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Three men rescued after sailboat capsizes near Monroe Harbor

Shortly before 8 p.m., the three men -two 63-year-olds and a 50-year-old - were aboard a 19-foot sailboat bound for the harbor, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Second drowning reported in Russian River during weekend

A boy drowned in the Russian River in Sonoma County on Sunday evening, the second drowning reported in the river over the weekend.


Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Monte Rio, CA, Santa Rosa, CA


12 killed, 6 missing in boat sinking in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

A wooden boat with 60 people on board capsized in Kapuas river in Central Kalimantan on Tuesday, killing 12 people and leaving 6 missing, rescuers disclosed.


Brandon Sun

US safety board finds problems leading up to New Jersey train derailment, emergency response

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ

Thanh Nein News

Korea ferry survivors saved by curtains, fire hoses

This aerial handout file photo shows coast guard members searching for passengers near a South Korean ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon on April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Family, Teenagers

The Washington Post

Teen survivors haunted by S. Korean ferry sinking

South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking said Tuesday they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends, and demanded that crew members be punished for abandoning the passengers and fleeing the ship.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Family, Teenagers,

Darlington and Stockton Times

Disaster photographer and film -maker at centre of holiday tragedy

A NORTH Yorkshire TV producer and photographer who has been at the centre of some of the world's biggest disasters found himself in the middle of another tragedy while on holiday in America.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Venice, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014


The What and How of God's Leading - Transformation Garden - July 29, 2014

"The angel of the Lord came upon Peter and a light shined in the prison; and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him upand his chains fell off."


Canada Online Explorer

Capsized kayakers penetrate New York airport perimeter

Two kayakers who got in over their heads in the waters off New York have put authorities at John F. Kennedy Airport on the defensive after flipping their boat and accidentally finding themselves in a restricted area of the airport.


Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Travel

Merced Sun-Star

Ohio won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident

Two people were hurt Saturday night when a cable snapped on the Skyhawk ride that swings up to 125 feet in the air, said Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards.


Related Topix: Barnegat, NJ

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

PWC Fatal Accident on Big Niangua

A man who had been involved in an accident earlier on the water on Saturday evening is dead after having a second accident just minutes later.



Tanker catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital

Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.


Related Topix: Fire, World News, Africa, Libya, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

Teens describe harrowing escape from sinking ship

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Journalists ask Lee Joon-seok, captain of South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at sea off Jindo, questions as Lee walked out of court.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Family, Teenagers,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

1 dead, 2 rescued after boat sinks in South Texas

A man in South Texas has died after the boat he was on sank in a bay near the Gulf of Mexico.


Related Topix: Rockport, TX

Albany Times Union

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

This Sunday, July 27, 2014, photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office shows emergency personnel at the scene of a small plane crash in Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Sarasota County, FL, Venice, FL, Florida

WTVG-TV Toledo

Dad killed, daughter injured when plane crashes into them on beach

A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.


Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Air Accidents, Sarasota County, FL, Venice, FL

Costa Concordia captain celebrates reported book deal as Italy mourns shipwreck victims

On Monday, Francesco Schettino had posed for photographers at the Italian publisher Pietro Graus's third annual "White Party" - an exclusive event that the mogul hosts on the island in the Bay of Naples and at which all the guests wear white.


Related Topix: Italy, World News,


NY man drowns after falling into Sacandaga Lake

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has drowned after he fell into Sacandaga Lake while docking a pontoon boat.


Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY

The Virginian-Pilot

Survivors of cruiser Indianapolis sinking reunite

About a third of the remaining 36 survivors of the worst single seagoing disaster in U.S. Navy history gathered for a reunion this weekend in Indianapolis, the city for which their doomed ship was named.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

The Olympian

Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship can be barely seen near the horizon line with in foreground one of the best known landmarks of Genoa, the Lanterna, a lighthose built in 1543, Saturday, July 26, 2014.