A man driving a red Chevrolet pickup truck down a Pennsylvania highway shot a recent high school graduate in the head, killing her, as the two tried to merge into a single lane, authorities said.
Emergency Management News
A voter-approved gun-control law due to take effect Saturday, banning the possession of magazines that can hold more than 10 cartridges, was blocked Thursday by a federal judge, who said it would violate Californians' right to defend themselves.
Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors are launching a new initiative Friday to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence that President Donald Trump says is at "epidemic proportions."
Tennis star Venus Williams was at fault in a car crash that killed a 78-year-old man near her home in Palm Beach Gardens, according to a police report.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for June 30, 2017: California fire fighters are now battling two more wildfires, a teenager in Pennsylvania was shot and killed during a road rage incident - and other news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for June 28, 2017: Amtrak train kills two outside Washington, DC, third case of the plague reported in USA.
Hillsborough Disaster: British prosecutors announced Wednesday criminal charges against six people in the 1989 soccer stadium disaster that killed 96.
The death toll stands at seven after a Colombian tourist boat loaded with more than 150 passengers capsized Sunday. Thirteen passengers remain missing.
Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.