1. Train Crash Leaves 2 Children Dead Near Mathis Texas

    Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety say two children were killed and two were transported in critical condition after a train struck a car. The crash happened  just south of Mathis, Texas January 26, 2019. Sgt. Nathan Brandley says a car disregarded a train crossing sign moments before the crash. The car was hit by the train. Sgt. Brandley says when first responders arrived on the…Read More

  2. NYPD Officer Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash With Garbage Truck In The Bronx

    An off-duty NYPD officer was killed in a horrific two-car crash in the Bronx January 16, 2019 The deceased is identified as 28-year-old Brian Kessler. The head-on accident happened on Shore Road in the Pelham Bay section at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday January 16, 2019 Investigators say Kessler was driving to his New Rochelle home after an overnight shift at NYPD Headquarters when he collided with a city …Read More

  3. Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Garbage Truck

    A California motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a garbage truck in California the week of January 12, 2019. The crash occurred a little after 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 2019 in the 15200 block of Beach Boulevard according to reports. Reports say the investigation showed that the motorcyclist had been trying to pass the garbage truck on the right and was determined to be the “at fault” dr…Read More

  4. Man Killed in Crash with Trash Disposal Truck

    A Longmont Colorado man was killed in crash with trash disposal truck January 11, 2019. A 39-year-old Longmont Colorado resident died after a fatal crash with a Western Disposal truck that happened around 11:45 a.m. Friday. The Longmont resident was driving a pickup truck southbound while the disposal truck was traveling westbound . The driver of the pickup truck, whose name is not being released …Read More

  5. Family of cyclist killed in McAllen sues driver in fatal collision

    The family of an avid cyclist who was killed in an accident  filed a wrongful death lawsuit with the Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office against the driver of the vehicle that fatally struck her. The civil lawsuit alleges that driver Samuel Molina engaged “in certain acts and/or omissions which constitute negligence” on the morning of Feb. 19, 2018, when he “carelessly and violently struck” 3…Read More

  6. Warning: Fire Experts Warn Not to Plug Space Heaters Into Power Strips

    If you use a space heater, fire officials are warning you to not plug it into an extension cord or a power strip. According to fire officials, these devices are not designed to handle the energy load of a space heater and can overheat, and even catch fire. Heating elements inside a space heater can reportedly get up to more than 500°F to 600°F. Residents should plug their space heaters dir…Read More

  7. Garbage Truck Kills Woman in the Bronx

    A city garbage vehicle with a plow apparently struck and killed a woman in the Bronx, New York. Authorities said the victim was struck at Willis Avenue and East 138th Street. She was walking eastbound by herself when she was struck. Investigators say the driver was traveling eastbound on East 138th street and making a left in an attempt to go north on Willis Avenue. The sanitation vehicle continue…Read More

  8. A 2-year-old in Arizona died after getting what was allegedly a medically unnecessary dental procedure. Now his parents are suing.

    Zion Gastelum had been seen by the dentists at Kool Smiles only twice before they said that the 2-year-old needed multiple pulpotomies (baby root canals). The procedure, meant only for cases in which the nerve has been damaged, requires general anesthesia. Although it seemed drastic, Zion’s parents trusted that Kool Smiles — a privately held dental company operating in more than a dozen s…Read More

  9. Drunk Driver Kills Family of Five in Kentucky

    A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan on January 7 2019, killing all six people, authorities said. The southbound pickup truck being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family's sport utility vehicle at 2:30 a.m. in Lexington. The SUV caught fire and all five occupants of that vehicle died, al…Read More