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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 least 11 people, many of...

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

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Patients evacuate Brazil hospital during fire, 1 person dead A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has caused one death and forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battled the blaze...
06:26 2019-09-13

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....
01:13 2019-09-14

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....
23:26 2019-06-07

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...
13:13 2019-07-03

| 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....
21:39 2019-09-13

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....
18:01 2019-07-31

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot was brought under control...
23:13 2019-05-26

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.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

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....
22:52 2019-07-02

Mexico bar attack: fire leaves 23 dead and 13 injured Gang dispute believed to be behind blaze at venue in Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos An attack on a bar in the Mexican city of Coatzacoalcos has left 23 people dead and 13 injured.The assailants started a fire that ripped through the bar, killing eight women and 15 men. There was no immediate infor...
14:52 2019-08-28

Mexico bar attack: fire leaves 25 dead and 13 injured Gang dispute believed to be behind blaze at venue in Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos Twenty-five people have been killed and about a dozen injured in an attack on a bar in the Mexican city of Coatzacoalcos, apparently overseen by a man who had been recently arrested but released.“The criminals went...
18:26 2019-08-28

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 ...
23:13 2019-08-23

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....
10:39 2019-09-03

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease to immediately flush and disinfect its water lines and take other steps to protect the public’s health. Departme...
16:13 2019-06-01

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...
22:26 2019-06-18

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....
06:39 2019-09-04

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...
02:52 2019-08-13

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....
05:26 2019-08-17

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star.        ...
22:13 2019-05-24

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....
04:13 2019-08-31

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...
22:26 2019-07-22

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....
07:39 2019-08-27

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 ...
15:52 2019-05-21

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 ...
08:13 2019-08-22

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 2 dead, 16 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....
08:39 2019-05-28

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. ...
04:00 2019-08-20

'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...
17:13 2019-09-09

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....
20:00 2019-08-09

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....
18:39 2019-09-01

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 ...
17:00 2019-08-21

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...
09:13 2019-09-05

Best Buy deliveryman sets elderly woman on fire; beats her to death: cops A Best Buy delivery man 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 coworker to install the appliances on Monday and Lachazo was eventually lef...
11:52 2019-08-21

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 ...
20:00 2019-06-17

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.        ...
13:52 2019-06-17

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......
13:00 2019-08-16

Kuwait ruler leaves US hospital after ‘successful checkups’ Kuwait says its ruling 90-year-old emir has left a U.S. hospital after having “successful checkups” that forced him to cancel a visit to the White House to meet Trump...
06:26 2019-09-13

The Latest: Ortiz leaves hospital bound for flight to Boston David Ortiz has left a hospital in the Dominican Republic aboard an ambulance bound for the airport for a flight to Boston after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was attacked by a gunman at a bar in his native country       ...
00:39 2019-06-11

'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....
15:00 2019-07-03

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...
11:26 2019-08-25

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...
06:52 2019-08-21

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....
22:39 2019-05-30

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....
22:52 2019-07-01

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....
05:52 2019-06-11

Spain's King Juan Carlos leaves hospital a week after heart surgery Spain's King Juan Carlos, 81 and the father of the current head of state King Felipe VI, left hospital on Saturday one week after undergoing heart surgery, a regional head for the Hospital Quiron said....
17:52 2019-08-31

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....
22:52 2019-08-09

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....
13:13 2019-06-22

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...
07:13 2019-08-10

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting       ...
00:39 2019-06-11

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....
11:13 2019-09-08

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....
00:13 2019-08-18

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...
00:52 2019-07-17

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...
19:13 2019-07-11

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for prisons....
04:13 2019-05-27

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....
05:52 2019-08-28

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....
13:00 2019-08-22

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....
17:39 2019-07-31

Twenty dead in explosion outside Cairo hospital A midnight explosion following a car crash outside a hospital in central Cairo has left 20 people dead and 47 injured, the health and interior ministries said on Monday....
16:26 2019-08-05

Twenty dead as car explodes outside Cairo hospital Twenty people were killed and 47 injured when a car packed with explosives intended for a militant attack blew up outside Cairo's main cancer hospital on Monday, the interior ministry said....
17:39 2019-08-05

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....
21:00 2019-09-10

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....
20:26 2019-06-27

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...
06:26 2019-08-21

Toddler severely burned in Bronx fire, 7 others rushed to hospital A four-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. A 19-year-old was also critical Sunday morning, the NYPD said. The injuries included second and third degr...
15:13 2019-06-09

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....
20:26 2019-06-07

| 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....
19:13 2019-06-27

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...
12:52 2019-06-13

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....
17:13 2019-08-18

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.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

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....
16:26 2019-08-09

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....
18:26 2019-05-26

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....
18:39 2019-06-27

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 2019-06-07

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....
02:13 2019-07-04

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...
11:52 2019-08-18

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....
10:13 2019-07-14

California stabbing spree leaves four dead, two wounded California police on Thursday were trying to determine why a man went on a stabbing and robbery spree in two communities near Los Angeles the previous day, killing four people and wounding two others in what appeared to be a random outburst of violence....
15:52 2019-08-08

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...
04:00 2019-08-09

Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large 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....
15:13 2019-06-13

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...
04:26 2019-05-30

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....
12:52 2019-08-13

Texas shooting leaves at least 21 injured and 5 dead: police A suspect, identified as a white male in his mid-30s, was killed during an exchange of gunfire with police, Odessa police Chief Michael Gerke told reporters....
11:26 2019-09-01

Sydney Stabbing Spree Leaves One Dead, Another Wounded A woman was killed and another woman wounded when a man went on a stabbing spree in the heart of Sydney, sending Australia’s largest city into lockdown before three men armed only with a chair and a milk crate subdued him....
17:13 2019-08-13

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 ...
15:13 2019-08-04

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.....
18:00 2019-07-16

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....
06:39 2019-07-13

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....
00:13 2019-05-30

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....
01:00 2019-09-01

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20:39 2019-09-04

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...
13:26 2019-08-16

| 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....
21:26 2019-06-21

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 ...
12:39 2019-07-24

‘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. ...
07:39 2019-06-14

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....
22:39 2019-06-07

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....
00:00 2019-08-28

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....
21:00 2019-06-07

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 ...
00:13 2019-09-01

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicago experienced yet another bloody weekend – sufferi...
01:13 2019-08-06

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....
01:26 2019-09-11

Honduras soccer riot leaves 3 dead, at least 10 injured, officials say At least three people were killed and 10 were injured after riots broke out Saturday night in the capital of Honduras before a soccer game between two rival teams, officials said. ...
16:52 2019-08-18

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...
05:26 2019-07-14

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...
17:39 2019-05-21

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...
23:26 2019-08-05

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said. A pick-up truck in Baton Rouge stalled in flood waters Thursday morning, and the driver got out and tried to wade throu...
01:26 2019-06-07

Twenty dead in Bahamas after Dorian leaves 'generational devastation' Officials expect the number of dead will continue to rise as large parts of some islands remain inaccessible to rescue crewsThe official death toll of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 20 people with officials certain the number will continue to rise, the prime minister, Hubert Minnis, an...
06:39 2019-09-05

Weekend of violence in Chicago leaves 2 dead, dozens injured Dozens of people have been injured and two have been killed in Chicago, Ill. in 33 separate incidents over the weekend where shots were fired, according to police....
09:13 2019-08-12

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 ...
12:26 2019-06-15

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...
07:39 2019-07-20

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....
14:52 2019-09-09

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....
16:26 2019-07-18

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....
14:52 2019-09-09

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, reportedly the pilot, was killed.In a tweet around 2pm on a day of rain ...
00:00 2019-06-11

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 2019-07-18

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....
03:39 2019-08-09

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.        ...
23:13 2019-07-24

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...
10:52 2019-06-23

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....
17:13 2019-08-01

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....
17:52 2019-05-21

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...
14:52 2019-05-23

| 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....
12:39 2019-06-08

Early morning officer-involved shooting leaves one suspect dead Tucson Police Dept. is investigating an early morning officer-involved shooting that left one suspect dead. Tucson police responded to a burglary in progress in the 100 block of west Calle Nuevo Vida around 12:42 a.m. Sunday. As officers arrived at the scene a vehicle was seen leaving with suspects ...
20:52 2019-06-16

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....
18:39 2019-07-14

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....
04:00 2019-07-05

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....
18:39 2019-08-04

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. ...
09:39 2019-06-12

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....
06:39 2019-07-07

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. ...
15:39 2019-08-18

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....
17:39 2019-05-26

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...
06:39 2019-08-03

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.  ...
21:26 2019-08-05

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. The post Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:13 2019-06-01

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....
00:13 2019-09-01

Bolsonaro says he’ll take Amazon fire aid if Brazil can decide how to spend it Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro moved toward accepting foreign aid to battle the raging Amazon rainforest fires — but insisted that the South American country must independently decide how the aid is spent, an official announced. Just a day after Bolsonaro’s chief of staff tossed cold water...
16:00 2019-08-28

| 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....
14:13 2019-05-28

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...
05:13 2019-08-27

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....
21:39 2019-08-28

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....
22:00 2019-08-27

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......
17:39 2019-08-29

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
20:00 2019-08-21

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....
07:52 2019-08-28

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....
08:52 2019-05-28

Brazil Bus Hijacker, Armed With Toy Gun, Shot Dead By Police A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a toy gun was shot dead by police in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after he held a busload of passengers hostage for several hours on a major bridge in......
17:52 2019-08-20

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.”...
01:13 2019-08-02

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....
05:39 2019-05-28

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Monday’s report came a day after officials in Amazonas said 15 inmates had died during a prison riot at a fourth jail. That prison in the state cap...
23:52 2019-05-27

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....
03:39 2019-09-07

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February...
03:52 2019-06-12

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....
07:26 2019-08-30

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....
04:39 2019-08-21

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.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

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....
14:39 2019-08-21

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......
17:52 2019-08-06

Trump defends Brazil’s President Bolsonaro amid Amazon fire tensions President Trump on Tuesday complimented Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro, saying that he’d gotten to know him well, praising his efforts to fight the raging Amazon fires and pledging US help. “I have gotten to know President @jairbolsonaro well in our dealings with Brazil. He is working very hard o...
18:52 2019-08-27

| 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....
18:26 2019-06-22

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....
20:13 2019-08-06

At least eight dead from California boat fire, 26 missing Eight people were confirmed dead from a predawn fire that sank a boat off a Southern California island and 26 others who were on the scuba diving vessel were missing, a local sheriff said....
03:26 2019-09-03

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...
10:00 2019-08-28

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire 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...
10:52 2019-06-21

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....
13:00 2019-06-21

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....
16:39 2019-06-21

Drug dealer who tried to escape Brazil prison by dressing up as daughter is found dead The Brazilian drug trafficker who tried to make a prison break by disguising himself as his teenage daughter was found dead in his cell, local authorities said. Clauvino da Silva, 42, apparently hanged himself Tuesday at a Rio de Janeiro prison just three days after he was busted in an elaborate esc...
20:39 2019-08-06

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,...
21:26 2019-08-06

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....
22:13 2019-09-03

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....
02:39 2019-09-03

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....
22:00 2019-08-01

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...
21:52 2019-09-02

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....
01:13 2019-09-05

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 ...
00:01 2019-07-11

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.        ...
20:39 2019-09-03

2 boys dead after fire at Michigan cabin: authorities RAISIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say two boys from Ohio have died following a weekend fire at a cabin in southern Michigan. The Daily Telegram of Adrian reports that the boys, ages 9 and 15, were from the Dayton area and were visiting with their grandparents and great-grandparents. The boys̵...
12:39 2019-06-03

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......
14:00 2019-06-08

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...
05:26 2019-07-02

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....
21:13 2019-06-18

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.        ...
15:13 2019-07-18

14 Russian Sailors Dead After Fire in Secret Navy Submarine (MOSCOW) — Fire broke out on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, and toxic fumes from the blaze killed 14 sailors aboard, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday, although it released few details about the disaster or the vessel involved. The Defense Ministry d...
03:26 2019-07-03

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....
22:13 2019-08-06

'Total devastation. Apocalyptic': Massive rescue effort in Bahamas; Hurricane Dorian leaves 20 dead The death toll from Hurricane Dorian reached seven in the Bahamas and was expected to climb as rescue teams raced the clock to aid survivors.        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Four dead, three injured in fire at ONGC site; Mumbai gas supply affected Four people have been killed and three seriously injured in a fire at an oil and gas processing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai run by India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp, a local police official and a company source said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-09-03

1 Dead In Fire At 4-Storey Building Near Taj Mahal Palace In South Mumbai One person was killed after afire broke out at a four-storey building near the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in south Mumbai's Colaba today. Firefighters have brought the situation under control, officials......
12:13 2019-07-21

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...
23:13 2019-09-02

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.        ...
20:39 2019-09-03

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,...
02:13 2019-07-11

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...
22:52 2019-08-27

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said....
21:52 2019-05-29

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....
13:01 2019-07-18

Kyoto Animation studio fire: more than 20 dead after arson attack in Japan Dozens 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 Anima...
10:52 2019-07-18

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...
01:26 2019-05-28

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. ...
09:00 2019-07-01

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. ...
11:13 2019-09-04

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.        ...
02:52 2019-09-04

Multiple people dead, dozens missing after boat fire off California coast Several people are dead and dozens are unaccounted for after a diving boat caught on fire near Santa Barbara, California.        ...
04:39 2019-09-03

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.        ...
17:26 2019-07-18

Ohio shooting: Nine dead as gunman opens fire in Dayton bar hours after El Paso massacre Nine people have been confirmed dead and 16 have been injured after gunman opened fire in a bar in Ohio, hours after 20 people were gunned down in a Walmart in Texas....
11:13 2019-08-04

Fire At Kyoto Animation, One Person Is 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....
08:52 2019-07-18

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....
17:39 2019-07-18

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...
08:52 2019-07-17

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."        ...
08:00 2019-08-24

Santa Cruz Island boat fire: dozens of people feared dead off California coast Up to 39 people were onboard a diving boat that caught fire in the early hours of the morning, and five have been confirmed rescuedUp to 34 people have been reported missing and are feared dead off the coast of southern California after a diving boat caught fire in the early hours of Monday morning,...
21:52 2019-09-02

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...
08:39 2019-09-03

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. The post Fire official: One person dead and at least six injured when a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building during a storm appeared first on LEX18.com....
03:00 2019-06-10

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....
22:26 2019-08-04

Santa Cruz boat fire: At least 8 dead and 26 missing after huge blaze sinks vessel off California coast At least eight people have died and hopes were fading for 26 people still missing after a fire raged through a dive boat anchored off Santa Cruz Island....
04:39 2019-09-03

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....
22:13 2019-09-03

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...
12:00 2019-08-27

Amazon rainforest fire latest: Emmanuel Macron tells Brazil president 'we cannot allow you to destroy everything' amid growing tensions Emmanuel Macron told Brazil's president "we cannot allow you to destroy everything" as he hit back again in their ongoing row over the Amazon wildfires....
10:00 2019-08-27

'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.        ...
23:52 2019-08-11

25 dead, 9 missing after California dive boat fire; Coast Guard warns to prepare for 'the worst outcome' Nine passengers still have not been accounted for after a diving boat caught fire and sank near California's Santa Cruz Island.        ...
09:00 2019-09-03

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.        ...
11:52 2019-09-03

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...
14:33 2019-05-21

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."...
15:00 2019-08-08

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....
23:13 2019-08-02

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....
18:26 2019-06-04

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...
18:00 2019-08-02

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...
22:26 2019-08-22

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,......
13:00 2019-09-03

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...
21:13 2019-07-06

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,...
02:13 2019-06-06

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....
10:00 2019-09-05

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....
05:52 2019-08-22

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...
18:52 2019-05-21

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....
23:52 2019-08-16

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....
10:52 2019-09-12

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....
21:26 2019-06-04

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...
09:39 2019-07-09

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...
22:39 2019-06-13

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...
12:26 2019-08-12

Ex-Anthrax singer Dan Nelson busted for thrashing elderly man Former Anthrax frontman Dan Nelson was busted Wednesday for thrashing a 74-year-old man inside a Queens hotel last month, according to cops. Nelson — who helmed the NYC-born, thrash-metal outfit between 2007 and 2009 — got heated when the elderly man asked him a question at the Aloft New York LaGuar...
06:26 2019-09-12

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....
14:39 2019-08-14

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 ...
23:26 2019-09-10

Elderly woman sexually assaulted in Queens home: cops An elderly woman was sexually assaulted early Wednesday by a stranger in her Queens home, police said. The 74-year-old told authorities she had just gotten out of the shower around 12:45 a.m. when she heard a knock at the door of her apartment on 38th Avenue near 108th Street in North Corona. When s...
15:52 2019-07-17

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....
04:01 2019-07-16

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...
20:01 2019-05-23

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....
09:52 2019-08-20

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....
18:00 2019-07-17

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...
07:52 2019-06-05

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...
11:39 2019-08-01

Royal police escort bike collides with elderly woman LONDON (AP) — 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. The accident occurred around 12.50 p.m. on Monday when the royal couple were on their way to Windsor for the St George’...
13:26 2019-06-19

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,...
00:00 2019-06-04

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......
17:13 2019-08-29

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...
22:26 2019-07-20

Elderly man survives on nothing but Coca-Cola for 5 days after falling in home It was the real thing for this Virginia man. An elderly man had to survive five days on nothing but Coca-Cola — the only thing he could reach after he fell in the kitchen of his Arlington home and was unable to get back up, according to local reports. It wasn’t until the local mail......
22:00 2019-08-11

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 3rd Avenue in Mott Haven just before 1 p.m. on May 30 when the creep snatc...
18:52 2019-06-28

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...
02:26 2019-09-05

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....
04:13 2019-09-05

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...
00:39 2019-06-13

Texas set to execute 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 plans to execute Billy Crutsinger for the crime....
03:52 2019-09-05

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....
13:13 2019-06-19

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...
14:26 2019-08-22

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......
07:39 2019-07-20

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."...
11:52 2019-07-23

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that no structures are in danger at this time. Accord...
03:00 2019-09-06

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...
16:39 2019-06-03

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...
23:13 2019-08-23

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...
02:39 2019-05-26

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
14:00 2019-05-29

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.        ...
22:39 2019-08-12

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...
19:00 2019-07-13

Massive fire Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
22:26 2019-06-21

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 ...
17:52 2019-06-02

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.        ...
18:39 2019-09-05

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.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

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...
04:00 2019-08-20

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....
17:26 2019-05-23

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...
06:00 2019-06-09

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 ...
05:39 2019-09-05

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...
07:00 2019-06-10

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. According to officials, the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire Department said the residents of the home...
21:39 2019-07-09

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 ...
11:39 2019-09-02

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...
03:13 2019-05-25

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....
20:52 2019-06-30

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....
08:00 2019-07-03

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.        ...
19:39 2019-08-21

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....
05:39 2019-06-12

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...
20:26 2019-07-13

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....
13:26 2019-09-04

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...
16:26 2019-07-13

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......
22:26 2019-06-18

‘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....
14:52 2019-09-05

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...
19:52 2019-09-05

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....
16:39 2019-09-12

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...
11:26 2019-06-06

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....
23:52 2019-05-22

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...
06:52 2019-07-15

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...
03:13 2019-05-22

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...
06:52 2019-08-21

Elderly woman mourns loss of ‘best friend’ after coyote kills her pet Chihuahua A 96-year-old New Jersey granny is heartbroken after a coyote attacked and killed her “best friend” – her pet Chihuahua named Hartman. Doris Heitman let the small dog out on a leash Tuesday night in the backyard of her Wyckoff retirement community – which borders a wooded area — when the coyot...
18:39 2019-08-08

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 ...
23:00 2019-05-22

NBA star Kawhi Leonard’s sister charged with murdering elderly woman The sister of Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard has been charged with robbing and murdering an 83-year-old woman, according to reports. Kimesha Monae Williams, Leonard’s sister, is accused of killing Afaf Anis Assad, 84, last Saturday in a Temecula, Calif., casino, according to T...
08:52 2019-09-08

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....
00:00 2019-08-27

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...
00:39 2019-06-20

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....
07:00 2019-09-05

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 ...
01:52 2019-09-11

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...
22:00 2019-08-22

Prince William and Kate's convoy escort injures elderly woman in crash An elderly woman is in hospital with serious injuries after she was struck by a police motorbike escort for Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate....
15:52 2019-06-19

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....
15:13 2019-09-11

Prince William and Kate's convoy escort injuries elderly woman in crash An elderly woman is in hospital with serious injuries after she was struck by a police motorbike escort for Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate....
12:13 2019-06-19

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....
23:13 2019-06-11

Florida police officer uses his body to stop rolling car from hitting 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...
12:26 2019-06-20

Elderly woman grazed by bullets recalls moment shots ripped through home One of the two elderly women grazed by bullets fired into her Queens house Wednesday tearfully recalled the terrifying moment as she returned home the following morning. “I’m still shaking,” Mavis Claggett, 82, recounted through tears on her way into her Laurelton residence on 136t...
20:00 2019-06-06

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...
16:13 2019-09-12

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.  ...
22:52 2019-08-09

Off-duty FDNY firefighter attacked by teens after defending elderly couple, cops say A New York City Firefighter sustained a concussion and several broken teeth Saturday after police say he was assaulted while trying to stop a group of teens from harassing an elderly couple....
19:26 2019-05-21

Japan Post Bank admits improper sales to elderly clients, discovers 19,500 cases Japan Post Bank Co Ltd on Friday said it improperly sold investment trust products to elderly customers in about 19,500 cases, the latest instance of misconduct at the state-backed postal and financial group ahead of a planned share sale....
09:13 2019-09-13

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....
09:01 2019-06-28

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....
15:00 2019-05-27

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....
02:52 2019-08-09

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....
17:00 2019-06-09

11 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......
03:26 2019-06-01

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...
21:26 2019-06-15

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....
16:26 2019-07-23

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....
16:39 2019-07-18

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....
00:52 2019-09-09

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....
08:52 2019-06-19

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.        ...
15:00 2019-06-19

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...
07:13 2019-08-03

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...
14:00 2019-08-06

An elderly Washington couple died in an apparent murder-suicide. Police said they left notes about their struggles to afford medical care. Facebook/Whatcom County Sheriff's Office Authorities in Washington state said a couple in their 70s died in a murder-suicide on Wednesday, and several notes left in their home described a struggle to pay for medical care. The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office said a 77-year-old man phoned 911 early W...
08:39 2019-08-10

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....
11:52 2019-07-20

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....
04:26 2019-06-11

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 ...
17:39 2019-08-11

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....
03:13 2019-06-19

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...
19:52 2019-06-06

| 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....
22:26 2019-08-03

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....
18:00 2019-07-31

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....
02:39 2019-06-20

'Freak' lizard attack in Australia injures elderly couple and their dog An elderly couple was hospitalized and their dog injured after a goanna attacked them Thursday in Flametree, Queensland, rescuers say.        ...
19:26 2019-08-16

Elderly Trump supporter pushed to ground during London anti-Trump protest Video taken during an anti-Trump protest in central London on Tuesday captured a group of men assaulting and knocking an elderly fan of President Trump to the ground....
02:52 2019-06-06

Protection against property fraud: can we protect our elderly aunt's property for her through the Land Registry? My elderly aunt is trusting of everyone and lives alone. Can we use the Land Registry to protect her property in case someone tries to sell it against her will?...
07:52 2019-06-18

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 2019-07-10

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....
19:39 2019-08-01

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....
01:39 2019-05-28

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....
08:13 2019-05-28

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
20:26 2019-07-16

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 ...
21:39 2019-06-04

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...
16:52 2019-06-03

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
22:52 2019-05-21

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly diseas...
23:52 2019-08-14

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant lists and in dialysis clinics. However, the administration has not publicized the details of its plans to make at-home dialysis more accessible and to ...
07:52 2019-08-02

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....
21:26 2019-07-31

Advanced MRI may be able to detect dementia in stroke patients A new MRI method may detect clues in stroke patients that can lead to future cognitive problems, as new findings show it predicted three-fourths of dementia cases in patients who had suffered strokes....
22:00 2019-09-12

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...
17:26 2019-06-03

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....
20:39 2019-08-30

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...
00:39 2019-06-07

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
15:26 2019-05-21

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......
11:13 2019-06-18

'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...
17:26 2019-08-19

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the disease better,” an expert says....
18:52 2019-06-27

'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....
19:39 2019-06-06

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....
05:13 2019-07-12

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
20:13 2019-06-20

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer in modern German history. Oldenburg court judge Seb...
14:39 2019-06-06

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating pain and OxyContin was pushed as a non-addictive medication. But Purdue didn’t act alone....
16:13 2019-09-14

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
18:26 2019-05-21

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
12:26 2019-06-20

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
06:13 2019-06-08

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has not received all the information about the incident...
18:00 2019-06-04

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that the level of professionalism a surgeon exhibits w...
08:00 2019-06-21

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
02:52 2019-07-23

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
17:52 2019-08-16

| WATCH | Traffic jams cause patients' death in ambulances Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, medics warn....
16:52 2019-09-09

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries for alleged faulty hip implants made by......
18:39 2019-05-30

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segregation policy that severed family ties and caused long-lasting prejudice. Kumamoto District Court ruled Friday that the segregation violat...
13:13 2019-06-28

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
15:52 2019-06-28

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predict if patients will wake up....
22:00 2019-06-28

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
01:00 2019-06-15

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2015. Cooper has been participating in...
21:39 2019-06-20

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
05:52 2019-07-05

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug costs and sometimes living expenses while they undergo treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
20:26 2019-09-12

DNA Data Shared in Ways Patients May Find Surprising Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable genetic data....
03:39 2019-08-13

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
00:52 2019-07-19

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They used sticky self-healing hydrogel to make the 3 x 3 x 3 cube. That material causes each small cube to stic......
09:00 2019-08-13

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's medical history....
14:39 2019-08-23

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. It wasn’t the first sign of trouble: Words, the “NYPD Blue” co-creator noticed, had been coming to him unusually slowly. Friends and family had noticed ...
02:13 2019-05-30

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, according to a new U.S. study....
08:26 2019-08-23

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
19:26 2019-08-12

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
21:26 2019-06-03

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
21:39 2019-06-03

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy treatment....
03:13 2019-05-30

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity from a portable neuroimaging device. The system could help doctors diagnose and treat pain in unconscious and noncommunicative patients, which could reduce the risk of chronic ...
01:13 2019-09-13

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S. study that suggests some patients may be sent home for financial reasons before they're medically ready to leave....
00:39 2019-05-29

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
21:00 2019-07-02

Medical marijuana patients can face problems in other states Medical marijuana has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, but for the almost 3 million patients who want to travel, other state laws are a confusing patchwork of differing rules....
13:13 2019-09-09

Patients at for-profit dialysis centers less likely to get kidney transplants (Reuters Health) - The likelihood that U.S. patients with renal failure will get a kidney transplant is lower for those who get dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers, a new study shows....
05:13 2019-09-11

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for treatment....
15:26 2019-05-21

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
17:00 2019-06-06

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
18:26 2019-07-11

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerWhen male nurse Niels Högel worked shifts at two clinics in the northern German towns of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst in the early 2000s, the hospital rota showed up a mysterious spike of patients wh...
16:52 2019-06-06

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to know....
01:00 2019-08-21

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing them back, but in at least 87 cases they died, mak...
14:13 2019-06-06

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually abusing patients. UCLA says Dr. James Heaps surrendered to law enforcement on Monday to face charges of sexual battery involving two patients he saw in ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance abuse that led to thousands of misdiagnoses....
06:52 2019-08-21

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused with his “terrible deeds.” “To each and every one...
20:13 2019-06-05

Heart patients may benefit more from exercise than healthy people (Reuters Health) - Exercise can do more to lower the risk of premature death for patients with cardiovascular disease than for healthy people, a new study suggests....
04:13 2019-09-04

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, that is. Dr. Isaac Herschkopf used his influence to gain control of one patient’s bank account and hijack his Hamptons home and even talked patients int...
05:39 2019-06-09

Doctor sentenced to 7 years in connection to 3 patients’ fatal ODs A New York City doctor was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for illegally peddling more than a million pills — including powerful prescription narcotics that led to the overdose deaths of three patients, authorities said. Dr. Lawrence Choy, 66, took a plea deal June 18 in Manhattan S...
23:52 2019-09-10

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
11:00 2019-06-09

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator, whose 91-year-old father is in a memory care fac...
12:52 2019-07-12

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing” medical expertise to find answers — all on live TV. It’s as though the popular aughts TV drama “Ho...
06:26 2019-08-06

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study suggests....
07:13 2019-08-06

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then trying to revive them....
07:26 2019-06-06

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ families.A brutal assault on a junior doctor in Kolka...
17:13 2019-06-17

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00 2019-08-06

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
22:00 2019-06-10

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
01:13 2019-07-25

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people with Ebola can recover if they s...
19:52 2019-08-13

British Columbia will be first Canadian 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....
00:52 2019-05-28

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the US....
04:26 2019-06-06

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
14:00 2019-05-29

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant depression. The biggest downside is it’s very expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,000. It’s given through an IV and typically ...
13:39 2019-05-22

GSK builds oncology pipeline as drug shown to help myeloma patients GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatment options, in a boost for the British drugmaker's cancer drug business....
13:26 2019-08-23

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
20:26 2019-06-27

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
09:00 2019-08-06

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five years are continuing to show improvement in quality of life....
03:13 2019-05-30

Patients wearing fat suits 'reveal medical students' prejudices' Researchers have said that getting hospital patients to wear fat suits could reveal the prejudices of medical students against overweight and obese people....
14:26 2019-08-06

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial symptoms....
06:00 2019-09-06

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but the introduction of new rules is changing all that....
12:13 2019-06-06

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
11:26 2019-06-06

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:39 2019-06-03

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Read more......
22:13 2019-06-17

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime killer....
10:39 2019-06-06

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08