Category: fatalities

Survivors Grapple With Aftermath of Deadly Tennessee Flood

WAVERLY, Tenn.—Anna Mays woke up in a panic attack Monday, thinking she was back in the rising floodwater. Two days ago, she had been clinging for her life to the front door of her duplex in rural Tennessee as the water inched up to her neck. Her brother was hanging onto a tree. Then Mays…


14 People Shot Overnight in Chicago, Including 3 Fatalities

Talia Soglin and Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas From Chicago Tribune CHICAGO—Chicago police overnight were called to two separate attacks, each of which left three people shot, one fatally, according to authorities. Those six people, including the two who died, were among a total of 14 people shot in less than 14 hours, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday,…


Multiple People Dead in Mass Shooting Near San Jose VTA Light Rail Yard: Sources

By Rick Hurd From The Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif.—Multiple people are dead in a mass shooting early Wednesday morning near a VTA light rail yard and the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, according to authorities. The shooter is also dead, authorities said. Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office spokesman Russell Davis confirmed the shooters’ death but…


Nearly Half of Portugal’s COVID-19 Deaths Were in January

LISBON—Portugal reported close to half of all its COVID-19 deaths in January, highlighting a severe acceleration in cases that has prompted several European nations to offer help. Hospitals across the nation of a little more than 10 million appear on the verge of collapse, with ambulances sometimes queuing for hours because of a lack of…