9-Year Old Girl Drowns in Motel Pool

Thursday, July 28, 2011 Action News SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. - July 27, 2011 (WPVI) -- A nine-year old girl drowned late Wednesday afternoon in a motel swimming pool in Seaside Heights in Ocean County, New Jersey. Police say the girl from Morris…

Detasselers Electrocuted

5:20 p.m. CDT, July 25, 2011 WHITESIDE COUNTY, Ill. — UPDATED: Two detasselers are confirmed dead and eight more injured in an electrocution accident in a Whiteside County field. The accident was reported just before 9 a.m. Monday, July…

40 Injured Washington State Hayride Accident

The Associated Press Published: Sunday, Jul. 24, 2011 - 8:01 pm SEATTLE -- Authorities say four people were hospitalized and 40 others sustained minor injuries in a hayride accident on Shaw Island. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office says…

At Least 20 Hurt in New York Bus, Tractor-Trailer Crash

The Associated Press Date: Fri. Jul. 22 2011 6:35 AM ET WATERLOO, N.Y. — A tractor-trailer crashed into a tour bus carrying about 50 people across central New York early Friday, starting a fire that consumed both vehicles and sent at…

Vermont Man Dies in Port Kent Construction Accident

ANDREA VanVALKENBURGPress-Republican PORT KENT — A Vermont man died in a construction accident this week when he was pinned by a large piece of machinery. State Police and emergency-medical personnel were called to the railroad bed near…

Former Mercer Island Official Settles Harassment Suit for $1M

By Keith Ervin Seattle Times staff reporter Former Mercer Island Deputy City Manager Londi Lindell will receive $1 million in a settlement of her federal lawsuit in which she claimed she was a victim of sexual harassment and was fired in an…

North Dakota State GOP Senate Leader Dies in Accident

Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.—State Sen. Bob Stenehjem, who was North Dakota's Senate Republican majority leader for a decade, was killed Monday in a one-vehicle accident in Alaska, family members said. Mr. Stenehjem, 59, had been…

Illinois Couple Thought Drowned in Arizona Accident

Associated Press 4:25 p.m. CDT, July 17, 2011 LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz.— Sheriff's officials say an Illinois couple who were thrown from a boat on Arizona's Lake Havasu is missing but presumed drowned. Authorities say the operator of…

Ohio Supreme Court Rules UTMC Not Responsible in Malpractice Case

BY JIM PROVANCE BLADE COLUMBUS BUREAU CHIEF COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday unanimously rejected the argument that a doctor accused of medical malpractice was immune from lawsuit because a medical student at a taxpayer-funded…

Miner Killed in Accident Leaves Behind 5-year-old Daughter

A Martin County Coal Mine remains closed while state investigators try to determine what caused an accident that killed a miner Monday night. 26 year old Ryan Thatcher died from head injuries suffered inside Martin County Coal's Voyager Number…