Upstate communities mourn the loss of 14-year-old footballer

EVANS MILLS, N.Y. (WSYR) — After suffering a serious head injury during a football game, Tyler Christman, a Carthage junior varsity player, has died. The 14-year-old was injured during an away game at West Genesee on Saturday. “It’s just unimaginable.” peggy gillowner, evans mills raceway park Ever since Tyler’s injury, the community has shown an … Read more

Herkimer County double stabbing kills 2, including 12-year-old

WARREN, N.Y. (WSYR) — State Police are investigating an incident in Herkimer County, where two people were stabbed to death. Police have identified the victims as Michael J. Andreev, Sr., 67, and his daughter Sofia Trusova, 12, who both lived at Warren home. Colonie man indicted on sex and human trafficking charges Troopers and EMTs … Read more

Botched Brazilian butt lift death: Mother and daughter arrested, police fear more victims

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Two woman were arrested last month after a botched Brazilian butt lift conducted inside a private Encino home led to the death of an aspiring social media star, police said. Karissa Rajpa was undergoing her third such procedure last September, when she died from acute respiratory failure from dangerous silicone injections, … Read more

‘SNL’ alum Norm Macdonald dies at 61

(NEXSTAR) – Comic and former “Saturday Night Live” star Norm Macdonald has died at the age of 61. He was battling cancer privately for nine years before his death Tuesday, according to Brillstein Entertainment Partners, his management firm in Los Angeles. “He was most proud of his comedy,” longtime friend and producing partner Lori Jo … Read more

Colorado park ride where 6-year-old died was designed without shoulder restraints

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — The Colorado amusement park ride on which a 6-year-old girl died Sunday night was intentionally designed without shoulder restraints. Riders have pointed out their concerns about the ride on KDVR’s Facebook page. “I rode that ride in June and the young girl running the ride didn’t seem to know what … Read more

At my hospital, over 95% of COVID patients share one thing in common: They’re unvaccinated

The Conversation is running a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers operating on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. You can find all of the stories here. As an emergency medicine and critical care doctor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, I’ve lost count of the number of COVID surges since … Read more

Vaccine clinic held at funeral for Florida deputy who died from COVID-19

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Shortly after family members, friends and loved ones said their final farewells Monday to a Polk County deputy who died of COVID-19, several lined up to get vaccinated against the virus. Memorial services were held at the Victory Church in Lakeland, Florida, for 32-year-old Deputy Sheriff Christopher Broadhead. The Polk … Read more

Twin babies swept away, die in Tennessee flooding, grandmother says

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Twin babies have died after being swept away by floodwaters in Waverly, Tennessee, as their family tried to escape the rising water early Saturday morning. Grandmother Angie Willeby told WKRN that 7-month-old twins Ryan and Rileigh were lost in catastrophic flash flooding in Humphreys County. She said their parents were … Read more

At least 7 killed in 20-car pileup during sandstorm in Utah

KANOSH, Utah (AP) — Utah Highway Patrol says 20 vehicles were involved in a pileup crash during a sandstorm that killed at least seven people. Teen boy seen on door bell camera dies in front yard after confrontation with homeowner The agency says in a news release that the crashes happened Sunday,July, 25 on Interstate … Read more

Child dead, 8 hospitalized, officers injured at house fire in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A child has died and eight others, including six other children, were hospitalized after a house fire in the area of Campbell and Hague Streets in Rochester Monday. Around 9:45 a.m. the Rochester Fire Department responded to Hague Street for the report of a house fire and upon arrival found a … Read more