Recreation accidents

Rescue workers stand next to a police helicopter in Krimml in the Austrian province of Salzburg, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The Austrian Red Cross said five mountain climbers died Sunday in the Austrian Alps in Wildgerlostal on Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck, and a sixth climber was severely injured, the Austrian news agency APA reported. (AP Photo/Franz Brinek)
August 27, 2017 - 12:03 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps. The Austrian Red Cross said five mountain climbers died Sunday in the Austrian Alps in Wildgerlostal on Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck, and a sixth climber was severely...
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Emergency response vehicles gather at Great Lakes Dragaway on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, near Union Grove, Wis. Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event at the facility, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said authorities responded around 7 p.m. after receiving reports about shots being fired. The three men were shot by another man at point-blank range near a food vendor, Beth said at a news conference Sunday night. No suspects were arrested and no one else was injured. (Terry Flores/Kenosha News via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 7:04 am
UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Three men were shot at point-blank range during an auto racing event in southeastern Wisconsin, but no suspects have been arrested in the killings, a sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said authorities responded to the Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove around...
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August 13, 2017 - 11:43 pm
UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event on Sunday, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said authorities responded to the Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove around 7 p.m. after receiving reports about shots being fired. The three...
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July 30, 2017 - 11:11 am
SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina woman has died after she went scuba diving with three others at a lake. Oconee County coroner Karl Addis says 43-year-old Angelia Marie Dover of Boiling Springs died Saturday. He says she and three others have dived to a depth of about 50 feet...
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Eight-year-old Hana Cho from Girl Scout Troop 5665 tests out a horn prior to participating the Fourth of July parade in Santa Monica, Calif. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Decked out in red, white and blue, Californians waved flags and sang patriotic songs at Independence Day parades across the state. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
July 04, 2017 - 4:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are celebrating their country's 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating. Tuesday's festivities stretch from a baseball home run derby in London to a picnic at the White House to a Utah ski town where...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — University of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru. USC spokesman Wes Hickman told news outlets on Saturday that Seth Thomas, a second-year medical student, is believed to have...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — University of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru. USC spokesman Wes Hickman told local media on Saturday that Seth Thomas, a second-year medical student, is believed to have...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2012, file photo, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick arrives at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times on Tuesday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. Kalanick says the move will allow the ride-sharing company to go back to building itself rather than become distracted by another fight. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
June 21, 2017 - 7:09 am
DETROIT (AP) — Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Uber's board confirmed the move early Wednesday, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2012, file photo, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick arrives at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times on Tuesday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. Kalanick says the move will allow the ride-sharing company to go back to building itself rather than become distracted by another fight. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
June 21, 2017 - 4:48 am
DETROIT (AP) — Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Uber's board confirmed the move early Wednesday, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his...
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In this May 6, 2017 photo provided by Travis Kalanick, Uber Chief Executive Officer, Kalanick, center, poses with his mother, Bonnie, right, and father, Donald Kalanick, left, at the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Ky. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, were riding Friday evening, May 26, hit a rock in Pine Flat Lake in the eastern part of Fresno County, in California, authorities said. (Travis Kalanick/Uber via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 1:24 am
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident in a California lake, the company said. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, 78, were riding in hit a rock in Pine Flat Lake and sank, Fresno County authorities said...
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