Apartment Fire Claims Life of Elderly Woman

Apartment Fire Claims Life of Elderly Woman
One elderly woman died and four police officers were injured in an apartment fire early Friday, April 1 in a Clovis, California apartment complex. Flames broke out just before 2.am. in a downstairs unit in a two-story Clovis, California apartment complex near Harvard Avenue and Barstow. The neighbor directly upstairs from the start of the ...

Series of Train Accidents Claims Lives

Series of Train Accidents Claims Lives
It’s been a bad week for train operators with four train accidents across the country. Close to home, a Union Pacific train struck and killed a person early Tuesday morning in Southern California. The unidentified victim was on the tracks between East Ontario and downtown Pomona when she was hit by the freight train. Investigations ...

California Construction Workers Face Deadly Week

California Construction Workers Face Deadly Week
It was a deadly week for California construction workers. On Tuesday, a worker was crushed to death in an industrial accident involving a crane, while on Thursday an electrician died after falling from the 53rd floor of the Wilshire Grand Center tower. Two California Construction Workers Die On Site The first incident occurred on a ...

Drowsy Driver Causes Bus Accident

Drowsy Driver Causes Bus Accident
Sleeping passengers on a Greyhound bus passing through South San Jose awoke to a freeway nightmare when their vehicle overturned on a cold January morning. The resulting crash on Highway 101 injured at least six passengers and led to the wrongful death of two women. According to multiple accounts, including the driver himself, fatigue seems ...

Quincy Woman Arrested For Felony Abuse And Murder

Quincy Woman Arrested For Felony Abuse And Murder
A Quincy woman and teenage boy arrested and charged with torture and felony abuse of a 9-year-old girl have now been charged with the murder of two other children in their care. Tami Joy Huntsman, 39, and Gonzalo Curiel, 17, were arrested in December after authorities responded to a call about a possible case of ...

Parents File Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Civil Charges Dropped

Parents File Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Civil Charges Dropped
On Jan. 14, 2013, Rehma Sabir, age 1, was rushed to Boston Children’s Hospital after being found unconscious and unresponsive by her nanny, Aisling Brady McCarthy. In the week that followed, Rehma died after being removed from life support, the medical examiner’s office ruled her death as a homicide by blunt force trauma, and McCarthy ...

17-Year-Old Student Dies During Morning Walk to School

17-Year-Old Student Dies During Morning Walk to School
Andres Perez, 17, was less than a mile from his high school in Highland Park when he was struck and killed by a city street services truck. The untimely pedestrian death occurred while Perez was walking towards school and within a crosswalk at the intersection of Figueroa Street and Avenue 60 just after sunrise. LAPD ...

Oakland Student Killed After Fall from Tree

Oakland Student Killed After Fall from Tree
Last month, a 16-year-old Oakland student was killed while climbing a tree near Lake Merritt. Jack Lewis, a junior at Oakland Technical High School, was out celebrating a friend’s birthday when the incident occurred. Three other minors were sitting on the limb of an acacia tree when Lewis jumped to grab onto it. The limb ...

Young Brothers Stabbed to Death Despite Multiple Abuse Investigations

Young Brothers Stabbed to Death Despite Multiple Abuse Investigations
In September 2015, Juan, Alex, and Luis Fuentes, three young brothers, were discovered stabbed to death in their family’s SUV in South Los Angeles. The boys’ father, Luiz Fuentes, 33, was found bleeding from stab wounds in the SUV’s front seat, the murder weapon still on the scene. Authorities quickly apprehended and have since charged ...

Michigander Another In Long String of Police Custody Deaths

Michigander Another In Long String of Police Custody Deaths
Harrowing video footage from Wayne County Jail shows two sheriff’s deputies flanked by a half-dozen guards dragging the limp body of a handcuffed and barefoot man down a long hallway and into an elevator. Once loaded, the man remains faced down in the elevator and appears barely conscious. Only eight days later, he was pronounced ...