a man identified as the UFC star shockingly punching an elderly man in the face at an Irish pub because he wouldn’t drink McGregor’s whiskey. The incident took place on April 6 at The Marble Arch Pub in Dub...
16:34, 08/15/2019

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may also reduce the abilities of people as they age....
19:34, 06/30/2019

Texas to execute man convicted of murdering elderly woman and her daughter in 2003 A man convicted of killing an elderly woman and her daughter in their home and then stealing the daughter's car and credit card is scheduled to be executed in Texas on Wednesday....
16:34, 09/04/2019

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elderly, disabled man who had just gotten out......
01:00, 06/19/2019

Elderly couple killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain An elderly couple died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency services said....
19:34, 09/12/2019

Elderly woman found battered, killed inside Brooklyn apartment An elderly woman was battered and killed inside her apartment in a Brooklyn housing project, police said Thursday. Jacolia James, 83, was found unconscious by a family member inside her apartment in the Carter G. Woodson Houses on Powell Street near Dumont Avenue in Brownsville on Tuesday night, cop...
14:34, 05/03/2019

Elderly man beaten in broad daylight behind Bronx charter school: cops An elderly man was beaten unconscious in an apparently random broad daylight attack behind a Bronx charter school, police said Saturday. The 71-year-old was behind South Bronx Classical Charter School III/IV on Third Avenue in Morrisania around 2:20 p.m. May 1 when the stranger approached him from b...
22:34, 05/18/2019

How eight elderly men nicknamed the 'Bad Grandpas' robbed $20M from safety deposit boxes in London A group of elderly men nicknamed the "Bad Grandpas" robbed an estimated $20 million in jewels from an underground deposit facility in London through some audacious means, a new book describes....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Kenyan man in US illegally charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally has been charged by Texas prosecutors with killing at least six elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole, authorities said Thursday....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
12:34, 06/09/2019

Suspects caught on camera stealing elderly woman’s wallet in grocery store A pair of heartless thieves were caught on camera snatching an elderly woman’s wallet as she was shopping at a California grocery store, authorities said. The suspects, two women, are still being sought for the crime that occurred at a Safeway in Walnut Creek. “The women in this video worked in tand...
08:00, 09/12/2019

Third teen busted in 2016 home invasion, murder of elderly Brooklyn woman Cops busted a third teen in the 2016 home invasion and murder of an elderly woman in Brooklyn, police and sources said Wednesday. Andrew Washington, 19, was arrested around 12:10 p.m. Tuesday following an indictment for the December 2016 murder of 68-year-old Brenda Ramos and her roommate, Joseph Al...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Texas executes inmate in 2010 murder of elderly woman during crime spree A Texas man was executed Tuesday evening for killing a 61-year-old grandmother a decade ago during an eight-day crime spree that included another murder....
05:34, 09/11/2019

| WATCH: Young woman violently pushes elderly man off bus [WARNING: Disturbing footage] The man, identified as Serge Fournier, initially survived the fall but died of his injuries at a local hospital a month later. [WARNING: Disturbing footage]...
23:00, 05/15/2019

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Elderly man survives on Coca-Cola for 5 days after falling in Virginia home: reports An elderly man unable to get up after falling in his Virginia home last week, survived off Coca-Cola for five days before he was found, according to reports.  ...
21:51, 08/09/2019

Brute robbed elderly widow of money for late husband’s tombstone: cops An 89-year-old widow was robbed of money she’d been saving to buy her late husband’s tombstone in a violent attack at her Manhattan apartment, police said Thursday. A brute had followed Maximina Osorio to her home in the Jacob Riis Houses on East 10th Street near Avenue D around 11:45 a....
17:35, 09/19/2019

12 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with......
08:34, 06/01/2019

Red Dead Online Is Filled With Massive Piles Of Dead And Burned Horses Red Dead Online players jumping into the game yesterday and today have discovered something terrible and strange: Piles of burned horse carcasses outside some towns, like Valentine. Many are surprised to find these piles and it seems to be the result of a newly discovered duplication bug....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Good news for Red Dead Online amid shock GTA 5 reveal Rockstar and Take-Two had quite a lot of information to drop on us this week regarding Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 - here's everything you need to know....
08:34, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Update: Red Dead Online news as shock RDR2 PC rumours return Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week includes plenty of new Red Dead Online bonuses' and another instance of rumours surrounding a PC release for the game....
11:51, 05/12/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
21:51, 06/15/2019

Many patients lie to their Dr. TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more attention. But are people being honest when it comes to their own personal health? According to a new survey from TermLife2Go, almost one fourth of patie...
01:00, 08/06/2019

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday as they acknowledged for the first time there was a "possible" connection between the slayings, a body found ne...
15:34, 07/23/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
05:51, 05/05/2019

Leon Edwards: MMA saved me from being 'dead, in prison or dead broke' Leon Edwards will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. For Edwards, getting to this point meant leaving a life filled with violence, crime and gangs....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Video shows nurse comforting elderly patient with touching rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ A heartfelt moment between a nursing student and her patient was captured on a cellphone video by another patient, who then shared it with the ailing 87-year-old’s grateful family....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Sex offender arrested in 'unusually gory' murder of elderly man claims involvement in six more killings: cops A convicted sex offender who was arrested in New York City in connection with an “unusually gory” killing of an elderly Florida man told authorities he had been involved in at least six other murders....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Smart home tech makes inroads into China's emerging elderly care market Charging elderly clients just 1 yuan or about 15 cents a day, little-known Lanchuang Network Technology Corp has embarked on one of the most ambitious undertakings in aged care by a private sector firm in China....
03:34, 08/09/2019

Elderly Chicago woman killed, 10 police officers injured in multiple-vehicle crash An elderly woman was killed and 10 Chicago police officers injured in a multiple vehicle crash over the weekend. One man - a civilian - was also injured in the incident....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Selfless teen killed in Colorado school shooting loved robotics, helping the elderly Kendrick Ray Castillo, the 18-year-old who sacrificed his life to save other students during a shooting in a suburban Denver high school, loved robotics, helping the elderly in his community and making people laugh, his friend told Reuters....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Japan Post Bank admits improper sales to elderly clients, discovers 19,500 cases Japan Post Bank said it had improperly sold investment trust products to elderly customers in a total of about 19,500 cases, the latest case of misconduct at the state-backed postal and financial group ahead of its planned privatization....
08:53, 09/13/2019

Navy SEAL says Eddie Gallagher thought he was shooting ISIS fighter, not an elderly civilian A Navy SEAL in Iraq with Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher cast doubt on the accusation that Gallagher murdered a civilian in 2017, testifying that the decorated combat veteran thought he was firing at an ISIS fighter....
00:34, 06/28/2019

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more attention. But are people being honest when it comes to their own personal health? According to a new survey from TermLife2Go, almost one-fourth of patie...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Two women, including sister of NBA star Kawhi Leonard, charged with killing, robbing elderly woman Two women, including the sister of Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, were arrested for allegedly killing and robbing an elderly woman at a California casino....
00:00, 09/09/2019

Elderly woman seriously hurt after being struck in crash involving William and Kate's police convoy An elderly woman has been left in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy....
05:34, 06/19/2019

Patients value convenience of telemedicine (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests....
04:17, 04/30/2019

Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to police....
11:51, 07/20/2019

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Elderly Ohio woman faces jail time for feeding stray cats outside her Garfield Heights home (WKYC)  A Garfield Heights, Ohio woman’s big heart for stray cats could land her in the big house, and she says she fears for her safety. It all started a few years ago when stray cats started coming to 79-year-old Nancy Segula back porch in 2015. Two years later, she lost her two cats and her...
11:17, 08/03/2019

Reports: Prince William, Duchess Kate's police escort involved in crash with elderly woman A police convoy escorting Prince William and Duchess Kate was involved in a crash that injured an elderly woman, according to multiple news reports.        ...
02:17, 06/20/2019

Kendrick Castillo, selfless teen killed in Colorado school shooting, loved robotics, helping the elderly Kendrick Ray Castillo, the 18-year-old who sacrificed his life to save other students during a shooting in a suburban Denver high school, loved robotics, helping out the elderly in his community and making people laugh, his friend told Reuters....
23:17, 05/08/2019

New York City teen arrested in assault on off-duty FDNY firefighter defending elderly couple, police say Police have arrested a New York City teen in connection with a brutal assault on an FDNY firefighter over the weekend that left him with several broken teeth and a concussion....
18:17, 05/23/2019

Security footage shows Florida police officer use his body to stop rolling car from hitting its elderly owner (WESH/NBC News) Security footage shows a Florida police officer leaping into action to save an elderly driver from her own car. The video shows a police officer getting into his cruiser at a Leesburg gas station as a woman who’d parked next to him got out of her car. Then her car started to ro...
07:00, 06/20/2019

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on the road to recovery, others who have already been recognised as dying, and some who have uncertain fu...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional behavior....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate parts of the brain not affected by the disease, experts say....
02:00, 06/25/2019

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the treatment they need....
08:51, 07/31/2019

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
18:17, 08/04/2019

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doctors like Chang often rely on eye imaging to track ...
19:35, 08/11/2019

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl) pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Columbus. His la...
00:34, 06/07/2019

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they come at a costAt 18, Finn James went to get a tooth removed, and the anaesthetic failed to mask the pain. “The dentist just kept going,” says James. “I d...
14:17, 08/19/2019

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits are provided free of charge, a new study finds....
14:51, 07/31/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
16:51, 05/07/2019

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help identify patients that will respond best....
00:17, 08/02/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
09:00, 05/28/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says....
01:34, 04/29/2019

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to treat victims of the disease is how many of the people in treatment centers are Ebola-negative. Individuals who test negative take up bed space and treatm...
20:17, 09/16/2019

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms....
20:51, 06/06/2019

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate dojo. Kelly Weinschreider was diagnosed with Parkinso...
19:00, 06/03/2019

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged, the board would have acted long ago,” claimed Dr....
04:51, 07/12/2019

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)over three years....
01:51, 05/28/2019

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst serial killers....
23:51, 08/30/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to access the information through the AI-powered voice a...
11:00, 07/10/2019

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under construction near Hacienda and River Roads. The 10,000-square-foot facility will be part of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute. University of Arizona cli...
03:34, 05/10/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:00, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fibrillation. It showed people taking beta blockers ...
21:51, 06/04/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Monday report in the Washington Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read more......
07:00, 06/18/2019