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Kentucky Bar, Security Guard, Police Sued Over Man’s Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Kentucky bar, where a man died after an altercation with a security guard. Christopher McKinney’s widower, Nick Clark, filed the suit against Nowhere Bar, in Louisville, claiming the …

Woman’s Drowning at Grand Canyon Remains a Mystery

Kaitlin Kenney was on a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon in January when she wrote a journal entry about her deep respect for the unforgiving environment and her desire not to become too intoxicated and keep a clear head. …

Renowned South Carolina Eatery Sued for Wrongful Death

A renowned Charleston restaurant has been named as a defendant in a wrongful death case. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was brought Wednesday against the restaurant Husk by the family of Quentin Miller …

10 Drugged at Berlin Christmas Markets

A man dressed as Santa drugged a 15-year-old girl at a Berlin Christmas market over the weekend – the latest such attack that has seen holiday revelers left either sickened or unconscious, police said Monday. At about 10 p.m. Saturday …

Louisiana Driver in Double Fatality Had Suspended License

A Thibodaux man killed in a weekend traffic accident was driving with a suspended license. Thirty-four-year-old Danny Young and a passenger, 28-year-old Maria Harry, died in the Saturday night accident. State police said the car Young was driving left the …

CDC: Add $2 Per Drink for U.S. Excessive Drinking

The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study calculated societal costs from …

Sixth Lawsuit Filed Against Wisconsin Alcohol Wipes Company

A Wisconsin medical products manufacturer faces a sixth lawsuit over its contaminated alcohol wipes. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Tennessee contends the Triad Group and its sister company, H&P Industries, knowingly distributed the contaminated wipes. The U.S. Food …

Ohio Cycle Bar Puts Party on the Road

As the peculiar yellow vehicle moved into the Short North neighborhood north of downtown, bewildered pedestrians stopped in their tracks, fumbling for their cellphone cameras. Drivers honked car horns and gave thumbs-up signs out the windows. A dog on a …

With 18, Wisconsin Ties Boating Fatalities from 2010

Wisconsin has already matched the 18 watercraft-related deaths reported last year and the summer isn’t even over. Jeremy Cords, a safety expert with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, tells the Green Bay Press-Gazette that too few life jackets and …

Alcohol, Drugs Factors in Fatal Fall at Colorado Rockies Game

A 27-year-old man who died when he fell from a stairway during a Colorado Rockies game had marijuana and alcohol in his system at the time. An autopsy report released Monday says the amount of alcohol in Robert Seamans’ system …