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S.D. Jury: City Owes Couple $126K for Dead Trees

A Pennington County jury says the city of Rapid City owes a local couple more than $125,000 for the loss of 42 pine trees that experts say were killed by salt used to de-ice a neighboring street. The Rapid City …

3 Dead When Boy Scout Truck Crashes in Philippines

Police say a dump truck carrying boy scouts to a regional jamboree has collided with a passenger bus, killing three people in the southern Philippines. Police Inspector Jose Andy dela Cruz says the dead include at least one boy scout …

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Hawaii Big Island Zip Line Incident

One person is dead and another injured in a zip line accident north of Hilo. Hawaii Police Department spokeswoman Chris Loos says the victim died while riding the zip line and the other man was injured when the zip line …

17 Dead in Landslides at Plant Hit by India Quake

Soldiers in northeastern India cleared a path Wednesday to a hydroelectric project where 17 people were confirmed killed by landslides in a powerful Himalayan earthquake, bringing the overall toll in the disaster to 99. The 6.9 magnitude quake Sunday evening …

Tanzania: Over 200 Bodies Recovered from Ferry

A government official says more than 200 bodies have been recovered after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzania coast. Mohammed Aboud Mohammed said Sunday that 192 bodies had been claimed by relatives and 28 more were awaiting identification. The …

4 Miners Dead in Cave-In at North Mexico Coal Mine

Four miners have been killed in an explosion that caved in part of a coal mine in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila. The Minerales de Monclova company says Friday’s accident at its La Esmeralda mine was caused by …

2 Dead in Ohio Fire May Have Stayed After Cookout

Fire swept through a family’s home that appeared to have no working smoke detectors early Thursday, killing a couple, their two children and two other children who were sleeping over after a cookout, officials and a neighbor said. Firefighters arrived …