Occupational accidents

A relative of on of the three press workers kidnapped along the conflictive border with Ecuador and Colombia arrives to meet with Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, April 13, 2018. President Moreno said that it is highly likely that the journalists were killed and gave their captors 12 hours to demonstrate they remain alive before he orders a major military operation against them. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
April 13, 2018 - 1:59 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of Ecuadorean press workers. (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has confirmed the deaths of three press workers kidnapped along the country's conflictive border with Colombia. Moreno spoke Friday after a 12-hour deadline...
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April 06, 2018 - 9:54 am
BISHOP, Ga. (AP) — A University of Georgia faculty member has died after being hit while riding her bicycle. Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Tracey Watson tells news outlets that a pickup truck hit 45-year-old Karen Tinsley from behind Tuesday night in Oconee County, killing the avid cyclist. The...
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A burnt double-decker bus is seen in Tak province, Thailand, Friday, March 30, 2018. Police say a fire on a bus carrying migrant workers to Thai factories has killed 20 people. It occurred in a western province along the border with Myanmar, and reports say the workers were from there. Police said the driver told police the fire started in the middle of the bus and spread quickly, trapping victims at the back of the bus.(Daily News via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 12:34 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A fire on a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers killed 20 people early Friday a week after another high death toll showed the continuing dangers of Thailand's roads. The fire was reported to police around 1:30 a.m. in Tak province in western Thailand along the border with...
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March 29, 2018 - 8:54 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Three workers of the HALO Trust de-mining organization have been killed and two injured in a mine explosion in Azerbaijan's separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region. All the victims were local residents, the presidential administration of the unrecognized republic said. Nagorno-...
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An employee wrapped in a blanket talks to a police officer after she was evacuated at a FedEx distribution center where a package exploded, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Schertz, Texas. Authorities believe the package bomb is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 20, 2018 - 7:59 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on serial bombings in Texas (all times local): 6:58 p.m. The FBI says a suspicious package reported at a FedEx distribution center near the Austin airport "contained an explosive device." In a statement Tuesday evening, the FBI said no one was injured when law...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York City transit worker has died in a fall in Manhattan. WABC says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worker fell 20 feet and hit his head while doing debris pickup early Tuesday. Significant morning rush-hour delays resulted on three subway lines. MTA...
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Emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The pedestrian bridge collapsed onto the highway crushing multiple vehicles and killing several people. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 9:41 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath its massive slabs of concrete and steel and killing at least four people, authorities said. Search-and-rescue crews worked into the night, using dogs,...
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March 09, 2018 - 6:56 am
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A correctional officer has been attacked at the North Carolina prison where four employees were killed last fall. Public Safety Department spokesman Jerry Higgins said in a news release that an officer at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City was treated...
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In this image from TV, emergency services attend after a building collapsed onto it's side, following an earthquake in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, early Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck late Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, and people may be trapped inside the building. (EBC via AP)
February 06, 2018 - 3:54 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a deadly magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, causing the collapse of several buildings (all times local): 4 a.m. Officials say a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck near the coast of Taiwan has killed two hotel employees and...
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February 04, 2018 - 4:43 pm
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly Amtrak train crash in South Carolina (all times local): 4:30 p.m. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt says the key to the investigation into a fatal Amtrak train crash will be why a switch was turned to force the passenger train...
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