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Flooding Brings Tragedy To Palestine Family

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PALESTINE (CBSDFW.COM) -A great-grandmother and four great-grandchildren died when floodwaters breached their home in Palestine Friday night.

Lenda Asberry, 64, and her great-grand kids ages 6 through 9, were the victims. 497 more words


100 deaths on Minnesota roads so far in 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. – On Thursday, the Minnesota State Patrol announced that recent fatalities mark 100 deaths on Minnesota roads and that the 2016 traffic fatalities are a cause for concern. 203 more words

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Bad drivers are a good indicator of a corrupt government

Traffic accidents kill 1.25 million people per year, and it’s well-known that those deaths are disproportionately in low- and middle-income countries. Over at CityMetric, writer James O’Malley has added an interesting wrinkle, by showing a correlation between the number of traffic fatalities in a country and… 508 more words

8 relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Eight members of the same family were shot to death in the head Friday at four locations in rural southern Ohio, authorities said. 379 more words


Twin Cities toddler is 3rd to die from IKEA dresser tipping over

An Apple Valley toddler died after a dresser made by IKEA tipped over and crushed the 22-month-old – the third such incident to be reported. 326 more words


24 dead in Mexico petrochemical plant blast, 8 still missing

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico (AP) — The death toll from an explosion that ripped through a petrochemical planton Mexico’s southern Gulf coast is now 24, state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos reported. 549 more words


Transportation officials hope to reduce work zone fatalities

On the heels of National Work Zone Awareness Week, transportation officials are asking motorists to constantly be alert and prepared for orange barrels and construction zones. 124 more words