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BAD NEWS FOR MAY 2013
May 17th, 2013 -
1. A senior citizen died after a toothpick got stuck in his throat for two weeks and doctors failed to spot it.
2. Gaston County authorities have arrested an 88-year-old man in connection with the Mother's Day shooting death of his 80-year-old female roommate.
3. An 'always happy and bubbly' Missouri girl has died after she pulled one of her grandmother's powerful painkiller patches out of the trash and put it on her leg.
May 14th, 2013 -
1. A former Harrods dressmaker has told how her husband died after NHS 111 call centre workers failed to recognise the urgency of his condition.
2. A man wearing headphones was hit and killed by a 20-car freight train because he couldn't hear it approach or the driver's desperate attempts to warn him.
3. A Michigan teen shot himself dead after skipping school to play Russian roulette with friends, police said.
May 10th, 2013 -
1. A newlywed French man was killed in a shark attack during his honeymoon in an incident near France's Reunion Island Wednesday.
2. The Chicago Cubs are joining the local community in mourning a fan that choked to death on a hot dog before Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.
3. A text from an Osage teenager expressing remorse for fatally shooting his mother was originally thought to be a joke, the boy’s father testified on Friday during his son’s murder trial.
4. A Haleiwa woman told police she slit her dog's throat because the canine would not stop sniffing her daughter's private parts. This disturbing detail is in court documents outlining the animal cruelty charge against 36-year-old Andrea Fiegle.
May 7th, 2013 -
1. A mother-of-four was crushed to death after diving in front of a runaway van as she tried to protect her three children while they walked home from school.
2. A 46-year-old soccer referee who was punched by a teenage player during a game and later slipped into a coma has died, police said.
3. A 26-year-old mother has been killed after she fell out of a party bus on Saturday evening and was hit by three cars on a highway.
May 3rd, 2013 -
1. Bride-to-be died because she was obese and not because she injected banned tanning drugs, inquest rules.
2. Horror as man is killed and another critically injured by pick up truck after driver SNEEZES and loses control of vehicle.
3. 14-year-old boy on bicycle run over and killed by police car in Georgia.
BAD NEWS FOR APRIL 2013
April 30th, 2013 -
1. A newlywed died of cervical cancer after being refused a smear test because she was deemed too young.
2. A woman has been arrested after she shot and killed her husband as he gave her a gun safety lesson in their home outside Philadelphia.
April 26th, 2013 -
2. A Nebraska teen died after her ponytail got trapped in the engine of the homemade all-terrain vehicle she was driving on her grandparent's land.
3. A Ramona High School sophomore died Wednesday — his 16th birthday — just hours after he was struck in the chest by a softball during a morning physical education class.
April 12th, 2013 -
1. A fisherman has died after he was attacked by a beaver as he tried to photograph it.
2. William Kieren stopped his car and got out to help move an injured rabbit out of the roadway, but was struck by another car and killed shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday
3. A pistol in the hands of a 4-year-old boy went off during a weekend cookout, killing the wife of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy who was showing his guns to a relative, state police said Monday.
April 9th, 2013 -
1. Rachel Horlings, a well-respected underwater archaeologist and the daughter of Christian Reformed Church missionaries Andy and Linda Horlings died unexpectedly last week in Ghana.
2. A 77-year-old student pilot in Tennessee fell 2,500 feet to his death on Friday after he was ejected from an 'experimental' build-it-yourself plane he was training in with an instructor pilot.
3. Tragedy struck a Missouri family after a toddler accidentally hanged himself on his bedroom window blind cords.
April 5th, 2013 -
1. What started as a school bus fight between two students escalated to a row between the girl’s mothers where one is now dead and the other in jail with charges of first degree murder.
2. Police say a man who shot and killed his teenage neighbor's pet Chihuahua told them he felt he was being attacked by the dog because it was not on a leash.
April 2nd, 2013 -
1. A mother suffered a fatal heart attack after learning her baby had died in the womb, an inquest has heard.
2. Deputies in Cleveland County say a man was fatally crushed by a car after he broke into a scrap yard to steal auto parts.
3. The father of a 10-year-old girl who died Feb. 28 on an school bus held back tears Wednesday as he shared memories of his daughter.
BAD NEWS FOR MARCH 2013
March 29th, 2013 -
1. A female rugby player died after being crushed to death by a forklift truck in a freak accident.
2. A 22-year-old Utah man was killed trying to swing through the opening of a 110-foot-tall sandstone arch in a stunt made so popular on YouTube that state authorities recently banned the daredevil activity by commercial outfitters.
3. Sitting on the sidewalk with his head bowed, drunk driver Mark Mullan can't bear to look back at the two covered bodies lying on the Seattle road - whose deaths he was allegedly responsible for.
March 26th, 2013 -
1. Two skydivers from Iceland who died during weekend jumps at a popular southwest Florida camp did not deploy their main parachutes, the co-owner of the facility said Sunday.
2. A man who was crushed to death by his SUV after a fatal accident suffered the final indignity of being robbed as he lay trapped under the vehicle.
3. A small town in southwest Oregon is in shock and a 27-year-old woman is facing criminal charges after a 14-year-old girl died after huffing helium during a booze- and pot-fueled bash over the weekend.
March 22nd, 2013 -
1. The heartbroken husband of a 22-year-old 'perfect bride' killed by a rare heart condition five months after their wedding has spoken of his grief.
2. An international drug trafficking ring forced dogs to swallow bags of cocaine and then brutally sliced the animals open to retrieve them.
3. Arielle Troutman, one of the two North Carolina teenagers found dead on the train tracks early Sunday, was in a "dark place" after a recent breakup with her girlfriend, her father said.
March 19th, 2013 -
1. An elephant at the Balule Nature Reserve in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, has killed a reserve worker after killing his brother the week before, it was reported on Monday.
2. Wearing his hat cocked to the right got an innocent 19-year-old Zion man killed early Sunday, Lake County prosecutors said today.
3. Crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl who drowned after a fast-moving, icy river in South Dakota dragged her and another man away as they tried to save her 6-year-old brother, authorities said Friday. The search for the man is ongoing.
March 15th, 2013 -
1. Some headlines are just too much to ignore and this is one such case. Canadian news agencies are reporting that 19-year-old Glen-Vince Papatie died after he was devoured by stray dogs.
2. The preliminary hearing begins Wednesday for a bicyclist charged with felony vehicular manslaughter for fatally striking a pedestrian in San Francisco's Castro District last year.
3. It sounds like one of those schoolyard riddles: A driver in northern France was killed by a stray bullet that apparently ricocheted off a wild boar over a mile away.
March 12th, 2013 -
1. A newlywed mourning the death of her husband said she feels like she's 'jinxed' after he died from the same heart condition that previously killed her boyfriend.
2. A 44-year-old homeless woman may have died from a rare case of sewer gas asphyxiation, according to Kansas City Police.
3. Investigators on Monday tried to piece together what eight teenagers crammed into a stolen sport utility vehicle were up to before the vehicle flipped over into a pond, killing six of them.
March 8th, 2013 -
1. A lion came upon a couple having sex in the African bush in Zimbabwe earlier this week and subsequently attacked them. Although the man escaped with his life, the woman was mauled to death.
2. The Valentine bouquet that killed my cats: Mother's Day warning on lethal lilies
3. A Texas veterinarian was shot dead over the weekend after police say one of her girlfriends threw up next to the suspected gunman's car.
March 5th, 2013 -
1. Window cleaner killed himself over 'childish prank' after friend posed as his ex-mistress and sent him dozens of messages.
2. A man dies after falling into a giant vat of sugar.
3. Man beats neighbor's toy poodle to death with a brick 'because he felt threatened by it'
BAD NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2013
February 22nd, 2013 -
1. A mother-of-eight, 30, died suddenly from a cardiac arrest because she drank up to 18 pints of Coke every day for years, a coroner has ruled.
2. Authorities say a man who died along with his partner in a western Minnesota car crash was on his way to his father's funeral when the couple was killed.
3. Anti-abortion activists have taken up the tragic case of a 29-year-old woman from upstate New York who died while terminating her advanced pregnancy, demanding the closing of the clinic where the procedure was performed.
February 19th, 2013 -
1. A British couple's round-the-world cycling odyssey ended in tragedy when both of them were killed in a road accident in Thailand.
2. A 28-year-old man is accused of killing his grandmother and dismembering her body with a chainsaw before burying her in the backyard.
February 15th, 2013 -
1. A British businesswoman has died while singing karaoke on holiday at the popular Sharm-el Sheikh resort in Egypt.
2. A 16-year-old boy from New Mexico has been struck and killed by a fast-moving Amtrak train since he was listening to music while crossing the tracks and could not hear the conductor blowing the horn, police said.
3. An 11-year-old boy has died in the blizzard slamming the East Coast this weekend, after becoming overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning. The tragic incident took place while the boy waited in the family's car as his father shoveled snow outside in the winter storm.
February 5th, 2013 -
1. A teenage learner driver who accidentally reversed into his mother and killed her as she begged him not to drink drive was jailed for a year yesterday.
2. A 30-year construction worker for HW Alward Inc., in Bernardsville, was killed Thursday evening in a motor vehicle accident while he was driving home from work on Mount Airy Road.
3. Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL credited with the largest number of confirmed kills, was one of two people fatally shot at a North Texas shooting range Saturday, Texas Highway Patrol confirmed to Fox News.
February 1st, 2013 -
1. The brother of a young lawyer who was killed by a falling shop sign has described him as 'a wonderful person, a special part of our family'.
2. A doting husband kissed his wife goodbye — then helplessly watched as a bus ran her over yesterday in Brooklyn, authorities said.
3. A day after watching a 6-year-old neighborhood boy fly through the air when he was fatally struck by a teenage driver suspected of being intoxicated, Jane Withers refused to leave the spot where the boy's mother tried in vain to save him.
BAD NEWS FOR JANUARY 2013
January 29th, 2013
2. Authorities in Oklahoma arrested 17 year old Henry “Hank” Laird accused of beating his mother to death with the butt of a shotgun. Reportedly the suspect was “smiling and laughing” when surrendered to the Tulsa police on Wednesday.
3. A University of Idaho student who went missing after leaving a fraternity party Saturday night was found dead Monday afternoon under a bridge five miles from campus.
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/01/22/4025115/4-year-old-kc-girl-dies-after.html#storylink=cpy
January 25th, 2013
2. Police were dispatched to the area of Southwest Laurelwood Avenue and Homewood Street about 8 p.m. Tuesday. They found a 18-year old man, identified as Harley D. Rocher of Aloha, dead by the side of the roadway.
3. A 4-year-old Kansas City girl shot in the head earlier this month by another child who found a gun on a chair has died, police said Tuesday.
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/01/22/4025115/4-year-old-kc-girl-dies-after.html#storylink=cpy
January 22nd, 2013
2. A 13-year-old Alabama boy was shot dead on Saturday in a tragic hunting accident.
3. An Air Force veteran known as an experienced hiker died along with two of his young sons after apparently getting lost on a desolate Missouri trail in heavy rain and rapidly plunging temperatures, a sheriff and a family member said Monday.
January 18th, 2013
2. Woman, 51, smothers lover to death with her breasts during drunken row in caravan.
3. Arkansas woman dies after 911 call not entered into system.
January 15th, 2013
2. In a bizarre tale of sibling murder and comeuppance, 55-year-old Mr. Lynn Conrad of Ripley, Tenn. stabbed his sister to death on Wednesday, disposed of her remains, and then died hours later after suffering a heart attack.
3. Two 31-year-old twin sisters were killed early Sunday when a fight between the two spilled out onto the streets of Leimert Park and they were struck by a vehicle, police said.
4. Alexander Xavier Shaw, 18, was showing of a gun to friends Wednesday night. He produced his 38 caliber revolver and explained that he kept one round out of the firing chamber to prevent an accidental discharge.
January 11th, 2013
2. Just before she was murdered Tuesday night, Karen Cox Smith learned Dallas police were about to arrest the man who had terrorized her for decades, repeatedly threatened to kill her and nearly choked her to death last month.
3. The grandfather of a teen fatally shot at home in central Pennsylvania says his grandson's friend had brought over a gun earlier that day.
4. A girl who died Tuesday while sledding on Mount Charleston crashed into a solid metal fence installed in the fall with the intent of making sledding safer by keeping people out of an off-limits area.
January 8th, 2013
1. Charles Francis Quaid died after he was swept out to sea in California. He was 59-years old. Quaid was walking along the beach on the Point Reyes National Seashore with his wife and dog on New Year's Day when a large wave knocked his wide and his dog were knocked down by waves that had snuck up on them.
2. A woman accidentally shot and killed her 22-year-old brother while she posed for a Facebook photo with a gun, according to police.
3. Aaliyah Boyer, a 10-year-old from Manheim, Pa., died on Thursday after she was struck by a stray falling bullet that hit her on New Year's Eve while she was visiting family in Elkton, Md.
4. A 19-year-old Pennsylvania man intentionally slammed his car at 100 mph into a guardrail, and then smothered his 17-year-old girlfriend by sitting on her head after learning that she might be pregnant, according to police.
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